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Senate Democrats Cave On Government Shut Down, Party Members Attack Their Own

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:41:33 +0000

[guest post by Dana] [I pulled this post out of the trash where I had sent it after seeing JVW had already posted about this. With his approval, am re-posting it.] After the Senate voted to re-open and fund the government for three more weeks, Chuck Schumer gave a bitter, childish blame-game concession speech. It’s […]

Three-Week Funding Agreement Reached; Women & Minorities Hardest Hit

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:09:51 +0000

[guest post by JVW] Note from JVW At this point I encourage everyone to immigrate (ha ha, just having some fun here) over to Dana’s excellent post which provides reaction to how the hard-left Dems perceive the developments from earlier today. It’s kind of hard to close comments in a post once they are underway, […]

Campus Insanity: Princeton Tells Men to Repeatedly Ask for Consent…On the Dance Floor

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:00:30 +0000

You thought campuses were going crazy when California enacted its “affirmative consent bill” that requires couples to give one another explicit affirmative ongoing consent for sexual activity? (“Yes, it’s still OK; yes, it’s still OK; yes, it’s still OK…”) You hadn’t seen anything yet! Now Princeton is telling students that ongoing affirmative consent is also […]

Nuke the Filibuster to End the Schumer Shutdown?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:30:59 +0000

The awful terrible no-good #SchumerShutdown is in full swing, and I think it might be time to nuke that filibuster. Let me explain. I apparently have the masochist gene, because I sometimes listen to National Public Radio. As I drove home yesterday, I was literally yelling at the radio because this happened: MARY LOUISE KELLY, […]

L.A. County Coroner Releases Findings on Cause of Tom Petty’s Death

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 02:30:53 +0000

The Los Angeles County Coroner has released its findings as to the cause of Tom Petty’s death. Their conclusion: a massive and accidental overdose of different medications, including opioids. Tom Petty, the chart-topping singer and songwriter, died in October from an accidental drug overdose as a result of mixing medications that included opioids, the medical […]

In (Partial) Defense of Mark Steyn

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:00:58 +0000

I have not kept up with Mark Steyn much lately. In the past, he had always struck me as a talented wordsmith with strong opinions. Lately, when I do check in with him, he has sometimes seemed to have absorbed one of the less attractive characteristics of Trumpism: provocateurism for the sake of attention. Steyn […]

Porn Star: I Spanked Trump with a Forbes Magazine

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:30:57 +0000

The best part about the dead trees version of Forbes, besides the fact that you can go straight to the article without having to read an inspirational quote on the way, is that you can whack a narcissistic sexagenarian on the rump with it. Susan Wright mentioned this earlier in passing, but come on. This […]