Category: Culture

Three degrees of separation

I enjoy reading my Liberal-Lefty friends’ Facebook posts because they are so insightful into the mindsets of the Left. One insight that I have gained over time is that the differences between us conservatives and the Progressive/Left are so profound that they are unlikely to ever be bridged, barring some

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Pron, comedy, and an increasingly jaded culture (but don’t give up all hope)

[2018: I’ve updated this post from 2013 to change a word to “pron,” where it appears, including in “pornographic.” I’ve also cleaned up, or intentionally misspelled (e.g., “nekkid”), other language to which Google AdSense might object. Apologies for the apparent misspellings. If this were a recent post, I might have

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Slouching into slavery

What the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestors don’t realize (yet) is that they have been suckered into becoming the agents of their own enslavement. Orwell had it so right in defining the Left because he was a man of the Left. The term “Orwellian” now refers to the Left’s use

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Unbecoming Jane

Miramax is releasing a new motion picture called “Becoming Jane Austen,” which purports to tell of Jane’s abortive romance with a wild Irish lawyer. There is no doubt that, when she was young, Austen met Tom Lefroy, a young Anglo-Irish lawyer, thought he was nice, and had fun dancing with

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Hurrah!

I wonder where she’ll go from here? It’s a tough (impossible?) act to follow. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” the last of seven installments of the boy wizard’s adventures, will be published July 21, authorJ.K. Rowling said Thursday. Rowling announced the publication date on her Web site.

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