August 17, 2018
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Bookworm came late to conservativism but embraced it with passion. She's been blogging since 2004 about anything that captures her fancy -- and that's usually politics. Her blog's motto is "Conservatives deal with facts and reach conclusions; liberals have conclusions and sell them as facts."
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Politics

Bookworm Beat 8/16/2018 — the Brennan edition and open thread

August 17, 2018 Bookworm 0

Trump revoked John Brennan’s security clearance and Proggies went insane — and of course, they went stupid, too. All that and more in this Bookworm Beat. Apparently “honesty” and “integrity” have a different meaning inside the beltway. I was one of the millions who appreciated Admiral McRaven’s commencement speech at [Read More]

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Kanye is right — we truly need to make politics personal

August 10, 2018 Bookworm 0

Kanye again makes sense. This time, he says quite correctly that Americans are individuals, so politics should be personal, not a matter of group think. Group-think, which denies people’s individuality and insists that they have no meaning separate from whatever group the politicians believe best serve the politicians’ goals, is [Read More]

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Culture

Culturally, there’s nothing painless about suicide

August 5, 2018 Bookworm 0

When a whole culture commits suicide, those holding the gun may imagine a future, but the victims of that “suicide” know better: dead is dead. Those of you who are a certain age might recognize the little cultural reference in my post title. It’s the theme song from M*A*S*H: Through [Read More]

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Iran

Israel uses social media to expose the corrupt Iran regime

July 30, 2018 Bookworm 0

Bibi Netanyahu releases another powerful video speaking directly to the Iranian people — and the world — about the corrupt Iran government. One of the complaints I’ve had for decades is that Israel utterly failed to understand that, in today’s world, it’s not enough to win a military victory; you [Read More]

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Culture

San Francisco, the City that no longer knows how

July 23, 2018 Bookworm 0

The once proud, shiny San Francisco of my youth has turned into a feces ridden hell hole thanks to unabated Leftist policies. I grew up in San Francisco. Moreover, my time in San Francisco goes back long enough that I remember when it transitioned from a working- and middle-class City, [Read More]

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