Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Writing in the Weekly Standard, Andrew Ferguson buries Gore Vidal and the cultural class that applauded him: However you measure these achievements from a career spanning seven decades, they amount to no more than a handful, soon to turn to dust. Yet in 2009, at a humid dinner filled with our culture’s leading personages, he […]

Owen Robinson calls BS on the school lunch program numbers.  I always liked the mock chicken legs.  The Appleton Post-Crescent (aka, the Appleton Half-Moon) lists the problems at the state treasurer’s office, but stops short of suggesting Sass should be removed. Rick Esenberg tackles the Gableman question, is it enough not to lie?  We’ll see […]

We often have a hard time understanding the terror attacks on Israel and what they mean. I don’t know if this 2002 Larry Miller article from the Weekly Standard makes the current war any clearer, but it does put a human face on the war and the threat Israel faces. The article is one of […]

Sean Hackbarth at the American Mind remembers Dean Barnett. Barnett was 41 years old. In the primaries while I toiled away for Fred Thompson Dean tapped away for his guy, Mitt Romney. Dean was fair and honest for his guy which made it really easy to read him. Conservative blogger to Mitt Romney’s driver to […]

Fred Barnes at the Weekly Standard tries to give a “worse-case scenario.” I think he’s giving in to his optimism. Print this entry

…Or something like that. Former Senator Fred Thompson is staking everything on Iowa, according to an article in the Weekly Standard. FORMER TENNESSEE SENATOR Fred Thompson has decided to take his campaign and virtually all of its resources to Iowa in an all-or-nothing attempt to register a strong showing in the caucuses here on January […]

…Or something like that. Former Senator Fred Thompson is staking everything on Iowa, according to an article in the Weekly Standard. FORMER TENNESSEE SENATOR Fred Thompson has decided to take his campaign and virtually all of its resources to Iowa in an all-or-nothing attempt to register a strong showing in the caucuses here on January […]