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
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
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
Shut your stupid yap, you smug jackhole.
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
Kwame Kilpatrick appears to be in a revolutionary mood, which is totally understandable. I mean, he was “the Hip-Hop Mayor.” He was a rising star in his political party. He was simply trying to do the people’s business and continue Detroit’s renaissance. And let’s be honest: each and every one of us knows that when you do the people’s business, … Read More
…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
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: