Sad News: Promising New NRB Contributor Passes Away After Submitting First Post


On April 26 I received the following email from NRB’s contact form:
I have written a short essay (3 single space pages) tentatively titled “On the ‘Old Frog’ Journalism of David Brooks” that I would appreciate being considered as a blog on your site. It is a satirical review of Brooks’ 4/22/2010 New [...]

Bill Maher Stands Up for America


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Liberal host and comedian utters the unthinkable for his progressive pals.

Bill Maher Sees a Difference Between Christian and Muslim Radicals…


Warning: HBO-level language. Hat tip to Andrew Sullivan.
… but he can’t take the point to its logical conclusion.
In the above clip from HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” the leftist host and comedian says what so many of his progressive pals cannot:
1. Our American culture is better than the Middle East’s.
2. American Christians who follow [...]

The “Cooked Frog” Journalism of David Brooks


David Brooks’ recent New York Times article (“The Government War”, April 22, 2010) illustrates the muddled brain by which many so-called centrists, independents, and other “middle-of-the-roaders” seem to operate. In Brooks’ case, he refers to himself as a self-styled “Progressive Conservative” (“. . . I try to give voice to a philosophy you might call [...]