Peggy Noonan, former Presidential speechwriter and one-time conservative, has come crashing back to earth, her dreams of a less-rancorous unicorn-intensive Obama presidency wrecked by…well…let’s get into that in a moment.
First, Jules Crittenden and Jill of Pundit and Pundette examine the meat of Noonan’s article: that President Obama’s political and practical competence dealing with the gulf [...]

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Jimmie on May 27th, 2010

Yesterday, I received a review copy of Zev Chafets’ Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One from the kind folks at Sentinel Books. I haven’t had a lot of time to really dig into it, but I find it’s not a book that needs a lot of deep pondering. The story of how Rush Limbaugh made [...]

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Jimmie on March 30th, 2010

Once in a while, we conservatives will get asked, “Okay, Mr. Smarty Conservative…what, exactly, is it that you’re trying to conserve?” It’s a fair question. Conservatives too often fall back on the hackneyed slogans (Low taxes! Individual liberty! Free Markets!) without explaining why those things are important. In truth, low taxes and the rest are [...]

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Sarah Palin came to Nevada and Stacy McCain was there to document the angry mobs full of angry spitting racists whom she led in various anti-gay chants against Manly-Man Barney Frank. To read some of the commentary, you’d think the authors were sailing down a gloomy river in search of an ivory trader named Kurtz [...]

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Episode 30 of The Delivery is mixed and ready for a perfect pour into your MP3 player of choice. Stephen Green has returned and, this week, we finally talk about liquor. I honestly don’t know why it took me so long.
Steve is one of my favorite people in the whole world. He is a [...]

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Jimmie on March 23rd, 2010

John Hawkins has an interesting idea for effectively repealing Obamacare without actually repealing the bill itself.

What does it take to fund all those government jobs, agencies, panels, & commissions? Tax dollars.
Now, who controls the purse strings? Congress. How many votes do we need via reconciliation to make budget changes? 51.
So, can we gut Obamacare by [...]

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Jimmie on March 22nd, 2010

Here is some sage advice from Chris Muir, via Jan.

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Jimmie on February 23rd, 2010

Ed Driscoll tipped me to his newest episode of Silicon Graffiti, and I’m glad he did. It’s a good one. His guest is the author of a book on Ayn Rand, her various tiffs with the political right, and what she might make of what’s been going on in Washington lately. The interview is nice [...]

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