Monthly Archives: February 2014

The (Belated) William F. Buckley Memorial Open Thread

Six years ago yesterday, the modern Conservative Movement lost one of its founders, William F. Buckley. In memory of his passing, here are some clips from his famous show Firing Line that seem especially relevant to our time. Perhaps we can learn a few things from them. First is a clip from his 1966 interview with Senator Barry Goldwater on the future of conservatism: Next | Read More

Federal Court Okays Ban of American Flag at School

Yesterday, the 9th US Circuit ruled that the display of the American flag could be banned in a school if enough hoodlums threatened violence and the school lacked the will to do anything about it. Apparently Live Oaks High School in Morgan Hill, CA allows a celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo, as we know is a Mexican holiday that was popularized in the US by chain | Read More

@KindforCongress, @Barrow4GA, Collin Peterson, @ericswalwell, & @BishopforCongress’s dirty Koch money.

Note: I do not actually consider Koch Industry campaign contributions to be in point of fact ‘dirty.’ And neither do the following Democrats! Barrow, John (D-GA) Bishop, Sanford (D-GA) Matheson, Jim (D-UT) Kind, Ron (D-WI) Peterson, Collin (D-MN) Swalwell, Eric (D-CA) Screenshot here, just in case. So, I’m curious: since Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has called the Koch Brothers “un-American” – one too many | Read More