A Minneapolis Truth Teller

The whole world is watching our clown show

As I say — and do forgive me for repeating myself — the shooting of the unarmed and pajama clad spiritual healer Justine Damond by Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor opens a window onto the sick culture that reigns in Minneapolis. No sooner had idiot Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Agreement with one of my heroes

Faith of his fathers

Whatever political disagreements I have had with Senator McCain over the years, I am deeply saddened by the news that he is contending with an aggressive form of brain cancer. I found the times I have spent time in his company to be a personal highlight. He is an […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The new meaning of treason

The new meaning of treason

Rebecca West wrote a once well-known book about British supporters of the Nazis during World War II that she called The Meaning of Treason (1947). Harry Kalven’s review is posted here . West famously revisited the subject to take account of the British Communists who spied for the Soviet […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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CNN Rails Against Trump’s Obamacare Order

CNN blows lid off Trump tweet

CNN dispatched the head of its “leading investigation team for the social, mobil generation”– Andrew Kaczynski of the so-called KFile unit — to blow the lid off the source of the GIF showing President Trump taking down CNN. President Trump tweeted it out on July 2 (below). — Donald […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The eternal meaning of Independence Day

The eternal meaning of Independence Day

On July 9, 1858, Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas gave a campaign speech to a raucous throng from the balcony of the Tremont Hotel in Chicago. Abraham Lincoln was in the audience as Douglas prepared to speak. Douglas graciously invited Lincoln to join him on the balcony to listen to […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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The socialist temptation

The socialist temptation

Marxism appeared to have suffered a knockout with the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1989. It looked at the time like the postscript to Ronald Reagan’s long struggle against Communism, the struggle Peter Schweizer called Reagan’s War . Now in what seems like the blink of an eye, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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From Ramsey to Dayton

From Ramsey to Dayton

The ongoing “Minnesota cage match” is now venued before Judge John Guthmann in St. Paul. The city of St. Paul sits in Ramsey County. The Minnesota House and Senate filed their lawsuit against Governor Dayton and his commissioner of management and budget in Ramsey County District Court, within shouting […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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