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

Pelosi: Happy New Year, Peasants! Oh, and feel free to die in a fire.

Allahpundit is right:  this is the perfect way for Nancy Pelosi to end her tenure as Speaker of the House.  Paternalistic?  Check.  Arrogant?  Check.  Detached from reality?  Checky-check-check-check. And so our shameless, reckless, intrusive, imperious, and borderline-tyrannical 111th Congress slimes its way across the finish line without a hint of regret or introspection.  Here’s hoping that there’s enough time to … Read More

Public Service and Civic Virtue in Detroit

…are apparently understood differently than they are in most of the rest of the country: federal grand jury today indicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and three former top aides on racketeering charges, accusing them of turning the mayor’s office into a criminal enterprise to enrich themselves, families and friends. Besides the now-jailed former mayor, the 38-count indictment names … Read More

More of this, please.

I guess that now that we’re a month and a half beyond the great Democrat Shellacking of 2010, I might as well post something new. To that end, I give you Nikki Haley, who appears to be completely awesome: