Monthly Archives: January 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis – three stars.

Given the torrent of absolute crap that comes from Hollywood’s movie factories year after year, I’m always grateful and hopeful when a new Coen Brothers’ film emerges. Well, probably the nicest thing I can say about this movie is that … Continue reading

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Great, but I’m not holding my breath.

Larry Sabato joins Politico as a regular columnist.  Dems are not gonna like what he has to say in his first piece. In a saner world, yeah, the Senate would flip in 2014, and the House would add to its … Continue reading

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I think that might be an insult to the late Senator McCarthy.

Head of New York Civil Rights Coalition compares MSNBC rhetoric to McCarthyism

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Rolling Stone magazine throws a sop to the loony left

Let’s face it: it’s been a long, long time since RS was a great magazine, or even a good one. But every so often they excrete something like this that is so totally stupid it makes sane persons’ heads explode. … Continue reading

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Are you about to get sucked into the Polar Vortex?

It’s plenty cold right now, but apparently the worst of it is still a day or two away.

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The New York Times v. Sonya Sotomayor

The Times’ editorial page argues that Catholic nuns’ officially “certifying” their objections to buying insurance plans which pay for birth control “does not rise to a substantial burden” in complying with the ACA.  Well, let’s ask someone who actually understands … Continue reading

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Accountability.

Bob Swartz would like to see some from MIT.  I can’t imagine anything worse than enduring the death of one’s own child.  My own in-laws are members of that very sad club. “I was better connected to people at MIT … Continue reading

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Nothing good will come from this.

The new mayor of New York City is a leftist’s wet dream come true.

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Cartoon yourself.

Does this mean that Bitstrips will need to pay patent money to Google?

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Clearly some of you are not feeling guilty enough.

Mrs. Cate wants to go see 12 Years a Slave.  No thanks (although she certainly doesn’t need my permission).  I won’t see that movie, for the same reason I didn’t go see The Passion of the Christ several years back. … Continue reading

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