Archives for: June 2014

Bodies of Kidnapped High School Students Found in West Bank

The bodies of three young men, assumed to be the two Israeli and one Israeli-American yeshiva (religious high school) students kidnapped on June 12th, have been found "under a pile of rocks in an open field" between two towns in the West Bank, according… more »

Thoughts on Primary Election results

For my thoughts on Colorado's Republican primary election for governor, as well as on the Oklahoma Senate primary and the Mississippi Senate runoff, please see my article for the American Spectator here:… more »

Mickelson Targeted Like Tea Partiers?

Does anyone else thing these stories might be related? Phil Mickelson: High Taxes Discourage Me from Working Harder Investor, Bettor, Golfer: Insider Trading Inquiry Includes Mickelson... And today's news: Golfer Mickelson’s Role Said to Be… more »

Cantor Crushed

In his Republican primary race on Tuesday evening, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) was a bigger favorite than California Chrome. (Last week, Cantor’s campaign claimed a more than 2-to-1 polling lead.) But in both cases we’re reminded “that’s… more »

Imagine a Congressman Who...

(Not to be sung or hummed to the tune of any John Lennon song...) Imagine a congressman who has never missed a vote in the House of Representatives. Imagine a congressman who has explained every House vote he has cast on his Facebook page. Imagine a… more »

Tyrrell's Too-Cheerful Thesis

To coin a phrase, R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. has forgotten more about politics than I’ll ever know. His familiarity with great ideas and thinkers, his personal ties to some of the most important conservatives in recent history (Ronald Reagan visited his… more »

Laughing So I Don't Cry

Sometimes the best form of criticism is humor, especially when all other forms seem ineffective. So in order to try to help you laugh, or at least stop crying, I offer these two gems in response to the trade of 5 Taliban terrorist leaders for one Army… more »