A failed jihad attack exposes the failure of anti-terror efforts.
Yes, Calvin, Conservatism Shouldn’t Abandon Cultural Issues, It Should Just Be Smart about Pursuing Them
In reaction to my ongoing dialogue with Mary Grabar regarding drug legalization, conservatism and the counterculture, my NewsReal colleague Calvin Freiburger responded fairly to a poorly-worded statement of mine. Calvin highlighted these closing remarks for criticism:
A conservatism that can win is one which understands itself and defines itself as a political movement, not a cultural [...]
It was a strange coincidence. I was sitting here working on another blot post, Glenn Beck’s Fox show on in the background, being distracted by one of my political text fights with my “progressive” friend Pat Ray, aka “Clergyman P-Ray.”
(This happens all the time. Pat and I are always sending incendiary political provocations to one [...]
Democrats are spending trillions on a Christmas present that a majority of Americans don’t want: health care legislation loaded with more debt, more taxes, and more regulations. Like your Aunt Phyllis’ fruitcake, it’s on the way and there’s nothing you can do to stop it. >>It’s easier to believe in Santa Claus and flying reindeer [...]
The foundation stones of Iran’s Islamic Republic were shaken again yesterday, showing that the largest antigovernment movement in its 30 years may be one of the biggest stories of next year as well. Now imagine the possibilities if the Obama Administration began to support Iran’s democrats.The perseverance of the so-called Green Movement is something to [...]
Yes, say Jonathan Chait and David Frum, in pre-mortems for the G.O.P.’s efforts to derail the Democratic bill. Chait argues that the Republicans could have sold moderate Democrats on a “vastly more limited” piece of legislation, if they’d been willing to compromise early in the process. Instead, by uniting in lockstep opposition and gambling that [...]
In his “Special Comment” urging “progressive” lawmakers to vote against the Obama/Reid health care plan and “kill the bill” because it does not immediately “destroy” private insurance in America, Keith Olbermann went over the top—even by Meltdown standards.
He not only challenged Barack Obama’s manhood in school playground terms, he also threatened the President with a [...]
In an interview with ABC News, President Obama once again proved to be one of the best spinners in Washington, D.C. The United States, he said, will go “bankrupt” if his multi-trillion dollar health care plan America cannot afford, isn’t passed by Congress.
I know what you’re thinking: “that doesn’t make sense. If we’re already terribly [...]