H.L. Mencken, prophet

(Stolen from Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener….) As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright … Continue reading “H.L. Mencken, prophet”

Liberals love America like grown-ups

(stolen from Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener….) They don’t get it. We love America just as much as they do. But in a different way. You see, they love America the way a four-year loves her mommy. Liberals love America like grown-ups. To a four-year-old, everything Mommy does is wonderful and anyone who criticizes Mommy … Continue reading “Liberals love America like grown-ups”

‘Those who fail to learn from history…’

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honour. They have been tricked into it by a steady withholding of information. The Baghdad communiques are belated, insincere, incomplete. Things have been far worse than we have been told, our administration … Continue reading “‘Those who fail to learn from history…’”

Bush is no “Mr. Smith”

(via Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener) Hearing President Bush these days constantly complain about “the politicians” and John Kerry being part of a “Washington mind-set,” and saying things like “I got news for the Washington crowd” is like hearing Courtney Love bitch about junkies. “Washington insider” is by definition a function of one’s proximity to … Continue reading “Bush is no “Mr. Smith””

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