Category Archives: Politics and Culture

The War on Women

By lex, on March 5th, 2012

It’s a bipartisan affair, according to Kristen Powers. Prosecution is rather spotty, however:

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Combative

By lex, on March 4th, 2012

So, you know: Breitbart was a happy warrior. Which made those he warred against unhappy. Thus the hate, which of course he earned. By being happy.

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Free Speech

By lex, on February 9th, 2010

Citizens of the Netherlands have no enshrined, constitutional right of free speech, which has led to the travesty of a man being tried for speaking his mind. In the US, of course, people do have a nearly unlimited right to spout off in the face of government, a fact that the US media has often happily turned to advantage. So it’s a more than a little ironic that while the Geert Wilders trial unfolds in Holland, so little is being said over here, either about the cultural issues in play, or the underlying and dominating issue of the state’s smothering an inconvenient citizen.

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43

By lex, on March 1st, 2012

Conservative firebrand Andrew Breitbart is dead at age 43, apparently from natural causes:

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Slippery Slope

By lex, on February 29th, 2012

It starts with a trickle, and the trickle becomes a stream, and the stream becomes a river.

And then the river becomes a flood:

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Strange Justice

By lex, on February 26th, 2012

This beggars belief ** (and I mean that in both interpretations):

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The Komen Thing

By lex, on February 4th, 2012

I suspect that most bloggers, and many of those who read blogs, start their morning off with a quick scan of Memeorandum.com. If only to see what everyone else is talking about. I don’t use much of their information during the political season, because so very much of it is transient noise and lightless heat.

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