The Bell Tower

"If government were a toaster, I'd demand a refund"
May
28

Ironing

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How many delicious ironies can we find in the reaction to this oil spill?  Let’s count! A president insisting on an oil drilling moratorium as he gasses up Air Force One to fly down to Louisia... [More]


May
26

Hulk Smash!!!

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May
21

Pipe Down

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Dude. Shut up. Daniel Pipes, who publishes a right-leaning blog on Middle Eastern affairs, pointed to a “surprising frequency of Muslims winning beauty pageants.” While allowing that R... [More]


May
10

Professor Jaffe Joffer

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Oh, snap! “It says a lot about the state of American political discourse, that some of these folks want to have a serious debate about whether a former dean of the Harvard Law School who enjoys ... [More]


Apr
12

Opportunism

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For the love of God “Peanuts may not be reasonably necessary for air travel, but the ability to carry a bag onto a flight is,” Schumer wrote, warning he would act if Treasury does not find... [More]


Why? “Tiger has to take ownership of what he has done. He must get his personal life in order. I think that’s what he’s trying to do. And when he comes back he has to show some humil... [More]


Feb
14

Abort This!

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Contempt “‘To use racist arguments to try to bait black people to get them to be anti-abortion is just disgusting,’ said Guy-Sheftall, who teaches women’s history and feminist ... [More]


Feb
10

Cynicism

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“Ef the poor! “‘An increase in tobacco tax rates is not only sound public health policy but a smart and predictable way to help boost the economy and generate long-term health saving... [More]


Feb
10

Snowpocalypse

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Like I said… TIME magazine sounds like the fat guy at the dinner buffet trying to justify the bag of marshmallows he ate in the car on the way over. “I’ll definitely live longer if ... [More]


Feb
09

Clarity

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I don’t wager against the spread… “‘We’re in for a stalemate . . . an extended one,’” predicted a senior State Department official, who requested anonymity be... [More]