Death by a thousand euphemisms

Death by a thousand euphemisms

The phrase “death by a thousand cuts” is so concise and descriptive that I thought it must be Shakespearean, but it is a translation of the Chinese word “lingchi” (alternately transliterated ling chi or leng tech). The word is translated variously as death by a thousand cuts, the slow […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Podcast 515-Andrew Davis

The Bob Davis Podcast 515-Andrew Davis

Podcast 515-Andrew Davis. At the close of Father’s Day Weekend, a father and son podcast. From our adventures this weekend in talk radio, to late Sunday night recovering a lost iPhone, Andrew and Bob Davis talk about issues to get you current for the week ahead, the first official […] Click here to view original post thebobdavispodcasts.com

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Cuba Is Cursed, All Right: By Socialism

Cuba Is Cursed, All Right: By Socialism

This Associated Press headline is priceless: “Cuba hopes detente will finally break curse on investment.” What curse is that? After the Castros expropriated pretty much all the private property on the island, foreign investors have been reluctant to risk their capital by investing in a broken-down Communist economy. Funny […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Dumping Trump is imperative

Dumping Trump is imperative

After watching Trump tank in the polls and after getting this news , it’s apparent that Trump is a disaster waiting to happen. When Hugh Hewitt, the most loyal GOP establishment talk show host on radio, said that Trump was a disaster waiting to happen , people noticed. (I’m […] Click here to view original post www.letfreedomringblog.com

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Vin Scully calls socialism foul

Vin Scully calls socialism foul

Vin Scully Scully retires at the end of this season, his sixty-seventh year doing what nobody has ever done better. Among other things, he has made some classic calls in the course of a glorious broadcasting career. He may not have ever made a better one than he did […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Is Europe doomed by migrants?

Douglas Murray is the author of the excellent NR article Exit Britain?” and an associate editor of the Spectator (UK). In the NR article on Brexit Murray comments on Europe’s current immigration crisis: A migrant flow had persisted across the Mediterranean for years, but it now became a flood. […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Iran: We Can Walk Away From Nuclear Deal

Iran: We Can Walk Away From Nuclear Deal

We have pointed out repeatedly that, while Iran likely will cheat on its nuclear agreement, it doesn’t have to. Its incentive to enter into the deal was the end of sanctions. That objective has now been achieved. Iran has gotten something like $100 billion in cash, and has entered […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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