“There Are Idiots. Look Around.”

The quote in the title of this blog post is courtesy of Larry Summers. I thought of it when reading this:Homophones, as any English grammarian can tell you, are words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings — such as be and bee, through and threw, which and witch, their …

Will Republicans Impeach Barack Obama?

No, though you might be forgiven for thinking otherwise. A few congressional Republicans had attacks of the stupids (quelle surprise) and decided to intimate that impeachment may be in the cards. In response, Democrats decided to engage in epic bouts of nutpicking, in order to fire up their supporters in advance of the 2014 midterm elections …

Neel Kashkari on the Jobs Situation in California

Neel Kashkari decided to highlight the bad jobs situation in California by putting "only $40 in my pocket (and no credit cards), a backpack, a change of clothes and a toothbrush," traveling to Fresno (by Greyhound bus), and seeing whether he could find a job. Any job. It should not have been difficult; as Kashkari …

Remember Libya?

Sure you do; it served as a locale for a war waged by the Obama administration that turned out to be wildly and wonderfully successful.Oh, wait.The following observation is entirely accurate, of course:Luckily for America’s self-esteem, it was liberal Democrats that produced this particular shambles. If Republicans had done this, the media would be on the …

Yes, Police Brutality Is a Problem

And yes, everyone should be denouncing police brutality, including conservatives who have traditionally supported the police. Failing to do so might result in perpetuating conditions that might allow you to get put in a chokehold for grilling in front of your house--even if you are a woman who is seven months pregnant and a threat to …

Why Is the Media Covering Up the Fact that Shifa Hospital Is a Hamas Command Site?

Behold the latest in barbarism. First, let's establish some facts: . . . why isn’t the fact that Hamas uses Shifa Hospital as a command post making headlines? In part, it’s because the location is so un-secret that Hamas regularly meets with reporters there. On July 15, for example, William Booth of the Washington Post …

Lots of Israel-Related Links to Go Through

So let's go through them.1. In non-shocking news, a serious amount of anti-Semitism actually does exist in the West:The mob howled for vengeance, the missiles raining down on the synagogue walls as the worshippers huddled inside. It was a scene from Europe in the 1930s – except this was eastern Paris on the evening of July …

Democrats Want to Go Back to 1998

And Republicans should not let them. Quoting Byron York: Dissatisfaction with Barack Obama will play a role in November. A president's job approval rating is a key factor in midterm results, and Obama's now stands at just under 42 percent in the RealClearPolitics average of polls. But voters know why they're unhappy with the president. …