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The RedState article I linked to in the previous post set me thinking. The author, “streiff”, drew an analogy between Supreme Court Justices and referees in sports. This, in conjunction with Obama’s claims about “judicial activism”, reminded me of the old joke about three baseball umpires talking about making calls: Umpire 1: “I calls ’em […]

I was thinking of watching the movie Ryan’s Daughter, since it’s St. Patrick’s Day and the movie is set in Ireland. And I usually like David Lean films. But I was reading some reviews of it, and it seems like a lot of people feel it has beautiful cinematography and a gorgeous location, but the […]

I hate when people make judgments about movies they haven’t seen based on hearsay. And I’m as guilty of this as the next person, but I try to avoid doing it. But sometimes there are movies you can just tell you won’t like after just seeing the trailer, or reading the advance publicity. I haven’t […]

President Obama–the same President Obama who is allegedly engaging in “class warfare” and supposedly out to tax “job-creators”–has announced a plan to “lower the corporate tax rate from 35% to 28%.” Read all about it. One thing to keep in mind before arguing about what this plan means is that it is a plan that […]

Yesterday I happened to see the movie Fitzwilly starring Dick Van Dyke and Barbara Feldon. For what was basically a simple romantic caper, it was surprisingly well-done. I’m about to spoil some elements of the plot, although it’s not one of those movies that you can’t enjoy if you know the plot. Dick Van Dyke’s […]

Jonah Goldberg, author of Liberal Fascism, writes this about the Jan Brewer finger-wagging controversy: “[G]iven the liberal overreaction to this incident, you’d think the governorship of Arizona outranked the presidency, or that Obama was a beleaguered civil-rights activist sneaking into Arizona by cover of night, and not the president of the United States touching down […]