Lunch Break


I discovered MGMT only recently, after David Swindle told me to get their album “Oracular Spectacular.” It took me exactly 30 seconds to fall in love with them. They’re rough, they’re raw, they play rock as it was meant to be played. Here they are with “Kids.”

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The Marijuana and Conservatism Debate, Part 2: Counterculture – by FrontPagemag.com


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Are the Left and the Counterculture Synonymous?

Approaching the Culture & Reuniting Conservatism


Upon reading David Swindle’s response to my disagreement with his observations about conservatism and the culture, it’s clear that the gulf between our views is far smaller than it might have initially seemed:
It’s certainly important for those on the Right to continue to articulate these cultural values. What my statement from my post was intended [...]

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Genius Envy: Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller “Barely Qualify as Men”


I have long held MSNBC host Ed Schultz’s erratic behavior stems from his political and professional status: he envies those whose careers surpass his. As David Swindle noted in the roll-out of this series, “Ben’s posts on Schultz are collected and all future articles will be collected here under the series name ‘Genius Envy,’ a [...]

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NewsReal Sunday: Defending Gays and Still being Called Homophobic


Maddow attacks Warren for religious views on homosexuality and paints him as the enemy – even though he came out against Uganda proposed law to persecute homosexuals.

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Welcome to the New NewsReal


Loyal and Cherished Readers,
As you all can see, things look a little different at NRB. Last night we relaunched NewsReal with a newer, better publishing system and on a new server. These changes will allow us greater freedom and mobility as we continue to pursue our mission. Over the next few days a few technical [...]

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Do We Feel Lucky? What President Obama Can Learn From Clint Eastwood


Clint Eastwood’s ‘Dirty’ Harry Callahan made audiences appreciate his zero tolerance policy for criminals with lines like “Go ahead, make my day”.  Over the course of five films Harry took out the trash for San Francisco.  He squashed numerous threats from serial killers to corrupt police officers.  He drove ‘bleeding heart’ liberals crazy to the [...]