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Shawn Macomber
by | Apr 18, 2014

Happy first birthday, dearest Ruthie! For you, the last 365 days have been the sum of all things; a near-eternity marred by neither meddlesome context nor expectations of anything save the unbidden-yet-ceaseless adoring coos of virtually every passerby, a daily…

by | Dec 21, 2012

The story of the Battle of Chosin Reservoir is an epic tale of valor and endurance rarely equaled in the annals of military history, yet thanks to the 2006 film 300 the average young American could likely tell you more…

by | Nov 7, 2012

When it comes to describing the work of novelist and freethinking conservo-libertarian provocateur Thomas F. Monteleone, it is difficult to beat the introduction John DeChancie penned for the excellent short story collection Rough Beasts and Other Mutations: Guys like Tom…

by | Nov 2, 2012

It’s scary, but I’m not…I don’t want to lose and I’m frightened. So says the undercover reporter to the Congressman’s son by way of explaining the motive behind his absurdist voter fraud intentions in a now infamous Project Veritas video….

by | Oct 19, 2012

It’s 10 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and I’m at a gun show on the outskirts of Philadelphia where Sen. Arlen Specter is set to tout his NRA endorsement. The man seated next to me has a black T-shirt with…

by | Nov 8, 2011

Haley Barbour sounds kind of like Waylon Jennings narrating a Dukes of Hazzard episode in this ad warning of “permanent malaise” if there is a second Obama term. Barbour seems particularly wary of regulations on salt, but the rest seems…

by | Nov 8, 2011

“Joe, you can’t beat me! Don’t you know I’m God?” “Lord, you in the wrong place tonight.” See the movie.  Also, I met Frazier last year in Philadelphia and he was incredibly kind, generous and humble. He signed, in good…

by | Oct 24, 2011

Via The Globe and Mail: “It’s weird protesting on Bay Street. You get there at 9 a.m. and the rich bankers who you want to hurl insults at and change their worldview have been at work for two hours already….

by | Oct 17, 2011

The U.S. Post Office is apparently pinning its hopes on becoming part of the state security apparatus…  

by | Oct 17, 2011

The folks from Bold Nebraska are marching on the Governor’s mansion next week with jack-o-lanterns to protest oil pipelines. This is my favorite part of the call to action: Many of you carved pumpkins in 2008 for Barack Obama like…

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