Archive for April, 2010

The Council has Spoken 043010

Tweet He freed a lot of people, But it seems the good they die young. Abraham, Martin and John – Dion This week’s winning council entry, The Roots Of Slavery & The Races Hustlers’ Holy Grail – Reparations by Wolf Howling, which takes issue with those who, like Henry Louis Gates, seek reparations from for African […]

Hypocrisy In Full Flame Over ‘Islamophobia’

Tweet The Daily Caller’s Suhail Khan has a piece that is absolutely stunning in its moral relativism and hypocrisy…as he compares the plight of Muslims in America with that of the Jews in Holocaust era Germany:   “In Germany, they came first for the Communists, And I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Communist; […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations April 28, 2010

Tweet Girls will be boys and boys will be girls – Lola The Kinks Instapundit excerpted the following from James Taranto: The Politics of ‘Anything Goes’ * “Even as we speak, there are those who are preparing to divide us–the spin masters, the negative ad peddlers who embrace the politics of ‘anything goes.’ Well, I […]

The Council has Spoken 042310

Tweet Sometimes I think it’s a sin When I feel like I’m winnin’ when I’m losin’ again Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot Because of its vastness, the British Empire was said to have been the empire on which the sun never sets. In a sense, the sun has set on the British Empire in that many […]

Watcher Council Nominations April 21, 2010

Tweet But your teacher preaches class like you’re some kind of jerk – (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) With the Democrats and their allies mocking them and preaching that they’re jerks, if not threats, Tea Partiers have to fight to get their message heard unfiltered. Given the number of entries this week […]

Council roundtable – Obama’s nuclear doctrine

Tweet Note to readers: One idea I had was to get the Council’s view on topics of the day and then publish an exchange of those opinions. In the future these may also take the form of an e-mail chat. Here is our first Council roundtable. A few weeks ago President Obama announced that he […]

Governor Oil Slick

Tweet Over his career, Jerry Brown has been known for his flaky, leftwing views, earning him the sobriquet Governor Moonbeam. Council alum, Laer Peace (he of Cheat Seeking Missiles) has lately been involved in the Crazyfornia project and has written an op-ed that was picked up by the Washington Times, Jerry Brown, Oil Baron. When […]

The Council has Spoken 041610

Tweet Circumstance has forced my hand To be a cut price person in a low budget land Times are hard but we’ll all survive I just got to learn to economize Low Budget – The Kinks (h/t Top 10 songs about paying taxes) This week’s winner is the fine satire by newest council member American […]

Obama’s nuclear posture

Tweet Charles Krauthammer is greatly relieved by the results of the recently concluded Nuclear Security Summit: What a relief. I don’t know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they’re capable of doing. If Sidney Crosby hadn’t scored […]

Gee, that’s a comfort …

Tweet The New York Times does an anthropological study of the Tea Party movement and observes (via a poll) They are far more pessimistic than Americans in general about the economy. More than 90 percent of Tea Party supporters think the country is headed in the wrong direction, compared with about 60 percent of the […]