Aug
11

Romney-Ryan 2012!

This morning I had the pleasure of attending the rally in Norfolk, VA at which Mitt Romney introduced his running mate for the 2012 election. Speculation had flown around the Internet for days, as pundits made their case for or against this or that candidate. There were many attractive prospects this year, including my governor… Continue reading »

Nov
16

Decision 2012

I’ve decided that I am going to support Rick Perry for President of the United States. Some regular readers here and on Twitter (mostly on Twitter; this blog is like an Alaskan mining town – rich in resources but scantly populated) may have noticed that I’ve resisted making a decision about lending my active support to a… Continue reading »

Aug
15

Urge to Shill…Rising

Back in November of 2008, I reached the limits of my ability to cope with the ascension of Barack Obama to the Presidency. I like to think that I argued against his selection manfully, with grace and wit, for more than a year. I defended Sarah Palin against the trendy liberal condescension and some (you may… Continue reading »

May
20

Derb on the Future

Derbyshire depresses me.

May
14

Why I Can’t Stand Glenn Beck

It’s one of the best criticisms the left has of the conservative movement: we take our cues from what are essentially political shock jocks.

May
05

Introduction

Relentlessly happy people are discomfiting.