Monthly Archives: October 2015

Our Constitution

From PJM: No less a constitutional authority than John Adams, first vice president and second president of the United States, put it this way: “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to … Continue reading

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Yeah, Really, Why Would He?

From Driscoll at Insty, a link to a Front Page article by Daniel Greenfield (aka Sultan Knish) in which he comments about all those “immigrants” who are supposedly needed to take the place of retiring European workers (as well as … Continue reading

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Maureen

It’s been many years since she last graced a contemporary film, but she co-starred with John Wayne in one of my favorite films, The Quiet Man. She’s dead now. A gorgeous and great actress, she was also a good egg … Continue reading

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Electability and Pragmatism

Referencing a Corner post about the failure of Conservatives in Canada, Vox comments: Ideological principle is the lifesblood of a political party. The more a party focuses on “electability” and “pragmatism”, the more it cuts its own wrists and drains … Continue reading

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It’s About Time, Denmark

Speaking as someone who made a real effort to speak the language, get a job, enjoy the culture, and generally, integrate myself into Danish society, it’s about effing time. A proposal from the government would essentially split Danes’ foreign spouses … Continue reading

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Denmark in the News

Someone I know asked me to comment on a post by Kevin D Williamson: Bernie Sanders’s Denmark Comments Show He Doesn’t Even Understand His Own ‘Socialism’. In response, I wrote a lot and erased a lot too, and this revision … Continue reading

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On one issue, at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women

Heh. From here. Also found this related quote, also from Mencken: Misogynist — A man who hates women as much as women hate one another.

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Yes, I did this before too

Some ideas are so important – or I’m so retarded – that it’s worthwhile to re-iterate an already posted definition. This variation from Instapundit with regards to all the “constitutionally illiterate pieces on the Second Amendment from academics lately”: The … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Revisited

Because I can never remember what it means… yeah, I know. From a Morning Jolt message by Jim Geraghty (I have no idea if that link is valid or long-term, the post can probably be found by searching at NR): … Continue reading

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Provocation

From the usual (work-day) set of great quotes and links at Ace’s by Maetenloch: There is a wonderful quote from Epictetus that I think of every time I see someone get terribly upset [...snip...] (I try to think about it … Continue reading

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