davidl on October 30th, 2011

The Organize  Wall Street socialist rabble has achieved nirvana, a world without rape,  from the New York Post, via Sister Toldjah: Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park battened down the hatches yesterday as the early October snow turned their tents into igloos, but the close quarters also made easy pickings for one predator. A sex […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2011

Putting a Boot up Max, from Max Boot, Commentary: ContentionsTime for Close Air Support in Libya “We do not provide close air support for the opposition forces. We protect civilians.” So says Gen. Carter Ham, head of Africa Command, who is apparently running the war in Libya at least for the moment. My question is: […]

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davidl on December 9th, 2010

Dumbo’s Delusions, Peter Wehner, is searching for a word to describe Barack Obama, but doesn’t quite find it.  The word is not contradictions but rather delusions, from Commentary: It appears to me that Obama is a man of tremendous internal contradictions. He fancies himself as a post-partisan, post-ideological figure who alone can elevate public discourse. […]

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Eric Florack on April 17th, 2010

I know. it’s been a week or so since you’ve heard from me.  It’s shameful the way I’ve let my writing here slide. I plead guilty with this as an excuse… I managed to locate a new job that looks like it’ll keep my head above water. Another driving job, and a fairly local one […]

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Brian Nygaard on April 6th, 2010

Brian NygaardToday we introduce our newest writer at The Conservative Reader, Brian Nygaard.  Brian and his wife Mary live in San Rafael, California. – Ed.

As the Healthcare debate in Congress was drawing to a close, Americans were asking themselves “Why can\’t we seem to make any progress on the healthcare issue?” We watch in disbelieving awe as we observe nothing getting done over seemingly very long periods of time.  We covet answers, but our perception is that what we are receiving from Washington is just gridlock and petty partisan politics.  We cannot even agree on such a simple notion as the need for the portability of individual insurance coverage.  Amazing, isn\’t it?  It looks like a mess, and it is.  But it is a mess for reasons completely separated from the issue of healthcare.  The problem with the healthcare issue is that the issue has never been about healthcare, or insurance companies, or patient\’s rights, or universal coverage.

Over the course of our American history, a small number of windows of opportunity have presented themselves to the radical leftists amongst us.  Andrew Jackson, FDR, Lyndon […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2010

At least Martha is amusing, video: From Robert Coata National Review: Here’s the transcript (via the Brown campaign): Dan Rea: Umm Would Barack Obama be in if this thing was not this close? Martha Coakley: Umm it’s hard to know, I think that he uh is welcome in Massachusetts and I’m sure everybody is happy […]

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