davidl on March 22nd, 2012

Dear reader, if you are incapable of understanding the difference between justification and provocation, stop reading this post now. Now if you still with he,  I do not claim to understand what SSgt Robert Bales, USA did, or did not, do in Afghanistan.    However I do have some awareness of what was happening in theater.   […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2011

Scott Walker for President, from George Will, Journal Sentinel: [Wisconsin Governor Scott] Walker’s calm comportment in this crisis is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s during his 1981 stand against the illegal strike by air traffic controllers, and Margaret Thatcher’s in the1984 showdown with the miners’ union over whether unions or Parliament would govern Britain. Walker, […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2010

Fat Lady of the United States to ban school bake sales, FLOTUS, Michelle Obama just can’t keep her paws off you kids school lunch, from Mary ClareE Jalonick: WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t touch my brownies! A child nutrition bill on its way to President Barack Obama — and championed by the first lady — gives […]

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davidl on October 12th, 2010

Dogs Know Obama: Have you ever heard that a dog ‘knows’ when an earthquake is about to hit? Have you ever heard that a dog can ‘sense’ when a tornado is stirring up, even 20 miles away? Do you remember hearing that before the December tsunami struck Southeast Asia, dogs started running frantically away from […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

Starting to catch up on my reading. As it has been in the past, James Joyner’s Outside The Beltway is among my first stops: John Hawkins‘ unscientific survey of conservative bloggers on The 25 Worst Figures In American History is revealing. Aside from Richard Nixon and a couple of traitors and assassins, the list is […]

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davidl on June 23rd, 2010

Gen. Stanley McChrystal in hot water with Obama after Rolling Stone interview. from Sister Toldjah.    My take, McChrystal can not publicly criticize his commander-in-chief, B. Hussein Obama.   However McChrystal can publicly criticize Obama’s inner circle of idiots like Vice President Joe Biden and national security adviser Jim Jones who are not in McChrystal’s chain of […]

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davidl on May 21st, 2010

Sarah’s Clan of the Momma Grizzlies, by  Meghan Daum, Los Angeles Times: After struggling with its definition and connotations, Sarah Palin has apparently made peace with the “F-word.” She freely used it in a May 14 speech for the Susan B. Anthony List, a PAC for antiabortion female congressional candidates. And given Palin’s extraordinary influence […]

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