Category Archive: Decline of Western Civilization

Could the LSM be seeing the light?

I was surprised to see that WaPo, which so far has done an awesome job of providing cover to the Obama administration when it comes to the plethora of scandals its involved in, was finally admitting that the whole IRS is no scandal meme from the admin now seems to bely a campaign of lies:

Anyone paying attention to the Internal Revenue Service scandal has been waiting for the next smidgen to drop. Well,

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What would the crack addict say?

Who would be surprised that when asked what the best solution to his drug problem would be, a crack addict would say the answer wasn’t to get into drug rehab, but to get more crack to smoke? Similarly, who would be surprised to find that when progressive shitbags get asked how to fix the massive deficit spending by the Obama administration their answer wouldn’t be to get spending under control, but that people already fleeced … Read more

That was then…

Yeah, that Video is Obama back when he was telling us to believe in big nanny state collectivist government. He and his donkey horde were going to fix all the shit evil Boosh and President Cheney had broken. As I predicted then, the exact opposite happened. Progressives, like little children are masters at undermining others running government and finding everything they feel is faulty, but when they are running the show, things really go … Read more

Another myth about “The Party of the Little People” getting busted?

And it is about time. People are wizening to the fact the people ripping them off the hardest are those that have been claiming, for decades, to be on their side and they are not happy. It is not a mistake that when progressives grab power, the policies they put into place to redress the wrongs they constantly harp about, actually do the exact opposite of what they tell everyone they want to do. … Read more

I couldn’t come up with a better parody than the real thing does

Can’t pass on pointing out where progressivism always leads to, and never disappointing, is news about the once great city of Detroit. Seems the problem there is that people on the dole not being able to pay their water bills, and the UN apparently will have to step in (not kidding):

DETROIT (WWJ) – It’s a basic human right: water. But could the United Nations soon help the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department provide

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Now I am certain the WH was behind the IRS attacks

I am with Glenn H. Reynolds, whom I think hits the IRS scandal nail right on the head when he points out there is no way the WH was not involved. After revelations that Lois Lerner isn’t the only one whose emails the IRS has lost, there are 6 other people being investigated and all their emails conveniently have gone missing too, I can’t help but conclude this is deliberate.

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The Circle of Bullshit

Probably the most amazing thing about Washington and the punditocracy that surrounds it is that being ignorant, foolish or spectacularly wrong does not discredit anyone. As long as they can give authoritative soundbites, they will get columns, appearances on TV shows and places in administrations. I’ve talked in this space before about Mark Zandi, who failed to foresee the financial crisis, who predicted massive GDP increases from Obama’s stimulus and whose Moody’s gave AAA ratings … Read more

Yeah, I am sure that’s what happened! (UPDATED)

It now looks like the IRS conveniently lost the Lerner emails that would prove the extent of the criminal activity going on there:

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the Internal Revenue Service informing the Committee that they have lost Lois Lerner emails from a period of January 2009 – April 2011. Due to a supposed computer crash, the agency only has Lerner

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The End of The West

I know very little about fashion. As an academic, I rarely have to wear a suit and tie (although I usually try to dress reasonably — no T-shirt or jeans — because I’ve found my students take me more seriously if I dress the part). But I do know one thing about high fashion. If this ever really does become a trend, our civilization is doomed. Forget global warming or antibiotic-resistant bacteria or SARS. We’ll … Read more

Seriously? This is news how?

Gallup has a poll/study titled “In U.S., Depression Rates Higher for Long-Term Unemployed” which makes the claim that “Mental health poorest among those jobless for six months or more” as seen here:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The longer that Americans are unemployed, the more likely they are to report signs of poor psychological well-being. About one in five Americans who have been unemployed for a year or more say they currently have or are

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