Category Archives: Republicans for Obama

Regarding Forgiveness and Irony

If you have too much time on your hands you eventually come across City Journal, the quarterly magazine of urban affairs, published by the Manhattan Institute – or you don’t. Tastes vary, and some end up watching American Idol or … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness and Irony, Obama and Mutual Tolerance, Obama and the Arab World, Obama Respecting Republicans, Obama the Conservative, Republicans for Obama, Roger Scruton, Western Values | Leave a comment

Crazy – Like a Fox

There’s that Sherlock Holmes story where the key to the mystery is the dog that didn’t bark, Silver Blaze:   Gregory (the hapless but eager Scotland Yard detective): Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Sullivan, Brutality or Brainpower, Conservatives Praise Obama, Obama and Torture, Obama Betrays His Supporters, Obama the Pragmatist, Obama's Cabinet, Obama's Cabinet Picks, Republican Civil War, Republicans for Obama, Republicans in the Wilderness, The Reasonable Right | Leave a comment

Kafka in Hollywood

Friday evening August 22, out here on this quiet block above this end of the Sunset Strip, was quite pleasant – the distant lights starting to glow in the multimillion dollar homes out back, up in the Hollywood Hills – … Continue reading

Posted in Betrayal, Bush and Maliki agree to Timetable, Eldon Smith aka John McCain, Empty Threats, Franz Kafka, Obama, Realpolitik Returns, Republicans for Obama, Shiite versus Shiite, Susan Eisenhower, The Iraq War Ends, Timelines for Withdrawal, Withdrawal From Iraq | 1 Comment

Deciding What Matters

Liberals – even if they call themselves Progressives now – suffer from that “dark night of the soul” thing. They worry about this and that – that we aren’t yet all we want to be and injustice and all those … Continue reading

Posted in Defending Georgia, Drumbeats of War, Foreign Policy, McCain, McCain versus Russia, Qualifications to be President, Republicans for Obama, Russia and Georgia War, Russian Empire, The Conservative-Liberal Divide, The Predator State, The War Lover, War With Russia | Leave a comment