1 day ago | Politics
Back in 2009, when Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano unveiled a report on “Rightwing Extremism” in America, conservatives from John Boehner to our favorite rightbloggers roared with outrage. Napolitano now looks pre...
8 days ago | Politics
In last week’s column I observed that, while the Paris attacks of November 13 inspired some rightbloggers to call for Gulf War III, most seemed to sense that, even for their readers, that might be a bridge too far. So they “were more comfortable d...
15 days ago | Politics
On Friday at least 129 people were killed in separate terrorist attacks in Paris. ISIS took credit for the bloodshed in what they called “the capital of prostitution and vice, the lead carrier of the cross in Europe…” While the rest of the world c...
22 days ago | Politics
Some weeks back, I predicted Ben Carson was just about over — still a good bet if the standard is “has a chance in hell of winning the Republican nomination.” But by other standards, he’s bigger than ever. Not only is the neurasthenic neurosurgeon...
29 days ago | Politics
Like the Bowery Boys, rightbloggers have a number of "routines" they can rely on to get out of a tight spot. There’s one we might call “Routine MSM,” in which the negative reaction to a conservative idea or effort is blamed on something called "Li...
1 month ago | Politics
It’s a little-know fact that The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote weren’t always the way we see them in the cartoons. In early days, the chase was more in earnest — the Road Runner more nervous, the Coyote more confident. But over time the bird came...