What do you do when facts are uncomfortable?  Do you deal with those facts as they are, or simply pretend they don\’t exist? The University of Minnesota apparently has decided on the latter approach. Excerpted from Chuck Ross\’s article at dailycaller.com: Facingbacklash for allegedly stigmatizing minorities – particularly Blackmen – the University of...

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Hold the presses.  There has been a Hillary Clinton siting Hiatal Hillary, who has barely been seen in public for months, has emerged from her self-imposed Hillbernation.  But, of course there is a catch. The catch is that she only did so to engage in as doting a love-fest interview as you will ever see, with someone named Kara Fisher, an internet wonk into hero-worship and...

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Today\’s quote comes to us from Melissa Harris-Perry, the far-left host of a weekend show on (where else?) MSNBC. This is her wit and wisdom about the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman confrontation, spoken yesterday to an at least somewhat appreciative audience at Cornell University: “Ihope [Martin] tried to stay alive. I hope he knew that he lived in astate with a...

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To the apparent dismay of Senators Durbin (D-IL) and Feinstein (D-CA), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declined to provide them with a private audience when he comes to the USA and speaks to a joint session of congress next Tuesday. Here is Mr. Netanyahu\’s letter to Mr. Durbin and Ms. Feinstein: That is a very nice way of saying “If you want to hear...

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What kind of a deal can the United States possibly hope to make with Iran? Well, maybe Iran\’s attitude toward the USA might give us a hint. From Robert Midgely\’s article at London\’s Daily Telegraph (What?  Do you think our media would be reporting something like this?): Iranianstate television has broadcast footage showing military drills whichtarget a replica of a US...

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Rahm Emanuel is a former White House chief of staff – for Chicago\’s adopted favorite son Barack Obama.  He is a four term congressperson.  And he is a Democrat Mayor of Chicago who has Mr. Obama\’s blessing So how could he possibly be forced into a primary runoff? By being insufficiently progressive enough and insufficiently obsequious enough to the teachers...

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Robert McDonald is our Secretary of Veterans Affairs.  Sec. McDonald is a West Point graduate and served in the 82nd Airborne division, rising to the level of Captain before retiring from the service and eventually becoming the CEO of Procter & Gamble. On January 30th, while accompanied by a CBS news crew with cameras and recording devices on, he briefly spoke to a homeless man, who...

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How does Israel find itself in an alliance – temporary, I assure you – with Saudi Arabia, the wahabi Islam capital of the planet? A common enemy, that\’s how. The Jerusalem Post is reporting that Saudi Arabia is floating the idea of allowing use of its air space for Israel to attack Iran.  The price?  Israel has to promise that it will try to make progress in a...

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ESPN, one of the remaining cable venues still willing to put up with Keith Olbermann, has suspended him for the rest of the week because of some nasty, sarcastic tweets he tossed at Penn State students. You can read the exchanges by clicking here. I have to wonder what, exactly, ESPN thought it was getting with Olberman.  Didn\’t his experiences at Fox, and MSNBC, and the late...

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Well, it only took three years. Today, the eric holder-led Department of Justice gave up. It tried.  God knows, it tried.  But it could not make a viable case against George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. Any more than it could make a viable case against officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Black lives matter.  But sometimes Black lives are...

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Did you hear that there were 90 random abductions in Syria?  According to Suleiman Al-Khalidi\’s article at Reuters: IslamicState militants have abducted at least 90 people from AssyrianChristian villages in northeastern Syria, a monitoring group trackingviolence in Syria said on Tuesday. TheBritish-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said they carriedout dawn raids on rural...

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Apropos of nothing political…. Here is a quick driving insight. If the car in front of you is a van, with: -one or more religious symbols, -one or more “be nice” stickers (e.g. “let\’s put the civil back in civilization” or “remember please and thank you” – like the one that was in front of me before I got to where I\’m...

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al sharpton is under attack.  But not by the usual suspects; this time it is a Black media group that is claiming he sold out to Comcast for personal benefit:  to get his own TV show and lots of $$$$$. Let me explain, via the following excerpt from Eriq Gardner\’s article at hollywoodreporter.com…and please pay special attention to the last part, which I\’ve put...

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Today\’s quote comes to us from bill nye, who touts himself as “Bill Nye, the science guy” nye was on Bill Maher\’s Real Time with actor/director Rob Reiner, and the talk turned to whether Israel Jews should consider Israel a “home”. Seems sort of a silly question, doesn\’t it?  Wouldn\’t Catholics consider the Vatican a home? ...

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