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 »

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 »

Feb
15

High Speed Rail – Idiocy!

I distrust any national effort at a high speed rail system based on what I’ve seen locally.

Oct
22

NPR Rant

There are precious few good shows on NPR, and the worldview espoused on their programs has got to be as alien to most Americans as Nancy Pelosi’s face.

Jun
01

News of the Day – Limerick Edition 6-1-10

Allow me to give you some of the big news headlines as they should by rights appear.

May
10

Elena Kagan Nominated for SCOTUS

Obama has chosen for his nominee one Elena Kagan, Solicitor General. An academic and a Clinton-era flack with precisely zero judicial experience and only a dash of real world legal experience on her resume, she has been working in government for most of her adult life.

Of course, in Washington that is not a black mark on the résumé.

Aug
28

Vice

I know this is so last news cycle, but Obama has chosen Joe Biden to be his running mate.  Anyone else laughing?  Joe Biden was and is the very sort of candidate Obama proclaimed to be running against!  He is a long-time Washingtonian, he voted for the Iraq War.  Wasn’t that the main issue on… Continue reading »

Aug
28

The Obama Supporter and You or, How to Succeed at Voting Without Really Thinking

Casual readers of my little Vox space know that my default topic is politics.  I have a constant buzzing in my brain, an urge to hit up Drudge, NRO, the opinion section in my local paper, anywhere that politics might be.  At times I find myself talking about something with no memory of how I… Continue reading »

May
09

The Impossible Obama

I have been working at a new job recently, and I have had little energy for blogging.  But today I took the time during lunch to pen a few thoughts on the Barack Obama problem.Additionally, my wife found my first gray hair this evening.  I am ecstatic, having desired a touch of gray since I… Continue reading »

Apr
08

Iraq War Misconceptions

National Review Online has a tremendous piece by Frederick W. Kagan on Iraq.  Specifically, the common myths associated with the war that many on the left side of the spectrum continually cite as reasons we have lost, will lose, or must withdraw from the present conflict.Do the nattering nabobs really know the counterpoint to their… Continue reading »

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