Eric Florack on December 14th, 2011

James at OTB suggests he knows why the GOP establishment doesn’t like Gingrich. He offers up the usual litany, but noplace does he offer the real reason: As to the issues, Gingrich makes Mitt Romney look like a pillar of consistency.   Really, James? Romney favored “Assault” Weapons Ban Romney Favors Waiting Periods to Buy […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2010

While you slept Sunday,  Mrs. Pelosi, and two hundred eighteen of her co-conspirators screwed you and the entire country. Obama writes new Contract with America, William Kristol, Weekly Standard: This year Obama has handed Republicans a one-item Contract with America, an item a majority of the public supports–opposition to, and therefore repeal of, Obamacare BO […]

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davidl on March 30th, 2009

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on the University of Notre Dame should disinvite Barack Obama from giving the Commencement Address: I want to venture a comment on the recently released statement of the University of Notre Dame; that statement noted that the President has accepted an invitation to give the Commencement Address this year as well as […]

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Kudos to John Hawkins. I’ve spent some time the last few days tossing notes together for this sort of post, but Hawkins beat me to it: …the GOP absolutely cannot build a successful political party around “moderates.” Why is that the case? 1) What constitutes a “moderate” changes from person to person. That’s how people […]

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Eric Florack on September 19th, 2008

I’ve often wondered how Catholics could elect Democrats in the last 40 years or so. That would seem to have been rendered a moot point this cycle, as Gerald Warner observes: Remember, you read it here first: on September 11 this blog reported a mounting backlash from Catholic bishops against Biden, Barack Obama’s “Catholic” pro-abortion […]

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