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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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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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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Karmic Justice!

From The American Thinker: Exec who mocked Chick-Fil-A now on food stamps By Ethel C. Fenig | March 28, 2015 My, what a difference two and a half years and a nasty, self righteous video by a nasty, self righteous man make.  In the summer of 2012, an individual who could only accept diversity, pluralism …

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The left have been reduced to this!

Jason Scott, the proprietor of the Delaware Liberal, somehow thought that this was an important criticism of Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign Ted Cruz has a burning flag/Al Jazeera logo Filed in National by jason330 on March 23, 2015 • 0 Comments UPSO notes that “Ted Cruz’s new logo looks like a mix between the …

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Possibly breaking the rules?

From The New York Times: Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email Account at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules By Michael S. Schmidt | March 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements that …

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