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Zombie firewall…

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If you’re a fan of Jonah Goldberg,  you are aware of his fondness for zombies.   If you aren’t,  read this  and be vastly entertained.   For what it’s worth,  I quite agree with him about the lack of creativity shown in task-specific weaponry.

 

 

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February 23, 2016 at 10:12 am

Dear GOP: show, don’t tell…

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Jonah Goldberg offers some  sound advice  for Republicans.   Are any of them smart enough to follow it?   We shall see if they understand that actions speak far louder than words.

 

 

 

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December 28, 2014 at 10:16 am

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At the U.N., for the U.N.

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I was out when His Oneness was chairing the U.N. Security Council and speechifying,  but Jonah Goldberg has  saved me  the trouble of watching it.   I did read it,  as you can  here,

Like Jonah,  I found the speech uninspiring as a call to action.   As noted,  His Oneness has evolved a tiny bit,  to where ISIS might have some religious component,  and the U.S. might upon occasion be somewhat exceptional,  except  when it isn’t.   He took his now-obligatory   shot at Israel.   The Ace of Spades has a long,  but very  worthwhile post  on the speech.

I’m afraid my only thought when I saw a shot of him speaking at the U.N. was that he was comfortable in that cesspool of corruption and incompetence.  That is the sort of place he belongs in.

UPDATE:  Joseph Curl was  much less  kind.

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September 24, 2014 at 11:50 pm

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Translating POTUS…

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Jonah Goldberg offers us a  boffo post  advising us on how to translate what His Oneness says.  Basically, we should reverse his words in order to obtain their true meaning.   It’s good advice,  and saves us the trouble3 of waiting for his actions to be the opposite of his words.

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July 12, 2014 at 11:45 pm

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Social justice…

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If you don’t quite understand the term  “social justice”  which is shaken like a talisman by liberals and progressives,  Jonah Goldberg offers a short  video explaining  it nicely.

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April 2, 2014 at 10:19 am

Limitations of capitalism…

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The title comes from Jonah Goldberg’s  new G-File,  which National Review has posted online at the Corner.   In it he raises some important points for conservative thinkers to ponder,  and not just in the realm of economics.

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February 1, 2014 at 11:54 pm

Stone cold truth…

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Jonah Goldberg is  writing about  Oliver Stone’s new book  “The Untold History of the United States”,  co-authored with Peter Kuznick,  but he is absolutely correct that the left-wingers are boring.  They have had nothing really new to say in decades,  even though they pretend their regurgitation  of the same old garbage is new and exciting.   The old hats Jonah mentions can be found in a syllabus on many college campuses in the nation.

The left has long enjoyed an intellectual and moral status it has done nothing to deserve.  I am reminded of this every time I see some youth wearing a T-shirt featuring Che Guevara’s likeness.   Having been taught little real history by the public education system,  they believe the Cuban murderer was a rebel,  a freedom fighter.   Use your iPad to pull up  these 10 quotes  from Che which the left never mentions,  and you will have begun the rehabilitation of one mind.  I like them because they got me thrown out of a history course many moons ago,  because the professor couldn’t deal with the truth about his hero.

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December 9, 2012 at 11:39 pm