Palin, Conservatism’s New World Order

It is beginning to look like the old conservative movement is feeling challenged by the new one. From here though, the only difference is that the ones criticizing Sarah Palin and the ‘Tea Party’ are old, where she, by comparison, is not.

It’s not the difference between ‘old school’ conservatism and modern because conservatism is timeless. There is no difference.

When Sarah Palin started in politics, she broke the mold of how things got done and she was good at it. She saw the opportunity to spread the conservative message more than she could have done behind a governor’s desk in Alaska, so she did it.

Sarah Palin is nothing like what has been all too common for those ‘old’ conservatives. Their inability or unwillingness, maybe both, to stand up to unfair criticism, to stand up to media bashing, and to not lose focus on the conservative message. All of which Bush, McCain and the so-called blue blood or establishment republicans are guilty of. They feel threatened.

George Will exemplifies that in this statement . . .

“This is a problem for the movement,” said Will about what Palin represents. “For conservatism, because it is a creedal movement, this is a disease to which it is susceptible.”

Matt Labash, a longtime writer for the Weekly Standard, said that because of Palin’s frequent appeals to victimhood and group grievance, “She’s becoming Al Sharpton, Alaska edition.”

Again, look how standing up for principles and conservative values are interpreted.  As ‘frequent appeals to victimhood and group grievance.’ It is not her fault that the media and the Left frequently single her out. Well, in a sense it is her fault. They single her out because she is so effective. And because she is so effective, they consider her to be the biggest threat to their liberal agenda.

Sarah Palin needn’t change one thing. Those old fogies who cannot adapt to the new ‘new world order’ in American politics are more a strain on the conservative movement than anyone out there. And that includes democrats.

Links:  The Right-Wing War Against Sarah Palin‘She’s becoming Al Sharpton, Alaska edition’


D.O. Black J.

In the ‘it depends on what the meaning of justice is’ department, Attorney General Eric Holder’s justice department is telling Dayton’s police department to lower its testing standards because not enough of his people are passing the tests.

Dayton is in desperate need of officers to replace dozens of retirees. The hiring process was postponed for months because the D.O.J. rejected the original scores provided by the Dayton Civil Service Board, which administers the test.

Under the previous requirements, candidates had to get a 66% on part one of the exam and a 72% on part two.

The D.O.J. approved new scoring policy only requires potential police officers to get a 58% and a 63%. That’s the equivalent of an ‘F’ and a ‘D’.

The local office of the NAACP comes down on the side of safety over skin color.

“The NAACP does not support individuals failing a test and then having the opportunity to be gainfully employed,” agreed Dayton NAACP President Derrick Foward.

Where is that ‘post-racial‘ America anyway? Eric Holder’s conduct as Attorney General is, or should be, an embarrassment to the country and needs to go.

Link:  Dayton’s News Source :: Top Stories – Civil Service Board Announces Police Recruit Scores.

aSide Order

A brief movie matinee.

  1. A John Boy and Billy video. If animals could talk.
  2. Here’s a ‘striptease’ video. You’ll have to keep hitting the ‘play’ button to finish it. Really. But I’d rate it PG.
  3. And a little Red State Update.  There’s a couple F-bombs in this one. You’ve been warned. Jackie and Dunlap on the crisis in Japan, the NPR footage, and, what the hell, a little Charlie Sheen.



A. . Back off and let those men who want to marry men, marry men.

B. . Allow those women who want to marry women, marry women.

C. . Allow those folks who want to abort their babies, abort their babies.

D. . In three generations, there will be no Democrats!…

Man – I love it when a plan comes together!

Obama joke of the Year.

One day in the future, Barack Obama has a heart-attack and dies.

He immediately goes to hell, where the devil is waiting for him.

“I don’t know what to do here,” says the devil. “You are on my list, but I have no room for you. You definitely have to stay here, so I’ll tell you what I’m going to do. I’ve got a couple of folks here who weren’t quite as bad as you. I’ll let one of them go, but you have to take their place. I’ll even let YOU decide who leaves.”

Obama thought that sounded pretty good, so the devil opened the door to the first room.

In it was Ted Kennedy and a large pool of water. Ted kept diving in, and surfacing, empty handed. Over, and over, and over he dived in and surfaced with nothing. Such was his fate in hell.

“No,” Obama said. “I don’t think so. I’m not a good swimmer, and I don’t think I could do that all day long.”

The devil led him to the door of the next room.

In it was Al Gore with a sledgehammer and a room full of rocks. All he did was swing that hammer, time after time after time.

“No, this is no good; I’ve got this problem with my shoulder. I would be in constant agony if all I could do was break rocks all day,” commented Obama.

The devil opened a third door. Through it, Obama saw Bill Clinton, lying on the bed, his arms tied over his head, and his legs restrained in a spread-eagle pose. Bent over him was Monica Lewinsky, doing what she does best.

Obama looked at this in shocked disbelief, and finally said, “Yeah man, I can handle this.”

The devil smiled and said …..




(This is priceless…)




“OK, Monica, you’re free to go.”