Tweet I’ll be reading and voting on the following materials tomorrow: Council Submissions The Provocateur – Yet Another Defining Moment Rhymes With Right – A Note On The “Tenther” Smear Joshuapundit – Welcome To The Babi Yar Hotel Bookworm Room – Obama Keeps Hitler Analogy in the Public Eye Soccer Dad – Leaving the nest [...]
Archive for September, 2009
Tweet Original thoughts have fled my brain. Still, with others thinking for me, I still perform a public service by passing their writings on to you. In no particular order, and with more reliance on some sources than on others: Robert Harris is a talented writer. I have on my bedside table right now his [...]
Tweet I’m not sick, but the children are, and my computer had a few hiccups this morning. The computer is back, but the kids are still languishing, so I’m off to a slow start. I’ll be back soon, I promise.
Tweet I got this notice from the North Bay Minutemen: If Arnold does not veto AB 1288 before Oct 1, then AB 1288 will become law in California. AB 1288 prevents any city or county in California from requiring any business to use E-Verify. If AB 1288 becomes law, CLEC, http://clecnovato.com, will be shut down, [...]
Tweet We conservatives have tended to be “go along to get along” people. If the media says someone is crazy, we back off, ’cause we don’t want to scare ordinary Americans. Mark Steyn usefully reminds us that the media isn’t “ordinary Americans” and that media goals are antithetical to conservative success: The media would like [...]
Tweet Our local town council elections are coming soon. The candidate statements in the Voter Information Pamphlet are so generic as to be meaningless, so I did what I always do: I went out on the internet, looking for information. I discovered that one of the candidates donated to Barack Obama. With that in hand [...]
Tweet Okay, maybe I’m overreacting, but WHAT THE HELL IS THE EMPIRE STATE DOING HONORING A BRUTAL REGIME THAT KILLED TENS OF MILLIONS OF ITS OWN CITIZENS, THAT STILL PUNISHES SPEECH WITH TORTURE AND DEATH, THAT USES SLAVE LABOR, AND THAT SEES ITS POLITICAL PRISONERS AS ORGAN DONOR MACHINES? Just asking. And yes, I’m definitely [...]
Tweet The Breitbarth site headlines the following video as follows: SHOCK DISCOVERY: COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS PRAY TO PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA With my pre-Obama mindset, I promptly inverted the language and read it as a normal sentence: SHOCK DISCOVERY: COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS PRAY TO ELECT PRESIDENT OBAMA How naive I was. This political activism group, in a Church, led [...]
Tweet Have any of your children done a Challenge Day? I can’t tell if it’s harmless, helpful, or touchy-feely, PC psychobabble crap. The self-congratulatory website promises that “everyone” will “Live their lives in service by Being the Change.” Since my daughter got invited, I want to know what it is. UPDATE: Terry Trippany found this [...]
Tweet In the digital age, perils lurk everywhere. Most organizations know that. When I sign my kids up for Chorus or Girl Scouts or soccer, the organization asks me for permission to use my children’s photos on line or in other publicity material. Obama’s State Department, however, didn’t think that far ahead, and has now [...]
Tweet I always like the way Bret Stephens thinks, but I’ve seldom even noticed how he writes. He’s a great writer — clear and concise — but he’s never struck me as a particular luminous writer. I think he must have been inspired when he wrote about the rebirth of the neocon movement, in large [...]
Tweet Got this in an email today: THE JOB – URINE TEST (Whoever wrote this one deserves a HUGE pat on the back!) Like a lot of folks in this state, I have a job. I work, they pay me. I pay my taxes and the government distributes my taxes as it sees fit. In [...]
Tweet Update – It seems that the article I wrote on September 9th (below after the jump) was a precursor to the latest Obama administration scandal. Jim Hoft and the Washington Times picked up where I left off. Never let it be said that we didn’t warn you! Barack Obama’s “safe school’s czar” Kevin Jennings [...]
Tweet I think the world has sized Obama up and concluded that he’s weak, very weak. The Olympics are a good example of this. One theory has it that Chicago is in, and that the price for that is Obama’s appearance before the Olympic Committee. In other words, Obama got bossed around both by Chicago [...]
Tweet When Bush was in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan was the good war and Iraq was Vietnam. Now that Bush is gone, and Iraq is holding stable (for the time being at least), the liberals can give over their pretense about the possibility of a good war and, instead, given in to their default [...]
Tweet Well, I don’t actually know what happens to a politically driven scientific consensus about man-made global warming when the underlying data is corrupt. But I can tell you that you can watch this cognitive dissonance begin to play out if you check out the Strata-Sphere post that examines the opinings of economist (and idiot) [...]
Tweet Obama lies. He does not merely prevaricate, waffle, beg the question, evade, mince words or engage in any other delicate dodge around the truth. When it comes to the health care bill he is trying to sell American, he and out and lies. He tries to sell us big, fat, juicy, completely false representations [...]
Tweet You have to check this one out at Brutally Honest. I wish I thought like that. I might not be rich, but I’d be totally impressed with my own brilliance.
Tweet Thanks to the link I got from Glenn Reynolds, I had my best day ever in more than five years of blogging. I now know exactly how a junkie feels when that first rush of heroin hits the vein and then the brain. Withdrawal tomorrow, as I sink to my usual numbers (nothing to [...]
Tweet The Watcher’s Winner’s for last week are: Winning Council Submissions First place with 2 points! – Bookworm Room – A reminder to join the Navy League Second place with 1 2/3 points – Joshuapundit – Tossing Little Green Footballs Out Of The Game Third place with 1 1/3 points – The Provocateur – Dr. [...]
Tweet Is Obama telling a true story or not? I don’t know and with Obama’s credibility gap, it’s impossible to tell. It doesn’t matter, though. What does matter is that, by relaying this anecdote, Obama is keeping alive the Obama/Hitler analogy: President Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner last night, discussing false claims [...]
Tweet I’ve been nostalgic lately, and have been thinking a lot about my favorite stories and books from my elementary school days in the late 1960s and early 1970s. One story I particularly remember from my time as a 4th grader was about a teacher who had in her class a girl from a very [...]
Tweet Read Melissa’s post; then read Steve Schippert’s comment. If Steve is right, there may be a viable Republican candidate getting ready to fly.