Author: Daniel Clark

Profile: Daniel Clark is a writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the author and editor of a web publication called The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press, where he also publishes a seasonal sports digest as The College Football Czar.

Website: http://theshinbone.com/

July 30, 2013

Forever Filibustering: Wendy Davis shows no substance

Filed under: Politics In General - 30 Jul 2013

Not content with letting half a day’s worth of empty words fly across the floor of the Texas state senate, Wendy Davis responded to a critique from Gov. Rick Perry by going into a snit that showed as little substance …

July 3, 2013

Rand Sullies Fourth: Paul’s bill is just plain wrong

Filed under: Constitution & Bill of Rights - 03 Jul 2013

Last August, a well-meaning but misguided Spanish artist named Celia Gimenez took it upon herself to restore a mural of Jesus in her church. The tragic result was a figure that more closely resembled Ohio State University mascot Brutus …

June 18, 2013

The Empty Chair II: Imagining an Eastwood-Obama sequel

The following is a fictitious revisiting of Clint Eastwood’s famous “empty chair” monologue, in which he poses questions to President Obama in absentia. Any similarity between the empty chair and the real President Obama is purely unavoidable.

CLINT: You know, …

June 2, 2013

Blueprints For Bias: Media style guides censor the truth

The Associated Press has now prohibited the use of the word “Islamist” when referring to Islamic terrorists. This is the latest in a long line of changes to media style guides, through which news outlets openly announce to their …

May 12, 2013

History Of Horrors: Gosnell trial reveals nothing new

Filed under: Abortion,In The News - 12 May 2013

Since the start of abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s trial, the leading drama queens of the pro-abortion movement have taken turns declaring, “I know ye not, old quack.” In reality, both Gosnell and his methods have been as familiar to them …

May 6, 2013

O’s Daddy Problem: Fathers matter, but they don’t, he says

Filed under: Politics In General - 06 May 2013

In a rare moment of gut-spilling from the normally aloof President Obama, he told a Chicago audience in February, “I wish I’d had a father who was around and involved.” It wasn’t the first time he’d spoken out about …

April 14, 2013

Buchanan At The Bat: 3 strikes on Iraq, and Pat’s out

If this is the tenth anniversary of the invasion if Iraq, that must be why tiresome defeatists like Pat Buchanan have been filling the editorial pages with completely unjustified I-told-you-sos.

For the most part, Buchanan’s analysis reads like a transcript from …

March 24, 2013

Truth To VAWA: Libs wink at violence against women

Filed under: Politically Incorrect Reality - 24 Mar 2013

Congressional Republicans’ halfhearted resistance to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act has been portrayed as evidence of the GOP’s “War on Women” – a campaign that we know exists because Jay Leno’s wife tells him so, and that’s …

March 7, 2013

(D)-nial: National debt, and other right-wing fantasies

Filed under: Politics In General - 07 Mar 2013

During last year’s campaign, President Obama assured David Letterman that the national debt is not a problem in the short-term. In this year’s State of the Union Address, he indicated that it’s not a long-term problem either, since we have …

February 24, 2013

Who’s Minding The Military?: Obama abandons his post

Filed under: American Military - 24 Feb 2013

If outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s testimony on the Benghazi attack is to be believed, President Obama abandoned his post as Commander-in-Chief, even as the lives of ambassador Chris Stevens and several others hung in the balance.

Panetta met with Obama …

February 7, 2013

Two-Bibles Barack: O’s inaugural oath overkill

Filed under: Religion & Faith,What The F@#K?!? - 07 Feb 2013

Barack said, “Let there be another Bible,” and lo, there was another Bible. But why?

At President Obama’s second inauguration, he took the oath of office with his hand placed on two Bibles, one of which had belonged to Abraham Lincoln, …

January 23, 2013

“Revenue” Redefined: Libs abuse another innocent word

Sometimes it seems like it would be a good idea to publish a liberal-to-English dictionary. That way, normal people would be able to understand what liberals mean when they take already existing words, and apply meanings to them that are …

January 6, 2013

Sleight Of Arms: Liberals’ anti-gun pincer movement

In the aftermath of the mass murder (not “the tragedy”) in Newtown, Connecticut, we’re hearing the predictable calls for “commonsense” gun legislation. President Obama is pushing for a reinstatement of the “assault weapons ban” that expired in 2004, in contradiction …

November 24, 2012

The Bright Side Of Hell: Obama’s win has its good points

In the wake of President Obama’s reelection, conservatives are reacting as if America as we know it will no longer exist. And you know what? They’re right. Obama promised to “fundamentally transform” America in 2008, and he’s got the job …

November 2, 2012

Obama’s $4 Trillion Tale: The deficit is not cumulative

President Obama’s pamphlet, “A Plan For Jobs & Middle-Class Security,” has been laughed off as a flimsy collection of dubious boasts and campaign buzzwords, but there’s one claim in it that deserves more attention. Among the seven bullet points in …

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