Bolsheviks, they Ain’t

The Democratic Socialists of America held their 2019 convention in Atlanta, Georgia between August 2nd and 4th, 2019.  Here is a 90 minute recording of a session from the second day of the convention.  Embedding of the video has been disabled by those who posted it; click the link below to watch in a separate tab/window. (The actual session starts around eight minutes in; I have set the video to start at that point.)

Democratic Socialists of America 2019 Convention Day 2, Session 1... [Read More]

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Mollie on the Podcast

Mollie Hemingway is a guest on the most recent Ricochet flagship podcast. I know a lot of you guys aren’t necessarily fans of this podcast but I think most of you are fans of Mrs. Hemingway. Her part of the podcast starts at about 16:30. She discusses her new book Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court. She and her coauthor interviewed many people involved in the nomination and confirmation hearings. You will learn new things by listening to this.

I don’t consume the podcast via the website but that’s one way to get it:... [Read More]

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Tim Ryan and the Anthem

I saw a clip of the Democratic Candidates standing for the National Anthem and only Rep Tim Ryan didn’t have his hand over his heart. I think that was a wise move on his part. He is a nobody and he needed to stand out from the crowd. People will be asking him questions and he will be getting air time which he would not have gotten.

Here is a video of highlights from the first half of the debate. (I have not watched it all yet.)... [Read More]

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Boris Comes Out Swinging

There’s a slight change of tone in evidence on the Conservative side of the House of Commons today.

Remembering Ross Perot

Here is an article about Ross Perot. He told a person with a wounded soldier son coming back from Afghanistan and Iraq  this.

Later when they spoke, Ross told Rosie two things: “One phone call is all you ever need to make if you need anything. Now, I want you to focus on Alan.” And that is exactly what happened.... [Read More]

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