Monthly Archives: May 2011

He’s Worse Than You Think

Dear Alpheus, I don’t have much to add to your delightful post from Sunday, May 22 (which I’m just getting around to reading this week), ridiculing the Biblical exegesis of Nicholas Kristof. I do however, want to add a couple … Continue reading

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I Probably Could Use An Editor

Dear “The Czar of Muscovy”, Thanks so much for publishing my grab bag of comments to The Gorgomons, which has become one of my favorite places on (or is it “in”?) the blogosphere for smart and witty right-of-center commentary concerning … Continue reading

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Why so quick to use the word “dumb”?

Dear Matthew Yglesias, I don’t regularly read your blog, as every time I do I find your writing turgid and your analysis woefully simplistic and chock full of standard cliched liberal assumptions. Take for example, this relatively recent post (HT: … Continue reading

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One Cheer for PC, Or How I Learned to Love Sarah Winnemucca

Dear Fellow Conservatives, Generally speaking, I hate every new manifestation of political correctness that rears its ugly head (this was a particularly goofy recent example), but there are a few instances when the effort gets a shrug from me. Take … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

City must hire 111 bypassed black firefighter candidates, court rules By FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter May 13, 2011 7:34PM The Chicago Fire Department must hire 111 bypassed black firefighter candidates — and distribute “tens of millions of dollars” in … Continue reading

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Is it Supposed to be Ironic?

Dear Ed Darrell, What’s the deal with your blog title? As I ask in the title of this post, are you trying to be ironic since you are always “striving for accuracy” according to your own words and Mencken made … Continue reading

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Yes, I’ll Take the Moat and the Alligators

Texas Burning May 10, 2011 4:06 P.M. By Kevin D. Williamson In case you’ve missed it, Texas has seen about 3,400 square miles of land — an area about the size of Puerto Rico — destroyed by wildfires. Pres. Barack … Continue reading

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