RIP, Phyllis Schafly

Phyllis Schlafly, who lead a decades-long successful charge against the Equal Rights Amendment, has died. In her long career as a conservative, she helped propel Barry Goldwater into a candidacy for President,. She became a lawyer while she urged other women to be housewives. Here’s some of her more recent work. She was 92. Her work lives on, …

Is Facebook a liberal tool?

Some people seem to think so. Gizmodo ran a piece yesterday that quoted former Facebook employees who said they’d been instructed to give preference to progressive news — and deep six conservative news. This is in stark contrast to Facebook’s claims that their content is created strictly by algorithms. Facebook has denied the claim. And …

For this, he breaks his silence?

The news is all over that Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas broke his 10-year silence (a record!) during yesterday’s oral arguments in Voisine v. United States. And the reason he spoke up? To question the gun ban that exists for domestic abusers. During a five-minute exchange with Ilana Eisenstein, the lawyer for the government, the conversation focused: largely on the …

Ted Nugent has finally gone too far for all of us.

Says who? Why, the National Review, that’s who. Some of us lost interest in this guy years ago, but we join with our conservative cousins and say: Boot him off the blood-garling NRA and send him back to his ranch, where maybe this animal’s loved ones are lying in wait.

What Bible verses Bernie Sanders quoted to Liberty University students recently

Independent presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was Daniel in the lions’ den at Liberty University, where the student body tends to bleed conservative red. But he quoted the Bible (and in proper context!), and received nary a chew from the lions. He quoted from Amos, and Matthew. That’s his full speech up there.

I want to tell you something about Larry Cohen, longtime Courant columnist

Larry Cohen, who died suddenly at his Sanibel Island, Fla., home on Monday, was an irascible contrarian, a shoot from the lip conservative, and a big ol’ softie. I knew Larry because we both worked at the Hartford Courant. Sometimes, he was the Courant’s lone local conservative voice. You could disagree with him — so …

The Duggars are having another baby

And baby makes 20. By all indications, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar — father and mother of the tribe — are not just a popular unscripted television show. They’re part of the conservative Christian Quiverfull movement. You can read more about it here. It is mostly an American movement. Discuss.