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by | Mar 23, 2017

The ever-charming Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democrats’ pit-bull Senate minority leader, said today that he will not vote to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court and that Democrats will filibuster the nomination. This is about as…

by | Mar 22, 2017

The creator of Chief Inspector Morse, one of Britain’s and the world’s favorite fictional detectives, has died. Colin Dexter’s publisher announced that the beloved 86-year-old writer and raconteur passed away peacefully at his Oxford home Tuesday morning. No cause of…

by | Mar 9, 2017

When I first saw this clip, I thought the “exclusive” referred to the fact that this obscure website has managed to get a picture of  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a coat and tie. This would be a sighting on a…

by | Mar 9, 2017

Here’s one that will get your mind off the divisions and conflicts of the day in the best possible way.  Combine baseball and dogs, two very fine things, and you have this great 14-minute story about three generations of golden…

by | Mar 8, 2017

“Then the whining school boy with his satchel And shining-morning face, creeping like snail Unwillingly to school” William Shakespeare As You Like It Act 2, scene 7   Look on the bright side. As a direct result of so many…

by | Mar 6, 2017

Gerald D. Skoning teaches us in this morning’s lineup that there may be life on other planets in the universe a mere 235 trillion miles from Earth. This seemingly impressive distance is “quite close in cosmic terms” Skoning asserts, and…

by | Mar 1, 2017

On my scorecard the Donald hit a home run last night. He covered the waterfront without any of his all-too-frequent imprecisions that make it easier for the left scorpions to paint him as a limb of Satan, and for conservatives…

by | Feb 28, 2017

If the folks that Rasmussen Reports reach in their telephone surveys represent the universe of American voters, even a small plurality of Democrats believe the country is better off if Democrats try to work with President Trump. In the results…

by | Feb 27, 2017

Monday morning It’s almost noon and I’m still laughing. If Saturday Night Live had skits this funny its viewership ratings wouldn’t be so low. It was Bonnie and Clyde redux, this time as comedy. Of course readers know the reason…

by | Feb 26, 2017

I’ve not blocked out eight hours to watch the Academy Awards tonight. (“The nominations for best assistant lighting director in a documentary are…”) And I’ll start taking condescending lectures on immigration from Hollywood humbugs seriously as soon as the glitterati…

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