Fair questions

You may have heard that Rep. Justin Amash, R-Michigan, is now calling for Bad Orange Man’s impeachment. If you have followed Amash’s career, you are likely aware that he is best known for being a libertarian of the Ron Paul stripe. So how do you square that philosophy with […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Dirty Cop Barr

Dirty Cop Barr

I saw a little of the circus up on Capitol Hill yesterday, in which various half-witted Democratic senators (redundant, I suppose) tried to turn Attorney General William Barr into an international supervillain. I thought to myself — they don’t really believe any of their claims, but they need to […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Hear the children/Don't turn around oh oh oh

Hear the children/Don’t turn around oh oh oh

It’s great fun to be a commissar, Megan McArdle reminds us : Revolutionaries and reformers, working from outside the system, can’t force people to renounce wrong-think by threatening to strip them of their livelihoods and drum them out of the public square. Those weapons are available only to the […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Watch the world burn

Paris is burning again : French yellow vest protesters set life-threatening fires, smashed up luxury stores and clashed with police Saturday in the 18th straight weekend of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Large plumes of smoke rose above the rioting on Paris’ landmark Champs-Elysees Avenue, and a mother and […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Horror in Christchurch

Exactly

The smartest thing I’ve read about the massacre in Christchurch, from Andrew Klavan : When tragedy or atrocity strikes — as it just did with the mosque shootings in New Zealand — thoughts and prayers are not just an expression of compassion. They are, more importantly and more wisely, […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Horror in Christchurch

Horror in Christchurch

We don’t talk about New Zealand much in this feature, but we must today. An Australian man, who apparently had accomplices, decided to shoot up a mosque in Christchurch : Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Values, they say

Surprising, but not surprising : On Wednesday, the far-left smear factory Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) fired its co-founder and former chief litigator, Morris Dees. "Effective yesterday, Morris Dees’ employment at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) was terminated," SPLC president Richard Cohen told The Montgomery Advertiser in a […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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