Don’t Major in English?

From First Thoughts

So says Matt Blakenship over at Ricochet, prompted in part by the removal of a Milton, Shakespeare, and Chaucer requirement at UCLA by idiotically ideologue English faculty raving on about “Empire” and such.My rule of thumb for many years has been: a desire for undergraduate major in . . . . Continue Reading »

Extra-Depressing Chart

From First Thoughts

Well, since we’re on a roll into despondency this week, how about this chart, showing the Rise of the Independents?Note the how last year’s numerous and fundamental failures of Obama and his brand of liberalism translated into almost no further depression of Democratic . . . . Continue Reading »

The Lameness of Rolling Stone

From First Thoughts

A great take-down of Rolling Stone Magazine from Nick Gillespie of Reason.His initial motivation is a very dumb/communist statement it published, but the overall idea is that the magazine, particularly on political matters, has become utterly doctrinaire, in contrast with its glory days in the 60s . . . . Continue Reading »

Federalist #65 on Impeachment

From First Thoughts

The Constitution’s parts describing impeachment are few—the first two are in Article I, section 3: The House of Representatives . . . . . . shall have the sole Power of Impeachment. . . . The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they . . . . Continue Reading »