National Review fires John Derbyshire

National Review editor Rich Lowry late this evening made a post announcing that the organization had parted with John Derbyshire. At issue is an article he wrote for a webzine, Taki’s Magazine, in which he made some seriously racist comments and allegations. The article suggests that whites and...
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Keith Olbermann out at Current, Spitzer In

Keith Olbermann has worn out his welcome at Current after only roughly a year. Brian Stelter of The New York Times was first to break the news. Current founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt released a statement that included the following: To the Viewers of Current: We created...
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Zimmerman Story Continues to Unravel

The story George Zimmerman posited to police continues to unravel. Jonathon Capehart has an interesting series going at his WaPo blog detailing exactly how this is happening as well as why. Part 1: the video Part 2: the mortician Part 3: the detective All are well worth reading....
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She didn’t go to Yale but what is she made of?

It’s low hanging fruit, I know it is, but I just can’t resist commenting on Christine O’Donnell’s latest campaign commercial. When last we saw Ms. O’Donnell, she was, of course, telling us that she was not a witch while wearing a black dress in front of a dark...
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She is not a witch…..

First off, I’d like to say, I like ‘witches’. I’ve known and do know ‘witches’. ‘Witches’ have had occasion to attend and be members in my church (I’m a UU). So, personally, I don’t find it necessary for Christine O’Donnell to to refute the idea that she is...
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I blame John

Perhaps that title is a bit much…..then again, perhaps not.  It refers to the role I felt that the senior Senator from Arizona has played in the legitimization of unqualified demagogues being considered appropriate candidates for higher office.  Arguably, this process did not come into full swing until...
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