Yelling And Breaking Things

I’ve been writing this blog for fifteen years. In that time, I’ve written something like 20,000 posts. I’ve written about a lot of topics, of course – but there’ve been some recurring themes. Liberalism is bad for children and other living things. The right to keep and bear arms […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Answers

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: I’m glad the women had fun marching, nice weather for it. But I remain unclear on what it’s all about or why I should care. Votes for women? Already have them but don’t bother to use them, which is why Trump won. Equality? […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Wise Celebrity

Cary Grant – one of classic Hollywood’s greatest actors, and a lifelong Republican – on expressing his political opinion: “I’m opposed to actors taking sides in public and spouting spontaneously about love, religion or politics. We aren’t experts on these subjects. Personally, I’m a mass of inconsistencies when it […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Perhaps The Most Inspiring Thing I’ve Seen All Week

Women berating Trump supporter on a plane is ejected as fellow passengers, likely of all political stripes, cheer. The guy – a working schlub who flew to DC to watch the inauguration – was trapped in the window seat by a HIllary supporter who oozed hate and entitlement. While […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Delivery

No modern president has ever reduced the total Federal spending. Trump (if Ryan lets him) is heading for “huuge” expenditures. His big plans for cutting Federal spending include shutting down the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. This will save 10 cents. All of Trumps policies point to […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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When Narratives Collapse

Donald Trump, as I’ve noted on my show more than a few times, is not only more gay-friendly than any of the Republicans in the 2016 field, but was in fact more consistently pro-gay longer than Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton were: On gay-related issues, the news media couldn’t […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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All Is Proceeding Exactly As I Predicted

Back when legalizing same-sex marriage started gaining traction, I noted that its supporters – at least, many of its most vocal ones – seemed to have a pollyannish view of same-sex couples. Because their love was (officially) denied, it was so much more real than unions of straight people. […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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