Author Archives: John Hinderaker

The New York Times Rewrites American History

Featured image What does it mean to be a liberal in today’s world? More than anything else, to be a liberal is to be anti-American. Byron York describes a New York Times project of which I was unaware, but by which I am not surprised: In the Times’ view — which it hopes to make the view of millions of Americans — the country was actually founded in 1619, when the first »

More Clinton Email Funny Business

Featured image On Wednesday, senators released the transcript of an interview with an investigator for the Intelligence Community Inspector General that included new revelations about Hillary Clinton’s illegal, off-the-books email system. The Daily Caller headlines: “Clinton IT Aide Who Defied Subpoena Says He Created A Cryptic Gmail Account And Sent It Nearly All Of Hillary’s Emails.” I won’t attempt an exhaustive summary; for the details, which remain obscure, follow the link. These »

Ilhan Unleashed

Featured image Ilhan Omar isn’t going to Israel, but it turns out she didn’t need to go after all–she knows all about it. Omar unleashed this Twitter rant against Israel a little while ago: Let’s be clear: the goal of our trip was to witness firsthand what is happening on the ground in Palestine and hear from stakeholders —our job as Members of Congress. But since we were unable to fulfill our »

Elizabeth Warren Pulling Away In Iowa?

Featured image This Iowa-based poll shows Elizabeth Warren jumping out to a commanding lead among Iowa caucus goers: Elizabeth Warren’s early investment in Iowa is paying off. A new Iowa Starting Line-Change Research poll shows the senator opening up a commanding lead in the Iowa Caucus. Warren was the top pick of 28% of likely Iowa Caucus-goers in the poll, an 11-point lead over the nearest competitor. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders »

Hurricanes? Get Serious

Featured image Part of the Left’s rationale for shifting from “global warming” to “climate change” was a desire to capitalize on severe weather events by claiming they are symptomatic of “climate change.” While many people wouldn’t mind their region getting a little warmer, none of us want to see more hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or droughts. So in recent years, we have been bombarded with claims that every adverse weather event is somehow »

The Bloomberg-Ellison Corruption Connection

Featured image It came to light last year that a handful of rich left-wing donors led by Michael Bloomberg have collaborated with New York University Law School to recruit, place and pay for lawyers in attorney generals’ offices around the United States. These lawyers, compensated outside the executive structure of state government, are embedded in state governments to pursue lawsuits that fit Bloomberg’s liberal agenda. In particular, they are directed to bring »

Beauty Queens Are Smart

Featured image Sarah Idan certainly is. She was Miss Iraq at the 2017 Miss Universe contest. She got into trouble for posting on Instagram a photo of herself with Miss Israel: The resultant outrage in Iraq forced Miss Idan and her family to flee the country. She now operates out of Los Angeles. Last month, she provided a blast of truth at a meeting of the U.N.’s Human Rights Council in Geneva. »

Read The GOAT!

Featured image Roger Simon has self-published his new book, called The GOAT. It is the story of a middle-aged screenwriter named Dan Gelber, who bears a striking resemblance to Roger himself, and who, following an injury suffered while playing tennis and a resulting botched operation, has the opportunity to say goodbye to his old self (mysteriously disappeared at Mount Everest) and return as the youthful Jay Reynolds, a man with no history »

The Babylon Bee Is Worried

Featured image Jeffrey Epstein’s puzzling end has some people on edge, including the editors of the Babylon Bee. So the Bee has issued a public statement: “We Would Like To State For The Record That Hillary Clinton Is An Upstanding Citizen And A Fine Human Being.” Heh. A note from the editorial board at The Babylon Bee: A number of people have questioned our love for Hillary Clinton based on some satirical »

Bruce Ohr Speaks

Featured image Judicial Watch has obtained the FBI’s “302” forms summarizing agents’ conversations with former associate deputy attorney general Bruce Ohr. You can read the reports here, and I have also embedded them at the bottom of this post. The 302 forms relate to a considerable number of interviews that the FBI conducted with Ohr between December 19, 2016, and May 16, 2017. The reports can be viewed in two ways: you »

The Left’s Exclusionary Language

Featured image A reader points out this article by a liberal in the Atlantic. It is titled “The Left Needs a Language Potent Enough to Counter Trump.” The writer, George Packer, is mostly intent on denouncing President Trump’s “dangerously populist” speech. As usual, the author goes off on Nazi, Hitler, and fascist tropes without acknowledging that the reason why the things Trump says are “populist” is that they make sense to most »

Babylon Bee: Biden Likes All Races, “Even the Bad Ones”

Featured image The Babylon Bee is an excellent satire site, but this one–Biden Clarifies: ‘I Like All Races, Even The Bad Ones’ is hilarious: Joe Biden has apologized for his recent seemingly racist comment, where he said that poor kids are sometimes as smart as white kids. “Everyone who knows me knows I’m not a racist,” said Biden. “I even have a black friend, Barry. Smart, articulate guy.” *** Aides were then »

A Righteous Saturday Night Rant

Featured image James Kunstler runs a site called Clusterfuck Nation. [Warning: strong language to follow.] Kunstler is, or was, a liberal. But he isn’t crazy, and today the issue isn’t conservative vs. liberal, it is sane vs. insane. Kunstler is on the side of sanity, and his writing is entertaining and insightful. If the Left were a person, it would be in a locked ward by now on twenty milligrams of haloperidol »

On The Hunt, Trump Gets Results [Updated]

Featured image I wrote here about the bizarre movie The Hunt, in which liberal elites hunt and murder red state “deplorables.” Sort of a wish-fulfillment fantasy for the left. The film was to be released next month, even though advertising was pulled after the El Paso and Dayton shootings. But that was before President Trump weighed in on Twitter: Liberal Hollywood is Racist at the highest level, and with great Anger and »

Will Slow Joe Make It to the Primaries?

Featured image Joe Biden remains on top of the Democratic presidential polls, which can only be taken as an indication of the weakness of the field. “Slow Joe” Biden has never been intelligent, and at 76 years old he is far from the top of his game, such as it ever was. Among other things, Biden has longstanding problems with race. Biden is famous for his gaffes, which are usually written off »

Rashida Tlaib Meets Janna Jihad

Featured image Janna Jihad–her real name, apparently–is a 13-year-old girl who was born in Florida and now lives on the West Bank. She is the hottest thing in anti-Israel propaganda. Remarkably, we learn from her Twitter feed that she “present[ed] at the congressional briefing on Israeli treatment of US citizens on July 24th at … 1539 Longworth House Office Building.” Miss Jihad caught up with Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib for an interview »

Germans Rebel Against Tax on Meat

Featured image Through human history, the basic standard of well-being has been the ability to afford an adequate diet, especially one that includes animal protein. But, in classic first world style, some German politicians have decided that Germans eat “too much” meat. Hence a campaign to raise taxes on meat: “Green tax on sausages a step too far for Germans.” Germany has raised the prospect of imposing a hefty tax on meat »