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Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry is a writer in Tampa.

My favorite Bidenism is, “When the stock market crashed, President Roosevelt got on television” and reassured the nation. Joe Biden, who was a Delaware senator then, dropped this jaw-dropper in 2008 during an interview conducted by the perky Katie (of…

The Democrat Party and its persons and policies have been more than a bit off-plumb for decades. But only over the last couple of years have they been moonbat barking mad. (Affirmative action is a policy misdemeanor next to the…

It was just luck that I abandoned my office/man-cave about 1:30 Thursday for lunch. I flipped on the tube in the kitchen and dialed in MLB-Network, which was featuring a spring game between the Phillies and the Blue Jays from…

California’s newbie governor, Gavin Newsom, with a sure feel for irrelevance and non sequitur, signed an order Wednesday placing a moratorium on state-sponsored criminal executions in California. And just in time too, with all those guilty souls going to their…

It’s done now and the Big Questions have been answered, chief among them being would Scott Boras, Bryce Harper’s pit bull agent, allow young Bryce to sign a contract before the All-Star Game ballots were printed. The other BQ was…

Our David Catron is doubtless right that “to get the full impact of Cohen’s performance” one would have to watch the entire nine hours. But who the hell would want to? I’d rather have 10-penny nails driven through my eye-balls….

In a Monday morning grump, I took the University of Florida to task for the $65 million baseball yard it plans to build on campus. It certainly is extravagant, with amenities unknown to baseball players, coaches, and fans for most of…

Knowing of my love of baseball, including the college game, a friend kindly sent me a clip from the Gainesville Sun, a story about a new baseball yard being built on the campus of the University of Florida. The shocking datum in…

Later this month will mark the 75th anniversary of the biggest air battle — actually week of air battles — of World War II. Operation Argument, informally known to the flyers who had to execute it and the journalists who wrote about it as Big Week, is not as well-known as other turning point engagements in the war. But it should be. 

Our George Neumayr is right, of course, that the trajectory of leftist policy would eventually get us, in small but inevitable steps, to infanticide. We’re there. How long before we get to the point where a child has no right to…

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