Tag: National Rifle Association

Unicorns. Fairies. Dragons. Moderate Republicans. What Do These All Have in Common?

Anyone who was surprised wasn’t paying attention. The endorsement of Donald Trump ally Geoff Diehl —the character who’s trying to unseat Senator Elizabeth Warren—by alleged moderate Republican and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker was as predictable as the outcome of former UFC star Ronda Rousey’s WWE matches. Party loyalty is thicker than water, and the idea… Read more »

Spare Us Your Thoughts and Prayers

Remember when Charlton Heston declared, “From my cold, dead hands!” Thanks to the group he led, there are now, sadly, more pairs of cold, dead hands in Jacksonville, Florida: The authorities in Jacksonville, Fla., said there were “multiple fatalities” at a mass shooting on Sunday at a bar that was hosting a live gaming event… Read more »

The Royal Scam: A Press Corps at Its Lowest Point

Seriously, who gives a damn? The attention that American mainstream-media entities are giving to the worthlessness in Windsor Castle today is nothing short of repulsive, an indictment of the Fourth Estate’s fetish for frivolity over seriousness and substance, a worsening of the anti-intellectual trends in American culture. Why are we paying so much attention to… Read more »