Illiterate? Become a Reporter!


One of the things I always marvel at is the lack of knowledge about current events that many journalists have, and how often reporters often don’t read about the things they are talking about. Case in point: The Washington Post’s Express Night Out’s summary of my May 13 post, “Stop Using the Nazi Card.”
In my [...]

A Bogus Deal on Iran


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Turkey and Brazil broker a sham nuclear deal that can only speed Iran’s quest for the bomb.

Good and Bad News for GOP Hopes of Taking Senate


There is some good news and some bad news for the Republican Party’s hopes to win the Senate. The good news: The New York Times’ report on Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal’s lies about serving in Vietnam has had a dramatic effect on the race. The latest Rasmussen poll has Linda McMahon, the GOP frontrunner, [...]

Part-Time Allies


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Yemen and Pakistan are still not committed to the war against radical Islam.

A Different Take on Gay Marriage


The websites for The Daily Show and The Colbert Report don’t have video of an episode from last night, so I’ll assume they are on vacation. The Daily Show website is hosting a montage of clips about gay marriage, which is offering me an opportunity to give my own unconventional thoughts on the issue.
The montage [...]

See No Radical Islam, Hear No Radical Islam


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Eric Holder continues the administration’s game of blurry definitions.

George W. Obama Part 7


Remember when President Obama railed against “sweet-heart deals” for Halliburton? Yeah, about that…
Click here. Kellog Brown & Root, a Halliburton subsidiary, just got a no-bid contract to support the U.S. military in Iraq worth up to $568 million. Administration spokesman and partisan commentators will argue that the army awarded the contract, not President Obama, but [...]

China Will Defeat Itself


Ian Bremmer, the author of The End of the Free Market, was on Thursday night’s episode of “The Daily Show.” He argued that the free market in the U.S. needed more regulation so as to better compete with China. The biggest threat to our economy, he said, was “state capitalism.”
China does not have a free [...]

Stop Using the Nazi Card


Few things irritate me as much as when self-righteous commentators condemn their opponents by comparing them to Nazis, which actually is a type of Nazi tactic itself. Nazis and other tyrants use generalizations and flimsy comparisons to denigrate their enemies.
Their tactic is simple, yet effective: First, pick the most disgusting form of life you can [...]

The Drone Campaign


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Why it must be expanded and defended.