Author Archives: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Our Watcher’s Council Nominations – Parts And Service Edition

The Watcher’s Council Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council. Then we vote on the best two posts, with the results appearing on Friday morning. Council News: Debra Heine over at Nice Deb Read More...

Robert Conquest (1917-2015)

By: Diana West Robert Conquest has died at age 98. He was a gigantic hero of truth and the voiceless. On a professional note that is also personal, Robert Conquest’s tremendous body of work — and, I would add, the consternation and controversy his work engendered amid the “intelligentsia” — has been and will remain a guiding inspiration. In many ways, American Betrayal is itself a paean to Conquest. Some relevant passages from the book follow. p. 94 British historian Robert Conquest is one Read More...

The “Stop Iran Now” Rally in Times Square Sent a Powerful Message

By: Roger Aronoff Accuracy in Media President Barack Obama’s disastrous deal with Iran paves the way for this totalitarian regime to attain nuclear weapons, ones which Iran’s dictators could then aim squarely at the United States, Israel, and our allies. But the complicit media repeatedly join the administration in championing the deal, which both falsely claim is the only viable alternative to war. In order to stifle opposition to this narrative, the mainstream media have mostly offered the public misleading information and Read More...

Hillary’s First 100 Days

* Satire, but you won’t believe what Hillary is doing on tax policy. It is virtually identical to Bill’s 1992 platform, when he made sweeping promises to enact a big middle class tax cut then denied it after being elected. This is surely Hillary’s plan too. After all it worked once, and those stupid Americans won’t remember… By: James Simpson PoliZette Imagining a Clinton presidency in its earliest stages What might the election of America’s first female president look like? But not just Read More...

FUNNIEST CHART O’ THE DAY: Breakdown of Where Bill and Hillary Clinton’s “Charitable” Donations Went

Doug Ross @ Journal According to their tax returns, it turns out that essentially all of the Clinton family’s “charitable donations” were directed back to their own “charities”. As TaxProf notes, the family’s charitable giving from 2007 onward has been a case study in moving money around. Since 2007, the Clintons “made $15 million (10.8 percent of their AGI) of charitable contributions, $14.9 million of which went to the Clinton Family Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative.” That leaves $100,000 for charitable Read More...