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Entries from February 29th, 2016

Trumped

February 29th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Trumped · Found on the Web

Last Week Tonight on Donald Trump: bit long, but great takedown of the Trump mythos. In a more rational political environment, this would have killed his presidential campaign. I’m not sure it’ll make any difference.

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Mixed Messages

February 24th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Mixed Messages · Found on the Web

A Responsibility I Take Seriously: nominee must be “without any particular ideology or agenda” and have “a keen understanding that justice is not about abstract legal theory, nor some footnote in a dusty casebook.” I sure hope the Republicans can hold the line on his nominations.

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Can’t Stop

February 23rd, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Can’t Stop · Found on the Web

BEWARE THIS MAN – State College President Bans Breitbart’s Shapiro: good for them. It’s another example of withdrawing the sanction of the victim.

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Soldier On

February 22nd, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Soldier On · Found on the Web

Trigger Warnings in Annapolis: I’m not sure why I expected the service academies to be bastions of academic freedom, but I did. It’s much worse than the universities since they’re far more hierarchical.

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Koch is It

February 21st, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Koch is It · Found on the Web

Charles Koch – This is the one issue where Bernie Sanders is right: I continue to be impressed by the Kochs. They have done much for liberty, and the left vilifies them for it.

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Kim Possible

February 15th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Kim Possible · Found on the Web

Taking North Korea at its word: this is a possibility I hadn’t even considered. {via}

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Unsafe Space

February 10th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Unsafe Space · Found on the Web

Triumph the Insult Dog Visits College to Invade Students’ Safe Spaces: vulgar, as expected. But funny!

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Supreme Shutdown

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Supreme Shutdown · Found on the Web

Supreme Court Puts Obama’s Clean Power Plan on Hold: wow, I did not see that happening. I figured CPP would become a fait accompli by the time the Court ruled.

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You Mustn’t Think That

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on You Mustn’t Think That · Found on the Web

Tell the truth about benefit claimants and the left shuts you down: the preening about loving science is a ruse. The left has huge swaths of contemplation that are entirely off limits. {via}

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Shut Up

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Shut Up · Found on the Web

A Conversation with Jonathan Haidt: free speech is under serious assault. Haidt, a leftist, is on the forefront of shining a light on this.

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Twitter’s About to Get a Lot Less Interesting

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Twitter’s About to Get a Lot Less Interesting · Found on the Web

Announcing the Twitter Trust & Safety Council: this is within their rights, of course. Given the leftist leanings of the company and its assembled Council of Goodspeech, I suspect that some groups will get a pass and some will face suppression. Chilling at any rate.

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Mr. Thompson’s Plan

February 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Mr. Thompson’s Plan · Found on the Web

FACT SHEET – President Obama’s 21st Century Clean Transportation System: straight outta Atlas.

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See? Everyone Does It

February 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on See? Everyone Does It · Found on the Web

FBI contacts Colin Powell as part of email probe: until they show me that Condoleeza Rice or Colin Powell have billion-dollar foundations and shuffled these paltry few confidential emails to persona non grata like Sid Blumenthal, I’m not seeing the similiarity.

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