Monthly Archives: January 2011

Why 2011 is not 1995

The April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing is thought by many Liberals and the Media (the two are interchangeable, for all practical purposes) to mark the beginning of President Clinton’s comeback after Republicans retook the House in the 1994 midterm … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheen Vs. Jared Lee Loughner

Over at Citizen Renegade, Roissy has a post on the parallels between Jared Lee Loughner and George Sodini. He’s utterly unsurprised that a man with psychotic tendencies, paranoid schizophrenia, experiences sexual rejection, and that this helps create a vicious circle … Continue reading

Posted in loughner, men, more, sex, sheen, women | 23 Comments

The Arizona Shootings, and Those Yet To Come

While not everything is yet clear about the Arizona shootings that left Arizona Congresswoman Giffords fighting for her life and six dead, including a child, a fairly clear picture of shooter Jared Lee Loughner has emerged. He’s a nut. And … Continue reading

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Why Selling New York Is Important

Sometimes reality TV can be simply silly. A diversion of no consequence. History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” or “Axe Men” fall into that category. Shows of interest mainly to a male audience, that has entertainment value only. No lasting cultural … Continue reading

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Obama’s Coalition: The Patronage, Stupid!

A fascinating article by National Journal shows how politics in America reflect the patronage that the Democratic (and Republican) party distributes. Whites, except college educated White women, have turned away from Obama, his policies, and Democrats. Meanwhile both Obama and … Continue reading

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Weimar Cities: No One Dies For A Target Ad

Ed Driscoll notes in his post Decline of the West, that City Journal writer Claire Berlinski writes about Weimar Cities being particularly fertile for lasting contributions to world culture, not the least because they are doomed. While the main part … Continue reading

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Oil Prices Enter the Danger Zone

The Financial Times has a scary article detailing how oil prices are entering the Danger Zone. As the graphic shows, OECD countries are shifting from an average of around 1.4% of GDP for the US (oil import expenditure), 1.0% of … Continue reading

Posted in economy, more, obama, oil, politics | 20 Comments