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Artistic Weapons

May 4, 2015
Artistic Weapons

 

 

Nota Bene: Congratulations to Bosch Fawstin, who submitted the winning entry.  I think it personifies the spirit of defiance that characterizes those who stood with Geert Wilders in Texas yesterday in defense of freedom of thought and expression. You can view an enlarged version of the same drawing here. You can read the speech delivered by Wilders in its entirety here

I can’t say that I ever expected a close friend to be the target-one of many, as it appears-of an assassination plot. Then again, I never expected to live in a country that had porous borders, and which allowed scores of criminals and terrorists to traverse them at will AFTER losing nearly 3,000 of its citizens in an unprecedented terrorist assault. Thankfully, the only deaths to come about as a result of the latest expression of peace were those of the jihadists themselves. We can only hope that the courageous police officer injured in the line of duty will completely and fully recover from his wounds in the days ahead. 

Since it’s 2 am EST I’ll spare you my analysis of the predictably craven, pandering, pathetic mass of cells nominally in charge of Garland, Texas-a huge diversity enthusiast, incidentally-and commentary upon the steel-framed memory hole on 8th Avenue, and simply urge you to visit Pamela Geller’s website for yourself. You’ll not only get the latest, firsthand information about the thwarted massacre in Texas, but also a morally and historically correct diagnosis of the plague we’re facing. 

It is there, where they burn books, that they eventually burn people. 

-Heinrich Heine 

Can someone remind me again why it’s wrong to compare them to Nazis

 

 

 

All The News That’s Fit To Stint

May 3, 2015
All The News That’s Fit To Stint

You have to hand it to the morally obtuse, self-satisfied editors working at the Old Gray Lady. They may willfully distort the views and defame the character of people who hold perfectly reasonable positions on immigration policy, but at least they provide a forum for a brief rebuttal-at least, if you happen to be the chairman of an important subcommittee in the U.S. Senate.

Read Senator Sessions letter to the editor and judge for yourself.  Which stance seems more logical,  the continuation of an unprecedented wave of unskilled immigration at a time of staggering unemployment, or the imposition of historically generous but manageable immigration restrictions?

 

Buying Your Way Into America

May 1, 2015

Followers of this website are well aware of the notorious immigrant investor (EB-5) program, which in practice is simply an elaborate mechanism for foreigners to bribe their way into legal status through this nation’s dysfunctional immigration bureaucracy. Now, a group of a half-dozen congressmen are attempting to expand this already egregious exploitation of our political process to import even more beleaguered Chinese millionaires.

David North,  an expert on this subject, has all of the details in his new CIS backgrounder. Read it and weep for our nation.

May Day 2015

April 28, 2015
May Day 2015
May Day is upon is, and that means the treason lobby is in full gear in anticipation of its annual parade through Union Square. Joanna Marzullo, founder and president of New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement, will once again be representing the sentiments of overtaxed, overburdened, patriotic New Yorkers and American citizens. You will find details explaining how you can join her and her compatriots below.

Turning On The Spigot

April 26, 2015

In one remarkably concise exchange we arrive at a simple truth that has been obscured behind a veil of lies by the Obama White House and its enablers  in the fourth estate. Read More »

Breaking The Law

April 23, 2015
Breaking The Law

The Obama administration has spent the balance of its second term vivisecting what remains of the Constitution, which shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise to anyone who’s followed the President’s dismal view of our nation’s legal cornerstone. Read More »

Deep Water

April 20, 2015
Deep Water

Even as the usual suspects beat their compassionate breasts in the wake of the latest drowning of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, there are some political figures who are willing to speak the unvarnished truth. One of them is UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who has correctly pointed out that it was the Franco-Anglo-American attack upon Libya which spawned  these “tragedies.” Although not entirely responsible for these disasters at sea, it should be noted that bribing the late despot Moammar Gadhafi was a more effective deterrent to these catastrophes than providing Al Qaeda in North Africa with its own reliable air force.  Read More »

What You Can Do

May Day 2015

April 28, 2015
May Day 2015
May Day is upon is, and that means the treason lobby is in full gear in anticipation of its annual parade through Union Square. Joanna Marzullo, founder and president of New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement, will once again be representing the sentiments of overtaxed, overburdened, patriotic New Yorkers and American citizens. You will find details explaining how you can join her and her compatriots below.

Weird Tales

April 18, 2015
Weird Tales

One of the more gratifying experiences I’ve had over the past year has been witnessing the support you’ve shown for Seavey and Perry on Culture. Although this podcasting experiment has ended, it left me with a deep appreciation for the world of film and film criticism and awareness of how much some of you love movies. That’s why today I’m devoting some time today to fellow cineaste Matt Pritchard, who’s in the process of crowd-funding a micro-budget horror/psychological thriller called Dearly Departed. Read More »

Political Theater (Call Your RINOS!)

April 14, 2015
Political Theater (Call Your RINOS!)

The battle over Loretta Lynch’s nomination escalated this past week, as the clown car of racial profiteers arrived to contribute their thoughts on Republican opposition to President Obama’s would-be consigliere. It remains to be seen how much mileage Sharpton & Co. will be able to generate out of her delayed confirmation, as even milquetoast cretins like Rich Lowry have recognized the absurdity of confirming someone who has pledged not to abide by the Constitution as the chief law enforcement officer of the nation. Read More »

Walk Out Of Darkness

February 8, 2015
Walk Out Of Darkness

I don’t often use this space for personal appeals, but feel compelled to do so today. In addition to losing my uncle, John Marmo, earlier this year to suicide, my best friend, Fiona Fort, took her life after struggling with the chronic pain of depression for most of her adult life. Even if you are fortunate enough to have never grieved the loss of a loved one to this disease-or to know someone suffering from suicidal ideation-I urge those of you who can to contribute to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Denver Metro Walk Out of the Darkness Community Walk.

You can read my friend Ann’s story and donate to her cause here.  Read More »

Bye Bye Boehner

January 4, 2015
Bye Bye Boehner

Although the prospect of replacing the current Speaker of the House looks grim at the moment-especially from an historical standpoint-the fact remains that there is widespread dissatisfaction with the leadership, such as it is, of John Boehner. If the quarter of a million letters demanding that he be replaced weren’t an indication of that sentiment, nor the public call for the same by establishmentarian talking head Sean Hannity, then certainly the outpouring of dissent from within his own caucus should serve as a clue that not Speaker Spray Tan is not universally beloved by Republicans in this nation.

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