April 19, 2019

Cop: I'd Love to 'Bang down Your Door and Come for Your Gun'

“I’ve had contact with a police officer in my home town, I live in Branford, and his words straight out were, ‘I cannot wait to get the order to kick your door in,’” Cinque said. …In multiple [Facebook] screenshots captured from the lengthy conversation, Peterson continually argued that law enforcement were not obligated to defy […]

Should Conservative Professors Come Out as Conservative?

Every week, in different forms — some dismissive, others tactful — the question above lands in my e-mail inbox.  It comes from conservatives who wince at the thought of an untenured professor publishing right-wing opinions. There is a sincere concern underlying the question.  It goes like this: the apotheosis of any academic’s career is tenure, […]

Nancy Pelosi to Dems: No Need to Come to the Convention

Via Politico: House minority leader Nancy Pelosi says Democratic members should stay home and campaign in their districts rather than go to the party’s national convention in North Carolina. “I’m not encouraging anyone to go to the convention, having nothing to do with anything except I think they should stay home, campaign in their districts, […]

Won’t You Come Home Bill Daley?

The past week saw a tardy footnote explaining in part how the Administration was able to cram  ObamaCare down the throats of  Americans who overwhelmingly opposed (and still oppose) it.   After the government spent $ 1.8 million dollars to defend  the Justice Department lawyers who prosecuted  the late Senator Ted Stevens, Judge Sullivan announced he […]

And the Gloves Come Off

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By W. James Antle, III on 12.27.11 @ 10:23PM Newt Gingrich told CNN tonight that he wouldn’t vote for Ron Paul even if the Republican Party nominated his former House colleague for president. Gingrich doesn’t see a Paul nomination happening, however. “I think Ron Paul’s views are totally outside […]

Good Things Can Come Out of Bad Supercommittees

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Joseph Lawler on 11.21.11 @ 11:59AM The supercommittee’s failure is, at first glance, yet another reason to despair of there ever being enough fiscally conservative members of Congress to limit federal spending to sustainable levels.  Yet the idea that a bipartisan committee would find compromise so close […]

America’s Children Come Home to Roost

Do you think the young gent from Occupy Wall Street who defecated on the cop car got an A in “Dialectics of Hegemony”? The hordes of pathetic, dead-eyed pagans pustulating through our cities with Occupy Wall Street are the crowning achievement of America’s academy. Thousands of vampires with PhDs labored for decades to perfect the […]