Tag Archives: Ann Coulter

Republican Pessimism

As Cubs fans know, all too well, you have to develop a coping mechanism. There’s always next year. There has to be, because the Chicago Cubs haven’t won the World Series in 103 years, a record – actually a record … Continue reading

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Necessary Differentiations

It’s a matter of discrimination, of making differentiations, of seeing that everything is not quite simple, really. You do need to see differences to make sense of things. After all, George Bush was quite surprised to learn there were such … Continue reading

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Vox Populi, Vox Dei

How’s your Latin? Those words up there say that the voice of the people is the voice of God. Maybe William of Malmesbury first put it that way in the twelfth century, but it actually popped up much earlier, in … Continue reading

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Sweet Imaginary Reason

It has come up before. It’s Isaiah 1:18 – “Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

No doubt Ann Coulter is sitting around listening to that old Rolling Stones tune about how you can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, if you try real hard, you get what you need. But at least it’s from … Continue reading

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No Argument There

For political junkies and policy wonks, and those odd ducks who are both, there’s usually that moment when they say to themselves “Well, THAT’S interesting” – and they pump out their syndicated or local column, or their devastatingly insightful blog … Continue reading

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