Nuance and Rationality
Bill Quick

Vox Popoli: The unfit sheep dog It’s a good metaphor. The fact that sheep dogs are necessary doesn’t mean some of them aren’t crazy and need to be kept away from the sheep. And the fact that some sheep dogs … Continue reading

The Cults of Ideology
Bill Quick

Intellectuals Versus Ideologues | The Z Blog It’s not a great surprise that our public debates are mostly two sides of the priestly class shaking their fists at one another. Biology has become forbidden knowledge. So much so that few … Continue reading

Wise Latina Notorious RBG Commits Big Gaffe – Voters Upset About It
Bill Quick

Voters to Supreme Court Justices: Shut Up About Politics – Rasmussen Reports™ Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raised eyebrows and even drew fire from her friends at the New York Times for her recent public criticism of Republican presidential … Continue reading

The Belly of the Beast
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This may be my last dispatch. I am called this Saturday to attend a birthday dinner for someone dear to me. The party will be held at the celebrant’s house in Burlington, Vermont. Burlington is ground zero for the Bernie … Continue reading

Second Amendment Under Fire In Connecticut
Bill Quick

Judge allows suit against Sandy Hook gun maker to advance | Washington Examiner A Connecticut judge ruled Thursday that a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun used in the Sandy Hook shootings, and other companies, can move forward. A … Continue reading

GOPe Stampede to Stop Trump!
Bill Quick

Hmmm: Rubio snags Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsement for NV caucuses « Hot Air Last year, Republican candidates engaged in what was occasionally called the Sheldon Adelson primary, meeting with the deep-pocketed casino mogul to win his backing. Several of them … Continue reading

The Problem With Ideological Purists and the Elites They Inhabit
Bill Quick

National Review’s Jihad Against Trump | PJ Media Many of their arguments revolve around whether Trump is a “true conservative.”  Instead of wading into the definitional weeds on that one — as they say on the Internet, YMMV — allow me to … Continue reading

The Henderson’s will all be there.
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I do not believe that Beijing realized that they were opening Pandora’s box when they engineered the takeover of Hong Kong. They thought they could take the money that was generated and still incorporate that colony back into the mainland. … Continue reading

Silencing the Heretics
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Lawmakers Seek Information on Funding for Climate Change Critics Democratic lawmakers in Washington are demanding information about funding for scientists who publicly dispute widely held views on the causes and risks of climate change. What’s not brought up is the … Continue reading

Yes, Virginia, Islam Is An Ideology
Bill Quick

Obama To Host American Muslims At The White House – Closed To The Press – Breitbart President Obama plans to meet with American Muslim leaders at the White House, the day after a video of a Jordanian pilot being burned … Continue reading