Feline Friday: Emmitt

A couple of weeks ago, I was taking care of an acquaintance’s animals while he was in the hospital. On Thursday, I was startled to find, in addition to his own cat and the outdoor strays he regularly feeds, a cat carrier on his doorstep. Inside was a tiny kitten–about five weeks old–who was mewing with fear and hunger. I brought him home, of course. … Continue reading Feline Friday: Emmitt

Happy Halloween!

I have an exam to give today, but here are some quick links: A brilliant video commentary on the election and the philosophies of our two political parties. (HT: Instapundit) Obama could easily reveal the identities of his small donors. Why won’t he? What’s he hiding? Our tax system is the most progressive in the world, already placing a larger share of the tax burden … Continue reading Happy Halloween!

Obama on Redistribution, the Constitution, and Amerika

In a 2001 interview, Barack Obama said some things that are shocking outside the academy, criticizing the Warren Court for holding that the rights guaranteed by the Constitution are general rather than positive rights: In the radio interview, Obama delved into whether the civil rights movement should have gone further than it did, so that when “dispossessed peoples” appealed to the high court on the … Continue reading Obama on Redistribution, the Constitution, and Amerika

Obama’s Radical Past

Daniel Pipes observes that Obama’s connections to known radicals would prevent him from getting a security clearance.  Gateway Pundit has been digging out videos and photographs from Obama’s past, showing his close association with the socialist New Party. Stanley Kurtz tells us what that means. More than this, we now have substantial evidence that Obama himself was in fact a New Party member. We even … Continue reading Obama’s Radical Past