Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Jonah Goldberg receives an insulting e-mail, and I’m puzzled by one of the insults. You’re so stupid you must eat with a rubber spoon. Otherwise, you’d stab yourself accidentally when inhaling your Spaghetti-O’s. What’s wrong with Spaghetti-Os? They’re not my favorite, but the kids like them. I prefer the mini-ravioli myself. But on a cold […]

Quote of the day: “Roland Burris is more qualified to be undemocratically appointed to the Senate than Caroline Kennedy is.” – Jonah Goldberg Print this entry

Each year at this time I peer into the magic crystal ball, and each year I just see my reflection. But I still make predictions. Using the typical sportswriter’s accuracy for predicting NFL games as my benchmark, I don’t do half badly. On the other hand, have you noticed how few sportswriters chuck the job […]

 Jonah Goldberg at National Review Online explains what happens when housing policy is run from Washington DC. The self-proclaimed angels in Washington will tell you they’ve been working tirelessly to expand the American dream of homeownership by making mortgages available to people unable to plunk down 20 percent on a house. Franklin Raines, the Clinton-appointed […]

“Recent events,” mused former Clinton impeachment lawyer Greg Craig, “raise the question: if Hillary’s campaign can’t control Bill, whether Hillary’s White House could.” I love this. But it’s worth remembering that Bill’s White House couldn’t control Bill either. Neither could Bill’s wife, no matter how many lamps she hucked at him. Bill’s conscience? That was […]

“Recent events,” mused former Clinton impeachment lawyer Greg Craig, “raise the question: if Hillary’s campaign can’t control Bill, whether Hillary’s White House could.” I love this. But it’s worth remembering that Bill’s White House couldn’t control Bill either. Neither could Bill’s wife, no matter how many lamps she hucked at him. Bill’s conscience? That was […]

Jonah Goldberg has a new blog discussing his book Liberal Fascism at National Review Online. Already an interesting reminder of Mussolini’s position pre-Axis days. Print this entry

Jonah Goldberg has a new blog discussing his book Liberal Fascism at National Review Online. Already an interesting reminder of Mussolini’s position pre-Axis days. Print this entry

Jonah Goldberg says his long-awaited book is finally done. Well, it’s at the publishers. I forget where I saw or heard it, but Fred Barnes was once quoted as saying about an article he did for The New Republic, “It has the quality of doneness.” I sometimes have that same feeling around here. Update! This […]

Jonah Goldberg says his long-awaited book is finally done. Well, it’s at the publishers. I forget where I saw or heard it, but Fred Barnes was once quoted as saying about an article he did for The New Republic, “It has the quality of doneness.” I sometimes have that same feeling around here. Update! This […]