Comment rescue: Gerald A on Patterico

I really, really wish that I had thought of this myself. From Gerald A, in a comment on Patterico’s Pontifications: A classical socialist of decades ago would not be trying to destroy the coal industry to take one example. They might actually be better in some ways than Democrats. The enviro nuttiness of the Democrats …

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You don’t have to hide when you are doing the right thing

From Life News, via Donald Douglas: Planned Parenthood Threatens TV Stations Demanding They Censor Shocking Undercover Videos By Sarah Zagorski | July 28, 2015 | 5:12PM Washington, DC +The latest video released by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) shows a Planned Parenthood technician sorting through “tissue” collected after a first trimester abortion. As LifeNews …

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Tammy Baldwin, it’s time to return your law degree!

We have noted previously that the left believe in freedom of choice on exactly one thing. Now comes Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), telling us that the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of religion does not extend to individuals: Transcript of relevant passage: Certainly the First Amendment says that in institutions of faith that there is …

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The only way to do things

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain has an article up concerning the efforts of some feminists to deprive male university students of their constitutional rights: Rape Is a Crime. Or Not. Posted on | July 2, 2015 | 7 Comments Zoe Ridolfi-Starr (@ZoeRidolfiStarr) is a liar and a feminist, but I repeat myself. A recent graduate of …

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Yorkshire called it, years ago

Whilst looking back through some old Common Sense Political Thought articles, I found this sadly prescient one from Yorkshire, from 4½ years ago: Census: Fewer than 10 percent of (Baltimore) city households are nuclear families. What could possibly go wrong??? Posted by Yorkshire on 19 December 2010, 10:42 pm Census: Fewer than 10 percent of …

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How are the American left different from the Taliban?

Remember how horrible, how awful it was when the Taliban, then in control of Afghanistan, destroyed the Buddhas of Bamiyan? After 1,700 years, Buddhas fall to Taliban dynamite By Ahmed Rashid in Islamabad | 12:00AM GMT 12 Mar 2001 The world’s two largest standing Buddhas – one of them 165ft high – were blown up …

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The practitioners of Freedom of Speech and of the Press criticize other people exercising their Freedom of Speech

From Donald Douglas: Los Angeles Times Pushes ‘Extremist’ Moral Equivalence Attack on Pamela Geller in #Garland Jihad Shooting A particularly odious comparison at today’s Los Angeles Times front-page, claiming moral equivalence between Pamela Geller and the Islamic jihadists who attempted a Charlie Hebdo attack in Texas. I tweeted the photo of the piece this morning, …

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For the left, what’s sauce for the goose is never, ever, sauce for the gander!

From The New York Times: Gay Businessman Who Hosted Ted Cruz Event Apologizes Ian Reisner, one of the two gay hoteliers facing boycott calls for hosting an event for Senator Ted Cruz, who is adamantly opposed to same-sex marriage, apologized to the gay community for showing “poor judgment.” Mr. Reisner put the apology on Facebook, …

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Taxes are for the little people!

And I must be one of the small fry . . . not that I ever thought otherwise. I was more than a little annoyed that I had to pay an additional $5091 in income taxes, and it was a big hit: we had the money, saved up, but we are now going to have …

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