Another Day, Another Case Study on Media Bias

Glancing at the New York Times and CNN websites yesterday, you may have learned that the Internal Revenue Service changed a rule in a way that would benefit big conservative corporations. “NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS,” reported CNN for example. You only have to …

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Environmentalism as Apocalyptic Cult

So here’s a cheery op-ed to start your day. In it, we learn of the mental struggles of Roy Scranton, a new dad who is sad and mad about a bad fad signaling the end of shad:

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‘Die Hard’: Still Not a Christmas Movie

Important update about classic summer blockbuster Die Hard, courtesy of Mr. Die Hard himself, Bruce Willis:

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Giant Trump Blimp Turns Out to Be More of a Baby Balloon

A balloon depicting President Donald Trump as a diaper-clad infant, snarling and clutching a phone in one of his tiny hands, entered the skies in London on Friday, and one CNN reporter’s coverage of it summed up the moment well.

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Germany’s Shameful Iran Policy

Germany of all countries should appreciate the need—indeed, the obligation—of free societies to take a strong and consistent stand against a murderous, anti-Semitic regime.

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The Latest Media Attack on Brett Kavanaugh Is Really Off-Base

As just about anyone could have predicted, there have been a multitude of negative stories about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after his Monday nomination, from the conspiratorial to the openly bigoted. But I thought I’d highlight two incidents of media bias that struck me as, well, just plain lame. A Wednesday Washington Post investigation …

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Media: Trump and Kennedy Colluded (with Russia?) to Pick Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh shakes hands with President Donald Trump

I hope you’re are buckled in, because I’m about to blow your f***ing minds. 1. President Donald Trump colluded with Anthony Kennedy to nominate Brett Kavanaugh We know this because of a tweet sent by NBC reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell claiming that “Kennedy and Trump/WH had been in negotiations for months over Kennedy’s replacement. Once …

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Liberals Are Furious Over the Nomination of [Insert Name Here] to Supreme Court

Behold the rallying cry of a new generation of manufactured outrage: “Stop [blank]!” A crowd of protesters waited at the Supreme Court building Monday night, Resistance Markers in hand, ready to scrawl on their posters the name of Donald Trump’s nominee who would bring about the End Times. “They had all these Mad Lib signs,” …

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Is Justin Trudeau the Left’s Donald Trump?

Justin Trudeau

What if I told you there is a world leader with approval ratings in the low 40s, being dogged by allegations of an unwanted sexual advance, and his name is not Donald Trump?

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Daily Beast Uncovers Devious Papist Plot to Destroy America: The Federalist Society

Kudos to The Daily Beast and reporter Jay Michaelson for uncovering a deep conspiracy to change America into a theocracy by placing Catholic extremists into the Supreme Court. Yes, that’s actually the gist of “The Secrets of Leonard Leo, the Man Behind Trump’s Supreme Court Pick.” The alternate headline is even more laughably overwrought: “The …

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Miss America Swimsuit Ban Roils Pageant World

The pageant world is split over the decision to eliminate the swimsuit competition from Miss America. The Washington Free Beacon, which has covered the pageant closely since its early years, sides with those who believe it was a mistake for the pageant to take such a drastic turn from its roots. Let’s begin with some …

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The Bloody Mary Garnish Gets Garish

Sobelman's Pub and Grill

The subject of today’s A-hed in the Wall Street Journal is the Bloody Mary garnish boom—and I’m not talking about four olives instead of three.

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Progressives Don’t Want Trump to Get Credit for the ‘Obama Economy’

Barack Obama aide-turned-MSNBC contributor Ben Rhodes made a funny remark last week about President Donald Trump, saying the president was “touting the Obama economy.”

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Israel-Syrian Border Heats Up as Assad Pounds Rebels

Smoke rises above opposition held areas of the Daraa province during airstrikes by Syrian regime forces

As Bashar al-Assad retakes southwestern Syria, Israel is concerned. On July 1, the IDF moved tanks and artillery to the Golan border, a signal to the Syrian president to proceed with caution. To ensure the message was received, the Israeli army uncharacteristically announced the military reinforcement. The Jewish state seeks to ensure several red lines: 1) that Iran and its proxy Hezbollah leave Syria; 2) that Assad honors the 1974 Agreement on Disengagement; and 3) that a horde of refugees doesn’t storm its border.

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GUEST COLUMN: How to Survive Independence Day with Your Lazy-Assed, Freedom-Hating Millennial Nephew

Celebrating the birth of the greatest country on Earth wasn’t always such a controversial affair. I remember a time when freedom-loving citizens could stroll into their local grocery wearing an America-themed tank top, or maybe a cutoff tee, and be greeted with high fives and chants of “U-S-A!” Then you’d march back out into the summer heat cradling two cases of Bud Heavy and a bucket of meat for the grill. It was a simpler time, when you could buy fireworks by the crate without having to show ID, or sign a waiver, or be bombarded with government warnings about the risks of “operating while intoxicated.”  

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