Monthly Archives: January 2013

UK – The Sunday Times Blood Libel Anti-Netanyahu Cartoon Inspires…Um…Civil Criticism And Reasoned Arguments – Who Knew That Was Possible? – 29 January 2013

http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/122835/jewish-riots-erupt-following-netanyahu-cartoon I hear the British authorities spent all day trying to keep civility from breaking out all over the place. Advertisements

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US – The Eleventh Truth Is That Progressives Can Argue About Anything, Even A List Of 10 Truths, And Still Be Real Progressives – 28 January 2013

http://pleasecutthecrap.typepad.com/main/2013/01/ten-truths-progressives-must-carry-to-2014-and-beyond.html I follow Milt Shook on Twitter and frequently read his blog and his tweeted advice to progressives. Most of what he has to say is good advice. The fact that I’m about to disagree with him numerous times here … Continue reading

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Israel – Netanyahu’s Laugher Becomes A Squeaker – And People Who Think They Know All About The Israelis May Not Be Laughing Much These Days Either – 28 January 2013

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/22/israel-elections-binyamin-netanyahu I’ve been meaning to say something about the Israeli election that took place nearly a week ago. Now that the dust is clearing, I feel a bit more confident in doing so, though we still do not have a … Continue reading

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US – Hillary Clinton Was Indeed Splendid…As A Bureaucrat – As A Independently Brilliant Secretary Of State? Not So Much – 28 January 2013

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-clinton-legacy-20130128,0,3941486.story I spent some time making exactly this case to a group on Facebook who were musing about the 2016 presidential possibilities which may lay in store for Hillary Clinton. Although the headline of this article reads that Clinton’s State … Continue reading

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US – Once Again, Faux “Real Liberals” Chant “We Think He Can’t, We Think He Can’t” At The President – Real Liberals Know The President Laid Down A Collectivist Challenge To The Prevailing Ideology In His Speech – 27 January 2013

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/obamas-daring-liberal-agenda-is-neither-daring-nor-liberal-discuss/2013/01/25/ec53b2fe-6637-11e2-9e1b-07db1d2ccd5b_story.html Sure, I’ll discuss. The speech he gave was the most assertively collectivist speech by an American president since Franklin Roosevelt, and people who say it was neither daring nor liberal are full of crap. In fact, the proper term … Continue reading

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US – I Wonder How Much Southerners Really Appreciate Guns – 23 January 2013

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/21/1180685/-Gun-Appreciation-Day-shootings The author of this indicates this may not be a complete and comprehensive list, but it documents 103 shootings that took place during the “Gun Appreciation Day” sponsored by anti-gun-control activists. I had a quick look at the data … Continue reading

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US – Oliver Stone Has The Right Idea, We Should Learn More About Henry Wallace – 23 January 2013

http://articles.latimes.com/2000/mar/12/books/bk-7842 Speaking of the firebag left – I wonder if people have a moment to consider a little history. Oliver Stone apparently is now producing a television show about “Hidden History” in which he is making the claim, among other … Continue reading

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