Tweet This week’s submissions to the Watcher’s Council are, as always, excellent and informative: Council Submissions Joshuapundit-‘Divorcing’ From Israel The Noisy Room – The Fascist Stealth of Agenda 21 New Zeal – Key Socialist Fears “White Working Class” Could Defeat Obama Simply Jews – Z-ranha first time in action: sabotages Gaza flotilla ship The Glittering [...]
Archive for June, 2011
Tweet I’m a little concerned about Herman Cain’s manifest lack of foreign policy chops. Nevertheless, it’s pretty clear that, for Americans committed to American exceptionalism, healthy and fair capitalism, fighting against Islamic terrorism, and strong borders, even the weakest Republican candidate is still going to be better than Barack Obama: I continue to plan to [...]
Tweet I wish Israel would do more of these short, informative, user-friendly videos:
Tweet I’d hoped to blog today, and I still might, but I’m currently not that optimistic. Until later, here’s your open thread.
Tweet You have to be impressed that the TSA harassed an aged lady wearing Depends but let this guy go.
Tweet Thomas Friedman, one of the leading lights of the NYT and more profound thinkers on the Left, shares his views on the world with Israeli TV. In doing so, he also divulges a hitherto unknown artistic talent. Watch it all and be amazed!
Tweet North Korea assumes presidency of U.N. arms control conference http://dailycaller.com/2011/06/29/north-korea-assumes-presidency-of-u-n-arms-control-conference/#ixzz1Ql1gXN44 “Bare months after the U.N. finally suspended Libya’s Col. Muammar Qaddafi from its Human Rights Council, North Korea wins the propaganda coup of heading the world’s disarmament agency,” the executive director of UN Watch Hillel Neuer said in a statement protesting the move. “It’s [...]
Tweet Got this notice in the mail today: Hello, Unfortunately, Governor Brown has signed into law the bill that we emailed you about earlier today. As a result of this, contracts with all California residents participating in the Amazon Associates Program are terminated effective today, June 29, 2011. Those California residents will no longer receive [...]
Tweet I had heard about a two-part article Mead wrote examining why Gore is a poor leader for the environmental movement, but I only now read it. It is well worth your time. Part I Part II My favorite quotation from Part I, which goes a long way to explaining the green failures: Consider how [...]
Tweet You’ve probably heard that Obama is trying to solicit small donors by holding a raffle, with the prize being a Barack Obama and Joe Biden dinner date. I think we conservatives are making a huge mistake ignoring this raffle. It turns out that one can enter without a donation, and I can’t think of [...]
Tweet The increasing disconnect between reality and Paul Krugman’s New York Times opinion articles was one of the things that led me to examine conservativism more closely. In addition to disliking Krugman’s ideas, I’ve come to dislike Krugman himself, as his anger, embittered, accusatory, demonizing style is the antithesis of reasoned thinking and argument. Peter [...]
Tweet I wonder which “non-Western” men they’re talking about? (But seriously, folks….) Hat tip: Front Page Magazine
Tweet We have an odd family friend. Fundamentally, she is a nice person and sports a very unconventional view of the world that occasionally emotes great insights into the human condition. She has a major flaw, however, one that she admits as a character flaw: she is an unabashed hater. Despite her husband, kids and [...]
Tweet At lunch today, I was telling Don Quixote about the abortion debate going on here. I added, jokingly, that I really regret the fact that logic, morality and life experience had inevitably pushed me into a pro-Life (or, at least, mostly pro-Life) position. After all, with a beautiful teenage daughter, parenting would be much [...]
Tweet I wrote the other day about the lovely commissioning ceremony I was privileged to attend. My friend wrote about it too (using a nom de cyber) and about the larger implications for conservative women warriors, whether in the military or not.
Tweet “Killing a fetus in utero is not the same thing as killing a sentient human being. When the right gets around to facing scientific facts and abiding by what they say, then we can have an intelligent discussion on the issue. The US killed tens of thousands of people who were innocent but were [...]
Tweet During WWII, too few in Nazi occupied areas extended help to beleaguered Jews. In the aftermath of the war, the State of Israel recognized those righteous people. The criteria for those who achieve the honor of “Righteous among the Nations” are few and demanding: Since 1963, a commission, headed by an Israeli Supreme Court [...]
Tweet Time flies, especially when you’re running around like a chicken without a head. How also to explain my delay in posting last week’s Watcher’s Council winners? Council Winners *First place with 3 votes! Joshuapundit–-Fast And Furious – How The Dept. Of Justice Ran Illegal Guns To Mexican Drug Gangs Second place with 2 1/3 [...]
Tweet Time Magazine, which is scarcely a relevant publication anymore (at least not the way it was when I was growing up), garnered itself some publicity by questioning whether the Constitution still matters. Proving that there are good lawyers out there, Aaron Worthing explains the thirteen egregious errors Time made in order to denigrate the [...]
Tweet Hollywood comic Evan Sayet is proving himself to be a truly significant thinker and observer of human foibles. In this commentary, he explores the fundamental divide between the Left and Right /Conservative views of humanity. http://frontpagemag.com/2011/06/27/being-honest-about-the-%E2%80%9Cpartisan-divide%E2%80%9D/ One one side you have Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s vision of “perfect” or “natural” human beings distorted by societal corruption. [...]
Tweet Earlier today, I urged you to read Peter Wehner’s post about the way in which Leftist ideology paves the way for massacres — massacres that the Left often refuses to ignore, because they don’t fit into the Leftist narrative. I was thinking about this peculiar morality in connection with a comment I saw on [...]
Tweet ’nuff said (h/t Captain Capitalism)
Tweet I like Pete Wehner’s writing a lot. I don’t always agree with him, but I often do, and I always enjoy the way in which he develops his ideas. This column, about the post-Vietnamesque horrors that Obama is cheerily planning for Afghanistan (although I’d say the Taliban will be even more savage than the [...]
Tweet Ed Driscoll gathers compelling evidence showing that, when you think the New York media hates you, you’re right.
Tweet I figured out the analogy for Obama’s little end run around the Congress’ refusal to pass the DREAM Act, which sees him using an executive order to instruct the INS not to crack down on college students and service people who are in this country illegally. It reminds me of the 18 year old [...]