June 25, 2019

My Problem Is I’m Too Good

A dear, now deceased, relative used to say, “My problem is I’m too good,” without realizing the humor of that self-evaluation. I was reminded of that this week, when for the first time President Obama acknowledged he just might have a teeny flaw. “The mistake of my first term – couple of years – was […]

More Good Stuff Against Roberts’ Decision

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 7.6.12 @ 11:57AM From our friend Mark Fitzgibbons. Folks, the constitutional rule of law lost.  To use a more appropriate metaphor, the only thing that looks silver is the shining metal of knives the government wields. The unprecedented takeover of one-sixth of our economy and the […]

Good News: Afghan Air Force Possibly Involved in Drug Running

Via Reuters: U.S. authorities are looking into allegations that some Afghan Air Force (AAF) officials have been using aircraft to transport narcotics and illegal weapons across the country, a U.S. official said on Thursday. “At this point allegations are being examined,” said Lt. Col. Tim Stauffer, spokesman for the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, which is setting […]

Ledeen on Santorum: Very Good

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 2.25.12 @ 3:58PM Michael Ledeen has been right about Iran at every turn ever since the 1970s. He’s the foremost U.S. expert (in my book at least, along with many others) on Iran. Today, he praises Rick Santorum’s record on Iran and Syria. Great […]

Throw ‘Em All Out…And Good Riddance!

Crony capitalism is the most serious current danger to the American community, a threat not simply to government or the economy, but to our very way of life.  It is the worst such threat since the trusts and monopolies of the early 20th century, and in much the same way. Cronyism is one of the […]

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 […]

The Good Buffett

Print Email Text Size AmSpecBlog By W. James Antle, III on 9.21.11 @ 12:10PM Howard Buffett, of course. Warren’s father, a great Republican congressman, knew best. StumbleUpon| Digg| Reddit| Facebook| AmSpecBlog

Making Good on the American Dream

The ever-growing list of nations facing severe budget, debt, and unemployment problems headlined by Greece, Spain, and the United States has two factors common to all its members.  They are all either confirmed to be or determined to turn into socialist democracies, and they have evolved into overwhelmingly consumption-based societies, while greatly diminishing their goods-producing […]