Thingish Things

An Angry Newt Jumps the Shark

Newt Gingrich has jumped the shark. The man who has had a “bold” new “solution” daily since the 1980’s  — in direct contradiction to conservative thought — is now attacking conservative icons like George Will and Charles Krauthammer, and revered conservative publications like National Review, through his super PAC “Winning Our Future.” Their crime is in […]

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Quote of the Day, Charles C. W. Cooke

“As of next semester, we will live in a country in which Harvard — the second most expensive college in the United States — doesn’t consider it necessary to offer a course about the American Revolution, but NYU offers two in Occupy Wall Street.” — Charles C. W. Cooke in National Review. (Thanks, BVL.)

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Making Lemons Out Of Lemonade

Inflexible town officials and law enforcement officials around the country have found a new target to bully this summer:  Children illegally operating lemonade stands, according to a piece by National Review editor Rich Lowry in The New York Post today. The law is the law, these buzz killers say. In one case, an official demanded on the […]

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