Warner Todd Huston column
Warner Todd Huston
Warner Todd Huston's thoughtful commentary, sometimes irreverent often historically based, is featured on many websites such as renewamerica.com, townhall.com, opinioneditorials.com, and americandaily.com, among many, many others. He has also written for several history magazines, and appears in the new book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture," which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of Publius' Forum. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions at igcolonel@hotmail.com

Are you a conservative? Welcome to the majority!
Warner Todd Huston
January 15, 2012

There has been a lot of lament by the far left in America that the Tea Party has somehow driven the Republican Party to conservative extremes. This, however, is . . .

Obama excuses over 500,000 union members from Obamacare
Warner Todd Huston
January 13, 2012

Remember back in the days of the debate over Obamacare when unions were the biggest voices screaming in support of the legislation? Many labor union bosses said . . .

Obama's electronic medical records requirements already causing job loss
Warner Todd Huston
January 10, 2012

While the Old Media has been ecstatic over recent job numbers, claiming that some 200,000 jobs have been added to the economy, we should note that while Obama . . .

Dear voters, vote for Romney, you idiots. Love, the establishment GOP
Warner Todd Huston
January 8, 2012

Apparently, Mitt Romney and his surrogates want you to know that you should not vote your conscience or your principles this primary election. You should vote . . .

Santorum/Romney/Paul: So what did Iowa prove?
Warner Todd Huston
January 5, 2012

The 2012 Iowa Caucuses are now over and in a nail biting ending the two highest vote getters were separated by only eight votes. So, what did this caucus prove? . . .

A good, pro-life Hollywood story
Warner Todd Huston
January 4, 2012

Here at the site we often take Hollywood to task for its outrageous liberalism, and rightfully so. Of course it's our job to look for the worst cases to alert . . .

How Ron Paul might win Iowa and STILL get no Hawkeye delegates
Warner Todd Huston
January 1, 2012

My friend Michael Bates has raised some interesting — if technical — points. He notes that Ron Paul could very will win Iowa but still come away . . .

Mitt Romney: My Mass. healthcare plan is 'fundamentally conservative'
Warner Todd Huston
December 29, 2011

Romney did it again. On Fox News he linked Romneycare to conservative principles, an outrageous act in the eyes of any conservative. But hold the boat, people, . . .

Politico's Top 10 political blunders: mostly GOP blunders?
Warner Todd Huston
December 28, 2011

Top ten lists at year's end are always subjective, to be sure. But some lists seem rather obviously out of whack at first glance. Politico's "Top 10 political . . .

The Kwanzaa con: created by a rapist and torturer
Warner Todd Huston
December 26, 2011

Each year, with the onset of Christmas, we are treated to another gauzy, fluff piece about how great Kwanzaa is by yet another PC spewing columnist. This year, . . .

Yes Virginia the internet does NOT replace old fashioned politics
Warner Todd Huston
December 24, 2011

When Howard Dean became a surprise front runner in the Democrat primary of 2004 doing so on the basis of a strong Internet-based campaign effort, tongues began . . .

Boston University Muslim chaplin raising funds for al Qaeda, Mass. pols embrace him
Warner Todd Huston
December 23, 2011

Abdullah Faaruuq, a Muslim "spiritual advisor" and chaplain from Boston-based Northeastern University, was a key speaker at a fundraiser for al Qaeda's Ma . . .

Denial: VP Biden says Taliban not our enemy, Obama official refuses to say al Qaeda are 'radical Islamists'
Warner Todd Huston
December 21, 2011

President Obama and his various quislings and underlings still cannot bring themselves to say that the USA is under attack by radical Islamists. This is the . . .

Salon's Joan Walsh: Reagan Dems voted GOP in 1980 because they were raaaaacists
Warner Todd Huston
December 17, 2011

Did you know that the only reason those famed "Reagan Democrats" voted for Ronald Reagan in 1980 and 1984 was because they were... uh... racists? Well on the . . .

New York Rabbi: a Tim Tebow win will cause Christians to burn mosques, bash gays
Warner Todd Huston
December 15, 2011

In the category of bigotry and hatred spares no religion, we find such hatred hiding behind religion in one "Rabbi" Joshua Hammerman of New York City. Hammerman . . .

Even NY Times doubtful about California boondoggles
Warner Todd Huston
December 12, 2011

You know a government project is headed for disaster when even the New York Times becomes skeptical about it. In a recent article, the "newspaper of record" . . .

Jose Antonio Vargas: Being an illegal alien made me... a better reporter?
Warner Todd Huston
December 9, 2011

Jose Antonio Vargas is the perfect example of media bias. He presents himself as both an activist for illegal immigrants and a "journalist." He's uniquely . . .

How the left lies its way to 'facts'
Warner Todd Huston
December 6, 2011

There was once a famous liberal congressman from New York who reminded his opponents that they could have their own opinions but not their own facts. This, of . . .

'Historian' gets mouthy at congressional hearing
Warner Todd Huston
December 4, 2011

I meant to get to this last week, but "historian" Douglas Brinkley is so forgettable as a writer that it all slipped my mind. But, it's a slow news day, so let . . .

Looks like Obama lost these boobs as fans, anyway
Warner Todd Huston
December 3, 2011

The Barbi Twins are no longer big fans of the Obammessiah. They think he's turned his back on the horses. No, not the ones at the race track — well, maybe . . .

With the economy down, Obama looks to help big labor make it worse
Warner Todd Huston
December 1, 2011

With this week's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of American Airlines, we again see the results of unions having a hand in destroying American businesses. We also . . .

Frank Rich: Obama's just like JFK because JFK was killed with hate, or something
Warner Todd Huston
November 29, 2011

It's hard to believe but Frank Rich's latest exercise in the fantasist's art comparing JFK to Obama is a wonder to behold. It really is. One might think it . . .

Kinder, gentler OWSer vows to assassinate governor
Warner Todd Huston
November 28, 2011

A whack nut Occupy Wall Street sympathizer in South Carolina was a bit miffed when Governor Nikki Haley "allowed" the police to begin arresting the dregs at . . .

Unbelievable: Planned Parenthood used Thanksgiving holiday to push abortion!
Warner Todd Huston
November 26, 2011

The indefatigable Steven Ertelt reports another outrage from the infanticide fanatics at Planned Parenthood. Apparently Planned Parenthood is advocating that . . .

There isn't more political 'polarization,' there's more government
Warner Todd Huston
November 24, 2011

Ron Fournier of the National Journal has committed the same mistake in political analysis that far too many others on both sides of the aisle make. He thinks, . . .

Hypocrisy: Left wants SCOTUS Justice Thomas recusal, ignores Kagan's clear conflicts
Warner Todd Huston
November 23, 2011

This past weekend the Washington Post published a hit piece on the grand opening of a museum in Georgia dedicated to the birthplace of U.S. Supreme Court . . .

GM bailout: bait and switch and drive that lemon away
Warner Todd Huston
November 19, 2011

General Motors was too big to fail. This is why President Obama had to ride in on his white steed with billions of taxpayers dollars in hand to bailout GM . . .

Diane Sawyer again links tea party and Sarah Palin to Rep. Giffords' shooting
Warner Todd Huston
November 17, 2011

In her exclusive interview with Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D, AZ), ABCs Diane Sawyer began with a retrospective of the terrible crime committed against . . .

Rancho Cordova blast fine too low to assure future public safety
Warner Todd Huston
November 16, 2011

In 2008 a pipeline operated by Pacific Gas & Electric exploded destroying several homes and killing 72-year-old Wilbert Paana. Since that time authorities have . . .

ENOUGH of GOP 'debates' where mediots show us how tough they are
Warner Todd Huston
November 14, 2011

In the upcoming Republican primary I am not voting for Brian Williams, Brett Baier, Scott Pelly, Wolf Blitzer or any other member of the Old Media. I am trying . . .

Death by regulations: has Obama lost Senator Blanche Lincoln?
Warner Todd Huston
November 9, 2011

Last year for the 2010 midterms Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln was in trouble with her reelection. Up until 2010 most felt her seat was a safe one but . . .

Help stop the high cost of federal regulations
Warner Todd Huston
November 4, 2011

One of the reasons that our economic recovery has been so slow is that the Obama administration has opened a continuous avalanche of regulations affecting jobs, . . .

Obama's regulations so far cost us $84.8 billion and climbing weekly
Warner Todd Huston
November 3, 2011

There is a lot of talk about the high cost of regulations (in fact, a lot of talk from me about them). But how do you put a number on that cost? Well Sam . . .

Vanity Fair compares Herman Cain to 'sociopathic' movie character
Warner Todd Huston
November 2, 2011

Juli Weiner of Vanity Fair may have thought she was being "clever" with her Nov. 1 blog post, but instead she looks by turns blindly partisan, foolish, ignorant . . .

Atheists lie and do so on a billboard!
Warner Todd Huston
November 1, 2011

Talk about making a mistake everyone can see! Atheists in California have done a disservice to their own crusade to spread atheism by launching a new billboard . . .

Ill. Policy Institute CEO Tillman is just plain wrong about 'Occupy'
Warner Todd Huston
October 29, 2011

John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, penned an op ed in the Chicago Tribune touting what he claims is the common ground between conservatives and . . .

Illinois: Beloved doctor benched for not being proficient with electronic medical records system
Warner Todd Huston
October 26, 2011

A popular, longtime Doctor from central Illinois has been sidelined by employer Springfield-based Memorial Health System because he has not become proficient . . .

Media tries to make Rick Perry a birther
Warner Todd Huston
October 25, 2011

The left-wing media's newest attack on Rick Perry is an attempt to make him into a "birther" — one of those folks that think Barack Obama is not a natural . . .

Bad news for Obama: his big lead in Illinois narrowing
Warner Todd Huston
October 22, 2011

A Southern Illinois newspaper reports what should be an ominous warning for Obama occurring in Illinois, his homestate. His margin of victory is narrowing in . . .

Politico tries to smear Herman Cain with bad pizza
Warner Todd Huston
October 21, 2011

Politico unleashed an incredibly misleading smear job on Herman Cain this week by attacking "his" Godfather's Pizza in a faux taste test in both written and . . .

We need rules for cyberwarfare before a president steals that power, too
Warner Todd Huston
October 20, 2011

A recent New York Times article revealed that the Pentagon briefly considered engaging in cyberwarfare at the outset of the actions in Libya, but decided . . .

Another California tax hike to fund a boondoggle program
Warner Todd Huston
October 19, 2011

As a result of years of budget deficits and wasteful spending by the state legislature, California faces difficult budget challenges for the next ten years. . . .

Occupy Wall Street's essential hypocrisy
Warner Todd Huston
October 18, 2011

There are a few major reasons that this Occupy-Whatever "movement" is as hollow as a Halloween pumpkin. One is that they are employing the sort of rhetoric with . . .

Newest PC goal: more Hispanic theme parks
Warner Todd Huston
October 14, 2011

When is a national park not a national park? When it is "themed" toward one small segment of the population by a government infected with PCism. That is what U . . .

PG&E's catastrophic failure of public trust by company and government both
Warner Todd Huston
October 13, 2011

Another in a long line of explosions and other catastrophic safety failures occurred at the end of September when a natural gas pipeline built and owned by . . .

How Obama is bypassing democracy, Congress, and you
Warner Todd Huston
October 11, 2011

Phil Kerpen has a warning for you, America. He wants to alert you to the fact that Barack Obama is using his powers to create regulations to undermine Congress, . . .

Finger-waving, child-like protestors refuse to allow left-wing congressman to address crowd
Warner Todd Huston
October 9, 2011

This is the funniest thing I have ever... This is the funniest thing I've ever.... Seen in my life. Seen in my life. A bunch of child-like . . .

Why isn't Obama's teacher lie national news?
Warner Todd Huston
October 8, 2011

During the latest campaign appearance disguised as a presidential press conference, President Obama uttered one straight out lie that stands out above the rest . . .

ABC's Joy Behar: historical illiterate
Warner Todd Huston
October 6, 2011

Sadly, ABC's The View is what passes for as "intelligent" conversation on TV, these days. The View yacker Joy Behar's blather is also indicative of the . . .

Alabama shows the best way to limit illegal immigration
Warner Todd Huston
October 3, 2011

Tougher than Arizona's, Alabama's new immigration law is a perfect example of the best way to put limits on illegal immigration. Sadly these are laws being . . .

George Washington said to avoid 'entangling alliances'... or did he?
Warner Todd Huston
October 1, 2011

I have been interested these days to hear the left citing George Washington, the father of our country, to support their ideas against the GOP and their hope . . .

MSNBC guest: Solyndra is Bush's fault! (despite truth)
Warner Todd Huston
September 30, 2011

In a recurrence of its bout with Bush Derangement Syndrome, MSNBC recently relied on a left-wing, green activist to assert that the whole Solyndra scandal was . . .

NYTimes Sunday review again pushes lie that billionaires run tea party
Warner Todd Huston
September 29, 2011

It is a lie that serves as the left's basic narrative for the birth of the Tea Party movement and this weekend it was The New York Times's turn to push that lie . . .

Obama's EPA regs to kill 183,000 private sector jobs a year
Warner Todd Huston
September 28, 2011

Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is completely put of control. Now it wants to implement new regulations that would destroy 183,000 private sector jobs . . .

Victory for bloggers: Illinois blog wins lawsuit
Warner Todd Huston
September 25, 2011

In a good sign for blogger free speech, a lawsuit against a high profile conservative blog in Illinois has just been tossed out. A political contributor brought . . .

Did 85 Democrats vote in favor of government shutdown?
Warner Todd Huston
September 23, 2011

Back on August first the whole country was waiting for the House of Representatives to raise the debt ceiling and offer a continuing resolution to prevent a . . .

Texas redistricting: forget about 'justice,' Obama's DOJ is all about politics
Warner Todd Huston
September 21, 2011

Obama's Department Of Justice claims that Texas redistricting is somehow "unfair" because Democrats have lost power. Therefore the DOJ is going to take the . . .

Obama's pleas for civility don't apply to union leaders
Warner Todd Huston
September 20, 2011

Michael Barone, one of America's premier political analysts, unleashed a corker this week looking over how sold out to unions our president as been. It is . . .

The town government with more cars than employees
Warner Todd Huston
September 19, 2011

There is a town in Tennessee whose government owns more cars than they even have employees to drive them. This is the sort of excess that every anti-big . . .

EPA to give itself powers to preemptively deny natural resource development?
Warner Todd Huston
September 17, 2011

Once again an Obama regulatory agency tries to give itself wild new powers, powers that would crush American energy and natural resource development, powers . . .

Michigan House moves to ban union dues deducted from teachers' paychecks
Warner Todd Huston
September 16, 2011

A new measure has been introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives that would ban school districts from automatically deducting union dues from teachers . . .

Obama now trying to intimidate consultants and PR firms of businesses
Warner Todd Huston
September 14, 2011

True to form, even as he says he wants to cut regulations, Obama's regulatory army is marching hard against business and this week the president's Labor Dept. . . .

New worry: RFID tracking chips in firearms?
Warner Todd Huston
September 12, 2011

The Italians have caused an outrage among American firearms customers. A Italian company named Chiappa Firearms sent out a press release (in Italian) last week . . .

AFL-CIO prez: hey, remember 9/11, was a great union moment, right?
Warner Todd Huston
September 11, 2011

In one of the most disgusting examples of the self-absorption of the union mind set, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka decided that his 9/11 memorial would not . . .

Lefty protesters: here's a poll to help us find out what we are really mad about
Warner Todd Huston
September 10, 2011

I had to laugh when I found out about the left's newest protest du jour. They are hopin' mad, don't cha know? So mad that they are busy organizing marches, . . .

Obama hypocrisy: from 'talking to each other in a way that heals,' to dismissing 'Kabuki Theater'
Warner Todd Huston
September 9, 2011

Barack Obama is nothing less than a hypocrite on his admonitions over public discourse and the latest example of this truth lies in his refusal to condemn the . . .

AP editorializing in the 'news' again
Warner Todd Huston
September 8, 2011

In a recent article on the dissatisfaction of Big Labor we once again we see making its way into what is otherwise supposed to be a normal, everyday "news" . . .

Colorado school places Saudi Arabian flag above U.S. flag
Warner Todd Huston
September 7, 2011

An elementary school in Fort Collins, Colorado came under fire last week for having placed in the school a smaller sized Saudi Arabian flag in a higher, more . . .

That old recipe for success
Warner Todd Huston
September 6, 2011

People have made millions on self-help books telling people how to take their first steps down that road to success. Whole aisles in the bookstores are stuffed . . .

Proof: Obama WAS trying to use joint speech one-upmanship as political ploy
Warner Todd Huston
September 3, 2011

The American left and its handmaidens in the Old Media spent 24 hours desperately trying to spin Obama's attempt to schedule a joint session of Congress on the . . .

Illinois ranks bottom of states with worst government unions accountability
Warner Todd Huston
September 1, 2011

A new study finds that Illinois ranks at the bottom of states with the worst climate of government union accountability in the nation. The Land of Lincoln ranks . . .

Obama's illegal alien uncle busted for drunk driving, hits police car, media silent
Warner Todd Huston
August 30, 2011

Kerry Picket had an interesting report in the Washington Times on the 28th. Apparently President Obama's uncle Omar, an illegal alien living in Massachusetts, . . .

Obama: the kingpin of broken promises
Warner Todd Huston
August 29, 2011

Well, let's get the ball rolling on another broken promise from The One, Barack Hussein Obama, shall we? I mean, every time we think we are done chronicling his . . .

Idiot Ohio congressman bans, confiscates devices at townhall
Warner Todd Huston
August 27, 2011

I go after the left all the time for opposing free speech and for doing its best to shut down citizens, especially at townhall events. Well here is an example . . .

Obama's newest way to let unions avoid disclosure rules
Warner Todd Huston
August 25, 2011

Obama and his union-sold Department of Labor has spent the last three years trying every legal trick, and some merely arrogant ones, to help unions get away . . .

No spark: the unanswered questions of the Chevy Volt
Warner Todd Huston
August 23, 2011

Every time we turn around these days President Obama is touting the idea that the "future" of America lies in green energy and one of those greenie ideas is an . . .

Union astroturf pretends like Tea Partiers to attack GOP
Warner Todd Huston
August 21, 2011

The Hill has an interesting, if not a bit slanted, report about the faux grassroots efforts of unions and left-wing advocates to pretend they are somehow just . . .

Court: Obama White House must make visitor logs public (who yelled about Bush's 'secrets')
Warner Todd Huston
August 19, 2011

After running on the claim that he'd make presidential records more available and after criticizing George W. Bush and Vice President Cheney for "secret . . .

Obama DID lie: Obamacare now paying for illegal immigrants
Warner Todd Huston
August 15, 2011

Remember when South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson called out "You Lie!" when Obama claimed in his 2009 state of the union address that his Obamacare plan . . .

Union thuggery: more criminality in Verizon strike
Warner Todd Huston
August 14, 2011

In Pennsylvania union thuggery, violations of the law, and criminality is abundant in the strike by the Communications Workers of America against Verizon. It's . . .

Once again reporters try to decide who is allowed to be 'the press'
Warner Todd Huston
August 12, 2011

In yet another example of collusion between "the press" and the Democrats, Bill Kelly of Chicago tried to ask a question of Democrat Senator Dick Durbin at a . . .

ABC whitewashing history: no ciggies no whites only in new early 60s-based 'Pan Am' TV series
Warner Todd Huston
August 10, 2011

Remember back in the early 1960s when blacks could get any job they wanted in the American airline industry? Oh, and remember back then how no one smoked cuz it . . .

Want proof of how Democrats would shut you up, tea partiers?
Warner Todd Huston
August 8, 2011

On MSNBC, John Kerry told us that Tea Party ideas are not "real" ideas, not "factual," and thinks that the media should stop reporting on anything that smacks . . .

Before pipeline explosion Calif. Utility spent millions on political campaigning
Warner Todd Huston
August 5, 2011

Back in September of 2010, a gas pipeline running underneath the city of San Bruno, California ruptured. The resulting explosion killed eight people. A recently . . .

Left-winger Robert Reich despondent over Obama failure
Warner Todd Huston
August 2, 2011

Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, lefty political commentator, and so-called "economist," is despondent over the failure of President . . .

Gays, media ignore MSNBC talker's gay slur
Warner Todd Huston
August 1, 2011

We all know that the Old Media is filled with double standards where it concerns treatment of conservatives and liberals. Last week we found yet another example . . .

New York Times blames American conservatives for Norway massacre
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2011

The New York Times is never one to let a good tragedy go to waste when it can turn that sad incident into a bludgeon with which to bash American conservatives, . . .

Another tale of our anti-parent DCFS establishment
Warner Todd Huston
July 27, 2011

It is a sad truth that from coast to coast our departments of children and family service (DCFS) agencies are in disarray. All too often they ill serve the . . .

One solution to stop some of Obama's union pandering labor board rulings
Warner Todd Huston
July 22, 2011

We've been talking for the better part of the year about how the Obama administration is using its powers to regulate labor and business relations to attack . . .

Obama's labor board now threatening the dead
Warner Todd Huston
July 20, 2011

Imagine the gall of Gordon L. Wray Jr. to die without first getting Obama's permission! I mean, it takes a real yutz to die before The One waves his royal hand . . .

Illinois government attacks freedom of religion
Warner Todd Huston
July 13, 2011

First Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan tried to have published for public consumption all the names and addresses of every gun owner in her state. . . .

Obama's veritable intercontinental FAILroad
Warner Todd Huston
July 9, 2011

Well, maybe John Sexton and I both gave Obama a little too much credit on this "intercontinental railroad" gaffe? When he and I wrote about this little gaffe we . . .

No, John Adams did not pass the first Obamacare law
Warner Todd Huston
July 6, 2011

Every few weeks for months now leftist bloggers have been happily touting the "fact" that our second president, John Adams, passed the first "national . . .

Wisc. firefighters care more about their union than 9/11 memory
Warner Todd Huston
July 5, 2011

If you needed yet another example of why government employees should never be allowed to join unions, this is it. In Racine, Wisconsin the local fireman's union . . .

Obama puts Israel on 'state supporters of terror' list, then opens diplomatic relations with Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
Warner Todd Huston
July 2, 2011

Obama's is one of the most disastrous foreign policies of any president ever. His latest outrage is the dual absurdities of, on one hand putting Israel on a . . .

Why can't old media learn that Obama has contempt for them?
Warner Todd Huston
June 30, 2011

Since the early days of Barack Obama's run for the presidency, you know, right after he became Senator Obama in 2006, he's been slighting the media in ways . . .

Senator Coburn's ahistorical, unworkable tax hike plans
Warner Todd Huston
June 29, 2011

Senator Tom Coburn (R, OK) is trying to break heavy with the Tea Partiers — and for that matter his own party — by encouraging Republicans to . . .

Chicago's new top cop: a race baiter that stands against the U.S. Constitution
Warner Todd Huston
June 26, 2011

Once again St. Sabina, the "Catholic" Church on Chicago's South Side, makes the news for race-baiting and down talking our U.S. Constitution. This time it is . . .

Contrary to claim, White House did control GM's daily business and cut workers pay?
Warner Todd Huston
June 24, 2011

When Barack Obama threw millions of our tax dollars at General Motors to "save it," the administration claimed that it would not involve itself in the "day-to . . .

Obama: Who needs victory when we can negotiate with the TahleeBahn?
Warner Todd Huston
June 23, 2011

President Barack Obama came before the American people tonight to unleash his latest campaign speech disguised as a foreign policy address. It was a . . .

South Carolina worker sues federal gov't over possible loss of his job
Warner Todd Huston
June 21, 2011

Barack Obama's interference in the business operations of Boeing new Dreamliner manufacturing project will likely cause thousands of workers in South Carolina . . .

Obama puts unions ahead of a healthy economy, free trade
Warner Todd Huston
June 16, 2011

President Obama claims that he wants to "create jobs," and is happily touting several policies that he claims will create jobs in this jobless, non-recovery. . . .

Soros-funded MoveOn.org lies about hacking Fox News ticker
Warner Todd Huston
June 14, 2011

What's the best way to counter what you think are the lies coming from your opponents? Is it to make up lies of your own? Apparently MoveOn.org thinks so. On . . .

More arts funding boondoggles in age of Obama economic meltdown
Warner Todd Huston
June 12, 2011

Yes, it's time for another tale of millions of your tax dollars wasted by the NEA on "art" in America. Supporters of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA . . .

Obama's new EPA rules would destroy our energy sector
Warner Todd Huston
June 11, 2011

Half of America's energy comes from coal-fired power plants but Obama's new EPA rules would about destroy the coal industry driving our energy costs through the . . .

Healthcare: let the states decide
Warner Todd Huston
June 9, 2011

The debate about healthcare coming from the Democrats is steeped in purposeful misdirection on one hand and a complete lack of any real knowledge about what . . .

New York Times columnist Kristof's foolishness
Warner Todd Huston
June 7, 2011

The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof is a simpleton. There is really no other way to say it, no gentler phrasing possible, to explain how childish and . . .

Evil Confederate, German, Nazi, racists invade mind of The Atlantic writer
Warner Todd Huston
June 4, 2011

The Atlantic's Yoni Appelbaum has a troubled little mind. He seems to be an excitable sort, too. I say this because during this 150th anniversary of the . . .

Dem. Party chair mad that GOP wants to make being an illegal alien... er... illegal
Warner Todd Huston
June 1, 2011

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a Democrat Congresswoman from Florida and is currently the head of the Democrat National Committee. She is also one . . .

Green policies a substitute for anti-capitalist, anti-American ideas
Warner Todd Huston
May 28, 2011

Those anti-capitalist college professor types that used to sneer at America and supported the murderous antics of the Soviets had for a short time after the . . .

N.J. courts not interested in democracy
Warner Todd Huston
May 27, 2011

Most Americans are under the mistaken assumption that we as voters can elect someone to make changes in our government. Whether the government of our city, . . .

Tenn. voters to get chance to say abortion not a 'protected right'
Warner Todd Huston
May 24, 2011

This could shape up as a major battle between supporters of infanticide and pro-lifers in 2014. Pro-abortion forces will likely flood the Volunteer State with . . .

Obama was Israiled: killing Bin Laden was not foreign policy experience for prez
Warner Todd Huston
May 23, 2011

On Friday Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu schooled President Obama — who is clearly out of his depth — on Middle East diplomacy. This . . .

Dear federal gov't, who do you think you are?
Warner Todd Huston
May 21, 2011

One of the main forces behind the Tea Party movement and the disgust that many Americans have with the federal government is its supreme arrogance and its . . .

Sen. Dick Durbin caused 'Gang of 6' talks to fall apart
Warner Todd Huston
May 20, 2011

The "gang of six" is a group of senators who had taken it upon themselves to come to some sort of agreement over the competing budget ideas between Republicans . . .

Big Brother Bubba's ministry of internet facts
Warner Todd Huston
May 19, 2011

Bill Clinton wants the government to "correct" what you say on the Internet, folks. Should the government listen to the former panderer-in-chief, we'll go from . . .

Democrats FINALLY talking of cutting back govt employee pensions
Warner Todd Huston
May 18, 2011

The Washington Post had a recent piece saying that it looks like Washington is finally coming to the stark realization that the benefits and pensions of federal . . .

Indiana Supreme Court eviscerates U.S. Constitution
Warner Todd Huston
May 17, 2011

Indiana's highest court has turned against our rights and the Constitution of the United States. The Supreme Court of Indiana has just decided that the Fourth . . .

AP tars tea party movement as 'grandfathered' by Ron Paul
Warner Todd Huston
May 15, 2011

In a story by Jay Root for the Associated Press, the news wire service tries to tar the entire Tea Party movement with guilt by association claiming that it was . . .

Obama's plan to force fed. contractors to disclose political donations meeting bi-partisan opposition
Warner Todd Huston
May 13, 2011

Barack Obama's Executive Order that requires federal contractors to disclose the political contributions they have made is garnering bi-partisan opposition on . . .

Wash Post's Cohen: GOP should compromise... like they did with slavery?
Warner Todd Huston
May 12, 2011

Richard Cohen is what passes for an opinion editorialist in the Washington Post — not a learned one, just a bloviating one. Cohen's latest, "The Myth of . . .

Republicans fighting their own right-to-work measures?
Warner Todd Huston
May 11, 2011

The Associated Press is reporting that resistance to right-to-work laws is coming from a surprising source in many states where the legislation has been lately . . .

U.S. university giving award to anti-American, terror supporting al-Jazeera TV
Warner Todd Huston
May 10, 2011

Columbia University announced last week that its Graduate School of Journalism is awarding its highest award to America's enemies, Al-Jazeera TV. The . . .

Telling us who they fear: left-wing journo attacks Rep. Allen West
Warner Todd Huston
April 29, 2011

Brandon K. Thorp, a gay activist from the alternative weekly Broward-Palm Beach New Times newspaper, is only the latest left-winger to launch into a verbal . . .

Wisc. Democrats use recall petition info to harass voters
Warner Todd Huston
April 27, 2011

In yet another union-styled outrage, Democrats backed by union thugs in Wisconsin are using the personal information of voters found on recall petitions to . . .

TIME Mag does not know what 'influential' means with top 100 most influential people
Warner Todd Huston
April 26, 2011

Like all too many Americans TIME Magazine proves that it doesn't know what is worth celebrating, noting, or memorializing in this world. Time doesn't know what  . . .

Left laments Ryan's GOP budget NOT raising America's ire
Warner Todd Huston
April 24, 2011

The left is desperate to color Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's GOP budget plan (The Path to Prosperity, as it is styled) as the end of America, crazed to call his . . .

Indiana Democrat fleebagger's hotel bill completely paid for by unions
Warner Todd Huston
April 22, 2011

It wasn't long ago that Indiana Democrats fled the Hoosier state so that they could avoid doing their job in the state legislature. These Democrats self . . .

Another Democrat that hates the US Constitution
Warner Todd Huston
April 21, 2011

Making it easier every day to assert that Democrats hate the U.S. Constitution, once again we find a Democrat in Congress expressing disgust with the law of the . . .

CBS' Bob Schieffer, class warrior: hey, I know. Let's soak the rich!
Warner Todd Huston
April 20, 2011

If there was any doubt about how hostile the Old Media is toward tax cuts, spending cuts, and making government accountable and Constitutionally justifiable, . . .

Democrat new tone: Penn. pol. asks if she can kill a colleague, 'blow his brains out'
Warner Todd Huston
April 15, 2011

Yes, it's that new age of Democrat political civility rearing its ugly head yet again. During an April 12 debate on gun control Pennsylvania State . . .

Chicago school accuses parents of poisoning children
Warner Todd Huston
April 14, 2011

The nanny state in the people's republic of Chicago rears its ugly head once again where a school principal has accused parents of trying to poison their own . . .

Nat'l teachers union chief steals reporter's story for speech without attribution
Warner Todd Huston
April 13, 2011

I guess being the president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) means not having to do your own homework. Just ask AFT President Randi Weingarten. . . .

'Educators' conference to get you racist white's minds right coming soon
Warner Todd Huston
April 12, 2011

Alright you evil, rotten, racist, white oppressors, it's time once again for the "White Privilege Conference," this year to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on . . .

Budget victory: all right, tea partiers, time to stop whining and learn politics
Warner Todd Huston
April 10, 2011

Sorry Tea Partiers, but the GOP won this budget battle despite that you didn't get all you wanted, this was a major GOP win. In fact, treating it otherwise . . .

Obama's bribes to the Wash. Post and CBS
Warner Todd Huston
April 8, 2011

In a blow to the autonomy of the media it has been discovered that employees of two Old Media outlets are the happy beneficiaries of hundreds of thousands of . . .

Does government own your remotely backed up computer files, your emails, or your cell phone GPS info?
Warner Todd Huston
April 6, 2011

Did you know that there are no laws to prevent government agencies from raiding your computer's remotely hosted back up files, your third party emails, your . . .

Union chief tries to steal civil rights movement
Warner Todd Huston
April 5, 2011

A few weeks ago AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka used the Civil Rights movement as a comparison for his union work. He wanted his audience to imagine that . . .

Wisconsin union's boycott likely illegal
Warner Todd Huston
April 1, 2011

Government union members of AFSCME Council 24 are circulating letters to local businesses in southeast Wisconsin threatening them that if they don't come to . . .

Obama lackeys running GM now want us to pay out for rebates
Warner Todd Huston
March 31, 2011

A few days ago I wrote about how the Obama administration has stuffed the upper echelons of management at General Motors with government lackeys who have no . . .

A political cover up: Gov. Quinn's racist security man
Warner Todd Huston
March 30, 2011

Several news sources have been working for days to get to the bottom of a story that might end up revealing that the head of one of Democrat Illinois Governor . . .

Government Motors: the coming General Motors failure will be at taxpayers' expense
Warner Todd Huston
March 24, 2011

The Obama Administration has proclaimed TARP and the subsequent bailout for General Motors a great success. US Treasury Deputy Timothy Massad recently said,  . . .

Newsweek: Americans are stupid because we don't spend enough on education?
Warner Todd Huston
March 23, 2011

Newsweek has published another one of those aren't-Americans-Stupid articles wherein we find that few Americans know anything about either our history or our . . .

Military action in Libya: conundrums and calculations
Warner Todd Huston
March 21, 2011

The military action in Libya undertaken by a "coalition of the willing" at the end of last week is, from an American perspective, as vexing as it is elating. On . . .

For Nancy Pelosi it's lonely at the... bottom
Warner Todd Huston
March 18, 2011

Politico has a sad tale to tell about former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (I just love that: former. Say it with me, FORMER House Speaker). The once powerful . . .

Nevada Democrats avoiding voters, hiding actions from public, firing people without cause
Warner Todd Huston
March 17, 2011

Once in a while a story of the sort of arrogance in government that should make every fair-minded American sick at heart comes out to show how Democrats act . . .

Slate says Detroit 'needs' anti-Christian, America-slamming statue
Warner Todd Huston
March 16, 2011

For some strange reason the left-wing Internet site Slate.com thinks that the City of Detroit needs a statue erected to an anti-Christian, anti-American pop . . .

Senator Ron Johnson on the budget and the debate in Wisconsin
Warner Todd Huston
March 15, 2011

Recently I was part of a conference call with Senator Ron Johnson (R, Wis). Johnson is a member of the GOP wave that over took Washington in the 2010 midterms. . . .

Activists in 23 states coming together in Texas to 'True The Vote'
Warner Todd Huston
March 13, 2011

Patriots and activists from 23 states are about to gather together on March 25 and 26 in Houston, Texas to attend the True The Vote Summit, an effort to make  . . .

Wash. Post's Ezra Klein absolves radical Islam, 'young Christians' perpetrate 'school shootings'
Warner Todd Huston
March 10, 2011

Journolister and Washington Post writer Ezra Klein is another one of those liberals in the elite Old Media trying to pretend that there is no Islam in . . .

'Atheists for Islam' happy to support religion?
Warner Todd Huston
March 9, 2011

Sometimes a single picture is enough to put the left's folly in crystal clear terms and we have one for you today. The current crop of militant atheists have . . .

Denial: Obama Nat'l Security Advisor says 'many different faiths' turn to terrorism
Warner Todd Huston
March 8, 2011

What do they say about denial, that it isn't just a river in Egypt? That old quip constantly is brought to mind as President Obama and his administration prove . . .

Evangelical Christians and American Jews, allies or foes?
Warner Todd Huston
March 5, 2011

This is the text of an address I gave to a men's luncheon in Niles, Illinois on March 3, 2011. Niles and its neighbor Skokie are heavily Jewish areas in the . . .

Wild growth in extremist, anti-government groups in America... or is there?
Warner Todd Huston
March 4, 2011

Without having any substantive proof of its claims, once again the Old Media takes the word of The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a group that says right . . .

Obama says gov't employees not to blame, yet in 41 states they make more than everyone
Warner Todd Huston
March 3, 2011

In a recent interview with Channel 4 TV News in Milwaukee, President Obama denied that government employees are responsible for the "budget problems" that the . . .

Left-wing group takes down conservative website -- petty little children affecting nothing
Warner Todd Huston
March 2, 2011

The left-wing Internet-based group calling itself "Anonymous" briefly took down the website of the conservative activist group Americans For Prosperity on . . .

Government employee unions undemocratic, unfair, unsustainable
Warner Todd Huston
March 1, 2011

A lot has been said about the thuggish behavior of these teachers in Wisconsin and other union toughs across the country who have been caught on tape calling . . .

AFL-CIO union chief: we need to raise taxes to pay union members more
Warner Todd Huston
February 28, 2011

You know the old saying, "stupid is as stupid does"? Enter the AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka, one of the most violence prone union presidents in America, who has . . .

All teachers unions must fall, not just Wisconsin's
Warner Todd Huston
February 25, 2011

The lies that have been peddled by the unions in Wisconsin are legion. They are claiming that Walker has a budget surplus he's hiding, he isn't. They have been . . .

Defunding Obama's union-led regulatory army
Warner Todd Huston
February 23, 2011

You might recall that with great fanfare and the slobberingly positive coverage by the Old Media, President Obama made Reagan-like and claimed that he thought . . .

No truth in left's Wisconsin union support or its state budget surplus story
Warner Todd Huston
February 22, 2011

First came the disgrace of supposedly intelligent teachers in Wisconsin sporting hundreds of signs calling Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker "Hitler" and now . . .

Getting rich off the taxpayers: school administrators' double dipping pensions
Warner Todd Huston
February 19, 2011

It must be nice to work for the government. Sadly it's the most lucrative way to make a living in American history. To "win life's lottery" all you have to do . . .

New ACU chief Al Cardenas puts Ron Paul on notice
Warner Todd Huston
February 17, 2011

The American Conservative Union (ACU) is the entity that runs the biggest annual conservative event, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Next . . .

Now THERE'S chutzpah: Obama claims he hasn't raised taxes?
Warner Todd Huston
February 9, 2011

John Kartch over at Americans for Tax Reform found President Obama's claim that he hasn't raised taxes a bit, shall we say, quixotic. At one point in the . . .

Ronald Reagan: father of the tea party
Warner Todd Huston
February 7, 2011

We are still living in Ronald Reagan's era, despite the constant refrains from Democrats and the left that Reaganism is long dead. As we observe his 100th . . .

Tennessee county school board fires teachers union
Warner Todd Huston
February 6, 2011

Now this is more like it. Back in October of 2010 the Summer County, Tennessee School Board decertified the Sumner County Education Association (SCEA), the . . .

First Obamacare waivers now EPA rules waivers
Warner Todd Huston
February 4, 2011

The Obama Administration is quickly becoming the most corrupt administration in American history. Recently we reported about the mounting number of waivers that . . .

Romney: Nope, I'm NOT apologizing for Romneycare!
Warner Todd Huston
February 3, 2011

After all these years in politics, Mitt Romney has finally found something he isn't going to flip flop on — so far, anyway. Romney recently started a tour . . .

A snap shot of congressional arrogance
Warner Todd Huston
February 1, 2011

POLITICO posted a piece last week that shows the arrogance of our duly elected Senators in Washington D.C. After reading this piece, one gets the impression . . .

As we lose our jobs, unionized CA college profs want more
Warner Todd Huston
January 29, 2011

Without question we are living through the worst economic times in generations and Barack Obama's policies aren't helping alleviate the pain. Pain is, indeed, . . .

Lefties trying preemptive assault on Texas True the Vote event
Warner Todd Huston
January 28, 2011

The left-wing website Talking Points Memo (known as TPM) is worried that the Tea Party-backed True The Vote effort in Harris County, Texas — home of the . . .

Planned Parenthood funding a de facto abortion tax on America
Warner Todd Huston
January 27, 2011

With the anniversary of Roe v. Wade it is the perfect time to highlight the fact that the millions upon millions of federal tax dollars that have gone to fund . . .

Shameful behavior: U.S. Senate continues spending money in secret
Warner Todd Huston
January 26, 2011

Apparently for at least ten years our U.S. Senators have been creating operating rules that allow them to get out of doing one of their most important jobs: . . .

Amanpour fails to understand history, says political climate just like the 1960s
Warner Todd Huston
January 25, 2011

The inch deep analysis that we get from the illiterati in the left-media shows that they have agendas, sure, but no grasp of history, logic, or facts. No better . . .

Obama allows anti-American song to be played at state dinner for China
Warner Todd Huston
January 24, 2011

The Epoch Times has a stunner of a story for January 22. Unbeknownst to most Americans, China insulted the United States right in front of Obama and the world . . .

What the heck happened to the anti-war movement?
Warner Todd Huston
January 22, 2011

Remember those hoary days of raucous protest when anti-war protesters sent thousands of people into the streets sometimes with only a days notice? Now consider . . .

Obama to sue states to end worker's right to secret ballot
Warner Todd Huston
January 20, 2011

Barack Obama has given more payoffs, sweetheart deals, and new favorable regulations to Big Labor than any president in history. They should love him for his . . .

Obama now a regulation slayer? Hardly!
Warner Todd Huston
January 19, 2011

On Tuesday, President Obama had an op ed published in the Wall Street Journal. In it Obama insisted that our economy has been hurt by "unreasonable burdens on . . .

'Historian' Douglas Brinkley: Obama 'like' Martin Luther King
Warner Todd Huston
January 18, 2011

Radio talker Rush Limbaugh got in dutch with Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer for saying that Obama supporters were "slobbering" over his address at the . . .

Petty RI Gov. bans talk radio appearances for state workers
Warner Todd Huston
January 16, 2011

Lincoln Chafee was the bane of conservative talk radio when he was the RINO Senator from Rhode Island. Now that he is a newly minted "independent" and has . . .

Arizona 'memorial': a most disquieting display
Warner Todd Huston
January 13, 2011

Last night in Arizona someone planned a memorial service and a pep rally broke out. In a wildly inappropriate display of mirth, rock star adulation, screams . . .

Emanuel pushing anti-teachers union line in race for Chicago mayor?
Warner Todd Huston
January 11, 2011

Rahm Emanuel is not the union's favorite man. He has had union detractors since his days pushing the North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA) during the Clinton . . .

Unbelievable: Democrat group using Gifford's shooting for fundraiser!
Warner Todd Huston
January 10, 2011

An extreme, left-wing Democrat group calling itself 21st Century Democrats has had the gall to send out an email blast using as a fundraising tool Saturday's . . .

Even as Arizona shooting story unfolds, some media already blaming tea party/Sarah Palin
Warner Todd Huston
January 9, 2011

Even as the early, sketchy details of the shooting incident in Arizona were still emerging some members of the left-leaning media were already trying to tie the . . .

Fox News' Kirsten Powers falsely claims Bush supported earlier end-of-life law
Warner Todd Huston
January 3, 2011

On the Sean Hannity Show on Fox News this week, Democrat Kirsten Powers offered some misinformed political analysis. Naturally, her analysis heavily favored the . . .

Obamacare: When Obama LIKES imposing higher costs on 'the poor'
Warner Todd Huston
January 1, 2011

My friend George Scoville, who works for the CATO Institute, asked a question that really does go to show the left's hypocrisy. This time the question reveals a . . .

2010: the entertainment industry's PC year in review
Warner Todd Huston
December 31, 2010

For the entertainment industry's practitioners of political correctness, 2010 was another banner year. Even as conservatives have made deserved headway in La La . . .

90-year-old post office workers still getting workers comp?
Warner Todd Huston
December 30, 2010

Years after most Americans retire, in fact years after the federal retirement age of 68, more than 100 U.S. Postal Workers in their 90s are still getting 75 . . .

Child molesting teacher can't be fired thanks to union
Warner Todd Huston
December 29, 2010

In 1997 a Brooklyn teacher was accused of attempting to molest a sixth-grade girl at PS 138. As it happened, he admitted the behavior, but no criminal charges . . .

President gets around annoying voters, instills death panels by regulation
Warner Todd Huston
December 28, 2010

Some of you may have missed this story since it was published on the day after Christmas (and a Sunday at that), but Obama's death panels are back, this time . . .

Obama's mouthpiece? ABC's Cokie Roberts says voters will make Republicans compromise in 2011??
Warner Todd Huston
December 27, 2010

ABC News talking head Cokie Roberts was shilling for the Obama administration once again on Good Morning America during an interview with former Clinton . . .

Holiday reminder: Kwanzaa was created by a rapist and torturer
Warner Todd Huston
December 24, 2010

Every year I post a pre-Christmas piece on the farce that is Kwanzaa. This year will be no exception. Note, some of the newspaper articles I quote are several . . .

Obama's Atty Gen. says Americans more dangerous than al Qaeda
Warner Todd Huston
December 22, 2010

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told ABC News that he has "sleepless nights" over his worry about domestic terrorists. He thinks that Americans, natural born . . .

Republicans block DREAM Act, another Old Media lie
Warner Todd Huston
December 21, 2010

The Old Media is up to its old tricks again, this time making the GOP the fall guy for the failure of the latest immigration bill. Nearly every news outlet is . . .

Our idiotic courts: car gets stolen, then owner's held liable for theft, also trees get 'rights'
Warner Todd Huston
December 18, 2010

All too often it is an upside down world in our American court systems. Here we have two more stories that really argues for the word "impeachment" to get far . . .

Democrats slip bringing terrorists to American prisons into Defense bill
Warner Todd Huston
December 17, 2010

Senator Mark Kirk (R, IL) is raising a red flag over the defense bill because the Democrat led House of Representatives and Democrat led Senate has slipped in a . . .

FDA: Dec. 17, countdown to a death panel for breast cancer drug Avastin
Warner Todd Huston
December 15, 2010

In a few days the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to release its final decision on whether or not 17,000 women across the country will have the . . .

(Video) Townhall meeting with Mark Kirk and Randy Hultgren, Saint Charles, Illinois
Warner Todd Huston
December 14, 2010

On Dec. 11, 2010, I attended a townhall meeting held in the 14th Congressional District featuring Congressman-elect Randy Hultgren and newly minted Senator Mark . . .

Another big labor union payoff: Obama adds $3.3 million to construction project
Warner Todd Huston
December 10, 2010

The government is over spent. This single fact is beyond dispute. Even Democrats say so. We have but to recall that Democrat after Democrat attempted to run for . . .

Helen Thomas 'Spirit of Diversity' award canceled after latest anti-Semitic comments
Warner Todd Huston
December 8, 2010

A few days ago the miserable Helen Thomas, famed long-time Washington correspondent, let her hatred for Jews get the best of her once again. At a workshop held . . .

UN climate summit, Cancun, Mexico: climate conmen sending you back 100 years
Warner Todd Huston
December 6, 2010

As most of you know last week I was down in Cancun, Mexico reporting on the U.N. Climate Change Summit (officially called COP16/CMP6). It was several days of . . .

More Palin bashing: how CNN misleads with headlines
Warner Todd Huston
December 1, 2010

CNN indulged a classic left media tactic by misleading with a headline in a recent piece on former Governor Sarah Palin. The headline, if read by itself, seems . . .

Hollywood lunatics and other stories
Warner Todd Huston
November 27, 2010

It's a holiday and some might say we should be charitable to the unfortunate. By unfortunate usually they mean those that don't have as much as you and I. But . . .

Obama's government denying tax status based on pro-Israeli support?
Warner Todd Huston
November 26, 2010

A pro-Israel education group called Z Street is claiming that Obama's IRS has violated its Constitutional rights by denying it tax exempt status solely because . . .

Obama's Labor Dept. to create gov't sponsored 'labor news' agency?
Warner Todd Huston
November 25, 2010

What is it called when a government creates a state-sponsored "news" agency, again? Ah yes, it's called government propaganda. And that is what the Obama . . .

How the old media constantly undermines Sarah Palin
Warner Todd Huston
November 23, 2010

Most media-watching conservatives have simply been flabbergasted at how the Old Media establishment has so neatly come together to destroy Sarah Palin. The . . .

FCC chief still pushing net neutrality without congressional action
Warner Todd Huston
November 20, 2010

With the recent midterm election and the resulting GOP tidal wave that is about to inundate Congress, many people have wondered aloud if net neutrality was dead . . .

Building a conservative majority starts at home
Warner Todd Huston
November 19, 2010

If conservatives intend to translate Tea Party enthusiasm into actual power they are certainly going to have begin to put like-minded folks into office and not . . .

L.A. sports stadium project more important than libraries, police, firemen?
Warner Todd Huston
November 17, 2010

The 2010 elections are now history. If there was any lesson from this Republican tidal wave that swept across the country it is that the vast majority of . . .

What we need to say, and say, and say
Warner Todd Huston
November 15, 2010

If leftists are good at one thing it is staying on message. Since 2006 when Nancy Pelosi was raised to the dizzying heights of Speaker of the House of . . .

SEIU's shady political cash
Warner Todd Huston
November 13, 2010

Marc Theissen recently asked some very important questions about where the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is getting the mountains of cash that it . . .

Secret ballot protection wins big in four states
Warner Todd Huston
November 11, 2010

Is card check dead? Not completely, but if the recent votes on various state ballot initiatives of four states is any indication it sure seems to be on its last . . .

Obama's disastrous visit to India
Warner Todd Huston
November 10, 2010

President Barack Obama's now concluding trip to India seems to have turned out to be a failed or at the very least unhelpful effort. His false starts, unhelpful . . .

Democrat's anti-capitalist Net Neutrality wounded, but not dead
Warner Todd Huston
November 9, 2010

Just before election day the liberal blogs were aflutter with news that 95 Democratic Congressional candidates had taken the pledge to support Net neutrality if . . .

Unemployment worsens: what happened to 3.5 million workers, Mr. President?
Warner Todd Huston
November 7, 2010

Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge asks an interesting question about the latest jobs data that the Obama administration has released to the public — and to a . . .

The best and worst state debt disasters
Warner Todd Huston
October 29, 2010

Forbes created an interactive map where Americans can find out what sort of mess their state is in. All you need do is roll your mouse cursor over your state . . .

Jimmy Carter: liar extraordinaire
Warner Todd Huston
October 26, 2010

Every once in a while one must risk breaching decorum and call a spade a spade. In this case sentient people cannot avoid affirming the stark truth that former . . .

Former ACORN worker justifies preventing Pledge of Allegiance at Illinois candidate debate
Warner Todd Huston
October 25, 2010

Thanks to Jeff Dunetz at Yid With Lid we have found out that a former ACORN worker turned director of the League of Women Voters has been heard justifying . . .

Feds deciding when healthcare science costs too much to save lives
Warner Todd Huston
October 23, 2010

If anyone wants a current example of what is looming ahead for medical science at the hands of Obamacare, the Avastin controversy is a perfect one. The Food and . . .

Dressing like a WWII German soldier on weekends proves how rich we are
Warner Todd Huston
October 20, 2010

First of all, despite all the chest puffing by sports-freaks and rock-music geeks who want to say that Civil War and WWII reenactors are "weird," the very fact . . .

Anti-American George Soros and unions attempting to put power of CA redistricting in their own hands
Warner Todd Huston
October 19, 2010

Bloomberg News is reporting that Charles Munger, Jr., son of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s Charles Munger, has thrown his fortune behind an effort to defeat a . . .

Chile's miners would still be down there if they were Democrats
Warner Todd Huston
October 16, 2010

The world is rejoicing that the miners trapped for over a month in the bowels of a mountain in Chile are finally rescued. As the rescue was ongoing President . . .

Obama's healthcare rules will shut down Catholic hospitals nationwide
Warner Todd Huston
October 13, 2010

Some of Obamacare's most destructive forces are quickly becoming common knowledge. We have, for instance, become painfully aware that Obama's claim that we all . . .

Dems drop complaint against Fox for donating to GOP, media mum
Warner Todd Huston
October 12, 2010

The Old Media went into a feeding frenzy when it was revealed that News Corp., the owner of Fox News, had donated $1 million to the Republican Governor's . . .

Michelle Obama on 'world's most powerful women' list. Why?
Warner Todd Huston
October 8, 2010

Forbes has published its world's most powerful women list and on that list, in the top slot no less, is Michelle Obama, the wife of the President of the United . . .

Lefty bloggers eating each other, White House not amused
Warner Todd Huston
October 6, 2010

Politico has a delicious story detailing how lefty bloggers seem to be on the outs with the Obama administration over their constant stream of complaints . . .

Lefty rally at Lincoln Memorial gets glad handed by Old Media, but event a bust
Warner Todd Huston
October 2, 2010

Naturally the Old Media is doing its level best to pump up the "One Nation" rally. The lefty protest is gathering in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the . . .

As Obama pretends at its freedom, his gov't plans takeover of internet
Warner Todd Huston
October 1, 2010

In an address to the United Nations on Thursday, Sept. 23, President Obama pledged to preserve a "free and open Internet" and would call out nations that . . .

When a journalist hasn't a clue about the Constitution
Warner Todd Huston
September 29, 2010

The Constitution of the United States of America. Journalist Mary Dejevsky wrote about it, but she sure hasn't the first clue about what it does, what it means, . . .

Newest House Net Neutrality bill cuts FCC out of internet authority
Warner Todd Huston
September 28, 2010

It looks like House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman, (D-Calif) is so desperate to get a Net Neutrality bill out of the House before the recess that he . . .

Leftists try to top Beck with October rally in D.C.
Warner Todd Huston
September 27, 2010

The leftists are trying to emulate both Glenn Beck and the Tea Party movement by having their own march on D.C. and it is coming in but a few days. They are . . .

Domestic terrorist denied university accolade of emeritus status
Warner Todd Huston
September 25, 2010

Leave it to University liberals to suddenly take strong stands just when it makes absolutely no difference at all. Domestic terrorist William Ayers, close . . .

Obama to dumb down car ratings stickers
Warner Todd Huston
September 23, 2010

Earlier this month the Obama administration floated a trial balloon about changing the way vehicle information stickers on new cars would be structured. The . . .

News anchorman fired for being conservative?
Warner Todd Huston
September 21, 2010

Was Washington's WJLA TV anchorman Doug McKelway fired because he dared appear too conservative to suit the station's left-wing news director and general . . .

Country club, RINO Republicans throwing temper tantrums
Warner Todd Huston
September 19, 2010

One of the interesting things of this election cycle has been to see what sore losers RINOS and country club Republicans are becoming. Since the Tea Party . . .

Politico cries over lost jobs of Hill staffers in November
Warner Todd Huston
September 18, 2010

"I think people underestimate how disastrous this could be," says a Democrat Congressional staffer who worries over losing his job once all the new Republicans . . .

Movie review: Newt Gingrich's America at Risk
Warner Todd Huston
September 17, 2010

In Washington D.C. on Sept. 12 I attended the star studded premiere of the new film America at Risk: The War With No Name, featuring Newt and Callista Gingrich . . .

When you don't vote well, liberals assume you've lost your minds
Warner Todd Huston
September 15, 2010

Ben Smith of Politico noticed that two "influential writers broadly in sympathy with Obama" recently floated the notion that as the nation turns rightward and . . .

Stadium deal in LA a moneypit
Warner Todd Huston
September 8, 2010

Whenever I think of this new Staples sports stadium deal going down in Los Angeles I can't help but think of the "bread and circuses" that contributed to the . . .

Jimmy Breslin: Tea partiers are like Kennedy's killer Sirhan Sirhan, are racists filled with 'madness'
Warner Todd Huston
September 6, 2010

For those that thought faded journo Jimmy Breslin had passed on to his great reward, fear not for ol' Jimmy is back and this time he wants you all to know that . . .

Called on the carpet: Obama's new WH rug muffs history
Warner Todd Huston
September 5, 2010

He grew up in Indonesia, his father was a Kenyan, and he's been fighting the perception that he isn't much of an American since he became a nationally known . . .

This just in: Washington Post's Milbank admits he's a lefty, but...
Warner Todd Huston
September 2, 2010

It almost sounds like the set up to a "guy walks into a bar" joke — or maybe a knock-knock joke — but the Washington Post's Dana Milbank made an assessment of . . .

New film 'Machete': cynical exploitation of America's racial troubles
Warner Todd Huston
August 31, 2010

The new film Machete is born of a joke. No, really. In 2006 when Quentin Tarantino was gearing up for his double feature movie experience Grindhouse, he . . .

$400k for state employee that never showed for work for 12 years
Warner Todd Huston
August 30, 2010

CNN reports that an employee contracted with the state of Virginia for 12 years seems to have never actually done any work for the agency she was attached to, . . .

AFL-CIO joins communists, La Raza, ACLU, other unions in voter registration drive
Warner Todd Huston
August 28, 2010

Looks like the AFL-CIO is no longer even trying to hide the fact that it no longer sports a traditionally American political outlook. The labor union has . . .

The left's newfound respect for freedom of religion
Warner Todd Huston
August 26, 2010

For 20 years or more the left has initiated a steady campaign to destroy the free expression of religion in America. From attacking on government property any . . .

Roger Ebert: calls Sarah Palin Hitler, says America is at fault for GZ mosque troubles
Warner Todd Huston
August 23, 2010

Roger Ebert is nothing if he isn't a knee-jerk leftist, absolutely without a single original political or cultural thought in his head and his latest meandering . . .

Reminder: Obama's played more golf in 2 yrs. than Bush did both terms
Warner Todd Huston
August 22, 2010

Between 2000 and 2008 one of the left's most cherished ways to ridicule President Bush was to point out how often he went golfing. Bush's golfing was a clear . . .

Now Democrats want another $34 billion to bailout Teamsters pension
Warner Todd Huston
August 21, 2010

When will Obama's gifts to unions (at the expense of the taxpayers) ever end? On the heels of a $26.1 billion teacher union bailout, now Democrats are . . .

For the third time, Obama gives unions a break from transparency rules
Warner Todd Huston
August 20, 2010

The Obama administration and the Democrat Party has yet again instituted new rules to allow unions to get out of having to report their financial doings to the . . .

Democrats protest Glenn Beck rally spot but support Ground Zero mosque?
Warner Todd Huston
August 19, 2010

The intellectual dishonesty of Democrats is simply breathtaking. To show exactly how out of whack Democrat's ideology is, they are protesting the site and date . . .

Sci fi giant Ray Bradbury slams Obama's era of big government
Warner Todd Huston
August 17, 2010

The L.A. Times has a heartwarming story of literary giant Ray Bradbury who at 90 is not afraid to tell everyone exactly what he thinks. A gathering of admirers . . .

New Father Pfleger reality TV show: blessing the mayor's office
Warner Todd Huston
August 15, 2010

Those chickens have come home to roost... or at least they will during the upcoming mayoral election in the Windy City if the new reality TV show being shopped . . .

Obama has no policy on 'housing' for detainees convicted by military tribunals
Warner Todd Huston
August 14, 2010

After the heming and hawing by the Obama administration over whether we should bring terror suspects to trial before military commissions, Obama's DOJ and DOD . . .

Congress now not even bothering to name the bills they pass
Warner Todd Huston
August 12, 2010

Thanks to CATO's Jim Harper, we discover that the slovenly work of Obama's Congress is so bad that they are now passing bills that they haven't even bothered to . . .

When a civil rights group hires all whites... what do you have?
Warner Todd Huston
August 10, 2010

As we are sonorously and endlessly told, the Southern Poverty Law Center is all about exposing the "hate" and working for "civil rights" in America. But a new . . .

Irregularities in skilled healthcare trial
Warner Todd Huston
August 8, 2010

Last month I wrote about the California healthcare case involving Skilled Healthcare LLC. The Nursing Home company was accused by trial lawyers of violating . . .

Bloggericide: Ohio officials charge blogger with campaign violations
Warner Todd Huston
August 7, 2010

Well, folks, this is bound to happen more and more as time rolls onward in this New Media world of ours. A blogger is in trouble with local Ohio officials who . . .

WaPost's Kurtz cries about 'nasty' media
Warner Todd Huston
August 5, 2010

In an August 2 editorial the Washington Post's Howard Kurtz cried a river over the rancor he saw in today's media calling it a "nastiness index" that continues . . .

Is the tea party like a starfish, like the Apache... like al Qaeda?
Warner Todd Huston
August 3, 2010

Politico's Kenneth Vogel has an interesting piece on a book that Tea Party activists are starting to glom onto as an administrative guidebook of sorts. The book . . .

Sometimes technology isn't benign
Warner Todd Huston
August 1, 2010

For proof that man can take any great idea and turn it to evil comes a story from Saudi Arabia, our "ally" in the Mideast. This story also shows that advanced . . .

Chuck Todd: embarrassed by JournoList or not?
Warner Todd Huston
July 30, 2010

Today two stories have recently appeared reporting NBC Political Director Chuck Todd's reaction to the revelations of the JournoList, that website were avowed . . .

Media Matters dishonestly spins anti-Fox message over Sherrod firing
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2010

You really have to hand it to Media Matters for America. I mean, they deserve an Olympic Gold Medal for the gymnastics that they evince while spinning the news . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #1: Helen Thomas, UPI/Independent
Warner Todd Huston
July 24, 2010

We have finally reached the number one, most left-biased journalist in America today on our top ten count down and our most biased journo pick probably won't . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #2: Joe Klein, Time Magazine
Warner Todd Huston
July 23, 2010

Second place looms large and it is quite an honorable — or maybe onerous — award on our top ten most left-biased working American journalists list. Amusingly . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #3: Paul Krugman, the New York Times
Warner Todd Huston
July 22, 2010

Number three on our list almost violates the criteria that I set up in the first piece I wrote for this series. I said then that denizens of the Old Media that . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #4: Chuck Todd, NBC
Warner Todd Huston
July 21, 2010

All week we've been exploring America's ten most left-biased working journalists and now we come to spot number four on the list. And so, for his close . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #5: Cynthia Tucker, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Warner Todd Huston
July 19, 2010

Welcome once again to our top ten most left-biased working journalist list and now it's time for number five in the countdown. As we begin our downward slope to . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #6: Rick Sanchez, CNN
Warner Todd Huston
July 18, 2010

Continuing with our top ten most left-biased journalists working in America today, at number six we feature the redoubtable... or is it just doubtable... Rick . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #7: Howard Fineman, Newsweek
Warner Todd Huston
July 17, 2010

As we continue our Summer series of the most left-biased journalists working in the Old Media today it's time for number seven on the list. We've done Cable TV, . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #8: Christiane Amanpour CNN
Warner Todd Huston
July 16, 2010

As we continue with America's most left-biased, working journalist list we feature a journo that takes herself quite seriously as a non-opinion styled . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists - #9: Liz Sidoti, Associated Press
Warner Todd Huston
July 15, 2010

As we continue our list of the top ten most left-biased journalists working in America today (See part one here), we have to nominate Liz Sidoti of the . . .

Top ten most left-biased American journalists: #10 = Neil Steinberg, Chicago Sun-Times
Warner Todd Huston
July 14, 2010

Over the next ten we will present to you America's top ten journalists that are most biased to the left. On this list you will find denizens of the Old Media . . .

First Lady to waste millions 'visiting' the Gulf oil spill
Warner Todd Huston
July 9, 2010

When times were flush, I guess it didn't seem so outrageous for the First Lady of the White House to fly about the country "visiting" places as if she were an . . .

An American tragedy: when commies give you lemons...
Warner Todd Huston
July 7, 2010

Chicago Sun-Times financial reporter Terry Savage wrote a little opinion piece this week about a kid's lemonade stand she came across in a ritzy, liberal . . .

Obama says stimulus worked, created jobs... here's a reminder of the waste
Warner Todd Huston
July 6, 2010

In his recent trip to Racine, Wisconsin, President Obama claimed that his stimulus policies worked and "saved jobs." He also said that his policies staved off . . .

A new Declaration of Independence for a new revolution
Warner Todd Huston
July 4, 2010

America is fast coming to a crossroads from which there will be no return if we take the wrong path. Do we take the road that leads away from America and toward . . .

Politico misleads on NJ Gov. Chiristie's immigration position
Warner Todd Huston
July 2, 2010

This morning Ben Smith of Politico posted a story that essentially mislead readers about what newfound conservative hero Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey . . .

Ohio Dems seek gun records to harass gun owners
Warner Todd Huston
June 30, 2010

In the wake of the new Supreme Court decision on the 2nd Amendment, we have this illuminating story from Ohio and if this isn't the perfect example of why . . .

2nd Amendment rights finally considered a right for black Chicagoans too!
Warner Todd Huston
June 29, 2010

At long last the 2nd Amendment has been considered a personal right per the Supreme Court of the United States. In McDonald v the City of Chicago the Supreme . . .

Disclosure Act: another example of unconstitutional Obamaism
Warner Todd Huston
June 26, 2010

On June 24 the House of Representatives passed by a bare minimum number of votes the DISCLOSURE Act, a law that is supposed to be a new effort to get around the . . .

Palin's newest crime against humanity: an ugly fence
Warner Todd Huston
June 25, 2010

It must have been a slow news day for the Washington Post's Adrian Higgins. Either that or someone made him upset that day and he wanted to take some anger out . . .

Atlanta journal columnist Tucker says USA is 'the enemy'
Warner Todd Huston
June 23, 2010

Columnist Cynthia Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner, has found the enemy and he is us. During a recent episode of the . . .

Those poor Muslims forced to sell pork rinds in Chicago
Warner Todd Huston
June 22, 2010

The Chicago Tribune has a long lament of an article bellyaching about how so many wonderful and devout Muslim grocery store owners in Chicago are somehow forced . . .

Father's Day 2010: 'Love' does not make a 'family'
Warner Todd Huston
June 20, 2010

On the eve of Father's Day, I heard on the air on Chicago's WIND AM some typical left-wing babble about families. A fellow calling himself a doctor waxed . . .

Another school-makes-little-boys-cross-dress story
Warner Todd Huston
June 18, 2010

In April I had a story that raised a ruckus in New Jersey. To celebrate women's history month, Maude Wilkins Elementary School thought it would be cool for . . .

Anti-war teachers disrupt recognition of military-minded students
Warner Todd Huston
June 17, 2010

Last week two Massachusetts High School teachers took it upon themselves to protest against the U.S. Military as students that had announced plans to join our . . .

Princess Leia found her Darth Vader: it's you and me
Warner Todd Huston
June 15, 2010

Well, she's a former alcoholic, drug addict, washed up actor, shock therapy patient (no, really) and one-time princess to the universe, but now Carrie "Princess . . .

Terrorists rejoice: YouTube pulls pro-Israeli video
Warner Todd Huston
June 13, 2010

In the week following the Israeli boarding of boats piloted by Turkish "peace activists" off the coast of Gaza Caroline Glick and the good folks at the Hebrew . . .

Publisher's warning label: Constitution and Declaration no longer valid thinking
Warner Todd Huston
June 10, 2010

A Virginia-based publisher has decided that the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and other founding books are likely offensive and they want their . . .

We need less partisanship? Bah, we need MORE of it!
Warner Todd Huston
June 8, 2010

Last weekend I attended a townhall meeting held by my congressman. During the question and answer period one theme came to the fore that is all too common in . . .

Sir Paul McCartney, deep as a thimble
Warner Todd Huston
June 4, 2010

What is it with these left-wing entertainers that have to insult people while they accept their dubious awards? Why can't these lefties just graciously accept . . .

Harry Reid's push to nationalize all cop/firemen unions
Warner Todd Huston
June 3, 2010

Senate Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid is quietly trying to nationalize rules governing every police, fire and first responder union in the nation. Through . . .

Joe McGinniss like a wife beater blaming the wife
Warner Todd Huston
May 31, 2010

Left-wing, hack writer Joe McGinniss is showing signs of instability. Like a wife beater, he's now blaming Sarah Palin for being alarmed and upset that he — . . .

Michigan to license journalists?
Warner Todd Huston
May 29, 2010

This is the face of tyranny. A Michigan State Senator has introduced an Orwellian bill that would provide for the licensing of journalists. There is no doubt . . .

Shame: Nine GOP reps supporting union bailout
Warner Todd Huston
May 28, 2010

For decades unions have mishandled their pension funds. These funds have been embezzled into the pockets of union chiefs, they have been wasted on needless . . .

The end of our legal system: judges joining unions?
Warner Todd Huston
May 26, 2010

Unions are meant for one thing and one thing only: to "get" for its members. They have one purpose and that is to take as much from an employer as they can take . . .

Obama's Hawaii home now represented by a Republican
Warner Todd Huston
May 24, 2010

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Hawaii's First Congressional District will be represented by a Republican. Charles Djou has won the special election to . . .

Pundits missed that Illinois started tea party/anti-establishment primary revolt
Warner Todd Huston
May 20, 2010

Political pundits and poll watchers all across the nation are abuzz with the "tea party win" of Rand Paul, winner of the Kentucky primary for U.S. Senator. Mr. . . .

American medical group facilitates barbaric practice of 'female circumcision'
Warner Todd Huston
May 19, 2010

The barbaric Muslim practice of mutilating the genitals of little girls apparently is A'OK with the American Academy of Pediatrics, at least just a little bit, . . .

Enemies to our country in the classroom
Warner Todd Huston
May 17, 2010

These "frail racist white people" better beware of La Raza "forefront of the revolution," at least so says Mexican racist and hatemonger Ron Gochez. Ordinarily . . .

Fake Mich. 'Tea Party': another example of how Democrats fight dirty
Warner Todd Huston
May 16, 2010

Every Democrat I know likes to act as if it were the GOP that fights dirty. Of course, every time I ask them for an example they just stare back blankly at me — . . .

2005 kid's Bush/Hitler art gets award, 2010 kid's Obama/commie art gets censored
Warner Todd Huston
May 14, 2010

It is, as we all know, the year 2010 and the era of Obama has fairly begun. Accordingly the commissars of good art taste in our schools have spoken: no kid's . . .

Obama's first stealth EFCA styled rules implementation
Warner Todd Huston
May 12, 2010

One of the aspects of the inaptly named Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is the card check rule that is meant to make creating a union easier for unions and . . .

Oppressive government: feds tell GA old folks they can't pray before meals
Warner Todd Huston
May 10, 2010

Big Brother says elderly visitors to federally funded meals at a Georgia senior citizen's center aren't allowed to pray to that absurd, dangerous Christian God . . .

How Hollywood maligns the right
Warner Todd Huston
May 6, 2010

We all know of the great slights that Hollywood deals out to the American right. We see them all the time. From the TV shows that casts Republicans as villains, . . .

Tenn. newspaper: Being pro-US Constitution and anti-Obamacare is raaaaacist
Warner Todd Huston
May 4, 2010

Did you know that if you cared about the U.S. Constitution you are a racist? Oh, and did you also know that being against big government and being against . . .

Michigan firemen setting fires over union anger
Warner Todd Huston
May 2, 2010

Why was this story not national news? Outrageously, firemen in Flint, Mich. went about the city setting fires instead of putting them out last month and all . . .

Tea party: instantly attacked by old media -- coffee party: immediate respect from old media
Warner Todd Huston
April 29, 2010

Nothing says "media bias" like coffee in the morning. If anyone ever wanted to see an example of the bias of the Old Media no better example can be found . . .

Does Obama want to destroy America? Yes, but...
Warner Todd Huston
April 27, 2010

Rush Limbaugh and a few other radio hosts have made it a center piece of the attack against President Obama, the Tea Partiers have often put such sentiment on . . .

Brit union strike over severance pay might soon hit in U.S.
Warner Todd Huston
April 23, 2010

A few weeks ago several British civil service unions launched a two-day strike over cuts in severance pay that the government authorized for workers that were . . .

Those delusional 'Coffee Party' lefties
Warner Todd Huston
April 21, 2010

The self-delusional world in which liberals wallow truly is amazing. It takes an Olympic gymnast's level of agility to warp your logic enough to think like one . . .

Obama's back alley healthcare
Warner Todd Huston
April 15, 2010

For decades abortion supporters argued that restrictions on abortion would cause women to die in unsafe "back alley abortions" all across the land. This scare . . .

Washington Post ombudsman misses point
Warner Todd Huston
April 13, 2010

Today, in his guise as the Washington Post's ombudsman, Andrew Alexander posted a discussion about the recent misreporting by the Old Media about the various  . . .

Another motherhood-hating, traditional gender role-attacking, San Fran liberal
Warner Todd Huston
April 9, 2010

Margot Magowan a blogger for the San Francisco Chronicle must have gone to college. I say that not because she seems so well educated, but because she seems to . . .

NPR's new abortion terms skews toward pro-abortionists
Warner Todd Huston
April 8, 2010

National Public Radio has decided to change its labels for the two sides of the abortion issue. Unfortunately, its change skews the debate rhetorically in favor . . .

Madonna: sex selling hypocrite
Warner Todd Huston
April 5, 2010

I guess as a youngster she was busy designing wacky, risquι outfits when she should have been learning the definitions of words, but Madonna — the famed  . . .

Hollywood scripting: a primer
Warner Todd Huston
April 2, 2010

Some have wondered how Hollywood works. There is the romantic version where a writer of talent writes an outstanding, heartfelt script, a director of vision . . .

Obama's biggest lobbyist winners from left-wing advocacy organizations
Warner Todd Huston
April 1, 2010

On the campaign trail, now President Obama regularly excoriated lobbyists. He said he'd make the government "open and transparent" and said he'd make it hard . . .

Obama to take over control of college textbooks?
Warner Todd Huston
March 30, 2010

Candace de Russy over at National Review posted an alarming example of Obama power grab. Or perhaps more precisely it's yet another alarming example of an Obama . . .

Let's get serious about immigration, conservatives
Warner Todd Huston
March 29, 2010

Immigration is a difficult issue for conservatives these days. It is fraught with emotions and passionate feelings. Worse, whenever someone tries to discuss the . . .

Government is not our friend
Warner Todd Huston
March 26, 2010

Small-government conservatives have always been suspicious of government. Whether city, county, state or federal all government is looked on as a troublesome . . .

ACORN's tangled branches
Warner Todd Huston
March 25, 2010

News is all over the country that the often criminal group the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) is dead, folding its tent, kaput. . . .

Liberals value good intentions above both truth and outcomes
Warner Todd Huston
March 24, 2010

Amusingly enough the Washington Post has a blog called PostPartisan. I say amusing because it is obvious that there is nothing "post" partisan about it if a . . .

Trials for bin Laden? Why?
Warner Todd Huston
March 22, 2010

There has never been a trial of a fallen national leader that would stand up to the scrutiny of good criminal law. They have always been politically motivated, . . .

Lord of the Rings updated for 2010, the Dark Lord ACORN lives
Warner Todd Huston
March 21, 2010

The last book of the famous Lord of the Rings Trilogy is ripe for some updating, so here's a proposal to that end. The Dark Lord Sauron is a perfect evil . . .

When Indians are better cowboys than the cowboys
Warner Todd Huston
March 19, 2010

Last week an article appeared in the Wall Street Journal that gave me pause even as it evoked outrage. It proved that the India has more backbone than America . . .

The left turning Western civilization into Alice's Wonderland
Warner Todd Huston
March 17, 2010

"If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, . . .

PJTVs launches new Tea Party TV - interview with Glenn Reynolds
Warner Todd Huston
March 15, 2010

Pajamas Media is capitalizing on its earlier coverage of the Tea Party movement and has launched Tea Party TV. As the PR release says, "Expanding on its . . .

Coffee party astroturf
Warner Todd Huston
March 12, 2010

What is it that the left and the Old Media said about the Tea Party movement? Didn't they say it was not really filled with regular folks and didn't they say it . . .

Obamaganda: another school sings praises to dear leader
Warner Todd Huston
March 11, 2010

It's a veritable cornucopia of Obamagandistic musical agitprop. You'll recall the militaristic, fascist-styled Obama youth corps from 2008 where a line of inner . . .

Terrorists at Fla. Atlantic U are O.K., Young Americans for Freedom VERBOTEN
Warner Todd Huston
March 8, 2010

We send our young adults to university to be educated in the ways of the world, we all know. Following that well-worn path, young James Schackleford decided on . . .

Illinois dangerous 'presumed consent' organ donor bill
Warner Todd Huston
March 7, 2010

Illinois State Senator Dale Risinger (R, Peoria) has offered a bill in Springfield that drives our society further along the path of making parts of the human . . .

And not once did the New York Times mention the word Islam!
Warner Todd Huston
March 5, 2010

Nicholas Kristof rightly celebrates a new book highlighting the evils of the forced marriages of pre-teen girls to older men. Kristof is also right to reveal . . .

Dem leaders knew of Massa's sexual misconduct
Warner Todd Huston
March 4, 2010

Remember when Florida Congressman Mark Foley was outed for sexual misconduct with male pages in the House of Representatives in 2006? You'll recall that the . . .

Tea party 'extremists' take center stage
Warner Todd Huston
March 3, 2010

The liberal media's newest meme is to claim that the tea party movement is made up exclusively of John Birchers, militia types, racists, and "birthers." . . .

Congress? Who needs 'em? Let Obama pack the Supreme Court
Warner Todd Huston
March 2, 2010

The Philadelphia Inquirer published a reader feedback opinion editorial from reader Stan Isaacs that is as outlandish as it is indicative of the disregard for . . .

Obama signals British that they aren't so special
Warner Todd Huston
March 1, 2010

Barack Obama, it was claimed, would "repair" our reputation both with our enemies and our friends. So how has he done? Let's take Britain for example. Has he  . . .

Washington State's SEIU bought Republican
Warner Todd Huston
February 26, 2010

On February 24, Moe Lane posted a short piece alerting one and all to the fact that one of the Republican candidates for Washington State's 3rd Congressional . . .

Fiscal responsibility lasted two weeks in Senate
Warner Todd Huston
February 25, 2010

Two weeks ago the U.S. Senate passed new rules that would require new spending to be offset somewhere else in the budget, the so-called paygo rule. They did . . .

Ohio ABC TV station presents Democrat press release as news story
Warner Todd Huston
February 24, 2010

Many of us on the right like to claim that the Old Media is just an arm of the Democrat Party. Of course some of that on our part is bombast, but incidents like . . .

IRS plane attacker part of 'right wing,' Christmas bomber just a 'lone wolf'
Warner Todd Huston
February 22, 2010

No clearer difference can be seen in how the Old Media and its left-wing compatriots treat mass killers, terrorists and nutjobs than the way Abdul Farouk . . .

Longtime Dem consultant torpedoed by union thugs
Warner Todd Huston
February 19, 2010

In Democrat political consulting circles Pat Caddell is a big name. One-time adviser to President Jimmy Carter and longtime political strategist for the left, . . .

Photojournalist mad at RightWeb's use of his photo
Warner Todd Huston
February 18, 2010

A photojournalist from the St. Petersburg Times in Florida is very upset at you people. He wants you all to know that you should be ashamed of yourselves for . . .

$135 million of your money wasted on 'green wall' in Oregon
Warner Todd Huston
February 16, 2010

About $135 million of our tax dollars in federal stimulus is being wasted on an upgrade for the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in Portland, Oregon, . . .

Obama the pro-gun president?
Warner Todd Huston
February 15, 2010

Is President Obama a surprising gun rights supporter? He might be if the Chicago Tribune's Steve Chapman is correct. And Chapman isn't the only one. It seems to . . .

The Lincoln we need
Warner Todd Huston
February 14, 2010

These last 20 or so years has seen a bifurcated treatment of Abraham Lincoln. There are the enthusiasts and hagiographers that still revere him as the best that . . .

Time Magazine: Hummer, Model T some of 'worst cars of all time'
Warner Todd Huston
February 10, 2010

When you are asked what is the "worst car of all time," what first runs through your head? The Le Car, the Corvair, maybe the Edsel? Cars that had horrible . . .

Marvel Comics: Captain America says tea parties are dangerous and racist
Warner Todd Huston
February 9, 2010

Marvel Comic's Captain America is the mightiest soldier with the super powerful secret soldier formula that makes him a super man. Sadly, this musclebound hero . . .

Scott Lee Cohen: case in point how Chicago media covers for criminal Democrats
Warner Todd Huston
February 6, 2010

Well, the Chicago controlled Illinois media has done it again. It's allowed another unsavory Democrat candidate with criminal propensities to slide by unnoticed . . .

Anti-gun government tyranny in Canada
Warner Todd Huston
February 5, 2010

Unlike the U.S., Canada does not have the right of self-protection enshrined in its laws. Where we Americans have the coverage of the Second Amendment to . . .

Illinois shows limitations of Tea Party movement
Warner Todd Huston
February 3, 2010

The Tea Party folks keep getting mad at me for saying that in the end they might prove ineffective in races at levels higher than local because they aren't . . .

Illinois: why government cannot be trusted
Warner Todd Huston
February 1, 2010

Government is often called the "necessary evil." But whatever it is, as each day passes we see that the "evil" part of that axiom seems ever more true. We can . . .

Obama's lobbyist slams mask Big K Street payday
Warner Todd Huston
January 29, 2010

In his State of the Union speech, the president puffed up his chest, fixed his Mr. scornful face, and once again pulled out the populist's handbook to bash . . .

Exclusive interview: chief of Obama's teleprompter advance team
Warner Todd Huston
January 28, 2010

I was excited to be able to snag an interview with the head man — or rather woman — in President Obama's TelePrompter crew, Ima Prizenteur. Her official title . . .

What lesson did Brown teach Obama/Democrats? Apparently pass bad stuff faster
Warner Todd Huston
January 26, 2010

Once Scott Brown took away the Democrat majority in the Senate by becoming the Republican's 41st vote based in large part on the fact that Massachusetts voters . . .

Luntz misleads with new gun poll
Warner Todd Huston
January 25, 2010

Pollster Frank Luntz is trying to hawk his new poll on gun laws commissioned by the left-wing group Mayors Against Illegal Guns. He's trying to sell the concept . . .

A Chicago politician's arrogance
Warner Todd Huston
January 24, 2010

Long time Chicago Democratic Politician Monique Davis is the poster child for arrogance. Davis is a State Rep that has been involved in many flaps centered . . .

Krugman says Obama doesn't blame Bush enough?
Warner Todd Huston
January 22, 2010

One of the worst writers in political punditry, a man with a little deserved reputation as a thinker and analyst, is New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. . . .

Louisiana legislature floating bill making Obamacare illegal in state
Warner Todd Huston
January 21, 2010

Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe (R, Slidell) is introducing a bill for the 2010 legislative session in Baton Rouge that would make Obamacare illegal if it . . .

$42 million union embezzlement case, little media coverage
Warner Todd Huston
January 20, 2010

Union operative Melissa King of the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) has been arrested for stealing $42 million in union funds to support . . .

AP sells Coakley as 'historic' candidate
Warner Todd Huston
January 18, 2010

The special election in Massachusetts for the open Senate seat once held by Teddy Kennedy is the hottest political story of the day. The race is so close that . . .

Corrupt politics in Cook County, Illinois, some history
Warner Todd Huston
January 17, 2010

Everyone is always talking about how corrupt Illinois politics is. Well, it's been that way since day one. Since I live here (I'll take your condolences) I . . .

AP misses that Michelle's White House veggies weren't used on TV
Warner Todd Huston
January 15, 2010

The Associated Press had an extensive story reporting on First Lady Michelle Obama's White House garden on Jan 13. The story included the tidbit that her . . .

Book review: what are these tea parties about, anyway?
Warner Todd Huston
January 14, 2010

A new book about the Tea Party movement — and a movement it really is — will soon be hitting the shelves. "A New American Tea Party" penned by John M. O'Hara, . . .

Rudy flub brings out vultures
Warner Todd Huston
January 12, 2010

For several days now the Old Media has been indulging in a steady attack on former Mayor Rudy Giuliani that tends to misdirect readers away from his criticism . . .

Time: Conflating big spending with 'moderate'
Warner Todd Huston
January 10, 2010

One of the tricks that the Old Media consistently uses to paint conservatives as walking on the dark side is to call Republicans who lean left "moderates," . . .

New Hampshire makes to outlaw federal agents?
Warner Todd Huston
January 8, 2010

Imagine a state law that says that any federal agent that comes into said state and runs afoul of a new state law should be considered a felon! Well, that is . . .

Obama wants Guantanamo detainees to suffer
Warner Todd Huston
January 6, 2010

Now, I thought that the Obama Administration was all about the "humane" treatment of the terrorists being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility? Right? . . .

Lefty narrative: rapes, torture at 'Iran's Guantanamo'
Warner Todd Huston
January 5, 2010

A left wing narrative has for some time been developing centered on abuse of Iran's democratic demonstrators at the hands of Iranian officials. You may have . . .

Democrats on Rasmussen polls: the numbers ain't right and the question is flawed
Warner Todd Huston
January 4, 2010

The Politico published a Jan. 2 we-shoot-the-messenger styled story about lefty bloggers and Democrat activists who are upset that the Rasmussen polling group . . .

Where are you Frum, anyway?
Warner Todd Huston
December 29, 2009

Canadian David Frum is like the cross-eyed marksman, he can see the target but just can't ever hit it. The self-styled conservative has been the Old Media's . . .

Tea Parties: the biggest mistake we'll make in 2010
Warner Todd Huston
December 28, 2009

It's the end of 2009, the "aughts" are over, and we are about to embark on a new year — and what else are they but the "aughts"? Well, besides mostly a horrible . . .

Cuz animals are people too, ya know?
Warner Todd Huston
December 23, 2009

I've always been amazed at liberals when it comes to their absurd penchant for acting as if animals are somehow just like people. This anthropomorphizing of the . . .

Professor: Say, let's pardon a domestic terrorist
Warner Todd Huston
December 21, 2009

CUNY Graduate Center professor David S. Reynolds has an idea. He wants to pardon an American criminal that is a known murderer and fanatic and who led a life . . .

Here's a deal with Cuba I endorse
Warner Todd Huston
December 18, 2009

There hasn't been much news about it in the U.S. but an American citizen has been arrested by Cuban authorities and has been placed in one of Cuba's most secure . . .

Govt healthcare will give us ALL pay cuts
Warner Todd Huston
December 17, 2009

Big Labor has, for the most part, fallen all over itself to help its patron President get his Obamacare policies passed in Congress spending millions to do so. . . .

Would Chicago gun rights case destroy federalism?
Warner Todd Huston
December 16, 2009

For the Family Research Council, Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski warned in a Washington Times op ed that a case on gun rights that will soon come before the . . .

Obama says he gives 'better gifts'? Don't ask the Brits about that one
Warner Todd Huston
December 14, 2009

On yet another appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show, President Barack Obama broke his own arm patting himself on the back telling the talk show maven that he . . .

This leftist drivel is why journalism is dying
Warner Todd Huston
December 13, 2009

Today I have read a piece of "journalism" by a freelance writer whose Slate article shows me why the profession has fallen on such hard times. The piece on fast . . .

An IPI Christmas: feeding the hungry, bringing opportunity to developing nations
Warner Todd Huston
December 10, 2009

Last night I was invited to attend a Christmas get together sponsored by the Illinois Policy Institute. This year's theme was feeding the hungry in Africa and . . .

ClimateGate and the UN: new red scare over green lies
Warner Todd Huston
December 9, 2009

Believe it or not, the UN just whined that climategate is the Russian's fault. It appears that the United Nation's position is that the obvious cover-up of the . . .

Ohio election fraud: convicted felons illegally worked for anti-smoking initiative
Warner Todd Huston
December 8, 2009

A just finished audit has shown that massive fraud and multiple violations of Ohio's voting law has been uncovered in a recent ballot initiative effort. Among . . .

Obama job summit: another manufacturer opts out of U.S.A.
Warner Todd Huston
December 3, 2009

With President Obama carrying on his "jobs summit" this week blaming business for "not hiring enough workers," it is interesting to see the reaction of at least . . .

New lefty outrage: Gasp, Sarah Palin flies in planes!
Warner Todd Huston
December 2, 2009

Al Gore flies all across the world destroying the environment with his travels so that he can sell the fantasy of globaloney. Hundreds of government officials . . .

Why conservatives have trouble getting elected
Warner Todd Huston
November 28, 2009

The reason that I could never get elected to any government position is the same reason why conservatives have a tough time getting elected and, if they end up . . .

Stimulus stimulated much of nothing in Illinois
Warner Todd Huston
November 25, 2009

The Chicago Tribune has an interesting story that shows that Obama's $787 billion stimulus really didn't do much by way of creating any new jobs in Illinois. . . .

The end of history or a history of the end?
Warner Todd Huston
November 24, 2009

A few years ago, Francis Fukuyama was widely criticized for his book claiming that mankind had seen "The End of History." Fukuyama contended that liberal . . .

Marriage-hating 'psychologist' calls Palin a 'special liar'
Warner Todd Huston
November 22, 2009

An anti-Palin screed somehow ended up on Psychology Today's website. I know, I know, it's shocking that Psychology Today could sponsor something that is less . . .

Harry Reid wants to vote on a phantom bill (Dem dirty tricks edition)
Warner Todd Huston
November 19, 2009

Either today or later this week, Senate Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev) wants the Senate to vote on a "motion to proceed" on the Senate's version of . . .

The George W. Bush Institute: free markets, small government... since when
Warner Todd Huston
November 15, 2009

Get ready because I am going to slap George W. Bush around a little bit. Now, don't get me wrong, it isn't like I hated him. After all I voted for him twice. . . .

Newsweek: Nidal Hasan, it's not Islam, it's a 'military on the brink'
Warner Todd Huston
November 10, 2009

Andrew Bast of Newsweek thinks he's got the real reason behind Major Nidal Hasan's murderously criminal rampage at Fort Hood last Thursday. Could it be that . . .

Union violates free speech and the right to vote, and smashes common American democracy
Warner Todd Huston
November 6, 2009

There's not much that union supporters and I can agree upon. But here is one incident where I can wholeheartedly support the aggrieved members of the Service . . .

Sacramento City College crushes student's free speech
Warner Todd Huston
October 30, 2009

For Constitution Day this year at Sacramento City College Associated Student Government (ASG) President and student Steve Macias arranged for a group named . . .

Why does Obama hate the poor? Part Two
Warner Todd Huston
October 27, 2009

On August 13 I posted a piece wherein I facetiously asked "Why does Obama hate the poor?" Then I pointed out that the cash for clunkers program was likely to . . .

Obama abandons abused women in Afghanistan
Warner Todd Huston
October 20, 2009

President Barack Obama is putting the finishing touches on making a mockery out of the unsupportable claim that Democrats care about women's rights by his . . .

Obama's newest racemongering judge: California's Edward Chen
Warner Todd Huston
October 16, 2009

President Obama has gone out of his way to "diversify" the federal bench with his spate of nominations of various minorities chief of which was his successful . . .

Another of Obama's radical appointees
Warner Todd Huston
October 12, 2009

The Old Media wholly ignored the story, but one of the extremists that Barack Obama appointed as a so-called czar in his government had to step down when the . . .

Obama's Muslim advisor says Sharia Law 'misunderstood'
Warner Todd Huston
October 9, 2009

It has been used to excuse the chopping off of hands and feet, it has been used as an excuse to stone women that have been victims of rape, and it has been used . . .

The dangerous left-wing hatemongering from Media Matters
Warner Todd Huston
October 6, 2009

Eric Boehlert of Media Matters is the worst kind of American. In fact, it's hard to count him as an American at all except by accident of birth. It is plain . . .

Nanny state update: New York school bans kids from riding bikes to school
Warner Todd Huston
October 2, 2009

America's kids are too fat. Right? Don't we hear that all the time? Isn't it a steady mantra from the left that America is suffering from an "epidemic" of . . .

Federal recovery tracking website hides $$ to ACORN
Warner Todd Huston
September 30, 2009

We are discovering that Obama's promised transparency only goes so far in reporting where stimulus money ends up going. The new tracking website, Recovery.gov, . . .

Michigan authorities attack woman for babysitting neighbor kids
Warner Todd Huston
September 28, 2009

You read that headline right. A woman who was watching her neighbor's kids each school morning for 40 minutes before the bus came is being accused of being a . . .

Michigan authorities attack woman for babysitting neighbor kids
Warner Todd Huston
September 25, 2009

You read that headline right. A woman who was watching her neighbor's kids each school morning for 40 minutes before the bus came is being accused of being a . . .

Obama is 'concerned' about blogosphere
Warner Todd Huston
September 22, 2009

The Hill is reporting that Obama is now "open" to a newspaper bailout. Well, welcome to the state run media. Not long ago Senator Ben Cardin (D- Md.) . . .

Brit hasn't a clue about U.S. politics
Warner Todd Huston
September 18, 2009

Many elitist American leftists like to go about claiming that it is only Americans that are dunces on foreign matters. There is some truth to the accusation . . .

Obama dissembles again about his 'responsibility' for healthcare
Warner Todd Huston
September 15, 2009

In a new 60 Minutes interview, President Obama made a big show about telling correspondent Steve Kroft that he "owns" healthcare if it goes wrong and that . . .

Will Obamacare put abortion providers in schools?
Warner Todd Huston
September 12, 2009

In a section innocuously titled "School-Based Health Clinics," the House bill, H.R. 3200, seems to set up Democrats to invite groups like Planned Parenthood . . .

Obama talks healthcare tonight and it doesn't matter
Warner Todd Huston
September 9, 2009

President Obama is going to offer "his" healthcare prescriptions tonight at a special joint session of Congress. But why is he doing this now? After all, the . . .

SFChron: Palin's 'paranoid politics'
Warner Todd Huston
September 8, 2009

Once again the extreme left goes into a conservative-bashing theory without the slightest knowledge of human nature not to mention owning even a tiny bit of . . .

Obama admin. clueless about modern medicine
Warner Todd Huston
September 4, 2009

With each passing day we see mounting proof that President Obama and his White House really haven't a clue about modern medicine. Doctors all across the nation . . .

Ready for the newest Obamacare messaging?
Warner Todd Huston
September 2, 2009

ABC's Jake Tapper has an interesting look inside the Obama messaging factory as it appears to be making plans to change its way of trying to sell Obamacare to . . .

Chgo Trib's Eric Zorn doesn't mind that Teddy got away with murder
Warner Todd Huston
August 31, 2009

If this isn't the perfect example that liberals don't care who has to die in order to make sure that left wing policies win the day, then nothing does. We can . . .

Michael Kent Curtis: just another sold-out leftist professor
Warner Todd Huston
August 25, 2009

Michael Kent Curtis, the Donald Smith Professor of Constitutional and Public Law at Wake Forest University, has not only proven his ignorance of the facts, but . . .

Travel writer flips bird to most of U.S.A.
Warner Todd Huston
August 23, 2009

Travel writer Arthur Frommer recently said that he will never visit any place in Arizona again. Is it because he was badly served at a Denny's in Flagstaff? . . .

The left wants Obama to be hated
Warner Todd Huston
August 17, 2009

Charles Coop, a blogger for CBS News, has returned from a much too short vacation and has chimed in with another prosaic opinion that has been making the rounds . . .

Union pensions getting BIG payoff from Obamacare
Warner Todd Huston
August 14, 2009

It isn't just out of the goodness of their hearts that Big Labor is gearing up to spend millions to help President Obama to jam Obamacare down the throats of . . .

Journo asks why can't 'progressives' win?
Warner Todd Huston
August 10, 2009

The L.A.Times' Dan Neil is confused. He thinks that the so-called progressive movement is right on all the issues, but he just cannot understand why they can't . . .

The American left and a fear of rabbits
Warner Todd Huston
August 4, 2009

Remember back during the Carter years when that good ol' president from Georgia was frightened by a killer rabbit? Remember how real men everywhere ridiculed . . .

UN putting education in government's hands and the end of homeschooling
Warner Todd Huston
August 1, 2009

Homeschooling is a growing trend in the United States today. Many thousands of parents wary of government indoctrination of their children, not to mention tired . . .

Another unelected Obama 'committee' to control healthcare costs
Warner Todd Huston
July 30, 2009

Franklin Roosevelt thought controlling prices of things would right the depressed economy. Today, more economists every day are admitting that his efforts . . .

AP's Babington misleads that Gates arrested because he's black
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2009

In an "analysis" on how President Obama is dealing with the race issue, AP writer Charles Babington seems to have based his take on what happened to Harvard . . .

Obama loathes American success
Warner Todd Huston
July 24, 2009

Let's try a thought experiment. When I say "victory," what do you think of? Do you think of winning the World Series? Do you picture that famous photo of the U . . .

Obamacare means an end to liberty and freedom
Warner Todd Huston
July 22, 2009

It may seem silly, but the singular fact about freedom is that having it means you have the God given right to ruin your own health without government saying . . .

Congress is taxation without representation
Warner Todd Huston
July 20, 2009

We are speeding headlong toward a time when our Congress will have become just like Mad King George's Parliament, that body from which in 1776 the American . . .

Obama's stimulus stimulates nothing but votes for Obama
Warner Todd Huston
July 14, 2009

Of his Social Security program, Franklin D. Roosevelt once said that the whole thing had nothing to do with helping the aged. "They were politics all the way . . .

What kind of care, anyway?
Warner Todd Huston
July 10, 2009

For those that want universal healthcare, the panacea of "coverage" is expected to "give" all those currently without healthcare coverage the access they need . . .

NY Times sneering at Christianity, patriotism
Warner Todd Huston
July 6, 2009

It seems that on July fourth, The New York Times saw fit to smirk at both American patriotism and Christianity. A recent Times article about the erection of a . . .

Michelle thinks she was elected Empress
Warner Todd Huston
June 30, 2009

The Washington Post had an interesting article on June 25 headlined, "A First Lady Who Demands Substance." I think it was meant to highlight that fact that . . .

Left-wing hyperbole: know what healthcare is just like? Slavery
Warner Todd Huston
June 24, 2009

See, we know that it isn't wild-eyed, hyperbole to say that slavery is "just like" our current healthcare debate because Glenn W. Smith of the extremist left . . .

Playing political games with our healthcare
Warner Todd Huston
June 19, 2009

These days, government lives to feed itself. It's the old "nose in the tent" theory. Give 'em an inch, they'll take a mile. And government never fails to make . . .

Dem. shill as 'attendee' in Obama's healthcare townhall audience
Warner Todd Huston
June 15, 2009

Back in 2005, the Old Media was all atwitter over a supposed "plant reporter" at a Bush press conference. The Old Media made a big deal out of this guy and used . . .

Kansas high school teacher fired for being conservative?
Warner Todd Huston
June 11, 2009

Early in May, Lawrence High School of Lawrence, Kansas fired government and history teacher Tim Latham. Latham charges that District 912 fired him because he is . . .

Time tries to turn Obama into cute, cuddly Muppet
Warner Todd Huston
June 9, 2009

You want a blatant example of the Old Media's over-the-top, gobsmacked love affair with Obama? Well, one would be hard pressed not to see Time Magazine's latest . . .

Jurno award goes to... Arianna Huffington??
Warner Todd Huston
June 5, 2009

Well, I am just as shocked as Simon Dumenco over at AdvertisingAge.com is that the leading anti-journalist of our day, Arianna Huffington, was just awarded the . . .

Obama: Nuclear power OK for enemies but not for US?
Warner Todd Huston
June 2, 2009

Nuclear power is the most environmentally friendly power of all, low on emissions, does not require destructive mining or drilling efforts to feed it, and is . . .

Could Obama's left wing flap him to death?
Warner Todd Huston
May 30, 2009

Naturally from our vantage point, Barack Obama is a left-wing terror as president. To name just a few things, he is turning our system from one of capitalism to . . .

Hope and mirrors: stimulus 'saved' cops to be fired anyway
Warner Todd Huston
May 28, 2009

On March 6, Obama's mouthpiece, Robert Gibbs, happily told the nation that the Obama "stimulus" plan had saved the jobs of 25 Cops in Columbus, Ohio. This was . . .

Obama's Confederate memorial the right move to make
Warner Todd Huston
May 26, 2009

President Obama sent a wreath to the Confederate memorial at Arlington cemetery during the memorial services to recognize the sacrifices and service of the . . .

International busy body laws waning?
Warner Todd Huston
May 22, 2009

Are we beginning to see the first cracks in the idea of "universal jurisdiction," the international busy body "law" that said that any nation can arrest the . . .

More media malpractice: you thought I was joking about Gary Sinise, didn't you?
Warner Todd Huston
May 19, 2009

I hate to pull an "I told you so," but... well, I told you so. Remember a few days ago when I showed how an unsubstantiated rumor becomes political "fact" in . . .

Obama's new war priorities deceiving, maybe wrongheaded
Warner Todd Huston
May 14, 2009

Some may look at Obama's defense funding request coming in at about $144.6 billion as a welcome reduction over the 2008 budget of $186 billion. Some may also  . . .

McCain/Graham are right on this one, anyway!
Warner Todd Huston
May 7, 2009

After several years of missteps and dunderheaded RINOist policy proscriptions, Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham got one right for a change. The unctuous . . .

New Yorker: Obama a better Churchill than Churchill? (Or Bush)
Warner Todd Huston
May 4, 2009

Amy Davidson of the New Yorker should take up bowling or gardening because history doesn't seem to be her thang, if you will. In the aftermath of Barack Obama's . . .

Chavez' Penn, or how Santa Monica High should hang its Penn in shame
Warner Todd Huston
April 28, 2009

Someone needs to sue Santa Monica High School for education malpractice on behalf of the ill-educated Sean Penn. I mean, the man is nearly illiterate and he . . .

Why eggheads are sometimes bad for America
Warner Todd Huston
April 24, 2009

I will admit it. I am a subscriber to the Claremont Review of Books. Whatever you make of that, don't imagine that I am one of those pointy-headed, University . . .

Blogging the 2nd Annual Sammies
Warner Todd Huston
April 20, 2009

We conservatives have two major problems. I've said it dozens of times before but one of those problems is that we don't do "join" well. The left, on the other . . .

Detroit Free Press: Know what we need? Reparations for gays
Warner Todd Huston
April 16, 2009

Our friend from Detroit, Jacob Appel, thinks that gays need government reparations and the Detroit Free Press was so enamored of his idea that it published his . . .

Obama's intel services more worried about right-wing terror than Islamists?
Warner Todd Huston
April 14, 2009

On the heels of the odious report by the State of Missouri, recently retracted, focusing on so-called "right-wing terrorism" and implying that every right of . . .

CBS says Palin popular 'despite latest news,' but not one substantive issue discussed
Warner Todd Huston
April 10, 2009

This is just the sort of bias against Sarah Palin and her family that is de rigeur in the Old Media. CBS seemed taken aback in an April 6 report that Governor . . .

NYT columnist: 'dark and dangerous' conservatives attack Obama (did he miss BDS for last 8 yrs?)
Warner Todd Huston
April 7, 2009

Sometimes you just have to laugh at the Pauline Kael-like left. It seems that leftists in America are either mentally stunted or living in such an enclosed, . . .

Canadian parents fooled into raising prostitutes
Warner Todd Huston
April 3, 2009

Canada, oh Canada. What the heck happened to ya? I suppose it is nothing more mundane than that our northern neighbor has succumbed to the same sort of nihilism . . .

Hillary's Mexico visit blunders ignored by old media
Warner Todd Huston
March 30, 2009

Thus far, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made two diplomatic blunders during her visit to Mexico that the U.S. Old Media are shockingly uninterested in . . .

Constitution, Schmonstitution -- what gov't wants it takes, law or no
Warner Todd Huston
March 26, 2009

I propose that "Dueling Banjos" replace our current national anthem. Remember the 1972 movie Deliverance with Burt Reynolds? OK, recall that scene of the goofy . . .

USNews column: Obama's post-partisan Washington failure all Republicans' fault
Warner Todd Huston
March 23, 2009

Two March 19 editorials on Obama's failure to create post-partisanship in D.C., both from lefties, can't be farther apart from each other in their conclusions. . . .

Free speech for students... unless you're Christian, that is
Warner Todd Huston
March 20, 2009

Our institutes of "higher" learning are all about being inclusive. They are stridently for freedom of speech and stand 100% behind the concept of open political . . .

Union's card check is the new Jim Crow poll tax
Warner Todd Huston
March 16, 2009

One of the most odious aspects of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is the card check feature. This feature gives unions the "option" to supplant a secret . . .

Dems push another fake 'fair' bill that will kill online science research publishing
Warner Todd Huston
March 13, 2009

Why are Democrats such liars? I know that sounds harsh, but this penchant for labeling a law, act, or bill with a lie as a title is gallingly Orwellian and it's . . .

Is libel law turning against us, new and old media alike?
Warner Todd Huston
March 10, 2009

This is not a story of bias in the media. It is a story, rather, that affects both the Old Media of newspapers, TV and radio, as well as the New Media of the . . .

Professor calls police on student supporter of 2nd Amendment
Warner Todd Huston
March 6, 2009

The assignment for Central Connecticut State University student John Walberg and his two classmates was to give an oral presentation on a "relevant issue in the . . .

Obama WH secret phone conferences bear fruit with TV media's Limbaugh attack
Warner Todd Huston
March 3, 2009

Back on January 29, we discussed the daily strategy phone call engineered by Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel for friendly TV commentators and "reporters." . . .

The failure of 'help': 'modified loans' don't modify repayment
Warner Todd Huston
February 24, 2009

One of the fixes that Democrats are insisting upon to save people's homes is the idea of the "modified mortgage." A modified loan is an offer to homeowners . . .

Chigo Trib: GOP doesn't want to help, 'no interest in family, work or neighborhood'
Warner Todd Huston
February 21, 2009

For the Chicago Tribune, Romney supporter turned Obama man Douglas Kmiec indulged in quite a litany of name-calling, finger pointing and demagoguery against the . . .

Unheroic superheroes, watch out for the Watchmen
Warner Todd Huston
February 18, 2009

Who Watches The Watchers? -A Comic Book As Political Commentary and a new blockbuster movie soon to hit theaters If you thought the last Batman movie, The . . .

Obama dirt digger's brand new gig
Warner Todd Huston
February 13, 2009

Back in 2007, many media outlets and their co-conspirators on the left were aghast that George W. Bush would try to place an "opposition researcher" for the GOP . . .

After generations, CNN suddenly discovers that 'Alaska families struggle to survive'
Warner Todd Huston
February 12, 2009

The winter in Alaska has been a particularly harsh one this year. The early winter piled on top of economic hard times has caused some troubles for native . . .

Ethics of Obama's new Labor chief questioned
Warner Todd Huston
February 8, 2009

Recently, we wondered aloud how anyone could expect a Secretary of Labor that has had a long history of being a member of various Big Labor groups can be . . .

Paper editor alters column to say writer is 'bitter conservative' that 'can't wish us well'
Warner Todd Huston
February 4, 2009

This is why newspapers deserve to be buried in the dust bin of history, at least unless they clean up their act. For well over 20 years a southwest suburban . . .

Obama's WH Chief of Staff holds daily, secret calls with pals in media
Warner Todd Huston
January 30, 2009

Politico reports that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel holds daily chit chat sessions with several Old Media pals every morning to start his day. . . .

What Obama means to the enemy
Warner Todd Huston
January 26, 2009

Terrorists, murders, oppressors and Islamofascists understandably were not very fond of George W. Bush. Neither were the fellow travelers of the aforementioned . . .

Why I want Barack Obama to fail as president
Warner Todd Huston
January 22, 2009

An extremely liberal co-worker of mine — he's in the past said that the "rich" should be killed, for instance — asked me a serious question by which he felt he . . .

Obama thinks original Declaration of Independence not good enough?
Warner Todd Huston
January 19, 2009

In his Saturday remarks during his campaign train ride, President-elect Barack Obama issued some soaring rhetoric about the state of the country today. At least . . .

TIME takes swipe at Joe the plumber (now Joe the reporter)
Warner Todd Huston
January 16, 2009

TIME magazine got a twofer on a recent screed headlined "Is Israel Losing the Media War in Gaza?." Not only did TIME use its article to take a few swipes at . . .

Illinois county auditor launches promising transparency in gov't effort
Warner Todd Huston
January 14, 2009

OK, we all know how corrupt and venal the various governments in Illinois are, right? Well, let's talk about some good news in the Land of Lincoln for a change. . . .

Illinois GOP wrong on special election to fill Obama's Senate seat
Warner Todd Huston
January 9, 2009

Once it became known throughout the state that Governor Blagojevich was being entertained by the U.S. Attorney for his creative attempts to shore up his . . .

UAW floating 'phantom employees' and avoiding property taxes at luxury golf course?
Warner Todd Huston
January 5, 2009

Some new tough questions are being asked about Black Lake Golf Club, the luxury golf course owned by the United Auto Workers union in Cheboygan County, Michigan . . .

AP attacks Gov. Palin EVEN in birth announcement of grandson
Warner Todd Huston
December 31, 2008

The Associated Press is classy, indeed. They can't even keep sniping at Sarah Palin out of a story announcing the blessed birth of her grandson. Ah, but wait, . . .

'Dear Mr. Obama,' why are our kids so brainwashed?
Warner Todd Huston
December 27, 2008

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has launched a wonderful little feature that will run until Barack Obama takes the oath of office next month. They are calling it  . . .

Euro journo sides with Muslim hate over BDS shoe toss
Warner Todd Huston
December 23, 2008

Mitch Potter of the Toronto Star is the quintessential example of a self-hating European, I must say. He is a journalist that sides with those who advocate the . . .

The GOP cannot win until...
Warner Todd Huston
December 20, 2008

Of course we are all roaming around trying to figure out what will work, what hasn't worked and whose fault it all is. Powell blasts Limbaugh, Limbaugh replies, . . .

No isolated incident: Why was the Boston Massacre so shocking?
Warner Todd Huston
December 17, 2008

You may have heard of the saying "nature abhors a vacuum"? In essence, it means that once something disappears nature quickly fills the hole left behind. Well, . . .

Chgo Trib: If Clinton 1st black prez, Obama is 1st Jewish prez
Warner Todd Huston
December 14, 2008

In another ridiculously lionizing report, the Chicago Tribune has capitalized on the silly 1998 claim by Toni Morrison that Bill Clinton was the "first black . . .

Jefferson and Obama's birth certificate: My reply to Michael Gaynor
Warner Todd Huston
December 10, 2008

On Tuesday morning of December 10, I sent out my piece titled "Thomas Jefferson says forget about Barack's birth certificate." I was sure it would raise the . . .

Thomas Jefferson says forget about Barack's birth certificate
Warner Todd Huston
December 9, 2008

Well. I am sure that this is going to anger some of you. But, I have to say it anyway... OK, I have basically stayed silent about this whole Obama birth . . .

Unsurprisingly, illegal deported for armed robbery finds NYT in his corner
Warner Todd Huston
December 7, 2008

A criminal without legal status deported by US immigration officials is the subject of the latest pity party thrown by The New York Times. The Times seems to . . .

On Gov. Palin--all the lies fit to print
Warner Todd Huston
December 3, 2008

It seems that Froma Harrop of Creator's Syndicate news service was on vacation from just about five days before the general election until today and she's just . . .

Folks under Obama's bus hauled back in
Warner Todd Huston
December 2, 2008

During the campaign, Barack Obama had a singular reaction to nearly every one of his associates, sponsors, advisers and friends that were challenged by his . . .

Has media let Obama's reversal pass unnoticed?
Warner Todd Huston
November 30, 2008

Obama is starting to feel a bit of pressure from members of the far left of his own party who are beginning to raise their eyebrows over the fact that he hasn't . . .

Hillary pick reveals Obama's lack of experience
Warner Todd Huston
November 26, 2008

Time magazine wants so badly to make Obama into the next Abraham Lincoln — so noble that he's willing to include political enemies in his cabinet — that they . . .

Media only just notices Obama has thin resume?
Warner Todd Huston
November 20, 2008

Interestingly, Dan Morain of the L.A. Times had discovered back in April that Barack Obama has a pretty thin resume prior to being elevated to the presidency. . . .

MSNBC pronounces auto industry 'needs' bailout, says Republicans tell industry to 'drop dead'
Warner Todd Huston
November 17, 2008

Well, I guess that settles it. We don't need any political discussion or economist's studies. The auto industry officially needs a bailout. It's just a fact. . . .

Obama sends man linked with terror group and George Soros to deal with Egypt/Syria
Warner Todd Huston
November 11, 2008

News services in Israel are on fire with talk that Barack Obama has just sent a supporter of the terror group Hamas as his envoy to Syria and Egypt to relay . . .

Remember how whites were too racist to vote Obama?
Warner Todd Huston
November 9, 2008

On November 5, the Associated Press put out a story on how the so-called Bradley Effect theory is now finished. You'll remember the Bradley Effect as the effect . . .

The 'rigid' Obama -- will he react to 'change' well?
Warner Todd Huston
November 6, 2008

Originally Appeared in Human Events 11/03/08 The L.A. Times' Peter Nicholas had a rather revealing piece about Barack Obama that causes yet another concern . . .

Chicago Sun-Times' Greeley: Racism will make Obama lose
Warner Todd Huston
November 1, 2008

In the Chicago Sun-Times on October 29, Andrew Greeley said that Barack Obama simply cannot beat racism to become president of the United States. He's consumed . . .

Forget the internet, let the 'established' media tell you about it
Warner Todd Huston
October 31, 2008

John Hollenhorst, reporter for KSL TV in Salt Lake City, Utah, wants you to forget about all those gosh darn Internet rumors. In fact, forget the Internet . . .

Wave of first-time voters just a trickle?
Warner Todd Huston
October 30, 2008

When George McGovern ran for president against Richard Nixon in 1972 the conventional wisdom before the polls opened was that the vaunted first-time voters . . .

All they need is love -- Obama's record doesn't matter to many
Warner Todd Huston
October 27, 2008

There is little doubt that Barack Hussein Obama is an empty suit. You know it and I know it. In fact, I know it even better because I am from Illinois. I've . . .

Wendi C. Thomas indulges her inner racist
Warner Todd Huston
October 24, 2008

Wendi C. Thomas, a black journalist that has written for such media outlets as the Charlotte Observer, the Indianapolis Star and the Nashville Tennessean, was . . .

Cornell staffer/dean oppress student's free speech
Warner Todd Huston
October 23, 2008

Students that belong to a pro-life campus group called Cornell Coalition for Life (CCFL) spent weeks and hundreds of dollars organizing a pro-life display to be . . .

After attacks on Palin, Biden given a pass by media for not holding press conferences
Warner Todd Huston
October 21, 2008

The CBS News blog "From the Road" suddenly realized that Joe Biden was not giving the media any access and that he hasn't held a press conference for well over . . .

It's TREASON, I tell you!
Warner Todd Huston
October 20, 2008

Treason! The word is thrown about quite a lot lately. Unfortunately, it is almost always hyperbole. Oh, Americans think they know what treason is, but when . . .

Chgo Trib: Internet makes politics 'obnoxious'
Warner Todd Huston
October 17, 2008

The dead tree media, the dinosaur media, the Old Media has spoken. It's officially worse than ever! The Chicago Tribune has pronounced political discourse worse . . .

WaPo tries to claim Cindy McCain unethical for erection of cell phone tower
Warner Todd Huston
October 16, 2008

Apparently the Washington Post thinks it has an ethics violation to hold against Cindy McCain, wife of GOP presidential candidate John McCain. The Post is . . .

Barack Obama has little history of 'reaching out across the aisle'
Warner Todd Huston
October 15, 2008

The mantra from Obama's supporters — as well as the candidate himself — is that he is the one candidate most likely to "reach out across the aisle to get things . . .

A conversation about race -- a film by Craig Bodeker
Warner Todd Huston
October 13, 2008

First time filmmaker Craig Bodeker has created an interesting and important new film, A Conversation About Race, filled with forceful questions and intriguing . . .

Toledo Blade pleads for Obama to institute communism?
Warner Todd Huston
October 12, 2008

The Toledo Blade's lead editorial on Sunday, October 12, is a seeming plea to institute in America a chief communist principle: the "right" to a job. As anyone . . .

Time's Beinart: Republicans hate Obama for his Kenyan father, it's 'racism'
Warner Todd Huston
October 11, 2008

This furious beating of the racism drum by the left shows how worried they are that Barack Obama might lose this election. Time Magazine's Peter Beinart once . . .

Calling the old media: Five million illegals have illegal mortgages in U.S.A.!
Warner Todd Huston
October 10, 2008

A single report by KFYI radio of Phoenix, Arizona highlights a shocking claim made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD says that five . . .

Newsweek: Palin too common, too stupid to be vice president, she's 'dangerous'
Warner Todd Huston
October 9, 2008

Newsweek's Jon Meacham thinks that Governor Sarah Palin is too much a commoner and too stupid to be allowed to become vice president of the United States of . . .

Newsweek: Obama just like Lincoln?
Warner Todd Huston
October 7, 2008

Howard Fineman has no knowledge of history. In fact, it would not surprise me if we should find out some day that, in his original draft of this absurd . . .

Charlie Gibson: 'It's important to expose' Sarah Palin
Warner Todd Huston
October 6, 2008

So, instead of merely reporting the news, now reporters are the news? Apparently Charlie Gibson thinks he is, anyway. He gave an interview to the Toledo Blade . . .

Rolling Stone: McCain a 'mean little fu_ _er,' that puts own 'advancement above all else'
Warner Todd Huston
October 3, 2008

The Rolling Stone has a long attack piece on John McCain in its October issue that really rakes the GOP presidential candidate over the coals. The piece . . .

Boston Globe leads with a lie -- debunked Palin rape kit story again
Warner Todd Huston
October 2, 2008

I would urge someone close to members of the editorial board of the Boston Globe to let them know that the world is not flat, the moon is not made of green . . .

How the Democrats love their corporate welfare policy
Warner Todd Huston
October 1, 2008

What is it we hear echoing in the left-o-sphere? Don't we hear all the time that the left is chock-full-o-nuts on how those eeeevil capitalists are so in love . . .

Even old-time socialist says Obama supporting union is corrupt
Warner Todd Huston
September 30, 2008

Bill Fletcher is all about the wringing of hands over the corruption scandal of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and is afraid that it will get . . .

Family told Obama not to wear soldier son's bracelet... yet he still does?
Warner Todd Huston
September 29, 2008

Barack Obama played the "me too" game during the Friday debates on September 26 after Senator John McCain mentioned that he was wearing a bracelet with the name . . .

Old media pushes false 'rape kit' charge against Gov. Palin
Warner Todd Huston
September 27, 2008

At least since September 8 the extreme left has been pushing a lie that Governor, then Mayor, Sarah Palin "charged rape victims for rape kits" performed upon . . .

Climate change in Europe? Always been no big deal
Warner Todd Huston
September 22, 2008

An AFP story from September 5 headlined "Melting Swiss glacier yields Neolithic trove, climate secrets" was quite interesting. In fact, it was downright . . .

ProPublica forgets to mention federal judge being impeached was Clinton appointee
Warner Todd Huston
September 19, 2008

A Federal judge from Louisiana is under a cloud of impeachment and if he's convicted it'll be the first Federal judge impeached in almost 20 years. The story . . .

CNN's Cafferty: Not voting Obama? You're a racist!
Warner Todd Huston
September 18, 2008

To show the empty "logic" that Jack Cafferty of CNN employs in his political commentary all one need do is check out his September 16 Political Ticker blog post . . .

McClatchy whines: public unfair to news media
Warner Todd Huston
September 16, 2008

You... yes, you reading this right now. McClatchy wants you to know you are mean to them, your mistrust of them is merely egged on by a sly political tactic, . . .

Obama failed with earmark attempt, yet attacks others for taking earmarks?
Warner Todd Huston
September 14, 2008

This is the pot calling the kettle for sure. Earlier this week, Obama made an early attempt to attack Governor Sarah Palin on the earmark issue. He claimed that . . .

Conn. paper: tired of attacking Palin, attacks 'angry' town of Wasilla instead
Warner Todd Huston
September 12, 2008

This one has got to take the cake for stupidity and lack of journalistic integrity. The Old Media has been gyrating in ever widening circles to find new and . . .

Newest Palin attack: son vandalized buses, forced to join military (NYDaily News debunks)
Warner Todd Huston
September 11, 2008

It seems like the rumors, innuendo and smears thrown by the left against Governor Sarah Palin and her family will never stop. Apparently, the newest lie being . . .

Philly Inquirer's new Palin slam: she sold her state's plane? So what?
Warner Todd Huston
September 10, 2008

Mario Cattabiani of the Philadelphia Inquirer wants you to know that Governor Sarah Palin's selling of her state's plane is no big deal. Why? Well, because . . .

The death of shame
Warner Todd Huston
September 9, 2008

There was once a day in America when a convicted child molester might find that his life was ruined, dogged forever by the shame of his evil deeds. Today, . . .

The swift-skirting of Sarah Palin
Warner Todd Huston
September 7, 2008

Apparently the media wants to get even for the Swift-Boaters successful torpedoing of John Kerry in 2004 because they are by the dozens every day promulgating . . .

Palin-smearing Baltimore Sun columnist whines readers being mean to her
Warner Todd Huston
September 6, 2008

Susan Reimer, columnist for the Baltimore Sun, is shocked, SHOCKED I tell you, that people took exception to her tactless bashing of Governor Sarah Palin in her . . .

Larry King Live: Jesse Ventura, actor D.L. Hughley call Republicans 'Nazis'
Warner Todd Huston
September 4, 2008

It always comes down to this one, doesn't it? Leftists and fringe politicos calling Republicans "Nazis." Well, the "N" word was once again unleashed against . . .

Media's Palin Derangement Syndrome: suddenly, old media thinks they are DNA technicians
Warner Todd Huston
September 3, 2008

John McCain's campaign spokesman is reporting that the media has deluged the campaign with demands that it provide DNA samples to "prove" that baby Trig is the . . .

Sick of journalists that don't stand for the Nat'l Anthem
Warner Todd Huston
September 2, 2008

Many Americans have a negative image of journalists and it is one that is growing in believability and acceptance every day, especially as the New Media begins . . .

Since media won't help, time for McCain to really exploit his stance on Iraq
Warner Todd Huston
August 31, 2008

Somehow, the Old Media has missed the good news on Iraq. On August 27, the Rasmussen polling organization published a poll that showed American confidence is at . . .

Reuters cover up: Bashing the U.S. and ignoring proof that famous spies were guilty
Warner Todd Huston
August 30, 2008

In New York, U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein has ordered the release of eight more grand jury transcripts from the famous 1951 spy case that led to the . . .

Obama campaign tries to shut down Chicago radio show
Warner Todd Huston
August 28, 2008

Members of Barack Obama's campaign HQ in Chicago tried to shut down a local radio show on the City's most powerful radio signal, WGN 720, because they didn't . . .

Union disses the kids
Warner Todd Huston
August 26, 2008

The kids at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill feel like they've been used and discarded by Andy Stern's Service Employees International Union  . . .

Rosa Brooks longing for the Cold War
Warner Todd Huston
August 25, 2008

The L.A. Times' Rosa Brooks has done it again, taken a serious subject and made an uninformed romp of it. One wonders how the old Georgian lady seen in news . . .

Dem mantra of more deaths by terror under Bush disproven
Warner Todd Huston
August 23, 2008

A new independent study shows that deaths from terrorism have actually declined by more than 40 percent since 2001. This flies in the face of the constant . . .

Orlando Magazine 'duped,' publishes artist's fake biography as fact
Warner Todd Huston
August 21, 2008

Orlando Magazine (FL) published the amazing life's story of Florida artist Mark Pulliam in their August issue. It was an amazing story of a man who seemingly . . .

Olympics watchers assisting Chinese torture
Warner Todd Huston
August 19, 2008

Do you like your silly little Olympic games? Well, I hope you are really, really enjoying it because your support, your watching of this garbage makes you a . . .

Science Daily: Linking depression with 'Americanization' of Latinas
Warner Todd Huston
August 17, 2008

Another day another "study" of dubious worth. This time it is Science Daily letting us know that "Latinas" in the United States have high rates of depression . . .

NY paper: July's killing of liberals in Tennessee church is Rush Limbaugh's fault
Warner Todd Huston
August 15, 2008

Rush Limbaugh killed some church goers in Tennessee last July. That is the message from a Newsday.com columnist for a local New York newspaper chain. Now, I've . . .

Union, charity paid thousands to firms owned by official's relatives
Warner Todd Huston
August 14, 2008

The L.A.Times had a great investigative story this week about typical union corruption. Before going into the story, I'll remind you that Barack Obama is . . .

Georgia/Russian war: blame Obama
Warner Todd Huston
August 12, 2008

General Wesley Clark had one thing right during his tenure as a general in the U.S. military. He understood the portentous nature of the Russian's move to take . . .

Is Amazon.com deleting new conservative book reviews?
Warner Todd Huston
August 11, 2008

So, here is a curious thing. I have been reviewing books at Amazon for a few years now and never had the occasion to have one censored by Amazon.com. But, I . . .

Nat'l Post: 'You'll miss' the old media when it's gone
Warner Todd Huston
August 8, 2008

Jonathan Kay of the National Post (Canada) is sure that we'll miss the old media when its gone. So sure he wrote a paean to how great the media is... and he . . .

Islamists rule American publishing industry
Warner Todd Huston
August 7, 2008

Correction 8/8/08: The original piece identified the Publisher, Cambridge University Press, as an American publisher. That was incorrect. Cambridge University . . .

Lefty WaPo columnist quits Olbermann's 'Countdown' over dispute with host
Warner Todd Huston
August 6, 2008

It appears that Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank has dumped his appearances on MSNBC's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann." Host Olbermann issued a DailyKos . . .

Brits, inat'l community, subsidizing torture with aid
Warner Todd Huston
August 5, 2008

By now, we are all familiar with the specious European efforts to bring President Bush up on charges of "crimes against humanity" because of the authorized . . .

Homelessness falls under Bush... where is the media?
Warner Todd Huston
August 4, 2008

Have you noticed that the old media standby story of the homeless has not been pursued much in the last four or five years? Some may remember how the media . . .

WaPo: shocked by its own pro-Obama bias
Warner Todd Huston
August 3, 2008

The Washington Post's Deborah Howell has a howeller in the Aug. 3 edition of the paper revealing how shocked and amazed she was that her own paper had a . . .

A Great Lakes eco 'catastrophe' that isn't
Warner Todd Huston
August 2, 2008

The Chicago Tribune posted a story in the July 30 edition that highlights the often absurd hyperbole all too common in the language of environmentalists and eco . . .

England: stabbed, gutted, and bleeding out
Warner Todd Huston
August 1, 2008

Most haughty Europeans look down their nose at we "violent Americans." They sniff the air at the ugly American and assume that they are, one and all, more  . . .

CNN's questionable use of tabloid's poll to tally German Obama support
Warner Todd Huston
July 30, 2008

How many Germans would vote for Barack Obama for our president? CNN claims to know. During the last weekend that Barack Obama was in Germany, CNN used a graphic . . .

Timesonline overreacts: If Islam is extreme, let's ban ALL religion
Warner Todd Huston
July 29, 2008

In yet another example of why the west might not beat the onslaught of radical Islamofascism, Minette Marrin of the Timesonline thinks she has found a solution . . .

Abortion provider closes doors instead of obeying laws, old media silent
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2008

Now here is an interesting little story that doesn't seem to be getting any media coverage. In South Dakota after being held up in courts since 2005, a new law . . .

Obama hits a wall! Will media highlight major Obama gaffe in Berlin speech?
Warner Todd Huston
July 25, 2008

Obama's speech today in Berlin, hailed as a "major" address, has at least one major, glaring error that shows that nether Obama nor his handlers and speech . . .

MSNBC prez claims they're not liberal on purpose, but 'you can't trust a word' Fox says
Warner Todd Huston
July 24, 2008

Once again MSNBC president Phil Griffin is claiming that his cable outlet is not liberal on purpose. (I know what you're saying, if you believe that he has a . . .

These are the torturing, maniacs Obama thinks he can befriend
Warner Todd Huston
July 23, 2008

In 1999 a handsome, earnest young man named Ahmad Batebi defied Ayatollah Khamenei in Iran. His photo caused an instant sensation and became a symbol of the . . .

Not livin' large in Ohio, folks can't even afford meat?
Warner Todd Huston
July 22, 2008

That's it. NPR has declared Ohio a disaster area. Things are so bad. NPR gravely warns, that folks in the Buckeye state can't even afford to buy meat for their . . .

Reuters: Who felled the Berlin Wall? How 'bout Bruce Springsteen! (No, they're SERIOUS)
Warner Todd Huston
July 21, 2008

In one of the most ridiculous examples of unbridled hyperbole, Reuters has decided that singer Bruce Springsteen is the one responsible for bringing down the . . .

Gas prices cause Louisiana women to resort to 'pole dancing'?
Warner Todd Huston
July 19, 2008

WAFB TV Channel 9, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana pulled out all the stops for this ridiculous report claiming that "some women" in the Pelican State are resorting . . .

Big government: now better than mother nature
Warner Todd Huston
July 18, 2008

Teddy Roosevelt impressed the nation with his focus on conservation and while he was president was responsible for pushing to conserve our nation's wilderness . . .

'Lifelong conservative' throwing all principles to the winds and voting for Obama
Warner Todd Huston
July 17, 2008

Larry Hunter claims he is a "lifelong conservative." Yet, in his recent New York Daily News article, he also says he is voting for Barack Obama for president.  . . .

Andrew Breitbart: 'Something's desperately wrong' in Hollywood
Warner Todd Huston
July 16, 2008

Andrew Breitbart, CEO of Breitbart.com, had a great op ed in the Washington Times yesterday about how Hollywood oppresses Republicans and conservatives in La La . . .

AP's new muckraking style, from just-the-facts to in-your-face
Warner Todd Huston
July 15, 2008

For those unfamiliar, since May of this year the Associated Press has had a new Washington Bureau Chief, a past AP reporter named Ron Fournier. According to . . .

News blackout -- New York Times ignores momentous pro-Jewish court case win in France
Warner Todd Huston
July 14, 2008

French media loses big court case proving Palestinian propaganda false, New York Times ignores shocking story... Why? France TV 2 has lost a major court case . . .

Feminists truly hate women
Warner Todd Huston
July 11, 2008

On Sunday, July 13, in Jonesboro, Georgia, an immigrant Muslim father strangled his daughter to death in a so-called "honor killing" because she protested being . . .

Chgo Sun-Times: Violent white men 'not held accountable for their actions'
Warner Todd Huston
July 10, 2008

Did you know that violent white men are never arrested for their actions? The Chicago Sun-Times' Mary Mitchell is sure of it, if you aren't. In another of her . . .

Chgo Trib's 'honor killing' report omits Islam connection
Warner Todd Huston
July 9, 2008

OK, I am wondering here if the hanging of a black Southerner by the KKK in the American south would be reported by the Chicago Tribune in the same kind of vague . . .

A 'silence of feminists' over Michelle Obama?
Warner Todd Huston
July 2, 2008

Mary C. Curtis is in high dudgeon. She is all twisted up inside over the seeming lack of support that feminists have for Michelle Obama. She has decided to . . .

Boston Globe: Obama afraid of Muslims because of new 'red scare'
Warner Todd Huston
June 30, 2008

Derrick Z. Jackson of the Boston Globe has done it again. Now, usually Z is one of those columnists that is sure every white American is a racist and many of . . .

WaPo after Free Republic again, now over Barack-is-a-Muslim email
Warner Todd Huston
June 29, 2008

The Washington Post published a June 28th piece geared to protect Barack Obama from the nagging rumors that he is a secret Muslim, rumors that have been . . .

WaPo: Scalia says 'hear, hear' to machine guns in D.C.?
Warner Todd Huston
June 27, 2008

It didn't take long for the Washington Post to weigh in on the wrong side of the Second Amendment issue, did it? The Post's Colbert I. King could not contain . . .

What for a blog?
Warner Todd Huston
June 25, 2008

Everyone is talking about the "importance" of blogging and wondering where it will all lead at least where it concerns the influence blogging might have on . . .

Obama's propagandistic iconography: the making of a messiah
Warner Todd Huston
June 23, 2008

A photographic essay of Obama propaganda and the Media's willing assistance with it In America we have always been a skeptical people. One of our states even . . .

American school books redefine 'jihad' to exclude violence
Warner Todd Huston
June 22, 2008

In yet another example of why the west could be too weak to fight the sort of global terrorism that takes the form of Islamofascism, a textbook monitoring group . . .

What passes for 'journalism,' giving Obama a free pass
Warner Todd Huston
June 21, 2008

Recently the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star subjected its readers to another fine example of sloppy journalism aimed at exalting the Obama candidacy. It is so . . .

A lefty that says 'Bush never lied to us about Iraq'
Warner Todd Huston
June 18, 2008

James Kirchick, assistant editor of The New Republic, has come under my scrutiny for his bias before, of course. I see one of my roles as keeping an eye on the . . .

CNN: Obama poll advantage over McCain 'enormous' ... in Europe
Warner Todd Huston
June 17, 2008

CNN calls this serious news, apparently, but a recent report about a Pew Research poll of "more than 24,000 people in 24 countries" shows that foreigners favor . . .

College gives credit for Obama campaign volunteers, none for McCain
Warner Todd Huston
June 16, 2008

Is our children learning? It seems they are learning at least one thing; their college supports Barack Obama. Students at Franklin & Marshall College in . . .

Chgo Sun-Times claims denial of Rev. Wright's honorary degree an 'injustice'
Warner Todd Huston
June 14, 2008

Leave it to Mary Mitchell of the Chicago Sun-Times to get her kufi in a twist over the decision by Northwestern University to withdraw the honorary degree they . . .

Militant atheism at U of Virginia
Warner Todd Huston
June 12, 2008

The one thing that always makes me wonder about atheists is how upset they seem to get about nothing. After all, they claim that there is no God and that . . .

Miami Herald: 2nd Amendment is 'mythical right'
Warner Todd Huston
June 10, 2008

The Miami (FL) Herald let loose with another propagandistic broadside against the 2nd Amendment on Thursday featuring some more moaning and false statements . . .

Despite Obama, new Democrat fundraising just like the old
Warner Todd Huston
June 7, 2008

Now that Barack Obama is the presumptive Democrat Party nominee he has made his first move to try to put his imprint on his party by making a show of eschewing . . .

Chicago Daily Herald: Vote for Obama or you're a racist
Warner Todd Huston
June 6, 2008

The Daily Herald, a Chicago area paper, waxed triumphant over the ascendancy of Barack Obama to the assumed position as the Democratic Party nominee for the . . .

Western media swallowing Chinese propaganda whole
Warner Todd Huston
June 5, 2008

Over the weekend, the London Times gave us a foolish headline for a foolish story. The trumpeting headline read, "A seismic shift in China's relations with . . .

Variety hates religious theme of movie because...well... it's religious
Warner Todd Huston
June 2, 2008

Robert Koehler of Variety is upset at Director Mark Pellington over his new film, "Henry Poole Is Here." He can't believe the audacity of a movie with . . .

An Obama presidency will set race relations back decades
Warner Todd Huston
May 31, 2008

I know some conservative Republicans who almost wouldn't mind if Barack Obama does win the White House in November. Their theory is that once we as a nation . . .

Garrison Keillor mocks patriotism
Warner Todd Huston
May 29, 2008

I guess out on Lake Blowbegone, patriotism isn't kosher? Keillor just seems, nose in the air, to find all that lowborn patriotism so woefully gauche. At least, . . .

Memorial Day... a great time for stories about how bad our troops are
Warner Todd Huston
May 28, 2008

On the weekend when America finds her citizens taking just a little time out of their cluttered and busy lives to pause and memorialize the sacrifice of those . . .

Four for posterity
Warner Todd Huston
May 26, 2008

This weekend, there are millions of Americans ready to celebrate the adventures of Indiana Jones. There are those talking of American Idol winner David Cook. . . .

'Dear American Voter' -- George Soros says the world should pick our president
Warner Todd Huston
May 22, 2008

We've seen it over and over, people in Europe who imagine that they should be allowed to vote U.S. presidential elections. Some of these people imagine that . . .

Tenn. declares only dumbest kids wanted for state jobs
Warner Todd Huston
May 21, 2008

It's true. The State of Tennessee has officially declared that from this point forward it will accept only less educated student applicants for state, county . . .

'New Yorkers are smarter than other Americans'
Warner Todd Huston
May 20, 2008

Speaking as a Chicagoan, I get my "second city" dander up every time I hear people who live in New York City patting themselves on the back and blathering aloud . . .

Toledo Free Press article gets university employee fired
Warner Todd Huston
May 14, 2008

We are certainly used to seeing the MSM causing trouble for conservatives and this one is no different at least on that level. But the interesting thing here is . . .

Nonsense 'survey' says Americans 'struggling in life'
Warner Todd Huston
May 13, 2008

How about I ask you if you "feel" like you make enough money each year? Let's say you make $48,000 a year, OK? (That's the median household income in the US) . . .

SPJ suggests 'omitting race' in crime reporting
Warner Todd Huston
May 11, 2008

The Society of Professional Journalists has decided that it is best to leave a suspect's race out of crime reporting except for "extraordinary" reasons. Of . . .

Obama agrees to PROTECT union corruption, not eliminate it
Warner Todd Huston
May 10, 2008

So, Barack Obama claims he is a reformer. He claims he wants to clean up Washington D.C. He acts as if he just wants the truth told to the people. Well, here is . . .

New study: conservatives are happier because they hate everyone
Warner Todd Huston
May 8, 2008

There is a news report starting to make the rounds amongst the MSM on a study that claims to have discovered why conservatives tend to be happier than liberals . . .

CBS slights Limbaugh any credit for 'operation chaos,' also talk of riots with Obama loss
Warner Todd Huston
May 7, 2008

It's amusing how far some people will go not to give someone credit for something they have done especially if that deserving someone happens to be an . . .

'Conservative' Christian's 'manifesto' has few conservatives involved
Warner Todd Huston
May 4, 2008

On May 2, the Associated Press uncritically reported that an effort to clarify where "evangelicals" stand in the culture/political war in America is soon to be . . .

Two recent success in WOT you didn't hear about in the media
Warner Todd Huston
April 30, 2008

The Taliban suffered a big loss in Pakistan/Afghanistan this month and so did al Qaeda in Iraq, but the MSM has been practically silent on these great successes . . .

Islamic Shari'ah banking, is it invading America?
Warner Todd Huston
April 28, 2008

The Daily Record in Baltimore, Maryland recently published a story by Brendan Kearney that oddly seems to present a conflict between a bank employing Islamic . . .

Tennessee Democrats torpedo will of the people
Warner Todd Huston
April 25, 2008

If you can't win the people over, lie cheat, hide behind arbitrary and arcane rules of government or use the courts to defeat the will of the people. That is . . .

Mexican drug violence U.S. Constitution's fault?
Warner Todd Huston
April 24, 2008

True to the liberal penchant for blaming every ill in the world on the USA, ABC News has produced a "report" claiming that the increasing number of guns and . . .

CNN's Rick Sanchez accused of pushing left agenda in college interviews
Warner Todd Huston
April 22, 2008

On Monday morning, April 21st, CNN aired "America Votes 2008" with Rick Sanchez, (11:30 AM CT) a segment that featured reporter Sanchez visiting Penn State . . .

SEIU storms conference, injures visitors
Warner Todd Huston
April 18, 2008

Well, it was funny seeing the SEIU and the CNA squaring off for a battle royale, but now things are really getting serious and at this point even a staunch anti . . .

Let's fool taxpayers and hide taxes behind a new name: 'dues'
Warner Todd Huston
April 16, 2008

Well, it was just April 15th and we all know what that means. It was tax day, the day when we must pay tribute to the Lords in Washington. And on that day, The . . .

Yes, let's have Democrats apologize for slavery
Warner Todd Huston
April 15, 2008

Just a few days ago I wrote an article ridiculing a woman from Connecticut for wasting the state legislature's time bothering with a resolution that forced the . . .

If you 'feel' educated... you are
Warner Todd Huston
April 13, 2008

We no longer educate in the United States of America. No, instead of making to educate our children we emot-ucate them. It's all about our children's tender . . .

'The Day the Earth Stood Still' and got REALLY hot!
Warner Todd Huston
April 12, 2008

Remember the iconic 1951 Cold War era film, "The Day the Earth Stood Still"? It was a black and white film starring Michael Rennie as Klaatu, an alien who came . . .

Christiane Amanpour: Post Nam Cambodian genocide just like U.S. 'waterboarding' today?
Warner Todd Huston
April 10, 2008

So, do you want to see a most egregious example of equating apples to oranges? Well, even that old saw is too mild a metaphor to describe the disgusting example . . .

A good day, Supreme Court rules against foreign precedent
Warner Todd Huston
April 8, 2008

In 2003, then Justice of the Supreme Court Sandra Day O'Connor famously posited that our judicial system should take into account foreign court rulings when . . .

Is Amazon.com becoming a publisher of anti-Jew, anti-US propaganda?
Warner Todd Huston
April 6, 2008

Amazon.com sells millions of books, CDs and other products each year. So, we can't necessarily expect the on-line retail giant to be morally responsible for . . .

Politico: More Southern bashing over Carville remark in Pa
Warner Todd Huston
April 4, 2008

Typical of too many Northern based media outlets, Politico indulged in a little South bashing today with a story on a remark about Pennsylvania spoken in 2006 . . .

Plagiarism a 'consequence of the internet'? I don't think so!
Warner Todd Huston
April 2, 2008

Just once I'd like to see blame for one of our societal ills put in the proper place these days. Everyone has to finger point at everyone else while ignoring . . .

Mich. Speaker of House employs state-paid thugs to stop recall effort
Warner Todd Huston
March 31, 2008

Here is a story that details how far Democrats will go to destroy the people's ability to be heard in government. It also shows Democrat's penchant to abuse . . .

Obama HAS to hate America or lose 'black vote'
Warner Todd Huston
March 30, 2008

On Friday, March 28th, Barack Obama made his latest stab at explaining away why he spent 20 years as a comfortable member of the volatile and racist Trinity . . .

Jewish man attacked in Brooklyn by Muslims yelling 'Allahu Akbar,' media silent
Warner Todd Huston
March 26, 2008

On March 19th, I found a story on The Jerusalem Post detailing an attack by Muslim youths on a rabbinical assistant that occurred at a Brooklyn, New York subway . . .

UNLV editorial: 'Israelis indiscriminately kill civilians,' Palestinian terror justified
Warner Todd Huston
March 21, 2008

In another example of a shameful editorial by a student "journalist" at an American University newspaper, we find the University of Las Vegas publishing — not . . .

Purdue U liberals, stupid is as stupid does
Warner Todd Huston
March 19, 2008

My Momma didn't always say stupid is as stupid does, but someone's did. In any case, who ever it was that said it, the sentiment is dead on when the bromide is . . .

Contrary to claims, Obama very close with racist preacher Wright
Warner Todd Huston
March 17, 2008

Many in the newsmedia are reacting with quite restraint to the revelations of comments by Obam's racist "spiritual mentor," Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. Imagine if . . .

Obama's Wright more trouble than McCain's Hagee
Warner Todd Huston
March 15, 2008

As you should know by now, Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has a Wright problem. That would be a Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. problem. It turns out . . .

Battle royal between CA nurse union and Services Employee Union
Warner Todd Huston
March 14, 2008

OK, folks, grab the popcorn and settle in for this hilarious tale of union against union. It's an epic battle of lies, underhandedness, brute force, and . . .

Shocking story of gay porn as required reading in high school
Warner Todd Huston
March 13, 2008

The story of an Illinois high school making a gay pornographic play required reading for seniors has been reported since March 7th, but it has been ignored for . . .

Further proof NPR caters to extreme left
Warner Todd Huston
March 11, 2008

Jennifer Harper, Washington Times reporter, gives us a revealing look at how far left our taxpayer funded National Public Radio network has gotten itself these . . .

Being 'poor' a new qualification for Denver's 'gifted' school programs
Warner Todd Huston
March 10, 2008

The Denver Post gave us a fine example — not that they meant to — of why every year our schools are turning out more semi-literate kids with over inflated egos. . . .

Anti-war judge won't allow foster child to join Marines
Warner Todd Huston
March 8, 2008

Children's Court Commissioner Marilyn Mackel of Simi Valley, California is against our actions in Iraq. With that said, this activist judge felt she had the . . .

Our weakened sense of right and wrong
Warner Todd Huston
March 7, 2008

There is a growing number of Americans who have the conception that too many judges are weak on crime, that their judgments all too often mollycoddle criminals. . . .

Today's immigrants see much less discrimination than past minorities
Warner Todd Huston
March 5, 2008

You know, words mean things, right? That having been said, the Washington Post today employed a subtle wording in a headline that turns people who stand against . . .

Chgo Sun-Times columnist's support of racist Louis Farrakhan
Warner Todd Huston
March 4, 2008

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell has proven that skin color is deeper than hate in her Sunday column as she scolded Barack Obama for distancing himself . . .

The French shun a 'peace walker'
Warner Todd Huston
March 1, 2008

Much of what we do here is serious commentary on the leftist bias in this world, issues that are consequential to the debate between right and left. But, today . . .

Did Angelina Jolie just call for us to 'stay in Iraq'?
Warner Todd Huston
February 29, 2008

In a recent editorial published in the Washington Post, an unusual call for the USA to stay in Iraq rang out with pleas for the US to commit even more money and . . .

ABC fakes Muslim prejudice, unsurprisingly finds 'Islamophobia' in America
Warner Todd Huston
February 28, 2008

Apparently to prove that the US is filled with Muslim hating Yahoos, ABC went on the hunt to find "Islamophobia" in America and the result is "Witness to . . .

Manliness a no-no in literature
Warner Todd Huston
February 27, 2008

It is always curious when left leaning artists, writers and musicians get in high dudgeon when the American people criticize them for their overtly political . . .

Don't blame us for Berkeley/Toledo attacks against Marines, say businessess
Warner Todd Huston
February 25, 2008

You're all aware, I'm sure, of the several attacks against our fighting men and women perpetrated by city governments of late. The Berkeley City Council, who . . .

Dueling Time headlines: 'Bush motorcade kills cop' vs. 'Officer killed escorting Clinton'
Warner Todd Huston
February 23, 2008

Back on August 28th we posted the sad story of the death of a motorcycle policeman who was killed while in service as a motorcade escort for president George W. . . .

Sci. American uses all anti-Republican examples to show 'how media messes with your mind'
Warner Todd Huston
February 22, 2008

This report by Scientific American is a hoot for its blatant hypocrisy. With the title of their piece, "Getting Duped: How Media Messes With Your Mind,", it . . .

How the MSM twists language to blame the innocent, mislead readers
Warner Todd Huston
February 21, 2008

NBC Channel 10 News of Philadelphia, PA has given us a perfect example of how the media misuses words in order to illegitimately blame things and people who are . . .

Abortionist happy to kill -- free of all moral concern
Warner Todd Huston
February 20, 2008

Want to see a moral disconnect? Want to see a person with an utter inability to even understand the definition of words? Check out this abortioner on the . . .

How conservatives are being told to throw away principles
Warner Todd Huston
February 19, 2008

It is getting tiresome already, but we are starting to see a new kind of story on this issue of McCain and his tiff with the conservative wing of the GOP and . . .

Where have you gone George Washington
Warner Todd Huston
February 18, 2008

I don't celebrate "President's Day." I celebrate the presidents individually, not the whole gaggle of them at once. These days, George Washington has been . . .

YouTube yanks pro-life video, allows Planned Parenthood vids
Warner Todd Huston
February 17, 2008

Of course YouTube has every right to disallow any video they deem unworthy of their service, this goes without saying. But, when YouTube sets up its own . . .

The BBC's cynical snark fest against Catholic holy site Lourdes
Warner Todd Huston
February 15, 2008

One could feel the disdain that Emma Jane Kirby felt toward Catholicism in a recent travel piece by BBC News. Her disgust and utter dismissal of the Catholic . . .

US has killed 655,000 Iraqis? Soros-funded Lancet study debunked
Warner Todd Huston
February 13, 2008

The newest update to a study published in the British medical journal, the Lancet, claims that 655,000 Iraqis have been killed since the U.S. invaded Iraq. This . . .

Slap of Daily Kos from the left: 'hope trumped Kos for Democrats'
Warner Todd Huston
February 10, 2008

Well, this will send the Daily Kossacks into a tizzy! The Wall Street Journal has an op ed by Dan Gerstein titled, Decline of the Angry Left. Gerstein, a senior . . .

Reuters: CAIR says they 'feel left out' of 2008 election
Warner Todd Huston
February 7, 2008

Proving once again in good European form that they think nothing American is democratic, good or fair, Reuters gives us a pity party for CAIR who is whining . . .

NBC: Palestinians, a 'victim' of their 'environment'
Warner Todd Huston
February 6, 2008

Martin Fletcher, NBC News Correspondent and Tel Aviv Bureau Chief, has been known to hail Palestinians as "victims" before. He has also been known often to . . .

Stop illegal immigration NOW or immigrants will soon outvote you
Warner Todd Huston
February 5, 2008

I have a neighbor named George. He and his family have been great neighbors. We've exchanged gifts, attended parties together, helped each other out from time . . .

I am a RINO
Warner Todd Huston
February 4, 2008

That's right, you read the title to this piece correctly. I am admitting that I am a RINO. I admit it openly, freely, with relish even. For those unfamiliar, . . .

UN 'peacekeepers' vandalizing ancient art -- where is MSM reporting?
Warner Todd Huston
February 3, 2008

We are told over and over again that the United Nations is the answer to all the world's ills. It is often claimed that without the UN things would be so much . . .

Al Franken's mental disorder given a pass by media?
Warner Todd Huston
February 1, 2008

Comedian Al Franken is running for the U.S. Senate seat from Minnesota, this the media is happy to report. But, for some unexplainable reason, the media isn't . . .

Celebrating America's decline, 'waving goodbye' to the U.S.A.
Warner Todd Huston
January 31, 2008

Through the pessimistically, penumbrous pen of Parag Khanna, the New York Times has declared that the U.S.A. is finished. Yes, we have lost our "global hegemony . . .

'Gun violence devastates' family... of drug dealers, murderers, and thieves
Warner Todd Huston
January 29, 2008

Once again, the faux term "gun violence" is used as if the guns themselves are causing said violence, this time in a Miami Herald story. I have to say, this . . .

NYT: AZ Prop 300 'frightening' away illegal alien students
Warner Todd Huston
January 28, 2008

The New York Times wants you to know that legislators in Arizona are mean to illegal immigrants trying to go to the state's schools on the cheap. The Times . . .

Baby dolphin murders blamed on US military... culprit other dolphins!
Warner Todd Huston
January 26, 2008

So, scientists find the dead bodies of dozens of dolphins and baby porpoises near Miami, Florida and across the pond along Scotland's East Coast. These aquatic . . .

Has the West lost its manhood?
Warner Todd Huston
January 25, 2008

The west's current battle with radical Islam has revealed the worst in both the west and the world of Islam. Obviously from Islam we have seen the intolerance, . . .

Man falsely accused in sex attack brings calls to restrict... the falsely accused?
Warner Todd Huston
January 24, 2008

Only the left and their lapdogs in the media can construe a story about a construction worker that was falsely accused of sexually molesting a girl in a school . . .

All done but the moulderin'
Warner Todd Huston
January 23, 2008

The question many of us dreaded is upon us. Fred Thompson has shown he cannot capture enough primary victories in his race for the White House. This brings us . . .

Time Mag revives 'discovery' of Christ's 'tomb' story
Warner Todd Huston
January 21, 2008

In 2006, movie mogul James Cameron lent his name to a "documentary" detailing the "discovery" of the tomb of Jesus Christ and his family. The film was widely . . .

12 veterans for victory running for Congress
Warner Todd Huston
January 19, 2008

Day in and day out the Democrat Party makes its bid for defeat in Iraq and the war on Terrorism. Many of us out here in "flyover country" wonder on a daily . . .

Stealing from all to give freebies to grandma
Warner Todd Huston
January 18, 2008

Here is a perfect example of the destructive power of government. It is also a representative example of why it is a canard that government ever gives anything . . .

Global warming's communist underpinnings
Warner Todd Huston
January 17, 2008

If you need any more proof that the concept of Global Warming is less "science" and is more just a replacement for the kind of failed concepts of communism and . . .

Our veterans are a bunch of murderers on a 'downward spiral'?
Warner Todd Huston
January 15, 2008

In a long report published on Sunday the New York Times appears to be trying to promulgate the idea that our returning military vets cannot successfully . . .

This 'artist' is a jerk
Warner Todd Huston
January 13, 2008

We talk of liberalism in the news media every day here in the conservative blogosphere, of course. But the leftist lack of standards and morals that we decry in . . .

Pining for an America that does what foreigners want her to do
Warner Todd Huston
January 11, 2008

Moisιs Naνm who is also editor in chief of Foreign Policy magazine wants to pretend that he and his ilk love America in a Washington Post op ed. But, after . . .

'Liberal Europeans' should be allowed to 'vote in U.S. elections'
Warner Todd Huston
January 10, 2008

They hate us, they love us, but they want us to comply with "Yankee go home," and leave them alone. Yet they crave our cash, our military protection, our cash, . . .

Electing Obama a slap in the face to Muslims everywhere?
Warner Todd Huston
January 9, 2008

Daniel Pipes did a little research on the question of Barack Hussein Obama's youthful status as a Muslim. Is he one? Was he one? Was he a practicing Muslim, an . . .

The man of the year award: insult or accolade?
Warner Todd Huston
January 7, 2008

What is it that you first think of when someone tells you that a celebrity or famous person has been named the man of the year? That first thing you think of is . . .

Morality, schmorality -- 'have more sex in 2008'!
Warner Todd Huston
January 5, 2008

It looks like a wayward hippie from Haight-Ashbury circa 1967 found himself a time machine and came forward to 2008 and barricaded himself in the editorial room . . .

Abortion supporter knocks 69 yr. old pro-lifer unconscious, media silent
Warner Todd Huston
January 3, 2008

On December 22nd a 69 year-old pro-life activist who was standing atop his automobile and protesting in front of the Hillcrest Abortion Clinic in Harrisburg, . . .

More lazy MSM reporting -- figures don't lie, but liars can figure
Warner Todd Huston
January 1, 2008

As we point out on a daily basis, the MSM is heavily left leaning and biased. But this isn't the MSM's only failing. They are also extremely lazy. Leftist or . . .

Wash. Monthly blog shows for left, name calling = political analysis
Warner Todd Huston
December 31, 2007

Now With Updates...Kristol responds to critics and Benen Responds to me! Washington Monthly has a blog called Political Animal that is also picked up by the . . .

The Indians just quit US! ...Or DID they?
Warner Todd Huston
December 30, 2007

Here is the kind of story that really proves how little the MSM bothers to research things, how they often simply print glorified press releases without doing . . .

Definitions for 2008 election: Are YOU informed?
Warner Todd Huston
December 28, 2007

We have a few major problems with the debate in the 2008 elections. Far too many people, with the leftists in the Media in the lead, are using words incorrectly . . .

The Princeton hate crime that wasn't
Warner Todd Huston
December 27, 2007

The Jena 6 case exploded over night when the Media imagined they had a "race hate" issue on their hands. They did the same with the Duke Rape case. Both cases . . .

Is America cheap on 'humanitarian aid'?
Warner Todd Huston
December 21, 2007

So, we are the "ugly American," we're always told. But to whom do they come running when they need help? Italy, France, maybe? Hardly. Still, they love to beat . . .

Media fans flames of GOP religious divide
Warner Todd Huston
December 20, 2007

In an article that is ostensibly supposed to be about the many Iowa homeschoolers that are supporting Mike Huckabee, the Washington Post pins the reason to the . . .

Newsweek's Hirsch pleads for Al Gore in '08
Warner Todd Huston
December 19, 2007

I wasn't aware that Michael Hirsh of Newsweek magazine was a writer of such biting satire but after reading his latest titled, "Why Isn't Al Gore Running?", I . . .

Did Chicago Sun-Times endanger a U.S. soldier's life just for a 'scoop'?
Warner Todd Huston
December 17, 2007

Long-time gossip columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, Michael Sneed, was one of the first to announce that the son of Chicago's Mayor Daley volunteered as a . . .

News media should 'regulate' new media/bloggers
Warner Todd Huston
December 14, 2007

In another arrogant piece from a "professional" journalist claiming that Internet journalism is "dangerous," one where the writer imagines that he is somehow . . .

ABC: Thompson's debate 'tantrum' -- Keyes' slighting
Warner Todd Huston
December 13, 2007

ABC proved once again that they will use language to flavor reporting to promulgate their ideological position instead of just reporting the facts. After . . .

ACLU claims religious test 'proposed as a necessary qualification' for president
Warner Todd Huston
December 12, 2007

If you can't win your issue by the strength of your argument... then lie. Apparently that is the tactic of the ACLU if a recent "ACLU's Diary" entry on the . . .

Dick Simpson whitewashing 60s radicals
Warner Todd Huston
December 11, 2007

They always say that the passage of time sometimes dulls the memory of a person's past, that oft times only the good memories remain. More often, though, time . . .

Philly Inquirer: Pistol packing GOP candidates at debates
Warner Todd Huston
December 10, 2007

Apparently, the Philly Inquirer wants us to know that the GOP candidates for president are drooling, half sentient, Bible thumping, gun toting, racists. Oh, and . . .

Helen Thomas says you bloggers are 'dangerous'
Warner Todd Huston
December 8, 2007

I don't know... I don't feel that dangerous. But, gee, I guess I am? Well I might be, at least according to Helen Thomas, one of the most uncivil "reporters" in . . .

She still takes a villager -- Hillary's authorship lies
Warner Todd Huston
December 7, 2007

Venerable book publishers Simon and Schuster have announced that on December 12th they will be issuing a new edition of Hillary Clinton's starry-eyed 1996 paean . . .

A case where MSM bias... ISN'T
Warner Todd Huston
December 5, 2007

General Keith Kerr IS a general! Our purpose here at Newsbusters is to chronicle and expose the leftist media bias that infests their coverage of the news, that . . .

Misrepresenting morality
Warner Todd Huston
December 4, 2007

Apparently, Time Magazine has no idea what the definition of the word "morality" is. It is also certain that they don't understand the concepts inherent in it . . .

Blaming Verizon phone co. for a dog's death?
Warner Todd Huston
December 3, 2007

The media are ever inventive in their attacks on capitalism, to say the least, and this one is as inventive as they come. Apparently Stu Bykofsky, columnist for . . .

New York Times hopes for SCOTUS gun grab
Warner Todd Huston
December 2, 2007

The "paper of record" once again makes like a broken record with another prosaic call to take away guns from the average American. The New York Times again . . .

CNN's GOP debate becomes Democrat showcase
Warner Todd Huston
November 29, 2007

The CNN YouTube debate was a sham with planted Democrat operatives posing as "spontaneous" YouTube questioners — one of them being an official Hillary Campaign . . .

Exploiting Justice O'Connor's tragedy for political points
Warner Todd Huston
November 28, 2007

I have to say, this little L.A.Times editorial really takes the cake for insensitivity. It should receive some sort of award for being one of the most gauche . . .

Voluntarily giving up rights -- Boston's outrage against the Constitution
Warner Todd Huston
November 27, 2007

The recent outrage against Constitutional liberty by the Boston Police raises some very interesting questions. Can we voluntarily give up our Constitutional . . .

US media distorts falling dollar story
Warner Todd Huston
November 26, 2007

What is it with the MSM and their fetish with worrying so much about everyone but Americans? For the L.A.Times, for instance, even the weakness of our dollar is . . .

Newspapers are guardians of truth, so say 'journalists'
Warner Todd Huston
November 23, 2007

Last Sunday, from the pen of editorial page editor of the Seattle Times James Vesely, we got a pretty good indication of why the new media of the Internet is so . . .

Obama's state government records are missing
Warner Todd Huston
November 21, 2007

The media has been on a low buzz about the fact that Hillary and Bill Clinton have made efforts to slow the release of millions of pages of documents that . . .

The dangers of DNA research
Warner Todd Huston
November 19, 2007

The fields of DNA and gene manipulation research are incredibly exciting for the good that it can offer mankind. Imagine a day when the results of such research . . .

One of the good Muslim groups
Warner Todd Huston
November 16, 2007

The clash of civilizations is in full swing between Islam and the Democratic west and one of the things that many on the anti-jihadi side of the argument are . . .

Christmas under assault: Dumping the Christmas Tree for a 'Family Tree'
Warner Todd Huston
November 15, 2007

In a further erosion of our American traditions and holidays, Lowe's Hardware stores has decided that they aren't in the business of selling Christmas trees . . .

Hollywood writer's strike is Rush Limbaugh's fault?
Warner Todd Huston
November 14, 2007

Hollywood's Variety is wounded. They are upset that their buddies across the lines of the Hollyweird writer's strike have written some mean things about them on . . .

Eagles flightless with new album
Warner Todd Huston
November 13, 2007

The new album from The Eagles, Long Road Out of Eden, is just one long, sustained attack on the integrity of the United States and is as bad as any loud-mouthed . . .

Where is the news of Clinton planting questions at appearances?
Warner Todd Huston
November 11, 2007

Major Garrett of Fox News broke a story on the 9th that revealed that the Hillary Clinton campaign had admitted to planting questions at a Newton, Iowa town . . .

Macon, Georgia: race baiters flourish at City Hall
Warner Todd Huston
November 9, 2007

Macon's The Telegraph gave us some clear proof that substance and seriousness is not the standard operating procedure for the denizens of the city government . . .

For sake of science they abused these girls
Warner Todd Huston
November 8, 2007

"Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind." — Albert Einstein Secularists today love to frame the religion vs. science debate as . . .

Time Mag finds 'lifelong Republican' for Obama in Omaha
Warner Todd Huston
November 7, 2007

Here we go again with another ridiculous MSM report of a so-called "lifelong Republican" who is slobbering all over himself for a Democrat presidential . . .

Tulsa, OK, TV 8: Immigrants 'afraid' in the USA
Warner Todd Huston
November 6, 2007

Apparently, TV 8 (KTUL) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, wants us to know that illegal immigrants are all cowering in fear or streaming out of the USA today because of the . . .

Is pedophilia a mental disorder?
Warner Todd Huston
November 5, 2007

The website ScienceDaily.com posted a short story claiming that researchers may have discovered that there is a correlation between a man's height — or rather . . .

Pittsburgh paper: Hugo Chavez has 'right to come here and make money'
Warner Todd Huston
November 4, 2007

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review recently published a story about Citgo gas stations in Pittsburgh finding a dip in gasoline sales. The piece sympathetically . . .

Seattle columnist says 'I understand' the burning of 'oppressive' churches
Warner Todd Huston
November 3, 2007

Dorothy Parvaz, a columnist, blogger and member of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer editorial board, posted a short P-I blog post in which she sympathetically . . .

It's all just a noose-ance
Warner Todd Huston
November 2, 2007

In case no one has noticed, it's 2007, nearly 2008. The era in America when a noose was a clear and present threat to a black person in America has gone... . . .

Media glorifies McGovern Museum despite paltry attendance
Warner Todd Huston
November 1, 2007

It looks like A South Dakota museum devoted to the political career of far-left Democrat George McGovern registered 5,000 fewer visitors last year than a . . .

Fire all government workers
Warner Todd Huston
October 31, 2007

We conservatives are fond of wanting to oust everyone in office and for wanting to "vote the scoundrels out." But, I'd like to add one more level to the throw . . .

Is crackdown on illegals working?
Warner Todd Huston
October 29, 2007

The New York Times is scolding us mean 'ol Americans for hurting the Mexican economy. You heard that right, we are hurting them! The Times is mad at us because . . .

Even good Iraq news means war's loss to media
Warner Todd Huston
October 28, 2007

What is it about leftist pundits and their singular inability to accept good news about Iraq — if they acknowledge any good news at all — or, when they bother . . .

FBI: LA state senator is money laundering -- did AP mention he's a Democrat?
Warner Todd Huston
October 27, 2007

Today it's being reported that Louisiana State Senator Derrick Shepherd stands accused by the FBI of money laundering. The AP duly reported the messy story . . .

NYTimes: There's not enough taxes out there
Warner Todd Huston
October 26, 2007

John F Kennedy once defended his stance on lower taxes with the phrase "a rising tide lifts all boats." But, if the New York Times has its way they would change . . .

New news agency funded by left-wing billionaires, bias question ignored by MSM
Warner Todd Huston
October 25, 2007

A new and supposedly nonpartisan news agency named ProPublica is about to start offering free of charge its "investigative journalism" created with "moral . . .

Internet taxes to come on Halloween?
Warner Todd Huston
October 24, 2007

You want scary? Try the fact that the moratorium on government taxation of the Internet comes to an end on October 31st. And, in true fright movie fashion, it . . .

Why do we allow America's enemies to run schools here?
Warner Todd Huston
October 23, 2007

With such a headline, you'd be excused for assuming this piece is just another attack on our failing schools, just another screed against the evils of teachers . . .

Will US survive last 15 months of Bush presidency?
Warner Todd Huston
October 22, 2007

Rarely has a man made more of a fool of himself, than has Lou Dobbs with most of his recent post on his webpage on CNN.com. Rarely does one catch such a . . .

ABC tries to credit Democrats for Rush's $2 million eBay letter!
Warner Todd Huston
October 21, 2007

If this doesn't take the cake, I don't know what does? On an ABC News Blog called the Political Radar, ABC reports on Rush Limbaugh's $2 million condemnation . . .

Chicago sneaks free newspaper killing law into effect
Warner Todd Huston
October 20, 2007

Even though all the Founding Fathers pretended that they hated the media (which then meant newspapers and tract publishing) each of them had their very own . . .

Wisc. paper: U.S. Army ads in high school 'extremely inappropriate'
Warner Todd Huston
October 19, 2007

In another swipe at the US Military, the Daily Isthmus, a paper from Madison, Wisconsin, published a short piece called, "Army Aims at Schoolkids," in which the . . .

Vote to kill 'Fairness Doctrine' forever could come up today
Warner Todd Huston
October 18, 2007

In an effort to kill it forever, Representative Mike Pence (R-Ind.) is attempting to force a vote on the floor of the House today over the future of the so . . .

Conservatives congregate in Reno -- CLC report
Warner Todd Huston
October 17, 2007

What is it you see in your mind when you think of liberal activists? Is it large groups gathered together to complain or protest? Perhaps. On the other hand, . . .

The Keyes to Reno
Warner Todd Huston
October 16, 2007

Ambassador Alan Keyes addressed several hundred attendees of the Conservative Leadership Conference being held in Reno, Nevada on Friday night, October 12th. . . .

Memorial plaque for a murderer and other maudlin tributes
Warner Todd Huston
October 10, 2007

In another example of the upside down nature of our nation today, a man who murdered his ex-girlfriend and then killed himself is getting a nice memorial plaque . . .

Republicans and independents think media skews left
Warner Todd Huston
October 9, 2007

Gallup News Service has just released a new poll that supports what we here say every day; the Media is perceived as left leaning. Yet, for a report on how the . . .

Bill gives gov't employees free education
Warner Todd Huston
October 8, 2007

That headline reads right, sad to say. A new bill that has already passed both houses of Congress and is headed for Bush's desk forgives the student loans of . . .

Bill Clinton and Al Gore's 'phony soldiers'
Warner Todd Huston
October 7, 2007

Talker Rush Limbaugh is under fire for being falsely accused of saying that any U.S. soldier who comes out against the war is a "phony soldier." He did not, of . . .

The Hill: GOP protecting talk radio 'profits'?
Warner Todd Huston
October 4, 2007

Rush Limbaugh has done it again. He's driven the left mad. The lies about Limbaugh that Democrat Party House members are promulgating have rekindled talk of the . . .

Weather stations giving bad global warming data, a problem ignored
Warner Todd Huston
October 3, 2007

A few months ago, the blogosphere and talk radio were abuzz with the story of how the nation's various weather stations and temperature reading devices have . . .

Getting rid of American holidays in public schools
Warner Todd Huston
October 2, 2007

At the end of September the school district in Oak Lawn, Illinois announced it was considering eliminating holiday celebrations like Christmas in its schools. . . .

Is Hollywood filled with artistic cowards?
Warner Todd Huston
October 1, 2007

Hollywood loves to abuse young girls and routinely depicts underage and taboo breaking sexual encounters, not to mention its perennial depiction of extreme . . .

NY Times: Thomas Friedman wants America to get over 9/11
Warner Todd Huston
September 30, 2007

Thomas Friedman thinks you are "stupid" if you still care about the atrocity committed against this country by Islamofascists in New York on 9/11/2001. He . . .

Why won't the AP describe the Taliban as terrorists?
Warner Todd Huston
September 28, 2007

This AP report is a perfect example of how the western media hasn't the temerity to call things like they are, a perfect example of how it soft-sells the truth . . .

Anti-war forces haven't won battle for American's heart and minds
Warner Todd Huston
September 27, 2007

In the run up to the 2006 midterms, all the media talking heads and political pundits were talking about how the GOP was losing because the country was "sick of . . .

Mexican kids daily cross Texas border for free U.S. paid education
Warner Todd Huston
September 26, 2007

At the beginning of September, Channel 5 News revealed a shocking story in Roma, Texas. As their cameras chronicled, each morning dozens of Mexican kids are . . .

Chicago columnist: tobacco bad, abortion good
Warner Todd Huston
September 25, 2007

A columnist from a Chicago suburban paper has equated smoking to abortion in order to explain away her support of an abortion mill struggling to open in Aurora, . . .

Is it news or Chinese propaganda?
Warner Todd Huston
September 24, 2007

There has been study after study proving the leftward tilt of the American media establishment, so the constant denials by that same media sounds increasingly . . .

Profane college newspaper hides behind free speech
Warner Todd Huston
September 22, 2007

Here we go again with a so-called freedom of speech claim of a bunch of low-class, petulant children playing at being real "journalists" in one of our state . . .

Nebraska state senator 'sues God'
Warner Todd Huston
September 21, 2007

File this under it-takes-all-kinds, but a state Senator in Nebraska has decided to sue God. That's right, this fool of a politician has decided to pull God into . . .

Washington Post says Communists are 'freedom fighters,' Thompson says Americans are
Warner Todd Huston
September 20, 2007

Who is right? Thompson or the Washington Post? On September 7th, Fred Thompson made what the Washington Post unpatriotically reported was a "grandiose claim. . . .

Planned Parenthood lies to city board that new building would be abortion clinic
Warner Todd Huston
September 18, 2007

This story has been going on for a few days in Aurora, Illinois. It seems Planned Parenthood told a teeny, tiny white lie to the City Planning Board of Aurora . . .

More media bias against Guantanamo facility
Warner Todd Huston
September 17, 2007

This USA Today story about an AP report should be called headline abuse instead of "detainee abuse" because if one were to just read the headline and move on, . . .

'History' teacher asks 14-year-olds to renounce U.S. citizenship
Warner Todd Huston
September 16, 2007

One often hears that government schools in totalitarian nations brainwash their children to love the government. People in free nations decry that as oppressing . . .

Newsweek proclaims woman is 'approved' Catholic priest
Warner Todd Huston
September 15, 2007

In keeping with the MSMs constant denigration of organized religion, Newsweek has published a story proclaiming a female as an "approved" Catholic priest . . .

Which candidate will clean up the CIA?
Warner Todd Huston
September 14, 2007

We live in a post 9/11 world where having reliable intelligence on the movements of enemies is of vital importance. We no longer live during Clinton's vacation . . .

Another 'historian' poll: Bush will rank at bottom in presidential history
Warner Todd Huston
September 13, 2007

Here we go again with another pointless Bush bashing presidential rating story filled with quotes from partisan, hack "historians." In this report, Bush doesn't . . .

Times admits Hsu fundraising scandal not being covered by MSM
Warner Todd Huston
September 12, 2007

On September 7th we noticed that the scandal in the Democrat Party over illegal campaign donations was barely getting any coverage in the print media and the . . .

Why the Fair Tax won't work
Warner Todd Huston
September 11, 2007

In theory, I like the Fair Tax idea. I have to say, I find it completely illogical that many people today who earn up to $50,000 a year, end up paying no . . .

NY Daily News distorts Fred Thompson's al-Qaeda/smoking comment
Warner Todd Huston
September 10, 2007

Candidate Fred Thompson is the butt of media jokes, once again. This time it is due to the reporting by the New York Daily News of Thompson's comments in Sioux . . .

Indoctrinating children with global warming TV shows, movies, and books
Warner Todd Huston
September 7, 2007

Here are chilling words for any parent to hear: "Hollywood recruits kids to fight climate change." It isn't every day that someone admits that they are . . .

Hollywood: G.I. Joe no longer American soldier but an 'international' operative?
Warner Todd Huston
September 6, 2007

Outrageously, a new live-action movie based on the G.I. Joe toy line might see Joe's American soldier identity scrubbed to be replaced by membership in an  . . .

Media scolds military for not using non-existent 'ray gun' in Iraq
Warner Todd Huston
September 5, 2007

This one makes you want to say, "Captain Kirk to the Starship AP. Beam us up, there's no intelligent life in the AP News Room." On August 29th, the AP published . . .

La Raza Hispanic activists more desirable than patriot Minutemen in Kansas City
Warner Todd Huston
September 4, 2007

Which would you find more desirable in your community: a group that advocates to abide by U.S. law, or one that advocates to break U.S. law? Well, leave it to . . .

George Clooney: serious political thinker at large
Warner Todd Huston
September 1, 2007

Sometimes, after you read a story from the MSM, you have to sit back and say to yourself, "just what in the heck that was all about?" Such is the case with the . . .

How the nanny state destroys jobs
Warner Todd Huston
August 31, 2007

In Sidney, Montana the owner of the local McDonald's fast food joint cannot get workers to staff his restaurant. This sounds like a bad thing, and for owner . . .

UPI makes Hillary Clinton into a victim of 'Hillary haters'
Warner Todd Huston
August 29, 2007

Today the UPI news service published a story aimed at making Hillary Clinton out to be a victim of "swift boating" and "haters" by focusing on those who are . . .

'Thompson's image cultivated by Hollywood' -- another he's-just-an-actor attack by media
Warner Todd Huston
August 28, 2007

"Thompson's Image Cultivated by Hollywood" we get another MSM attempt to make Fred Thompson seem to be just a hollow, fake actor. The AP offers us an analysis . . .

Clinton lied and people DID die
Warner Todd Huston
August 27, 2007

How the Left Lies to themselves as well as the rest of us. Anyone who is politically aware in this country, anyone who has taken the time to keep up on the . . .

Paper says Bush supporters are 'white, male, middle-aged and slightly stupid'
Warner Todd Huston
August 25, 2007

So, what we have here is the only hate-speak that the MSM will allow. Attacks on white men who vote Republican. In this case we see our friendly Seattle Post . . .

Shilling for 'Peace Mom'... still
Warner Todd Huston
August 24, 2007

Michael A. Fletcher of the Washington Post has a little snippet of a story so full of hyperbole about how wonderful and "crystallizing" so-called "Peace Mom" . . .

Were CNN poll questions weighted against surge report?
Warner Todd Huston
August 23, 2007

CNN released a poll on the 16th that claims that 53% of Americans don't trust the U.S. Military assessment of what is going on in Iraq and that 72% won't have . . .

Another example of how nutroots are completely mad
Warner Todd Huston
August 22, 2007

It's sad that the Nutrooters can't even demagogue a story right! I mean, about all the extreme left in this country has left is demagogy, and they can't even . . .

Obama adviser wants terrorists treated like regular criminals
Warner Todd Huston
August 21, 2007

Back on July 29th, the New York Times published an article that was ostensibly supposed to be a book review even as the first half of the long piece was an anti . . .

Romney wrong that his abortion flip flop like Reagan's
Warner Todd Huston
August 20, 2007

Former Massachusetts Governor and current GOP candidate for president Mitt Romney has been doing his level best to redefine in his favor his past stance on . . .

PBS: Lies paid for by your taxes
Warner Todd Huston
August 18, 2007

Is PBS still making money off a discredited documentary that they know is filled with untruths, misquotes, and lies? It would seem so. In 2003 PBS aired a . . .

Releasing wolves among sheep, freeing the Guantanamo detainees is just plain wrong
Warner Todd Huston
August 17, 2007

Since the opening of the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detainee facility in 2002, the Bush Administration has been under constant pressure to close the facility down . . .

Media claiming General Petraeus has 'flagging spirits' is 'dogged by detractors'
Warner Todd Huston
August 15, 2007

In a report that is supposed to be about General David Petraeus and his efforts to pacify Iraq by commanding the forces in president Bush's Iraq surge, The New . . .

Teaching Communism to our children in Seattle
Warner Todd Huston
August 13, 2007

Any number of examples can be found these days to illustrate the poor or destructive education received by our children in the United States today. All across . . .

BET TV playing a PSA telling kids to 'read a mo f'n book'?
Warner Todd Huston
August 12, 2007

Black Entertainment Television has been playing what is being called a Public Service Announcement created by a rapper named Bomani "D'mite" Armah. It is in . . .

Jesse Jackson's anti-gun claims unchallenged by the AP
Warner Todd Huston
August 11, 2007

Once again the Associated Press give us more of its prosaic brand of "unfair and unbalanced" news with a Jesse Jackson anti-gun story that doesn't offer a . . .

Obama calls Canadian prime minister a 'president' -- where is media ridicule?
Warner Todd Huston
August 10, 2007

At the Democrat Party presidential debates last Tuesday, Barack Obama revealed that he didn't know that our Canadian neighbors to the north had a prime minister . . .

Paper uses global warming activist's press release as news story
Warner Todd Huston
August 9, 2007

The Palm Beach Post was caught in a bit of deception by one of its readers over the weekend. At issue was another globaloney alarmist story the paper printed on . . .

Charlotte Observer: Hysterical anti-gun screed ignores facts
Warner Todd Huston
August 8, 2007

In another example of hand-wringing, excessive, faux compassion that ignores the real statistics, the Charlotte Observer has given space to one of their . . .

Media highlighting Republican 'culture of corruption' ignoring Dems troubles
Warner Todd Huston
August 5, 2007

Well, the L.A.Times certainly followed the Democratic National Committee's stylebook for reporting the News with this one, it is obvious. In a story about the . . .

Is immigration really an "all American" idea?
Warner Todd Huston
August 3, 2007

The plaque at the base of the Statue of Liberty sums up the general assumption most people have about where immigration fits into American principles. "Give me . . .

NY Daily News misleads about Bush linking Iraq and 9/11
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2007

The New York Daily News perpetrated an interesting, yet subtly misleading headline about president Bush's Charleston, South Carolina speech on Al Qaeda in Iraq . . .

Islam America's 'greatest strength'?
Warner Todd Huston
July 27, 2007

Outrageously, Newsweek has published a so-called "special report" in which Muslim Americans are called "one of this country's greatest strengths," but, Newsweek . . .

Abortion -- where is Fred Thompson? Where should conservatives be?
Warner Todd Huston
July 26, 2007

Probable Presidential candidate Fred Thompson has recently been caught up in an imbroglio on abortion at the very start of his nascent run for the White House. . . .

Some reasons why Thompson's waiting is a good thing!
Warner Todd Huston
July 24, 2007

I know what you're thinking: "WHY can't he just announce and get it over with?" There have been a few scattered reports that Thompson supporters are getting . . .

New York mayor personally hires illegals for city work... where is the media?
Warner Todd Huston
July 23, 2007

Mayor George Darden, of Spring Valley, New York, is a Democrat who has been caught hiring illegal immigrants to work for his suburban village but you wouldn't . . .

MSM highlight GOP 'defections,' ignore Dems voting against their own
Warner Todd Huston
July 21, 2007

We are seeing all over the MSM the reports highlighting the Republicans in the House and Senate who are turning away from the Party line and voting against — . . .

NY Times wants us to feel sorry for an illegal immigrant's deportation
Warner Todd Huston
July 19, 2007

Last week, the New York Times ran an article feeling sorry for an illegal immigrant turned immigrant's "rights" activist who was discovered by a random . . .

Nobel laureate calls for Bush's death at 'peace' conference
Warner Todd Huston
July 18, 2007

Before I tell you how the Dallas Morning News is breathlessly reporting that Nobel laureate Betty Williams called for the death of President Bush at the  . . .

Chicago Sun-Times: Turning big Dem contributor into 'staunch Republican'
Warner Todd Huston
July 17, 2007

Why is it that every time the MSM writes a story about a supposedly "staunch Republican" who is vocally supporting the opposing Party, we have to wonder of its . . .

Professing the "faith" of Musli-piscopalianism?
Warner Todd Huston
July 16, 2007

Janet Tu, religion reporter for the Seattle Times, recently came out with a mind-boggling story. She chronicles the odd pronouncement of the Reverend Ann Holmes . . .

When even the teachers know nothing
Warner Todd Huston
July 14, 2007

A short column by Ray Mcallister of the Richmond Times-Dispatch scolded a Virginia Middle School for having a drawing of Karl Marx on their graduation . . .

Europe's 'immigrant problems' close to boiling point
Warner Todd Huston
July 13, 2007

Islamofascism is fast over taking the immigrant communities of old Europe. Now, by "immigrant community" Europeans mean Muslim immigrants, of course. Whether . . .

More like religious ILLiteracy!
Warner Todd Huston
July 12, 2007

- A review of the new book by Stephen Prothero, Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know — and Doesn't, Harper Collins, 2007, $24.95 Stephen . . .

L.A.Times: Democrats need to be MORE emotional campaigners?
Warner Todd Huston
July 11, 2007

This one is a hoot. The L.A.Times has posted a piece in their politics section about the supposed revelations of Drew Westen, a psychologist who is advising . . .

War between the head and the heart -- America's timidity at war in the 21st century
Warner Todd Huston
July 10, 2007

There are two kinds of war, when you get right down to it, and the USA has had a little of both. First is the idealistic kind, evinced in that of the American . . .

MSM ignores higher-placed Clinton officials' conviction to tout Libby's
Warner Todd Huston
July 9, 2007

I keep seeing this talking point phrase in multiple MSM stories about the Libby conviction; "Libby was convicted in March, the highest-ranking White House . . .

AP/L.A.Times don't mention Thompson abortion lobbying claims made by Hillary supporters
Warner Todd Huston
July 7, 2007

The AP, taking their cue from the new because-she-said-so story offered by the L.A.Times, has run with a short clip on a story that claims Fred Thompson was . . .

A nation of sleepwalkers -- even southerners forget their history
Warner Todd Huston
July 6, 2007

Many Americans from the north like to scoff that our southern brethren are still fighting the Civil War, treating them as if they are unaware that the war was . . .

July 4th... for those who actually remember it
Warner Todd Huston
July 1, 2007

The day of celebration of the independence of our great country is once again at hand... for those of us who can remember what it's all about, that is. As . . .

As amnesty bills fails, MSM gives us tales of "immigrant worker" woes
Warner Todd Huston
June 30, 2007

Right on cue, as the illegal immigrant amnesty bill failed to get the required support for passage in the Senate, the MSM is here to tell us mean spirited LEGAL . . .

Dedication of memorial to victims of Communism all but ignored
Warner Todd Huston
June 28, 2007

Did you know that a monument to the many millions of victims who died during the Cold War as a result of communist oppression was dedicated in Washington DC on . . .

We should be more 'British' says Tory Cameron -- so should Americans!
Warner Todd Huston
June 21, 2007

Several years ago, I wrote an article in which I urged our school systems to teach Americanism so that we could reestablish our American culture. I remember . . .

People love to pay taxes? Absurd 'study' presented as fact
Warner Todd Huston
June 20, 2007

If this isn't junk science, then nothing meets the requirement to be called such! A new, money wasting university "study" was written about by New Scientist . . .

NBC accuses Pentagon of using less safe body armor... but is it?
Warner Todd Huston
June 18, 2007

Back on May 20th, the NBC News Investigative Unit excitedly reported that US Armed forces and the Pentagon may be forcing our soldiers to use body armor that is . . .

When the 'press' becomes the star -- the New Republic fawns over David Gregory
Warner Todd Huston
June 15, 2007

I was wondering when the New Republic Magazine began to delve into comedy? I guess it's all the rage with the comedic stylings of Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, . . .

Is left's 'bile' all Bush/Rush Limbaugh's fault?
Warner Todd Huston
June 12, 2007

In an interesting slam against the Left-Wing Blogosphere, one time Clinton man, now Time Magazine writer, Joe Klein, hits 'em hard. Left-Wing Bloggers are vile. . . .

Attacks on Thompson begin in earnest
Warner Todd Huston
June 8, 2007

Well, it didn't take long for the MSM to start their attacks on Fred Thompson now that he is in the race. We are seeing more and more of them each day. Over on . . .

Think political parties are destroying America? Thank the 17th Amendment!
Warner Todd Huston
June 6, 2007

If you think our nation is being ruined by the two party System you should consider the huge mistake we made in 1913 by changing our Constitution to allow . . .

Another anti-gun column filled with lies
Warner Todd Huston
June 1, 2007

What is it about anti-gunners that they just have to lie in their advocacy against guns? Do they lie because the facts make them look so bad? This time it's the . . .

Damn American culture, it's all about the 'Latino' vote
Warner Todd Huston
May 31, 2007

Michael Gerson of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the one time "conscience of the White House," presents the perfect it's-all-about-winning stance that . . .

A classic bad Republican/good environmentalist story -- despite facts
Warner Todd Huston
May 29, 2007

Reuters wants us to know that Republican Senators who block honors for "environmentalist pioneers" are bad but they don't want to just come right out and say so . . .

Our country, wrong or right -- honor whether we agree or not
Warner Todd Huston
May 27, 2007

Memorial Day always seems so much more poignant when we have our soldiers in harm's way as we have these last several years in Afghanistan, Iraq and around the . . .

Dems positioned to create permanent underclass -- from illegal to legal with the stroke of a pen ... GOP buckles under
Warner Todd Huston
May 19, 2007

The Democrat Party is angling to destroy the economic and societal balance of the United States by creating a permanent lower class that it can exploit for . . .

"Historian" says Jamestown celebration 'risky' because US founding responsible for slavery
Warner Todd Huston
May 17, 2007

In another sad example of self flagellation by western elitists, the Guardian Newspaper in England published a column on how we Americans (and our English . . .

Media says we just need to 'understand,' 'educate' these 'so-called terrorists'
Warner Todd Huston
May 16, 2007

It is no wonder that jihadists everywhere imagine we can so easily be beaten when western MSM outlets are often filled with capitulators and defeatists. The . . .

In electronic age, Americans getting less educated
Warner Todd Huston
May 15, 2007

A few weeks ago the Pew Research Center released their newest Political Knowledge Survey, a report that tracked the general political knowledge of responding . . .

Con(gress) Air -- where the taxpayers get taken for a ride
Warner Todd Huston
May 11, 2007

Nancy Pelosi, in the run up to the 2006 midterms, decried the Republican Congress' "culture of corruption" and triumphantly claimed she was going to bring back . . .

Gore as religious figure
Warner Todd Huston
May 9, 2007

I can understand the appeal of the global Warming religion, I really can. For those who have disavowed conventional religion and have decided that man is the . . .

Illinois county says NO to gun control
Warner Todd Huston
May 7, 2007

The Media was all a frenzy on the debate about gun control right after the VT killings cynically attempting to push their Constitutionally illegal gun banning . . .

Oprah invites accused rapist to show premier, media celebrates
Warner Todd Huston
May 6, 2007

The Chicago media were all agush on May 4th over the opening of Oprah Winfrey's musical treatment of The Color Purple. Breathless were the reports of who was in . . .

Americans are 'cheapskates' over lack of foreign aid spending?
Warner Todd Huston
May 4, 2007

Leave it to a liberal to claim that Americans are "cheapskates" because our government does not spend enough money on foreign aid. In the L.A.Times for April 1 . . .

From 'Bush lied' to Tenet was right -- president given no credit for truth
Warner Todd Huston
May 1, 2007

It always amazes when the MSM congeals an entire presidential administration into a form that posits that every member of that administration is the president. . . .

Toledo Blade columnist: 'Special squads of police' should disarm Americans
Warner Todd Huston
April 28, 2007

Since the VT shootings in Blacksburg, Virginia, we have seen all manner of wild-eyed, anti-gunners come out of the woodwork to cynically use this crime as a . . .

Democrats skipping military briefings -- where's the media outrage?
Warner Todd Huston
April 24, 2007

A few sources, not the least of which is Michael Barone, are reporting that the Democrats are ignoring important Iraq briefings conducted by General David . . .

Robber killed by victim, reported as 'tragic,' robber a 'good person'
Warner Todd Huston
April 23, 2007

One would think the writers of The Onion satirical newspaper snuck into the offices of The San Francisco Chronicle after reading a report about a Pizza shop . . .

The stupidity of American celebrities, how low can you go?
Warner Todd Huston
April 19, 2007

There was a day in the United States when the citizens of this great nation celebrated intelligence in those whom they raised to the level of "celebrity." It . . .

Readers complain over Daily Telegraph's insensitive story on victim of VT shooting
Warner Todd Huston
April 18, 2007

The foreign press are having a field day wagging their collective finger at Americans, scolding us over our 2nd Amendment rights. It seems they are all of a . . .

Will conservatives shun 2008 elections? Should we care?
Warner Todd Huston
April 13, 2007

Remember that one kid you used to know that always got so mad that he would quit whatever game was being played because no one was doing what he wanted to do? . . .

Coloradans protest statue of fallen soldier
Warner Todd Huston
April 10, 2007

When reading about the story of protests in Colorado over the raising of a memorial statue to a fallen U.S. Soldier, one is tempted to feel that Americans have . . .

Director/actor Kevin Smith to attack Christians/Republicans in new 'horror' movie
Warner Todd Huston
April 9, 2007

Is the Clerks and Dogma creator next going to attack middle America, Conservatives, Republicans and Christians in an upcoming movie? It certainly seems so with . . .

Eric Alterman: 'Most MSM pundits are lazy, ill informed'
Warner Todd Huston
April 6, 2007

Eric Alterman recently got his dander up over at the Nation about many of the MSMs political pundits today, calling them "lazy" and blasting them for their near . . .

'Just an actor' drumbeat begins against Fred Thompson
Warner Todd Huston
April 5, 2007

I have been waiting for the MSM to start the drumbeat against Fred Thompson that they so often and so boringly used (and still do) against Ronald Reagan; the . . .

Carter ALSO fired US attorney for 'political reasons'
Warner Todd Huston
March 30, 2007

As the Media Resaerch Center's News clip Page, Newsbsuters, has proven many times (see here and here among others), the MSM's focus on Bush's firing of a . . .

NY Times showers pity on former Speaker Dennis Hastert
Warner Todd Huston
March 29, 2007

The New York Times cannot make up their mind if Dennis Hastert should be despised or laughed at, apparently. Neither can they decide if he is "rumpled and weary . . .

Congressman's 'explanation' of support for cut and run strategy -- same old liberal stuff
Warner Todd Huston
March 28, 2007

Representative Hank Johnson of Georgia's 4th Congressional District has decided to "explain" whey he supports the cut and run act proposed by the House last . . .

U.S. military has lost the PR battle -- but they can turn that around
Warner Todd Huston
March 26, 2007

If this war is another Vietnam fiasco in the end, it will be just as much the fault of the Public Relations arm of the comprare viagracomprar viagraachat . . .

Western states regulate "Interior Designers," where's the public interest?
Warner Todd Huston
March 23, 2007

The State legislature of Nevada wants to be sure your home's Feng Shui is smooth. New Mexico's officials want to be sure that your "space" is well arranged. . . .

Jonah Goldberg: Democrats not liberal enough!
Warner Todd Huston
March 20, 2007

Prelude: I'd like to say a word about the following op ed before it begins as a way of warning the reader that I, a Conservative, am going to take issue with . . .

PC roundup -- the foolishness, absurdities, and cultural destruction of the politically correct
Warner Todd Huston
March 19, 2007

From time to time we all hear stories that reveals the stupidity of a dreaded PCism run amok. We hear the tales, shake our heads in disbelief and go about our . . .

Dan Rather: Journalism has 'lost its guts'--is media not biased enough?
Warner Todd Huston
March 15, 2007

Unbelievably, disgraced newsreader, Dan Rather, claimed at a recent festival that American journalism "has in some ways lost its guts" and that the MSM has  . . .

The military and the media, a clash of missions
Warner Todd Huston
March 14, 2007

The AP is protesting a decision made by U.S. Military officials in Afghanistan claiming an oppression of a free press and saying there was "not a reasonable . . .

Editor & Publisher to journalists: Get over your big egos
Warner Todd Huston
March 12, 2007

As I have in the past, to be a fair and honest reporter, I'll bring the good news about the MSM to the fore right along with the bad. Today I have some good in . . .

AP and Reuters on the D.C. gun ban reversal
Warner Todd Huston
March 11, 2007

On Friday, Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the city of Washington D.C. could not ban its . . .

Anatomy of an impropriety, or Ann Coulter vs. Bill Maher
Warner Todd Huston
March 5, 2007

The double standard of Leftists who are ignoring the outrage of Bill Maher — who alluded to his wish that Vice President Dick Cheney was assassinated — while at . . .

NYTimes pleads for 'elevated discourse'... but same old talking points
Warner Todd Huston
March 2, 2007

What is it about the New York Times where they can't stay above their talking points even when trying to interest the people in a higher level of political . . .

Article scolding Asian racist, misses key ingredient
Warner Todd Huston
February 28, 2007

An Asian Writer Copping Jesse Jackson's Race-baiting Game Attacked By San Francisco Chronicle For 'Why I Hate Blacks' Article There is a saying that is often . . .

Mexican wives plea for husbands to return to Mexico
Warner Todd Huston
February 26, 2007

Think of yourself as a married American man. Imagine you and your wife have decided that you will sneak in to Canada because you feel you cannot do well in . . .

AP misleads with headline about Rhode Island recognizing gay unions
Warner Todd Huston
February 23, 2007

Talk about a blatant attempt to mislead with a headline! We have no better example of such an effort than one by the AP today. It is a textbook case of a . . .

Barack Obama, not 'black enough'?
Warner Todd Huston
February 21, 2007

(As heard on the Rush Limbaugh Show, Feb 20th, 2007) A very interesting piece by Louis Chude-Sokei is featured in the L.A.Times today, titled Redefining  . . .

Jack Murtha: The Britney Spears of Congress
Warner Todd Huston
February 20, 2007

The worst thing about pop culture celebrities is their ever downwardly spiraling behavior. To get noticed they feel they must indulge in ever more outrageous . . .

Unrest in Middle East is all USA's fault... or it isn't
Warner Todd Huston
February 18, 2007

In keeping with their constant quest to saddle the USA with the fault for the growing unrest in he Middle East, the Washington Post has unleashed another . . .

Utah's teenage killer, the Muslim connection ignored
Warner Todd Huston
February 15, 2007

I have been watching the "reportage" on the regrettable incident of a teenaged killer's rampage in a Utah shopping mall with mounting interest. In nearly every . . .

AP: TV turns soldiers into torturers
Warner Todd Huston
February 13, 2007

The AP has found a new way to attack TV's 24. They say that because of the depiction of character Jack Bauer's, shall we say, short-cuts in interrogating . . .

Democrats in aid to insurgents -- it finally IS Vietnam all over again
Warner Todd Huston
February 12, 2007

It is a shocker, but the AP actually let loose a kernel of truth about the situation in Iraq in one of their reports for a change. To wit, if Iraqi insurgents . . .

Martin Luther King, Jr., on trial for being a Communist
Warner Todd Huston
February 10, 2007

What was the first thing that ran through your head when you read that headline? Did it confuse you? Maybe you were shocked? Perhaps you were even angered? I . . .

Chgo. Sun-Times: Warning about Christian fascists
Warner Todd Huston
February 9, 2007

Last weekend, the Chicago Sun-Times gave nearly an entire page in their "Controversy" Section to a man who feels America is under attack by a radical religion . . .

Internet tattletales -- is it right to 'spy' on a neighbor?
Warner Todd Huston
February 7, 2007

A recent Wallstreet Journal editorial by Jennifer Saranow entitled The Snoop Next Door, highlighted some interesting websites that have been taking their slot . . .

Highlighting leftist activism on web... no mention of conservatives
Warner Todd Huston
February 5, 2007

Ain't technology wunnerful? I mean, it saves all that wear and tear on the VW Mini-Bus, saves the trees that would otherwise be cut down for anti-war signs, the . . .

Democrats invite radical Muslim to speak at nat'l committee meeting
Warner Todd Huston
February 4, 2007

Unbelievably, the Democrats invited a radical Muslim Imam to give an invocation at their Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting today. His name is Husham . . .

England: One law for Muslims, one for the rest
Warner Todd Huston
February 2, 2007

England is fast becoming but simple a plot of land floating in the sea instead of a nation of culture guided by a rich legal tradition. It is a tail of warning . . .

US reaction to 9/11 just a 'massive overreaction'?
Warner Todd Huston
January 31, 2007

Nearly 3,000 Americans killed in a series of attacks on one single day — the most American civilians ever killed in a single day with coordinated attacks — was . . .

NY Times reveals distrust of 'law abiding' citizens
Warner Todd Huston
January 30, 2007

The New York Times thinks you are a criminal if you own a gun. The editorial writers at the Times simply don't believe that you could possibly be a law abiding . . .

CBS report uses al Qaeda propaganda film, claims it's 'CBS obtained'
Warner Todd Huston
January 29, 2007

So, here is a question: Why is CBS using propaganda film originally posted on an al Qaeda website and claiming it is merely "CBS obtained" with no mention of . . .

Media: Bush's 'flawed' portrayal of 'the enemy' in State of the Union Address
Warner Todd Huston
January 24, 2007

In response to President Bush's State of the Union Address, the Washington Post's main criticism seems to be that Bush doesn't understand who "the enemy" is in . . .

Internet store tells ordering US soldier 'pull out of Iraq'
Warner Todd Huston
January 23, 2007

One of the correspondents on my main site, Publius' Forum, has been trying to clear up a wretched email that was sent to one of our boys in Iraq refusing him . . .

Royal Illinois GOP says who's ALLOWED to be Republican
Warner Todd Huston
January 20, 2007

Last month I wrote an op ed about how this one last move by the Illinois Republican Party drove me from the state's Party as a self-proclaimed member. (Why I . . .

ABC News: It's 'OK for girls to go wild' -- our teens and sex
Warner Todd Huston
January 19, 2007

ABC News is trying to assure us that young girls who have a "fascination with itsy-bitsy clothing, misogynistic hip hop music and porn star-esque celebrities " . . .

Bloggers might be fined $200,000 by the federal gov't
Warner Todd Huston
January 18, 2007

Thomas Paine wrote one of the most famous tracts of the Revolutionary era. Titled "The Rights of Man," it was a tract that many said, should it not have existed . . .

Bush to welcome 10,000 Saudi students to American schools
Warner Todd Huston
January 15, 2007

Directly following the monstrous attacks of 9/11, the US government took a step back from the routinely lightly vetted approvals for student visa applications, . . .

Sec. Rice attacked by Sen. Boxer over childlessness
Warner Todd Huston
January 12, 2007

Is it not outrageous that Senator Barbara Boxer (Dem, Cal) verbally attacked Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for not having children as Rice appeared before . . .

Bush this step in the right direction could be his last chance
Warner Todd Huston
January 11, 2007

"Imagine this war as a sort of grotesque race. The jihadists and sectarians win if they can kill enough Americans to demoralize us enough that we flee before . . .

We must negotiate with Iraqi terrorists and insurgents say 'experts'
Warner Todd Huston
January 8, 2007

Chronicle staff writer, Robert Collier, wants the US to "negotiate" with the radical, Islamist, terrorists and the old guard Saddamists that are vexing Iraq's . . .

Like a thief in the night, the defacing of an American chapel
Warner Todd Huston
January 5, 2007

When the extremist Taleban junta demolished the centuries old Bamiyan Buddha statues in Afghanistan in 2001, the world replied with outrage at the attacks on . . .

Amherst College: Should Marxism be given another look?
Warner Todd Huston
December 30, 2006

The Young America's Foundation has come out with their 2006 list of the most bizarre and Politically Correct college courses of the year and it shows, once . . .

A perfect example of global warming hysteria
Warner Todd Huston
December 28, 2006

Chicken Little yelled, "Help! Help! The sky is falling!" Our frightened Chicken could well be a "journalist" writing about Global warming, or a former Vice . . .

Do we love the famous... or the infamous?
Warner Todd Huston
December 26, 2006

Recently, a poll of school children in England sparked a question over role models and what children there think should be the most desirable goals in life to . . .

Christmas at war
Warner Todd Huston
December 23, 2006

Christmas, of course, has not always been celebrated the same way we do today. Not in the U.S.A., not in the world. One thing Christmases throughout history . . .

Opinion Journal: Bloggers are a mob -- 'written by fools to be read by imbeciles'
Warner Todd Huston
December 21, 2006

WSJ's Opinion Journal has indulged in another round of the MSM's upturned nose to the lowly blogger, another cornucopia of contumelies, a mountain of maligning. . . .

Arabic signs panic Virginians
Warner Todd Huston
December 19, 2006

The AP is reporting that a program operating near Richmond sponsored by the Virginia Interfaith Center is raising eyebrows and causing some members of the . . .

Murdering babies for stem cell 'research'
Warner Todd Huston
December 16, 2006

Well, here is the nightmare scenario that every right to life, Conservative has warned about when a society so disrespects life that it begins harvesting human . . .

Schoolboy turns in found 'weapon,' gets suspended for effort
Warner Todd Huston
December 14, 2006

In school, we tell our children that guns are bad. We tell them to be good little children and turn in those bad, evil guns to a parent, a policeman, or a . . .

Why I just left the Illinois Republican Party
Warner Todd Huston
December 7, 2006

The Illinois Republican Party has finally lost me as an "official" member. One final act has pushed me out the door. As of this month, the Illinois GOP has . . .

England: One law for Muslims, one for the rest
Warner Todd Huston
December 5, 2006

England is fast becoming but simple a plot of land floating in the sea instead of a nation of culture guided by a rich legal tradition. It is a tail of warning . . .

Boston Globe laments JFK not on historian's most influential list
Warner Todd Huston
November 29, 2006

Has it at long last begun to occur that John F. Kennedy is fading from the perennial lists of historian's picks of the "top most influential" historical . . .

NY Times: Money makes us safe, not guns?
Warner Todd Huston
November 24, 2006

In yet another anti-gun rant, the Times has once again sounded the good liberal mantra: Got a problem? Throw money at it. Apparently, outgoing Senator George . . .

MSM killing military recruiting
Warner Todd Huston
November 21, 2006

With the talk of Charlie Rangel's second try to get the draft reinstated, it is interesting to take a look at how leftists are attempting to destroy our . . .

MSM can't bring themselves to say Democrat extremists
Warner Todd Huston
November 16, 2006

It has been interesting, to say the least, to watch the MSM twist itself into knots trying to report this story of Pelosi backing the extremist Murtha for Party . . .

Media constantly misreports abuse of women in Islamic countries
Warner Todd Huston
November 15, 2006

I can only assume that the media is walking on eggshells, fearing that Muslims will claim "racism" or blame them for "intolerance" when it comes to properly . . .

NYT -- religion not source of 'moral codes'
Warner Todd Huston
November 12, 2006

The Times sets their premise quite straightforwardly with their very first sentence in a recent discussion of a new theory on the source of morals being . . .

Veteran's Day, not just for old soldiers
Warner Todd Huston
November 10, 2006

When we think of Veteran's Day, many of us have the picture in our heads of proud but stoop shouldered old men in VFW caps mustering the effort to salute that . . .

Did liberalism die with 2006 midterms?
Warner Todd Huston
November 9, 2006

Is liberalism dead? Well, not entirely, but it certainly is on life support since Democrats have learned that to win they have to at least appear . . .

New book -- '101 most influential' list used to bash capitalism
Warner Todd Huston
November 5, 2006

A new book has hit the stands that has been a "filler" topic for many talk radio programs this week. Called 101 most influential people who never lived, the . . .

Was the vote for Iraq war 'right'?
Warner Todd Huston
November 3, 2006

In another grand example of "journalistic" integrity, USA Today has declared the Iraq war a total failure even as we are still in the middle of it all. With . . .

NY Times -- Kerry's remarks only Bush's problem?
Warner Todd Huston
November 1, 2006

Since Kerry's "the troops are stupid" remarks were reported on Newsbusters yesterday, the story has truly grown some legs. This has caused the MSM to bend . . .

NYT -- 'a silent disenfranchisement ' of voters?
Warner Todd Huston
October 30, 2006

The New York Times is sure that voters are losing their rights the country over, in essence yelling "the sky is falling, the sky is falling" for voters this . . .

Muslim mutilation of little girl in Atlanta, Georgia
Warner Todd Huston
October 27, 2006

(This is part two of my women and Islam discussion) If you are one who is squeamish, do not read this story of this common Muslim practice of the mutilation . . .

Is Muslim veil issue Western intolerance?
Warner Todd Huston
October 26, 2006

In another example of Western societal immolation, the University of Toronto is allowing a professor to teach his class that westerners who stand against the . . .

Star-struck by Michael J. Fox
Warner Todd Huston
October 25, 2006

The AP appears to be star struck by Michael J. Fox with the debut of his campaign ad for Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill and several other Dems this week. So . . .

Why are the Dems already claiming victory?
Warner Todd Huston
October 24, 2006

Testing a Theory... By now, we have all seen this business where the Media Dinosaurs are touting the upcoming midterm elections as already in the bag for the . . .

Conservatives who won't vote GOP deserve lost influence!
Warner Todd Huston
October 23, 2006

"Judges do not cease to be human beings when they go on the bench. In important cases, it is my humble opinion that finding the right answer is often the least . . .

L.A. Times sows dissent among Christians and Republicans
Warner Todd Huston
October 20, 2006

It's always amusing to see media code words and phrases that seem to say one thing but, upon reflection, end up meaning less than at first thought. Phrases like . . .

Wash. Post -- fearmongering over 'secret line of succession' for presidency
Warner Todd Huston
October 17, 2006

The Washington Post, yesterday, posted a story raising questions about a House rules change that clearly delineates a line of succession should the Speaker of . . .

Electing an anti-Semite in Minneapolis?
Warner Todd Huston
October 15, 2006

What would you say about a candidate for office who has the following history? -Has hidden behind at least three known aliases -Who, while a law student, . . .

Pakistan is lost -- we better get used to that fact
Warner Todd Huston
October 3, 2006

It was a nice dream. That we would have Pakistan on our side as a stalwart ally in this war on terror was such a wonderful happenstance. It would have gone a . . .

They say fences and walls don't work?
Warner Todd Huston
September 30, 2006

Anyone paying even scant attention to the debates about border fences or security walls has seen the constant nay saying of their efficacy by opponents. It . . .

As American as baseball, apple pie, and 'hot moms'?
Warner Todd Huston
September 27, 2006

There was a day in American culture when Mom was considered a saint, when a harsh word about her was considered fighting words, when she was placed on a . . .

Phoenix's 9/11 memorial blames America?
Warner Todd Huston
September 23, 2006

On September 11th, 2001, Islamofascist murderers killed nearly 3,000 Americans in attacks on non-military targets. Common, every-man citizens on their way to . . .

Fear of 'Christocrats' -- or how Christians should just shut up
Warner Todd Huston
September 21, 2006

As Muslims rage across the globe killing people for publishing cartoons and threatening religious leaders for reading the words of an historical figure, some . . .

There's the truth, then there's what the Saudis say
Warner Todd Huston
September 19, 2006

The American left has been quickly losing their collective mind with an ever-escalating indulgence in wild conspiracy theories that began in earnest during Bush . . .

AP: Terror issues are just election ploys?
Warner Todd Huston
September 17, 2006

The Associated Press seems to think that Bush's terror related questions are mere election ploys, solely talking points being cast about to help Congressional . . .

Iranian oppressor speaks at Harvard
Warner Todd Huston
September 15, 2006

In his ill advised visit to the USA, former Iranian "president" (I put that word in quote marks as we all know that the clerics run the state, "presidents" are . . .

L.A.Times -- in love with Chairman Mao
Warner Todd Huston
September 14, 2006

The L.A.Times published a story on the 13th that treated Chinese dictator, "Chairman" Mao, as a beloved and "iconic" figure but found no room in their story for . . .

Mayor Bloomberg -- turning 9/11 into a free health clinic
Warner Todd Huston
September 12, 2006

I waited to post this Op Ed until after the memorial observances of 9/11/01 were over. I did not want to be accused of using 9/11/01 to make political hay in . . .

N.Y. Times -- rolling pig's head more 'racist' than murders of Jews
Warner Todd Huston
September 6, 2006

Last July a prankster in Maine rolled a severed, frozen pig's head through the doors of a storefront turned Muslim Mosque in the town of Lewiston. On Sept. 5th, . . .

N.Y. Times -- Karl Rove losing influence? They SURE hope so!
Warner Todd Huston
September 3, 2006

Sept. 2nd's edition of the Times has a pretty misleading article filled with Karl Rove's woes and informing all of us lowly beyond the beltway lifeforms that . . .

Terrorism -- we won't win unless we get serious
Warner Todd Huston
August 31, 2006

"Unless we in the West adapt more quickly than do canny Islamic terrorists in this constantly evolving war, cease our internecine fighting and stop forgetting . . .

Sturdy Polish wives for EU farmers
Warner Todd Huston
August 28, 2006

This is an interesting little report from UPI. It seems that middle and upper middle class farmers in small villages throughout the European Union are... . . .

Tell a PETA nut that dolphins are stupid
Warner Todd Huston
August 25, 2006

Hold on there, sports fans. I am not casting aspersions on those venerable gladiators of the gridiron residing in Miami, here. No, I am talking about the fishes . . .

ABC News -- fetishizing 'minority' history
Warner Todd Huston
August 22, 2006

American history has been under attack since the 1920's when Communist and American historian, Charles Beard, made himself famous by pushing the claim that the . . .

Is Lieberman loss just a Republican dirty trick?
Warner Todd Huston
August 20, 2006

If the loony MSM were viewing Joe Lieberman's primary loss to leftist, Ned Lamont, in any more a convoluted manner, they would be crosseyed, tonguetied, and . . .

US Army recruiters' "misconduct" over-reported by media
Warner Todd Huston
August 16, 2006

It is all too common that the media publishes stories that denigrate the US military and this report will explore a classic MSM mistreatment of the US military. . . .

Europe's continued moral confusion
Warner Todd Huston
August 14, 2006

Post modernism has a such a death grip on Europe that it has opened the door for Islamofascism to take root in its ancient soils, to grow becoming one of Europe . . .

Lamont's 'message' a 'sour' electorate -- conservative message? Fuggidaboutit!
Warner Todd Huston
August 11, 2006

It is interesting how the MSM covered the primaries this year. Especially the Lieberman/Lamont fight in Connecticut, naturally. But, looking over the coverage I . . .

Chicago -- no heroes live here
Warner Todd Huston
August 9, 2006

The news of Chicago's newest statue was all over the TV and newspapers last week. As the Pantheon of the "famous" who have received the honor of a full sized, . . .

NYTimes helps soften Hezbullah's reputation
Warner Todd Huston
August 6, 2006

The New York Times has done it again. In their latest soft selling of the terror organization, Hezbullah, The Times is revealing the kinder, gentler side of the . . .

The 'N-Word' double standard
Warner Todd Huston
August 5, 2006

Isn't it about time we dispensed with the idea that the "N-Word" is offensive to black Americans? I know that African American "leaders" want to proffer this . . .

Human fetus a "parasite" -- The State News, Mich. State Univ.
Warner Todd Huston
August 3, 2006

What are they teaching our children at MSU in East Lansing, Michigan? It appears to be that a human fetus is no different than a "tapeworm" or a "parasitical . . .

LA Times -- Minutemen think immigrants aren't humans
Warner Todd Huston
August 2, 2006

"When Immigrants Become Humans" is an interesting, if not acerbic, title of a recent L. A. Times piece on the latest episode of Morgan Spurlock's TV show, "30 . . .

The UN's sex criminals
Warner Todd Huston
July 30, 2006

Why these stories of sex crimes perpetrated by UN officials never seem to get wider release and notice is amazing. The MSM are so vested in the idea that the . . .

Howard Dean -- Name calling to harmony
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2006

The Democratic National Committee Chairman thinks that politics is too mean-spirited today. No, let me clarify, he thinks Republican politics is too mean . . .

NYTimes gives 'World Powers' duty to end Israel's actions -- failure USA's fault
Warner Todd Huston
July 27, 2006

Isn't it generally assumed that when two countries are at war, that it is the right and duty of those countries actually in the conflict to decide when that war . . .

Does 'Separation of Church and State' really exist?
Warner Todd Huston
July 23, 2006

Secularists today have a catch phrase that they use like a club against religion in America. That club is named "The Separation of Church and State." So many . . .

Why do conservatives support Israel?
Warner Todd Huston
July 21, 2006

It is a question that makes leftists and Europeans (one in the same, I realize) scratch their heads about these days. They just don't understand why we support . . .

Coming soon: Fat cops
Warner Todd Huston
July 19, 2006

Now, wait a minute! This isn't a screed against overweight cops. I am talking about cops that stop you from eating things that'll make you fat! I envision them . . .

A mistake for conservatives to support Lieberman
Warner Todd Huston
July 17, 2006

Joe Lieberman is getting the first primary challenge he has had for 18 years in Connecticut's Democratic primary. It is so off putting to the good Senator that . . .

Longing for bygone era of liberal MSM dominance
Warner Todd Huston
July 14, 2006

There was an amusing story going around right after Nixon's re-election in 1972. As the story goes a New York columnist wondered how Nixon got re-elected as . . .

ABC News: Gorbachev 'thawed Cold War' -- scolds Americans
Warner Todd Huston
July 13, 2006

Gorbie is wagging his finger at that big, bad U.S.A. and ABC News is helping him do it. In a piece by Claire Shipman, Mikhail Gorbachev is claiming that we  . . .

Dick 'Turban' Durbin cares more for bugs than soldiers
Warner Todd Huston
July 11, 2006

My son went away to Iraq with the Illinois National Guard, last week. I, the proud papa of one of our brave men in uniform, stood in the bleachers at the . . .

Japan's own "Bush Doctrine"
Warner Todd Huston
July 10, 2006

Well, the Japanese are finally starting to return to adulthood. Since the end of WWII and their subsequent loss of the war to the US, Japan has been slowly . . .

1776 -- fame and the Founders
Warner Todd Huston
July 2, 2006

"The Revolution called forth many virtues and gave occasion for the display of abilities which, but for that event, would have been lost to the world." So said . . .

Blog-explosion turns leftist activist?
Warner Todd Huston
July 1, 2006

Blog-Explosion is one of those web-sites that tries to help its members enlarge the traffic that patronizes their blog. Upon joining the service, they try to . . .

Howard Dean: Get U.S. back to turbulent 60's
Warner Todd Huston
June 29, 2006

Showing once again the bankruptcy of ideas in the Democratic Party, Party Chairman, Howard Dean, said that he thinks the U.S. is about to return to the era of . . .

ABC TV show '24' derided as 'conservative love-fest'
Warner Todd Huston
June 27, 2006

ABC's Jake Tapper had an interesting — if not entirely dismissive — take on the recent panel discussion of the Fox TV series, 24 hosted by Radio's Rush Limbaugh . . .

China's coming collapse a danger to us all
Warner Todd Huston
June 25, 2006

It is no exaggeration to say that we won the Cold War by forcing the U.S.S.R. to spend itself into despair. They did so to gain power and expansion was the . . .

Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz killed two US soldiers, says Chicago Tribune
Warner Todd Huston
June 23, 2006

Last Tuesday, Bill O'Reilly was indignant — as were we all — over the loss of our two soldiers who were captured and brutally murdered by terrorists in Iraq. So . . .

High school quashes free speech
Warner Todd Huston
June 21, 2006

U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise . . .

The Democrats' cut and run day
Warner Todd Huston
June 20, 2006

Thursday, June 15th, was Democratic Party Cut and Run day in the House. Led by the increasingly senile Rep. Jack Murtha (D, PA) 149 Democrats voted to tuck our . . .

Smart marketing heralds great Iraq article
Warner Todd Huston
June 19, 2006

For those of you interested in the growth and development of the Internet or new trends thereon, I just got something that seems somewhat new as a way to . . .

Trent Lott/William Jefferson -- a double standard
Warner Todd Huston
June 17, 2006

It's about time that bribe taker and thief William Jefferson, Democrat from Louisiana, was booted off his committee assignments in the House of Reps. Now, . . .

Fighting Sioux take a stand to fight PCism
Warner Todd Huston
June 13, 2006

The University of North Dakota basketball team is being told by the NCAA that they aren't allowed to use their name, the Fighting Sioux, anymore. (UND.edu.) The . . .

Einstein's brain 'different' say scientists
Warner Todd Huston
June 12, 2006

And now for some important, scientific news, scientists say Einstein's brain was "different" than other People's. (Original story) Ya don't say?  . . .

John Bolton a 'right-winger,' but no label for Dep UN Sec-Gen
Warner Todd Huston
June 9, 2006

The Times newspaper in the UK, in typical MSM style, labels US Envoy to the UN, John Bolton, a "right-winger" while UN Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch . . .

Al-Zarqawi KILLED! MSM unhappy!
Warner Todd Huston
June 8, 2006

This is a great moral victory for the USA. We have eliminated one of the most active and high profile Al Qaieda terrorists in operation today. Yet, some in the . . .

Scrambling to soften Bilbray's win
Warner Todd Huston
June 7, 2006

The Nation Magazine is trying to soft sell the election in California's 50th District of Republican Brian Bilbray who is now replacing disgraced Republican, . . .

Italian Ambassador feeds wounded US troops
Warner Todd Huston
June 6, 2006

All too often all we get are the bad stories about this war on terror from our Mainstream Media. Not only that but we only hear about our allies when they are . . .

John Updike and why libs will never 'get' the war on terror
Warner Todd Huston
June 5, 2006

Those terrorists are really just misunderstood. The New York Times recently conducted an interview with author John Updike about his newest novel. This . . .

Bush mean to Christians, says Le Figaro, France
Warner Todd Huston
June 2, 2006

In another episode of "Why the French are Always Wrong," Le Figaro newspaper has published its latest example of how clueless the French are where it concerns . . .

Haditha -- some perspective
Warner Todd Huston
June 1, 2006

The media spins up for an attack swarm against the US military... By now I am sure you have heard of this incident between US Marines and Iraqi civilians in . . .

L.A. Times -- in English, but still unintelligible
Warner Todd Huston
May 28, 2006

On May 24th, the L.A. Times printed the oddest Opinion Editorial on the subject of making English the national language. "American Spoken Here" was written by . . .

We do not fear our soldiers -- Memorial Day 2006
Warner Todd Huston
May 26, 2006

On March 15th, 1784 at twelve in the afternoon, after eight long, exhausting years of war, General George Washington unexpectedly entered a room filled with his . . .

Ant-Def. League leads charge to whitewash history
Warner Todd Huston
May 25, 2006

It was a great joke in the old U.S.S.R. that every few years Stalin would "correct" the history books that discussed the early Soviet nation. As decades passed, . . .

NYTimes -- Gnosticism is new?
Warner Todd Huston
May 22, 2006

The New York Times seems to be quite confused by all this DaVinci Code stuff. All this focus on religion must be too much for them. The latest is a May 21st . . .

A warning to the GOP -- you are already losing
Warner Todd Huston
May 20, 2006

Californian Stephen Frank has done Yeoman's work with his latest report, 14 Incumbents Defeated in Primary. (Click Here for story) Frank notes that . . .

Seattle schools say only whites can be racist
Warner Todd Huston
May 18, 2006

I am sure that, looking at the title of this piece, many might assume that I am just being another wild eyed, racist, Conservative going off the deep end, . . .

Is the ACLU evil?
Warner Todd Huston
May 16, 2006

I have just found a Christian with whom I utterly disagree on a particular issue (thanks to our friends at FreeRepublic.com for finding this article). All I . . .

New York Times -- do they really hate the military?
Warner Todd Huston
May 14, 2006

I maintain that the NYT so hates the military that they even refuse to learn the slightest thing about it. And apparently they have such disdain for the US . . .

A defense of Western Civilization
Warner Todd Huston
May 12, 2006

The French leftist turned conservative, Jean-Francois Revel, once said of the Cold War era Western world that it was "... the first system in history which, . . .

Making the GOP conservative again, vote against them
Warner Todd Huston
May 6, 2006

To start off with the first part of the title of this piece is a lie. Well, more an untruth than an intentional lie. You see, the Republican Party has never . . .

James Reston's Spanish imposition
Warner Todd Huston
May 2, 2006

Once in a while an Op Ed will cross the wires that is so egregious, so absurd, that it deserves special attention. The honors this time goes to James Reston, Jr . . .

Is war a "Christian" thing?
Warner Todd Huston
April 28, 2006

Is Christianity compatible with war? That is a question that many today feel should be answered in the negative. It is also one that the left in America uses to . . .

Media whines "no fair" to leak investigations
Warner Todd Huston
April 27, 2006

According to an entry in Media Bistro's DC Fishbowl, New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller has sent out an email whining that the Media are so put upon as . . .

Turning our daughters into whores -- is it the modern way?
Warner Todd Huston
April 25, 2006

Becoming thoroughly "modern" means unleashing our daughters into a world of constant sexual gratification, apparently. You may think I am trying to be shocking . . .

Iran, time to bomb?
Warner Todd Huston
April 23, 2006

Iran is a sticky subject. It is no wonder that the Bush administration doesn't want to talk too much about Iran, why they felt it a good idea to shed any talks . . .

Is America losing its faith?
Warner Todd Huston
April 20, 2006

"Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty." — . . .

Can a book harass at Ohio State University?
Warner Todd Huston
April 16, 2006

Conservatives are not anti-intellectual. I say that to immediately put to rest the first suspicion that many extreme leftists have when another story crops up . . .

The New Journalist's Collegiate Dictionary
Warner Todd Huston
April 13, 2006

I have come into possession of a highly classified document being issued to the graduating class of AmericaΉs top school of journalism in Paris, France. A . . .

Illinois law stops protests at soldier's funerals
Warner Todd Huston
April 11, 2006

The Let Them Rest In Peace Act now winding its way through the Illinois state government is an important piece of legislation, not only because of what it is . . .

Another Islamofascist in a US university
Warner Todd Huston
April 5, 2006

Last month the news that Sayed Rahmatullah Hashemi, former ambassador-at-large for the Taliban government in Afghanistan, was being hosted and toasted by the . . .

China better on taxes than Democrats?
Warner Todd Huston
April 2, 2006

From CNN: China slaps a tax on chopsticks Charges on goods unveiled in bid to preserve environment Plans to impose a 5 percent consumption tax on . . .

What's wrong with the media on Iraq
Warner Todd Huston
March 30, 2006

Recently on his nationally syndicated radio talk show, Hugh Hewitt interviewed Time Magazine's Baghdad Bureau chief, Michael Ware — intrepid Iraq reporter, . . .

Conservatives -- a prickly lot, indeed
Warner Todd Huston
March 29, 2006

Conservatives can be a prickly lot. We can be a general pain in the rear, not just for the opposing side, but amongst each other too. Of course, those on the . . .

Christian peace activists rescued in Iraq
Warner Todd Huston
March 25, 2006

Coalition forces (led by the British) rescued three Christian "peace" activists who were grabbed up by radical Islamists in Iraq last year. There was happiness . . .

What do we do about all those illegals? Remember the Alamo!
Warner Todd Huston
March 22, 2006

In much of Europe when Muslims immigrate they rarely become "European" citizens, but stay Muslims who just happened to come to Europe. This isn't just a . . .

"Actor" Richard Belzer says U.S. troops uneducated
Warner Todd Huston
March 18, 2006

On March 17th's episode of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, actor and comedian Richard Belzer claimed he is more educated about the war in Iraq than our . . .

10% of Americans are gay -- urban myth explored
Warner Todd Huston
March 14, 2006

We have all heard the well worn claim that "at least 10% of America is gay," haven't we? This 10% statistic has been used by gay advocacy groups for decades . . .

Peace advocate hostage killed -- should he have known?
Warner Todd Huston
March 11, 2006

There was a nut case named Timothy Treadwell who fancied himself a modern Grizzly Adams. He was a troubled young man, a drug addict with many troubles in his . . .

Radio free Iran -- pierce the Mullah Curtain!
Warner Todd Huston
March 10, 2006

The State Department today touted plans to station 10 more US diplomats in Dubai to monitor Iran and support her pro-democracy movement. This story is good news . . .

I am a tired American
Warner Todd Huston
March 8, 2006

I am tired of many things going on today, things that seem designed to undermine and destroy our great country. Certainly, we all have the right to express our . . .

High school principal sends porn emails in school
Warner Todd Huston
March 7, 2006

We have been having a crop of mind boggling public-schools-gone-bad reports lately that reveals a system that is not just broken but bereft of principle. It . . .

McCain attacks free political speech -- bloggers in danger
Warner Todd Huston
March 4, 2006

"Free speech" is not what most people think it is. Though most people have some vague notion that it means just that; a protection of ALL speech, it really isn . . .

Street named for would-be cop killer in Chicago
Warner Todd Huston
March 2, 2006

The bluer Illinois gets, the more obscene and ridiculous it turns. This week, some doosies came to light, too. All in a few news cycles, Illinois sponsored . . .

Jew's murder causes concern in France
Warner Todd Huston
February 26, 2006

In the middle of February, Ilan Halimi, a young Jewish Frenchman, was lured into the hands of kidnappers by a pretty female decoy. Assuming that he was rich . . .

Where have you gone, George Washington?
Warner Todd Huston
February 20, 2006

I don't celebrate "President's Day." I celebrate individual presidents, not the whole gaggle of them. These days, George Washington has been relegated to that  . . .

Making Islam illegal -- is it the West's only choice?
Warner Todd Huston
February 19, 2006

When President Bush gave his "axis of evil" speech he went out of his way to make the world understand that it isn't a war with Islam itself that we were . . .

Europe's eternal confusion on the Muslim question
Warner Todd Huston
February 17, 2006

I had occasion to see an Op Ed in the French newspaper Le Figaro that so exemplifies the reason the Europeans cannot understand the era in which we live that I . . .

Richard Roeper -- A Bush basher who's annoyed with me
Warner Todd Huston
February 15, 2006

On Feb 14th, Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper wrote one of his columns about the fact that Chicago White Sox Manager, Ozzie Guillen, did not accompany . . .

Gen. Hayden corrects falsity of "domestic spying" claims
Warner Todd Huston
February 12, 2006

On January 23rd, General Michael Hayden spoke to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. It seems that the MSM hopes that his remarks go unnoticed because . . .

Government-sponsored theft in Indiana
Warner Todd Huston
February 11, 2006

The city of Valparaiso, Indiana had a little problem with the 2005 tax receipts. They charged their constituents too much. $3.1 million dollars too much. It . . .

Fire this school superintendent!
Warner Todd Huston
February 10, 2006

In yet another case of PCisms gone mad, superintendent Basan Nembirkow of the Brockton, Massachusetts school system has suspended a 6-year-old boy for sexual . . .

Being leftist means not having to be civil
Warner Todd Huston
February 8, 2006

If you are a leftist, you do not have to be civil. Your hate, your ire, you incivility, your just plain not being nice can be on full display at any time, . . .

When it rains, it Amanpours
Warner Todd Huston
February 1, 2006

I am a little late on this but Christiane Amanpour was on Larry King (Jan 30, 2006) the other night and it struck me how amazing it is that someone can be . . .

Leftist blogs indicate intraparty rift? Well, duh!
Warner Todd Huston
January 28, 2006

Jimmy VandeHei is a quick study. In an Op Ed in the Washington Post this Saturday (Blogs Attack From Left) he has reached the astonishing conclusion that  . . .

Illinois wants to ban squirt guns?
Warner Todd Huston
January 27, 2006

Representatives Daniel J. Burke and Edward J. Acevedo (both Democrats from Chicago, of course) have decided that squirt guns are dangerous, apparently. Last . . .

Senator Leahy thinks you are stupid
Warner Todd Huston
January 24, 2006

Vermont's Senator, Patrick Leahy, gave us his reasons for voting against the confirmation of Judge Sameul Alito for the Supreme Court on the 24th of January.  . . .

Dissecting another Lefty's misconceptions
Warner Todd Huston
January 23, 2006

With every extreme Lefty's new round of misconceptions so boldly on display in the Main Stream Media, it becomes ever more plain that they truly just have no . . .

Hillary Clinton ignores far left -- will they vote for her anyway?
Warner Todd Huston
January 20, 2006

In a speech before a Princeton audience of about 800 on January 18th, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator from New York, had a few words of scorn for the Bush . . .

U.S. conservatives work overseas?
Warner Todd Huston
January 16, 2006

As if we needed more proof that the Main Stream Media is biased against Conservatives, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer recently published an article all alarmed . . .

Dems pollute "advice and consent"
Warner Todd Huston
January 15, 2006

Well, Judge Alito's torturous confirmation hearing is over and there is nothing left but for the fat, drunken swimmer to sing. But, what was the chief outcome . . .

Reform? House Majority Leader campaign begins
Warner Todd Huston
January 13, 2006

I love how the Main Stream Media phrases a debate. We aren't just about to have the House of Reps in Washington elect a new Majority leader, but we are electing . . .

Bill to prevent feds from confiscating guns
Warner Todd Huston
January 10, 2006

CONCORD, N.H. — In the January session of the New Hampshire legislature, a bill has been introduced to prevent officials from confiscating legally owned guns . . .

Jack Abramoff: the BIG story for 2006?
Warner Todd Huston
January 5, 2006

Everyone is saying so. From The Daily Kos, to Juan Williams of Fox News, to Rush Limbaugh, the buzz is all about how badly the revelations of Jack Abramoff's . . .

Fewer American men in college? Good!
Warner Todd Huston
January 3, 2006

We are just beginning to see pundits and edu-watchers noticing that more women are attending Universities and colleges than are men in this country today. . . .

Automatic citizenship -- change it or understand it?
Warner Todd Huston
December 31, 2005

The issue of the citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment has been heating up more and more since my last editorial over the issue in November (Automatic . . .

Hollyweird enviro barf alert!
Warner Todd Huston
December 25, 2005

I have just come back from seeing the trailers shown before The Chronicles of Narnia, the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (as well as the movie itself, of . . .

Members, associates, and friends of the INDEPENDENT GUARD,
Warner Todd Huston
December 23, 2005

Christmas as we know it, with gift giving, a Christmas tree, the birth of Christ and Santa Claus, was invented in the USA around the 1820's and cemented into . . .

Who watches the watchers?
Warner Todd Huston
December 11, 2005

Why do contemporary artists all seem to think the end of the world is nigh? Why has art become a thing of ugliness, instead of light? With all the beautiful . . .

Dean spills anti-war beans ... again
Warner Todd Huston
December 6, 2005

I hate to say it but I love Howard Dean. Oops, I mean DOCTOR Howard Dean. We must give him his due, of course. He is exactly what everyone imagined he would be . . .

The Amazon.com conspiracy
Warner Todd Huston
November 23, 2005

I am an Op Ed writer. This being true we know that my ego far outpaces my place in the great, wide world. I am also an Op Ed writer whose work appears mostly on . . .

Chicken-hawk talk is unAmerican -- Murtha's astonishing lack of knowledge
Warner Todd Huston
November 19, 2005

On November 17th, Representative John Murtha (D, PA) called for the USA to prove that Osama bin Laden is right with his contention that Americans are cowards. . . .

Born here means automatic US citizenship -- should we change that?
Warner Todd Huston
November 12, 2005

You may have heard the term "anchor baby"? This term is used by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to describe babies born within the borders of the USA . . .

Student porn -- inmates running the asylum at UC San Diego
Warner Todd Huston
November 1, 2005

Conservatives are often heard to bemoan the state of our American culture. They worry that our societal mores have so degenerated that they appeal only to the . . .

Canada -- more dangerous to USA than Mexico
Warner Todd Huston
October 29, 2005

The neo-isolationists that fill the far right of the Conservative movement, fanned on by certain insincere radio hosts, have become so exorcised by Mexico that . . .

Feminism has become silly, maybe even dangerous
Warner Todd Huston
October 25, 2005

In the early days of the US women's rights movement, when Sarah Grimke and her sister, or Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony led their fights for . . .

George W. Bush hates spotted owls
Warner Todd Huston
October 19, 2005

It's true. I used to be a big Bush supporter, but now I just cannot do it anymore. Oh, it wouldn't be so bad if Bush just disliked the Spotted Owl, or even . . .

Uncivilized protestors
Warner Todd Huston
October 14, 2005

We've been seeing it more and more; anti-war protestors gathering to protest the war in places where a person who truly cared about others just wouldn't dream . . .

Using America's military might to shape the future
Warner Todd Huston
October 6, 2005

President Bush just gave a rousing speech in favor of staying the course in the war on terror at the National Endowment for Democracy, Thursday the 6th of . . .

Can we fix the decline in marriage?
Warner Todd Huston
September 30, 2005

The Brookings Institute, generally a left leaning think tank, and Princeton University, need we say more, have come together to publish an interesting study . . .

"Five Days in Philadelphia" -- a book review
Warner Todd Huston
September 23, 2005

The story of how Wendell Wilkie became the 1940 Republican candidate for President as FDR ran for an unprecedented third term is not one told often and mores . . .

I'm a conservative and I don't watch Fox anymore
Warner Todd Huston
September 12, 2005

Today Geraldo Rivera appeared on my screen, with tousled hair, stern countenance, mock outrage on full display, standing among some dejected New Orleans . . .

A hate America "memorial"... in New York... at 9/11's ground zero!
Warner Todd Huston
September 5, 2005

Should we be surprised that the hate America left is trying to hijack the Memorial efforts at New York's ground zero and turn it into a blame-America circus? . . .

Prager, Medved, Hewitt: promoting a troubled charity
Warner Todd Huston
September 2, 2005

The hurricane in Louisiana and surrounding states at the end of August was a horrible event and it will take months if not years to figure the cost of it all to . . .

Doctor says -- don't leer at me
Warner Todd Huston
August 29, 2005

Dr. Laura Berman, writer for the Chicago Sun Times and "sex therapist," is mad at construction workers. In a recent column she rails about how she was treated . . .

We're ALL guilty now, says Tennessee Supreme Court
Warner Todd Huston
August 23, 2005

The Tennessee Supreme Court has handed down a doozie of a decision as reported by the Knoxville News Sentinel (registration required). And, if it doesn't end . . .

"Borrow a person" in a Swedish library?
Warner Todd Huston
August 18, 2005

We are so constantly inundated with examples illuminating how filled to overflowing with pop psyche nonsense and correspondingly little substance . . .

$10,000 bounty for a mayor's head?
Warner Todd Huston
August 1, 2005

Chicago's Mayor Daley is incensed. Of course, it is an act he has played so many times that its just business as usual and it doesn't even seem to raise an . . .

Spielberg -- "Into the West" where all whites are racist killers
Warner Todd Huston
July 28, 2005

Proclaimed as TNT network's "most ambitious original production," DreamWorks Television Productions has teamed with the network to present an epic tale of the . . .

Did you miss Media Arrogance Day, July 6th?
Warner Todd Huston
July 13, 2005

After the horrible bombings in London last week, the CIA outing story was sort of cast to the back pages, but now that the bombing story is cooling it is back. . . .

Sen. Barack Obama, just like Lincoln?
Warner Todd Huston
July 4, 2005

The July issue of Time Magazine, a "Special Issue" as they are selling it, has several segments on President Abraham Lincoln one of which is penned by the . . .

Get rid of the local police
Warner Todd Huston
June 30, 2005

This week the Supreme Court issued a ruling at the end of it's sessions for the season that just reiterates that the police in the US are good for little else . . .

European politics, far more racist than America's
Warner Todd Huston
June 25, 2005

Recently I was scanning a web message board where people from many nations come to post about their favorite political subjects and wrangle with like minded . . .

The L.A. Weekly wants a new inquisition
Warner Todd Huston
June 15, 2005

Only this time they want to seek out and destroy Christianity itself instead of any particular sect thereof. I can say this because they have admitted as much . . .

WalMart cost me a speeding ticket
Warner Todd Huston
June 7, 2005

I have decided that those left of sensible in America today are correct and have been so since the early 1900's at least. Corporations are evil, evil, evil. I . . .

Bush wants to blow up the sun
Warner Todd Huston
May 26, 2005

You know the twice annually observed tradition of the time switch for Daylight Savings time, I am sure. "Spring ahead and Fall back," goes the catch phrase. We . . .

Pepsi -- the choice of the angry generation
Warner Todd Huston
May 19, 2005

Apparently PepsiCo's President and CFO, Indra Nooyi, thinks the USA is giving "the finger" to all the world. That's right, she was heard to claim that the USA . . .

Senator Chuck Schumer is why Americans don't trust politicians
Warner Todd Huston
May 14, 2005

Early this week, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) took to the floor of the United States Senate to give a speech of position on the current issue of the . . .

Politically-correct conservatives?
Warner Todd Huston
May 7, 2005

"Lighten Up!" That is what both Michelle Malkin (famed for her conservative views on immigration) and Wlady Pleszczynski (editorial director of the . . .

Criminal memorialized at high school
Warner Todd Huston
May 3, 2005

A young man from Niagara Falls, New York, with a criminal record got himself killed while attempting to rob a pizza deliveryman in the last week of April. . . .

Senators as rebels without a clue
Warner Todd Huston
April 28, 2005

Senator Patty Murray (D, Washington State) has written an Opinion editorial about the current battle over President Bush's judicial nominations that proves that . . .

Is Senator Jim Jeffords ill?
Warner Todd Huston
April 22, 2005

A couple of weeks ago (March 22nd), Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords appeared on a Public Radio show called "Switchboard" in his home state. (Am I the only one, in . . .

Republicans don't know how to handle power
Warner Todd Huston
April 17, 2005

It's just that simple. The GOP has been out of the channels of power since FDR's Democratic Party co-opted socialism to remake their party into the "Party of . . .

1/2 of practicing Jews voted Bush in '04
Warner Todd Huston
April 14, 2005

Quite a claim in that title, isn't it? Anyone who is interested in voting trends and tendencies in the United States electorate is well aware that Jewish . . .

Catholic nuttiness? No, due respect for the Pope
Warner Todd Huston
April 10, 2005

I have avoided commenting on the death of Pope John Paul the Second this week for the main reason that I am not a Catholic. In fact, I have always considered . . .

Calif. case proves school vouchers a good idea
Warner Todd Huston
April 6, 2005

Sunnyvale. California: Nearly 300 high school students in one of the Fremont Union High Schools were told to go home and never return. It seems the District . . .

Left misleading about filibusters; who's surprised?
Warner Todd Huston
March 31, 2005

Left-leaning organization "The People for the American Way" had a press conference recently (3/30/05) about how they are taking up the banner to support . . .

French arms to China must not divide Europe and U.S.?
Warner Todd Huston
March 29, 2005

So said the French ambassador to the U.S., Jean-David Levitte, in a recent speech at Yale University. Well, then. I am glad that was settled, aren't you? Heck, . . .

What to DO about these judges?
Warner Todd Huston
March 26, 2005

This has been an age-old American question as it happens. Since we Americans have always prided ourselves by ruling our country under the rule of law we are . . .

Simple birth defect -- enough to abort child
Warner Todd Huston
March 24, 2005

One of the philosophical points used by anti-abortion activists to explain their stance, one oft times claimed by critics to be purely hyperbolic and wildly . . .

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