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A framework for analyzing the Colorado wedding cake case

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 6:15 pm   /   Friends

(Paul Mirengoff) Listening to the oral argument before the Supreme Court in the wedding cake case, it struck me how artificial the discussion was. Much of it centered on whether and under what circumstances cakes are speech. Bizarre. I don’t blame the advocates or the current Justices for the content of the argument. They must […]

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A Stain On America

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm   /   Friends

(John Hinderaker) That is what President Trump called the Democratic Party media in a tweet today–a stain on America–and he is right. Very little discussion of all the purposely false and defamatory stories put out this week by the Fake News Media. They are out of control – correct reporting means nothing to them. Major […]

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More Global Warming Fraud: This Time, It’s Sea Level

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 3:00 pm   /   Friends

(John Hinderaker) Via No Tricks Zone, another instance of fraud perpetrated by global warming alarmists who have charge of data. This time, they are changing sea level measurements to make it appear that sea level is rising abnormally, when it isn’t: In a new paper published in Earth Systems and Environment this month, Australian scientists […]

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Truax Delivers Stunning Upset In Great Day for Minnesota Boxing

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 11:45 am   /   Friends

(John Hinderaker) Minnesota has never been near the center of the boxing world. Until last night, the state had produced only one world title-holder since 1917. But Caleb Truax, the best Minnesota fighter of his generation, changed that with an epic upset over IBF super middleweight champion James DeGale in DeGale’s home town, London. I’ve […]

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How to Have the Best First Date Ever!

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 10:45 am   /   Friends

(Steven Hayward) The great Andrew Klavin has pointed out that some of the best free entertainment on the Internet is found at Everyday Feminism. Right now the site is running a wonderful satire. . . oh wait—this is for real! The item is “Ten Things Every Intersectional Feminist Should Ask on a First Date.” Keep […]

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Rooney goal thwarts Liverpool

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 10:15 am   /   Friends

(Paul Mirengoff) The Everton revival continued today as the Toffees managed a 1-1 draw against high-flying Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby. Rooney scored on a penalty kick after his fine pass set up the play that won the penalty. More on that in a moment. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp showed disrespect for Everton by fielding […]

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STUDIO: Collaborative Painting with Richard and Michele-Part 1

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 9:37 am   /   Friends

It Begins: A Collaborative Painting from Richard and Michele Bledsoe  It’s surprising it’s taken us so long to do this. My wife Michele Bledsoe and I are both painters, but very different kinds of painters. We do share a studio in our home. We’ve spent countless hours together making art. We work back to back, […]

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Be Desperately Grateful for Life Itself

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Friends

This year has been one of the greatest of my life, full of amazing changes that point to a bright future for all the things I care about. This year has also made me most grateful for life itself. Two dear friends have recently announced potentially life-threatening diseases, and I suffer to think of their […]

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What happened in Wisconsin

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 8:00 am   /   Friends

(Scott Johnson) On Wednesday, a Wisconsin judge unsealed an 88-page report on the state Department of Justice’s (WIDoJ) investigation into a leak of sealed evidence from the politically motivated “John Doe” investigation of Gov. Scott Walker, his supporters, and various conservative groups related to his recall election campaign. The 88-page report is posted here. The […]

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