Are Liberals Smarter Than Conservatives?

Of course we know the answer to that, but nevertheless Jason Richwine of the AEI has an interesting piece on the issue atThe American.

This same principle works in places where the default and iconoclastic beliefs are reversed. Japan, for example, has no tradition of monotheistic religion, but the few Japanese Christians tend […]

In the Shuffle

Happy Halloween From the Trzuprs

Havin another bad hair day…

What’s a Saturday without a Top Five???

Sincerely hope Wankette’s cold hasn’t lingered to the point she’s fallen and she can’t get up … out of bed (or off the floor). Till she makes her glorious return, though, a little somethin’-somethin’ to potentially keep us occupied. Also in honor of the 80s kids who boo-hoo’ed about being too young to appreciate the […]

Hoffman gets a key endorsement (BUMPED)

UPDATE FROM Floyd — Apparently Scozzafava has suspended her campaign in NY-23. Score one for the conservatives!

From Iowahawk – and for good reason.

Canuck reader Maryann Crabtree forwards this photo of the candidate posing proudly in front of his Two Lane Blacktop – worthy 1955 Chevy 210 2-door sedan. Note missing rear bumper. Note […]

3D Weekend Five: All Hallow’s Eve Edition

Haven’t heard from Wanks so I apologize up front!!!

OK Threedonians…. it is of course, Halloween. What are your top 5 Halloween memories? Or in the alternative things that creep you out or scare you?

1. Tarantulas… I can kill black widows and all manner of small spiders all the live long day. When […]

Threedonia’s Word of the Day

Pernicious: 2. a. Of a thing, action, intent, etc.: causing or likely to cause harm, esp. in a gradual or insidious manner; dangerous, destructive; evil. Also in weakened use: having a harmful influence; undesirable. OED 2d ed. Draft Revision of December 2008.


Dozens of U.S. Congress members have been targeted by ethics probes for […]

Halloween Open Thread

Saturn Devouring His Sons — from “The Black Paintings” by Francisco Goya

Noonan: We’re governed by callous children

Peggy Noonan’s latest Wall Street Journal column has made the rounds, but given how poignant it is, I felt it deserved a post. She  takes on Washington, the intelligentsia’s careless attitude and the consequences.

The biggest threat to America right now is not government spending, huge deficits, foreign ownership of our debt, world terrorism, […]

Kenn Christenson replies to Rufus re: Bill Maher and Ants

Kenn writes:

My theory – listen up all you naturalists/nature freaks, out there – is that capitalism is natural – socialism/communism are mechanisms devised by man to subvert the natural process. Capitalism, is almost a perfect reflection of the natural word – those that hunt and gather have a greater chance of survival than […]