Category Archives: Klown Musings

Trading Away The Future

US trade balance / Mexico 1990: neg $1.8B http://t.co/e9Jy8uqn4H With Mexcio 2014: Neg $53B http://t.co/SohwUAJUGr Any questions? — Jazz Shaw (@JazzShaw) June 12, 2015 Ace has been on fire lately: TPA Passes, But TAA Fails: Bill In Limbo Apparently, for TPA (the … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift is Number One, Rumer Danced Her Ass Off and Some Klown Musings

That’s right, Taylor Swift was selected as #1 on Maxim’s 2015 list of Totally Hot Hotties, and she did it without taking her clothes off in public. She stands astride the music industry like a colossus. She shows up on … Continue reading

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The Tide Has Turned On The Blue Model

Walter Russell Mead: Next Up in America: The Liberal Retreat The Obama administration may represent “Peak Left” in American politics. As a result, what we are getting from the left these days is a mix of bewilderment and anger as … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Obama

He didn’t make this mess all by himself. Michael Goodwin: We are witnessing the total collapse of a bad idea. Obamaism, a quasi-socialist commitment to a more powerful government at home and an abdication of American leadership around the world, … Continue reading

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This Is Giants Baseball!

Giants defeat Cardinals 5-4 on 10th-inning throwing error You sat in your dens or offices Tuesday, watched the Giants stick four runs on the scoreboard in the first inning and thought, “We’ve got this.” The players knew better. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Falling Down

Where does civilization come from? More importantly right now, where does it go when it ends? Roger Cohen at the NYT: The Great Unraveling It was the time of unraveling. Long afterward, in the ruins, people asked: How could it … Continue reading

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Fantasy Friday Open Thread

Is there any way that Obama could salvage some shreds of dignity and credibility in his final 29 months in office? We can safely assume that he will not suddenly become more competent, nor will he change ideologically. He is … Continue reading

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“Real Men” – Why Masculinity is Not a Character Defect

Judd Legume is an editor at Think Progress: Obama statement on Ray Rice a bit off-key: "Hitting a woman is not something a real man does.." "Real man" formulation pretty dated/sexist — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) September 9, 2014 Only a Leftist … Continue reading

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Politics is Ruining Sports

Bob Costas is the most annoying fuckwit since Jar Jar Binks. Actually, he was annoying before Jar Jar too. Twitchy: Football fans anticipate Bob Costas’ first lecture of the season Thursday night NFL and I forgot about the Bob Costas … Continue reading

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The NFL’s New Domestic Violence Policy and the Law of Unintended Consequences

USA Today: NFL toughens its stance on domestic violence NFL commissioner Roger Goodell admits he was wrong on the Ray Rice decision, and Goodell took an important step Thursday towards showing the league is serious about cracking down on domestic … Continue reading

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The Limits of Power

Over at Hot Air, Noah Rothman asks a question: Do Americans really want to disengage from the world? The proliferation of crises around the globe has, for the most part, been met with a yawn from the political class. Americans, … Continue reading

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Trapped on the Not-So-Merry-Go-Round

Jazz Shaw puts his finger on the problem: The committees have apparently recruited and deployed more than 16,000 workers on the local level – primarily precinct captains and minority outreach coordinators – to make first person contact with “low propensity … Continue reading

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POTUS Is Too Big To Fail

Chris “Mad Bitch Beer” Sleaza at WaPo: It’s virtually impossible to be a successful modern president Being president is the most powerful job in the world. At which you will almost certainly fail. Why? For lots of reasons up to … Continue reading

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Are Secular Liberals Religious Fanatics?

WMCB has been talking about this: How liberalism became an intolerant dogma At the risk of sounding like Paul Krugman — who returns to a handful of cherished topics over and over again in his New York Times column — … Continue reading

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Klown Musings: Monotony Gets The Bills Paid

I had a GMTA moment when I read this article from Kevin Williamson at NRO: The Case for a Boring Man As I was lunching with a few conservative political types earlier this week, the subject turned, as it does, … Continue reading

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Klown Musings: Rape, Terrorism and Due Process of Law

(Just a short one today) What do Hillary Clinton defending a child-rapist forty years ago and the arrest this week of the Benghazi Squirrel have in common? They were both in the news this week and they both provoked reactions … Continue reading

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Do Progs Have a Moral Compass?

Is there really such a thing as truth? Do right and wrong truly exist? Or is everything relative? Oliver Willis: Thousands and thousands of Iraqis died because George W. Bush failed to lead. We turned the page on his failed … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

Ann Hornaday at WaPo: In a final videotaped message, a sad reflection of the sexist stories we so often see on screen As deranged manifestos go, the final YouTube video made by suspected Isla Vista, Calif., mass murderer Elliot Rodger … Continue reading

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My Invitation to Operation American Spring Must Have Got Lost in the Mail

From last January in MoJo: “1.8 Million Definite Militia Members” to March on DC, Install New Government Harry Riley has a dream. On the morning of May 16, somewhere between 10 and 30 million (estimates vary) God-fearing patriots will assemble … Continue reading

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Party of One

Guess who?: Now, when I say PUMA was only a 2008 thing, that means that to ME, after the election was over, it lost its meaning as a resistance movement. The Democratic party lost me. I officially rescinded my membership … Continue reading

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