Donald Trump State of the Union speech
Donald Trump

Trump’s State of the Union speech open thread

The State of the Union speech was a triumph of principle over the ugliest and most divisive politics. I loved it and am very proud of President Trump. I watched the State of the Union speech from beginning to end and thought it was marvelous. It was also a remarkably [Read More]

Lesbians Transgender
Social Issues

Lesbians and transgender activists: a growing schism based in reality not insanity

Lesbians are finally figuring out that men who claim to be women are in fact inherently hostile to real women, whether those women are straight or lesbian. For the past twenty, maybe even thirty, years, I have been telling the following absolutely true story: My sister has a friend — [Read More]

Anti-Semitism Democrat Party
Politics

Anti-Semitism in the Democrat party: how we got here *UPDATED*

Anti-Semitism in the Democrat party represents a pragmatic confluence of socialism, African-American anti-Semitism, and Islamic anti-Semitism. My sister, who is fairly apolitical, asked me why the Democrat Party is becoming openly anti-Semitic. I’ll give you the same primer I gave her: Antisemitism is baked into the socialist cake because (a) [Read More]

Progressive Unanimity
Politics

Progressive unanimity and breaking stride

Progressive unanimity can seem enviable because of the strength it projects, but it can also lead the way to madness and systemic collapse. If you’re old enough, you can remember back to 1981 when the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City suffered America’s deadliest, non-terrorist caused structural collapse, which killed [Read More]

Elizabeth Warren
Politics

Elizabeth Warren advances a tax plan both dangerous and unconstitutional

Elizabeth Warren, famed fake Indian and true Leftist wacko, is advancing a tax plan that would effectively rape the U.S. economy. I’m neither a numbers nor a tax person, but Patrick Ruffini is. I’ll let his tweet thread (which I’ve converted to text for ease of reading) speak for itself: [Read More]

Ocasio-Cortez Harris
Politics

Ocasio-Cortez and Kamala: some random comments about two dangerous women

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kamala Harris: I want to share with you a few thoughts I’ve had about two women who are unaccomplished but still dangerous. Re Ocasio-Cortez: 1. The woman is a dim bulb, defined by ignorance and inanity. 2. Her low wattage does not make her any less dangerous. [Read More]

David Webb Areva Martin
Social Issues

David Webb gets CNN’s Areva Martin to apologize . . . for her staff

David Webb called Areva Martin out on her mindless assumption about white privilege, but she didn’t rethink it; she just blamed her staff for bad briefing. Perhaps you’ve already heard about Areva Martin, a CNN legal analyst who happens to be black, tell David Webb, a Sirius XM radio and [Read More]

Gillette
Social Issues

Bookworm Beat 1/15/19 — the Gillette illustrated edition

Whether the Gillette toxic masculinity ad was marketing genius or a dangerously close market shave, it successfully triggered the internet’s meme machine. Nike targeted a woke, youthful demographic with its Kaepernick ad. Between the publicity and the fact that its demographic was willing to put money behind its newfound adulation [Read More]

Social Issues

Women in combat and The Three Ps — peeing, periods, and pregnancy

Women in combat isn’t bad only because of physical stamina and unit cohesion issues. The Three Ps (peeing, periods, and pregnancy) also militate against it. Heather MacDonald, undoubtedly one of the most brilliant conservative writers and thinkers around, has written about the military’s decision, based upon Obama administration dictates, to [Read More]