Archive for October 2014

Rick Perry speaks eloquently in London today

Rick Perry is in England, Germany, Poland and Ukraine this week, with major speeches Tuesday at the Royal United Services Institute in London and Thursday at University of Warsaw. In London today, as Jennifer Rubin reports, Perry spoke of the world’s oldest hatred: The hatreds of unassimilated radicals only draw further attention to anti-Semitism in general.  It’s a…

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The comparison of Ebola to HIV is misplaced

Ebola and HIV are too different to warrant some of the comparisons I’ve heard.  First it looked like it might be similar in one respect when we were told it was hard to transmit from one person to another.  That soon proved false and now we know it can be transferred by shaking hands with…

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Happy Columbus Day

Free your mind from the political correctness that currently holds Christopher Columbus’ legacy in its grip of nonsense and disinformation, with these: James C. Bennett, Anglosphere: Celebrating the Wrong Italian? Samuel Eliot Morison, Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus

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The return of George Washington, 1787

David Hackett Fischer’s extraordinary Washington’s Crossing tells the story of how George Washington turned a rag-tag group of untrained guerrilla fighters into the Continental Army and then led it to the defeat of the strongest army in the world, establishing American independence. Edward J. Larson’s The Return of George Washington tells the story of the…

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A glimpse into the leftist mind

From Hot Air: I think it is fair to say that we may be entering a dangerous phase in American politics when cautious and seasoned, albeit partisan, political analysts and reporters begin to wonder aloud whether their political opponents secretly want their adversaries dead. Some appear to think that it is inconceivable that the dangerous…

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Bits of Good News

National Democrats pull $1.4 Million in ads for Andrew Romanoff and will spend those funds on other candidates (hopefully not in Colorado, where evening television has become unwatchable unless you have a DVR to spin through the political ads).  I guess they don’t think much of his chances against incumbent Republican Mike Coffman in Colorado’s…

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Gwyneth giveth gobbledygook gibberish

Obama drone Gwyneth Paltrow showed her sycophant ignorance at her back yard bash for Barack Obama on Thursday night: Obama seems to have lost TMZ: The idiocy of Hollywood was in full bloom Thursday night when Gwyneth Paltrow turned an already-embarrassing Hollywood fundraiser into “The Dating Game.” Paltrow — who hosted the event at her…

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Just don’t get this…

An active shooter [Karl Pierson,18] at a Colorado high school, himself a student, murders a fellow student and shoots two others who survive with permanent injuries.  The shooter killed then himself. That’s all that commends his worthless life.  Now the family of the murdered student, a 16-year old girl, wants everyone to know they have…

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Republicans might win the Senate, but then what?

Twelve days ago I predicted that the Republicans would fall short of taking control of the Senate in the November 4th election.  It’s not that I don’t want them to win that prize, I do.  But if they do, and it’s looking a little more like they might, it’s that they won’t win it because…

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