They should have known


South African President Jacob Zuma sings “Shoot the Boer” at a rally of the African National Congress in January of last year. Now, setting aside the disturbing sight of a head of state basically singing “kill the whites,” take a …

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Wave your hands in the air

The spectacle of a man who was supposed to be signing for the deaf at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, only three feet away from President Obama and other world leaders, was at once disturbing, amusing, and encouraging.

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Progressive cognitive dissonance


Another day, another story of a former supporter of Obamacare: Cathy Wagner says she isn’t political and has never written a lawmaker, much less the president, but with Obamacare she felt compelled. [...] Wagner and her husband retired early. She …

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Family-friendly and analogue


For a brief detour into something completely different: The Coles County Barbershop Chorus, with which I sing, performs today at the 40th annual Amish Country Cheese Festival in Arthur, Illinois. We sing at 2:00PM on the main stage. The chorus …

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Al Sharpton is a racist demagogue


The so-called reverend proves once again he’s willing to provoke violence if it keeps him relevant: On Saturday, Al Sharpton declared in his speech at the Realize the Dream March and Rally event that honored the 50th anniversary of Martin …

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