In Praise of Scott Walker

It’s been a while since I took to the blog to praise an awesome governor; Chris Christie got this treatment a while back, I know. Heck, it’s been a while since I noted how awesome Paul Ryan is. I’m way behind. That being said, Scott Walker is awesome and Wisconsin is lucky to have him in the Governorship. If only … Read More

More From Coolidge

I make no apologies for shamelessly quoting Calvin Coolidge these days. Calvin Coolidge is awesome. Here he is addressing the National Education Association on July 4, 1924: By this I do not mean that there is in contemplation, or required, any change in our fundamental institutions. I mean, rather, that we are beginning to reap the rewards which accrue from … Read More

Reactionaries

Calvin Coolidge: It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences which have given us a great advance over the people of that day, and that we may therefore very well discard their conclusions for something more modern. But that reasoning can not be … Read More

Chris Christie is the Greatest Politician Ever, Maybe.

A W E S O M E: “They informed me my budget was dead on arrival,” Christie told the crowd. “They said, ‘We’ll shut the government down.’” “I said, ‘Listen, I’m going to get into a black Suburban and I’m going to drive back to the governor’s residence, go upstairs and order a pizza. I’m going to turn on a … Read More

Barney Frank Forced To Admit The Blindingly Obvious

Larry Kudlow got this out of Barney Frank: “I hope by next year we’ll have abolished Fannie and Freddie,” he said.¬†Remarkable. And he went on to say that “it was a great mistake to push lower-income people into housing they couldn’t afford and couldn’t really handle once they had it.” He then added, “I had been too sanguine about Fannie … Read More