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.


February 10, 2010

Time Bandit: Obama’s shifty and cynical ciphering

Media reports of President Obama’s budget projections have called them “optimistic,” but that’s not quite right. You may remember that Ronald Reagan once described himself as optimistic, prompting news anchors to sniff that the definition of an optimist is someone …

January 31, 2010

Dukes Of Death: Title IX rules ravage Duquesne

“A strategic restructuring” is what Duquesne University is calling it. What it should be called is a brazenly illegal act of discrimination. Or else, you could simply call it liberalism as usual.

January 21, 2010

“O” Is No “W”: Presidential critics are worlds apart

Filed under: History,Politics In General - 21 Jan 2010

Having spent seven years doing all they could to hinder the War on Terror, liberals are now seeking absolution. Their method is to accuse their conservative counterparts of behaving the same way they did, now that a Democrat is Commander-in-Chief. …

January 9, 2010

Red Kennedys: Honoring Commies in JFK’s name

One of the five artists honored at the Kennedy Center last month was Bruce Springsteen, whose signature tune Born in the U.S.A. describes life in America as basically being like hell without the red pajamas.

December 22, 2009

Useless Emitters: Greenies endanger “non-persons”

Filed under: In The News,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 22 Dec 2009

Good news from Copenhagen for all the global warming hypocrites out there. The National Population and Family Planning Commission of China has given them a new way to shrink their “carbon footprints” without cramping their lifestyles. Now, they can buy …

December 3, 2009

Eat Your Mush … or start resisting eco-tyranny

If you grew up watching The Little Rascals, you probably remember those breakfast table scenes in which one of the grownups would say, “Meat is not good for little boys. Now be quiet and eat your mush.” It wasn’t true, …

November 16, 2009

Mean Word Things: Rush isn’t the drive-bys’ only target

Nobody would expect the liberal media to be remorseful about slandering Rush Limbaugh with racist quotes that were not only fabricated, but utterly implausible. You might think they’d offer an apology to their readers and viewers, however, out of concern …

October 26, 2009

A Little Bit Country: The Dems diminish patriotism

Throughout the Bush administration, liberal Democrats self-righteously made the fatuous pronouncement that “dissent is patriotic.” Literally, that means that any contrarian position one might take must occupy the moral high ground, regardless of the nature of that from which it …

October 6, 2009

G20-Baggers: The Left’s lower standard of conduct

“We’re pleased we delivered a peaceful summit,” says Pittsburgh mayor Luke Ravenstahl, and not without reason. After all, the protesters against the G20 Summit only smashed a couple dozen storefronts, set several small fires, committed a handful of violent attacks …

September 22, 2009

Dowdy Doody: Columnist puts on a puppet show

If you’re wondering where New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd’s extra sensory perception comes from, it just might run in her family. Decades ago, Ellwood P. Dowd believed he spoke to a giant, invisible rabbit named Harvey. Now, Maureen hears …

September 1, 2009

Honduran Hypocrisy: Libs oppose court-ordered coup

President Obama has declared the ouster of Honduran president Manuel Zelaya to be “illegal.” Exactly what he means by that is not readily apparent.

August 13, 2009

Sotomayorphosis: The judge’s con job conversion

During her confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor described her judicial philosophy as “fidelity to the law.” In a 2005 speech at Duke University, however, she said that the “court of appeals is where policy is made,” a direct …

August 3, 2009

Pennies From Heaven: Gov’t prizes are a pittance

If you had to explain to somebody how most politicians see the government’s role in relation to the private sector, the “refundable tax credit” from President Obama’s stimulus package would be a good place to start. The credit of $400 …

July 16, 2009

Ginsburg Howls: Madam Justice’s inhumanity slips

Filed under: Abortion,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 16 Jul 2009

Before any Republican senators agree to confirm another liberal Supreme Court nominee, they might pause to consider some recent remarks by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In a July 12th interview with New York Times Magazine, the Clinton appointee reflected on …

July 7, 2009

Dual-Use Dupes: Forfeiting the WMD debate, again

When organized crime uses a legitimate establishment as a cover for an illegitimate one, that’s what’s known as a “front.” That mobsters would use a front to conceal their illicit activities is only to be expected. After all, they wouldn’t …

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