World

Mexico: AMLO in sheep’s clothing

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, best known as AMLO, is running for president of Mexico. The thing is, communism doesn’t sell, so he’s wearing moderate clothing, Mr. López Obrador does not seem to have given up on his dream to revive Mexican corporatism, in which government intervenes heavily in the economy. But [Read More]

Social Issues

Eyes in the Darkness

Driving down the country road listening to music too loud, a dog on my lap and another on my shoulder. I travel down this road several times a week, it’s a connection to larger roads that lead to the interstate, but tonight was I was driving down it to pick [Read More]

Hollywood

What’s New Pussycat? The Hollywood Zeitgeist of the Ages

Vassar Bushmills Seems the Hollywood Academy Regrets Their Hasty Decision to Banish Harvey Weinstein You see, Hollywood had forgotten their past 20-30 years of moral outrage had always been pretend, or at least selective, but once Harvey was dispatched, that outrage sated, there was a flood of new charges, many, actually most, disputed. And no [Read More]

Trump Mueller Collusion
Politics

The Trump collusion story is a fake, but the Dem collusion story is real — by Wolf Howling

A year after the collusion story against Trump took hold, we know it’s fake and it’s boomeranging with potentially serious consequences against Democrats. [Wolf Howling wrote this post, despite its being published under my name.] The year 2017 started with the Proggies pushing the “Trump colluded with Russia” narrative to [Read More]

University of British Columbia
Education

The University of British Columbia apologizes for being gender binary

The University of British Columbia apologizes for the fact that its online application is so old-fashioned it contemplates only two sexes: male and female. The college application process can be an eye-opening experience. Yesterday I blogged about the fact that the University of Oregon gives applicants two options when it [Read More]

Excerpt (pg.22) of GAO Internet Firearms Sales Report - November 2017
Guns & 2nd Amendment

Investigation into Online Gun Sales Backfires on Advocates for Gun Control.

NRA-ILA In yet another embarrassment for the gun control lobby, a government investigation of online gun sales designed to determine “whether private sellers would knowingly sell a firearm to an individual prohibited from possessing one” determined that … no, actually, they would not. In 72 attempts undertaken over 2 ½ [Read More]

Donald Trump

The Ingraham Angle: Rep. Jim Jordan talks ‘turning point’ for the DOJ (video)

Laura Ingraham of The Ingraham Angle packed in a lot of “real news” during her discussion with Senator Jim Jordan. There is a lot going on that as Ingraham says, “goes right to the heart of the Clinton corruption.” Senator Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham are not standing down which [Read More]

University of Oregon logo
Education

The University of Oregon application: you’re either an oppressor or a victim

The University of Oregon has two types of applicants: victims and oppressors — and the latter should identify themselves and their repentance immediately. The University of Oregon application requires that students respond to one of two essay questions. The first posits that the student is either a victim or an [Read More]

Michael Wolff Gorilla Channel
Donald Trump

Bookworm Beat 1/5/18 — the Gorilla Channel edition

The Gorilla Channel spoof of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury is a gift that keeps giving because it reveals the Left as credulous, incurious, and hate-filled. Between actual paying legal work and endless college application forms for one of the Little Bookworms, this is my first quiet moment at the computer. Since [Read More]

Culture

MAGA, The Year America Became Great Again Part 3…March, April, May

Here’s MAGA Part 3, Don Surber’s masterful account of 2017, theyear thatmadegreat again… March 1: “Coal mining begins seeing revival as Trump gives industry hope.” Those jobs ain’t coming back. GOOD. March 2: “Two illegal immigrant gang members from El Salvador who had a Satanic shrine in their Houston apartment [Read More]

Ronald Reagan Time for Choosing
Politics

Hanks, Streep, and Reagan: The actor as an intellectual

Today’s Left accords great intellectual respect to Democrat actors but I can remember a time when the Left openly called at least one actor (Reagan) stupid. Those of us alive during the Reagan era, whether when he was California governor or United States president, remember that a consistent insult that [Read More]

Black Swans Trump
Donald Trump

Trump isn’t a Black Swan; he’s a whole flock of Black Swans (by Wolf Howling)

Following his unexpected victory, Trump is quickly becoming America’s most consequential conservative president, making him a one-man flock of Black Swans. A “Black Swan Event” is one that: Comes as a surprise – i.e., a “high-profile, hard-to-predict, and rare event . . . beyond the realm of normal expectations in [Read More]

Iran

The proper progressive response to Iranian people

People are dying on the streets of Iranian cities. Not people with rifles or stones in their hands: just people who are unhappy with the extremist regime of Ayatollahs. Regime that prefers to spend their people’s money on fomenting terror over the globe and producing more and more weaponry to [Read More]

Iran

US Amb. to UN, Nikki Haley Press Conf. on NK, Iran & Pakistan

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley held a press conference today at the UN Security Council on North Korea, Pakistan and the anti-Iranian government protests. Nikki Haley took a few questions after her speech. At approximately 7:52 of video, Nikki Haley maintains her composure as a Palestinian journalist [Read More]

Weasel Watching

ID2020 – Government-Issued IDs – Global Governance.

According to the ID2020 Alliance, digital identity (cards) is a human right, “Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law” and necessary to access basic services such as “healthcare and education, vote, and access other social assistance programs.” While in the United States, Americans have [Read More]