Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Should Have Seen This Coming

Yeah, she said this: You guys are sounding angry is we’re hearing from the establishment. They stomp on our neck and tell us to chill. Just relax. Well, look, we are mad and we’ve been had. They need to get … Continue reading

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Standing Athwart History Again

William F. Buckley once said that a conservative is “someone who stands athwart history, yelling Stop, at a time when no one is inclined to do so, or to have much patience with those who so urge it.” That was … Continue reading

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Like the Academy Awards

Well, this was bad timing. Or it bolsters the family’s conservative credentials, or something. Who knows? But this probably means that Donald Trump’s poll numbers will go up, and it simply is what it is: The oldest son of former … Continue reading

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The Big Wide World

Celebrating all things Mexican doesn’t go down too well in much of America. Last year it was Alex Jones saying that all those illegal immigrants from down that way actually want to make all Real Americans their slaves – there’s … Continue reading

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The Voice of Some of the People

The voice of the people is the voice of God – Vox Populi, Vox Dei – words everyone used to mutter back when any reasonably educated person knew Latin – but a fairly commonplace idea. There are experts, and there … Continue reading

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Offering Smiling Resentment

We are our heroes, and there was a time in America when everyone loved Gomer Pyle – the character played by Jim Nabors in that sitcom that ran from 1964 through 1969, the year that America finally seemed to have … Continue reading

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When Monday Morning Rolls Around

Things always look different on Monday morning. That’s when you actually remember the weekend. You might have a new large and regrettable tattoo to jog your memory, which will be hard to explain, probably not. Still, the weekend was great, … Continue reading

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