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A Mackeral Rotting in the Moonshine

When Jacobin Journalists Go Over the Edge I’ve often written about Paul Mulshine – the cranky,  Jacobin hack columnist employed by the uber-liberal Newark Star-Ledger as its token “conservative” – and, as you can tell from my subtly worded introduction, … Continue reading

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The Stench of Hypocrisy is Strong in This One

As anyone not living under a rock knows by now, this past Saturday witnessed the heartbreaking spectacle of Herman Cain announcing that he was suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in the wake of a sustained and highly … Continue reading

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A Problem for the Moonshine Man

My guess is that he never figured his totally loaded question to Ron Paul – one he happily deployed afterward to bludgeon his real and imagined nemeses – would ever boomerang and bite him squarely in the ass. Of course, … Continue reading

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Ron Paul, Mike Doherty and Anwar Al-Awlaki

There is an almost Manichean quality to the mindset of Paulbots and conservo-gnostics when it comes to the Constitution of the United States – an ‘either/or,’ ‘black/white,’ ‘good/evil’ dichotomy that admits of no fog or shades of gray. In some … Continue reading

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A Pretty Pair of Pauls: Monkeyshine and Moonshine

On 9/11/11 most media outlets were writing retrospectives on the tenth anniversary of the Jihadist attack on America. Some told the tale from the perspective of the victims while others related the story from the perspective of the  first responders. … Continue reading

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Too Much Moonshine Can Make You Sick

I’m pleased as punch to be the object of another hit piece courtesy of Paul “Moonshine” Mulshine – hack journo-columnist and cranky, conservo-gnostic extraordinaire whose outre, Lew Rockwell Jacobin conservatism makes Pat Buchanan look like Keith Olbermann. Faithful readers will … Continue reading

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Time to Lock Up Uncle Ron in the Basement

Every family has a whackadoo relative – usually an uncle or an aunt of elderly comportment – who is indisputably insane but does exhibit lucidity with sufficient frequency to risk seating next to grandma at Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Thus … Continue reading

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When the Truth Prevails, The Tea Party Prevails

It is said that a lie goes halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its shoes on; in an age of instantaneous communication I would suggest that a lie circumvents the planet before truth has … Continue reading

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