10 Differences between Conservative and Leftist Cities


Originally published on November 14, 2010 Have you ever wondered what the differences are between conservative and leftist cities?  I’m not talking about the differences between skyscraper- and coffee-shop-heavy metropolises and old-fashioned small towns in middle America—I mean the differences between major U.S. cities that tend to lean right vs. left. Well, Travel + Leisure [...]

10 Differences between Conservative and Leftist Cities


Have you ever wondered what the differences are between conservative and leftist cities?  I’m not talking about the differences between skyscraper- and coffee-shop-heavy metropolises and old-fashioned small towns in middle America—I mean the differences between major U.S. cities that tend to lean right vs. left. Well, Travel + Leisure Magazine just released their America’s Favorite [...]

The 10 Best Political Apps for the Iphone


According to Apple.com, there are over 250,000 active iPhone applications available for download at their App Store. What are some of the more interesting and useful apps related to politics? I recently did a search of the App Store using a number of search words to see what I could find. The terms I used [...]

America to Dems: We’re Just Not That Into You


In a NewsReal Blog post last week, I wrote about the top 10 excuses Democrats will make for why they were destroyed in Tuesday’s historic midterm elections. Apparently I gave Democrats too much credit. I was assuming they would accept the fact that they had been defeated. Any self-respecting coach who boasted a season average [...]

Stuff Leftist People Like #11-20 (aka Top 10 Things Leftists Like Continued)


Note: For the first installment of this series, please see Top 10 Things Leftists Like (aka Stuff Leftist People Like #1-10). Two years ago, the satirical site Stuff White People Like (SWPL) debuted with the self-description: “This is a scientific approach to highlight and explain stuff white people like. They are pretty predictable.” Author Christian [...]

Stuff Leftist People Like #11-20 (aka Top 10 Things Leftists Like Continued)


Note: For the first installment of this series, please see Top 10 Things Leftists Like (aka Stuff Leftist People Like #1-10). Two years ago, the satirical site Stuff White People Like (SWPL) debuted with the self-description: “This is a scientific approach to highlight and explain stuff white people like. They are pretty predictable.” Author Christian [...]

Top 10 Most Remarkable 2010 Midterm Election Results


My, what a difference two years make! Namely, a 50% jump in the unemployment rate, a tripling of the federal budget, and a tenfold increase in the annual deficit. But who’s counting? Behold the 10 most remarkable outcomes from yesterday’s historic midterm elections: 1. Illinois Senate: This one says it all. Amidst allegations of corrupt [...]

Top 10 Excuses Democrats Will Make for Why They Were Destroyed in the Midterm Elections


Some are perennial favorites used by both sides, some are leftist projections of Democrats’ dirty intentions, some are theories concocted especially for this unique political climate. Whatever their provenance, let’s make sure these specious explanations are top-of-mind so we can be prepared to shoot them down when commentators start filling the airwaves with them on [...]

Top 10 Excuses Democrats Will Make for Why They Were Destroyed in the Midterm Elections


Some are perennial favorites used by both sides, some are leftist projections of Democrats’ dirty intentions, some are theories concocted especially for this unique political climate. Whatever their provenance, let’s make sure these specious explanations are top-of-mind so we can be prepared to shoot them down when commentators start filling the airwaves with them on [...]

Voters to Dem Gubernatorial Candidates: Don’t Let the Statehouse Door Hit You on the Way Out


Amidst the embarras de richesses of House and Senate seat pickups Republicans anticipate this midterm election cycle, one plum reward they should remember is their likely aggressive gains in gubernatorial contests across the country. A record-breaking 37 states are holding governor’s races this November—the same number of seats open in the Senate, which has twice [...]