Pretending Contraception is the Crisis – UPDATED

My husband and I had to attend a late mass today, and we managed to make it to the last available mass at parish in the next town. We haven't gone to this parish in a while, and as we drove the main thoroughfare we were shocked to see how many businesses were gone -- restaurants that had been around for 20 years -- closed. Small businesses my kids used to patronize -- shuttered and disappeared. Even realtor offices were closed -- not surprising given the market, but still.Medical office … [Read more...]

No, David Gregory is not a Hack

I'm seeing a lot of remarks on Twitter about this exchange between Newt Gingrich and David Gregory this morning.I'm seeing people saying Newt "schooled" David Gregory; that he "took it to" Gregory and so forth, but Gregory lets Gingrich speak for nearly two full minutes, uninterrupted, and in doing so he allows Gingrich to point out all of the issues that are going undiscussed, everyday, while the Democrats and the media promote the absolutely false narrative that anyone is trying to ban … [Read more...]

Limbaugh, Christie and the "Real" Reagan – UPDATE

Running out to store, I heard Rush Limbaugh criticizing Chris Christie for using the word "compromise" too often in his speech last night.Said Rush -- who wants nothing of compromise in our governance: "Winners don't compromise with losers."Well, alright, I guess that's one point of view, but it seems to me the man wants to have his cake and eat it too. He (and I, and many others) criticized President Obama for saying at his first meeting with the GOP, "I won," and for later reminding them … [Read more...]