A flotilla of weapons-grade defeatism


Notice how quickly the meme formed?
I expected our outright enemies (and our wobbly allies) to grasp hold of the “Gaza flotilla” story like a life preserver, and they didn’t disappoint. The only thing missing was Dennis the Peasant chirping, “Come and see the violence inherent in the system! Help, help! I’m being repressed!”

Alas, we also [...]

Christ: An “Undocumented” Migrant?


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What would Jesus do about open borders? Leftist immigration activists claim to know.

What if Rick Salutin said ‘the n-word’ and nobody cared?


Anti-Coulter protest outside University of Ottawa
The Grope & Flail Globe & Mail considers itself Canada’s New York Times (which they still think is a good thing for some reason). However, to mangle Pauline Kael’s line about Nixon voters, nobody I know actually reads it.
Today someone emailed me a new column about Ann Coulter’s visit to [...]

Collector Conservatism, Part 4: Lawyer Roy and the Detroit Bomber


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As the Conservative Collector, I take great pride in my many and sundry talents, including the ability to multi-task while chatting with an adversarial attorney.
Yesterday, my 1st day back to work after the holiday, I was simultaneously getting an earful [...]

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Anatomy of Liberal Press Bias: It’s the Assumptions, Stupid


The newspaper business is sinking rapidly, and as it goes under, editors and publishers are becoming more dependent on wire services to cheaply fill their pages.  Unfortunately what seems like a life preserver is really the ballast that dragged them down in the first place; and they are holding on for dear life to the [...]

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Hey, Hey, LBJ: How Many Kids Did You Starve Today?


Last week, one of our hottest discussions on NewsReal involved the controversy over Bishop Thomas Tobin recommending that Congressman Patrick Kennedy not partake of communion as long as he is a proponent of abortion.
Former Johnson Administration official, Joseph Califano Jr. had a rather chilling op-ed in response to this principled action by the Bishop in [...]

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The How-to-Destroy-Jobs Summit: Starring Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm


As if the winter of 2008-09 wasn’t harsh enough (despite all that global warming we were promised when Bush was elected) an additional chill ran through the state of Michigan when we saw our Governor, Jennifer Granholm, in the background of nearly every camera shot as .  Barack Obama assembled his economic team.
It’s not news, [...]

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