Ham Handed Hollywood

by Jeff Swanson

When Hollywood gets behind something, you know. Particularly if it’s political. I suppose the beautiful people feel they are doing something important and serious. The reality is, if Hollywood wants to do topical entertainment, it’s done with all the subtlety of a hand grenade.

Such is the case for the upcoming Matt Damon, John Krasinski melodrama, Promised Land. Continue reading

Iran is on the Side of ‘Democracy and Justice’ According to Protesters

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Sore Winners – Mona Charen – National Review Online

Sore Winners – Mona Charen – National Review Online.
by Mona Charen

Post-election season is a time for healing, for putting aside the rancor of a long campaign and rediscovering what unites us. It has not been that way this year. Continue reading →

Employees, Union Workers and the GOP’s Big Miss

By Jeff Swanson

This union stuff is a sticky wicket. Having written quite recently about allowing unions to just fade away to the darkness of irrelevancy, it would seem weird that I would want to write about union workers.

Yet, here I go. Continue reading

Woodward: Obama Didn’t Fix The Economy

The GOP and Racism, Yet Again – Jonah Goldberg – National Review Online

The GOP and Racism, Yet Again – Jonah Goldberg – National Review Online.
by Jonah Goldberg

If the GOP wants to win more black votes, it will need to get a lot more “racist.”

The scare quotes are necessary because I don’t think the Republican party is racist now (and, historically, the GOP has a lot less to answer for than the Democratic party does). But that hasn’t stopped a lot of people from slandering Republicans as racist for one reason or another. Continue reading →

Israel Gets No Respect…

by Jeff Swanson

Perhaps the most under asked question is; why is there a need for a cease fire between Israel and Hamas?

Not intending to give the impression of a warmonger, I am not suggesting that hostilities continue. Not at all. I am wondering if the recent fighting should have been occurring at all? Continue reading