Monthly Archives: April 2015

Nicely Put

Driscoll collect (still) more examples of left-wing governance and commentary thereof, but this gem (from Dinesh D’Souza) was buried towards the bottom: Isn’t a looter a poor-man’s progressive, doing in a rough and small-scale way what progressives like Obama do … Continue reading

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Quite the Legacy

Two comments from Jon Gabriel on Twitter collected by Instapundit: My favorite part about the Obama era is all the racial healing. Hope and change involves a lot more rioting and looting than I expected. Not really on topic, but … Continue reading

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This Is Why They’re Hated

I’ll admit it, I didn’t understand the indignation about the coincident occurrence of those riots in Baltimore and the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (aka the Nerd Prom). I mean, what were they supposed to do? Cancel the event because there … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Hear Another Goddamn Thing About My Carbon Footprint

Another Instapundit quip that characterizes the entire problem with (yet another) argument of the left: I’ll believe it’s a crisis when the people who keep telling me it’s a crisis start acting like it’s a crisis.

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The Denmark You Know – 3

From Uriasposten, Programming revised when 21-year old Fady has bad experience on a city bus – nothing when a 70 year old is robbed with a pistol. As usual, original Danish below the fold. Multiple national media outlets, including DR … Continue reading

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The Queen Speaks Out

This is a translation of an article in Den Korte Avis [The Short Newspaper] about recent comments by the Danish Queen, Dronningen Udtaler Sig. The original text is below the fold. What a shock. For decades, the chattering classes have … Continue reading

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Chesterton’s Fence

The topic of Chesterton’s Fence came up on some blog, I think Ace, but not sure… Interesting concept, doubly so because progressives, even in small numbers and many in larval states, have been annoying their surroundings for at least 90-ish … Continue reading

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Progressives Hate Gays

Well, Progressive Blacks do anyway. From the intro: The National Black Church Initiative is a political umbrella for 34,000 African-American and Latino churches in 15 denominations representing 15.7 million Christians. Its policies are progressive. On Friday, though, it broke fellowship … Continue reading

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I loathe — utterly loathe — the Republican Party. They are worse than worthless

Title spoken – OK, OK, written, er, tweeted – by Mollie Hemingway. Collected as part of a spasm of complaints at Ace here, here, here, and here. Ultimately, it comes down to this, a comment at Powerline: McConnell and McCain … Continue reading

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Coming Soon?

As Instapundit has been saying for years: You’ll get more of what you reward, and less of what you punish. But maybe the political class is okay with that. Really, it’s so obvious. Jews used to be considered absolutely wonderful … Continue reading

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