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Entries from February 28th, 2011

George Carlin

February 28th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 2 Comments · Culture

I had more respect for George Carlin before I read his autobiography, Last Words, than after. The more you get to know about the man, the less you like him. He was irrational all his life. As a youth he was a juvenile delinquent. He had the bad luck to go to a progressive elementary […]

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To the Shores of Tripoli

February 23rd, 2011 by Myrhaf · 1 Comment · Politics

This is incredible. Colonel Daffy has decided, according to this report in Time, that if he goes down, he’s taking Libya with him.

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In Defense of Unions — Against the Left

February 21st, 2011 by Jim May · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

The recent events in Wisconsin have brought about a sudden full-court press by the Left against Republican governor Scott Walker and his plan to rein in the state’s public sector unions.  This action is noteworthy in that it shows the same subtle desperation pattern we see deployed against certain other threats to the Left, Ayn […]

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The New Tone of Civility

February 19th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 1 Comment · Culture, Politics

After the shooting in Tucson, the MSM speculated without evidence that the shooter was motivated by the extremist rhetoric of the right. So now that the media have called for a new tone of civility, everyone is nice and polite, right? Not quite:

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Drifting Toward the Waterfall, Eyes Wide Shut

February 17th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve attacked Hugh Hewitt many times over the years for being a Republican homer. I’m happy to give him credit now for leading the charge against the House Republicans for failing so far to cut the budget or cut government in any meaningful way. House Republicans lost the first round of the messaging battle over […]

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Happy Birthday, Ayn Rand

February 2nd, 2011 by Myrhaf · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Alex Epstein finds something better than Punxsutawney Phil to celebrate today: Most of us do not take much note when February 2 passes–and if we do, it’s just in reference to Groundhog Day. But February 2nd marks something much more important than a mythical, weather-forecasting rodent. It is the birthday of the late, great author […]

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