Claire Berlinski nails it: Do I need to explain how many kinds of wrong this is? Not only is the federal government saying to Boeing that it gets to decide where it puts its production lines, it’s telling South Carolina it may as well not enact laws designed to attract investment. All that’s missing are [...]
Archive for April, 2011
I know, I know, you already knew that, but making fun of Down Syndrome kids is what we used to call childish, but now apparently passes for adult political discourse in the fever swamps of The Left. Dana Loesch shines a bright light into a dark corner of the internet: The Wonkette brand of Myspace [...]
My precious niece.
C. Holland Taylor, co-founder of LibForAll, as quoted by Matthew Shaffer: Edmund Burke and William F. Buckley were among the few people who were cognizant of the fragility of liberty — the fact that authoritarianism is the norm in human history. We in the modern, liberal — in the classical sense — West, we forget [...]
Seems like this September will tell, but it does not look promising: The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s largest Islamic movement and the founder of Hamas, has set up a network of political parties around the country that eclipse the following of the middle class activists that overthrew the regime. On the extreme fringe of the Brotherhood, [...]
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Jakarta Globe: Fidel Castro confirmed he had resigned from the top leadership of the Cuba Communist Party in an article published on Tuesday. Let Freedom Ring! OK, there are a viper’s nest of Communists left to resign, but let’s take the salami approach here — one slice (or dictator) at a time.
Nicole Gelinas: It’s doubtful that Standard & Poor’s revision of America’s credit-rating outlook from stable to negative will be of much help to Republicans. I’ve got a piece up at City Journal reminding fiscal observers that on state and local debt, S&P and its rivals have a long history of viewing big tax hikes as [...]
Walter Russell Mead: We are not just living in interesting times; increasingly, these times look adventurous. Prepare yourselves, friends. God loves us with a fierce and terrible love, and he really, really thinks it’s time for us to grow. And William Cowper: God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants His [...]