It Just Got Real For Liz “Fauxcahontas” Warren…

…instead of being 1/32 Cherokee, it appears that Warren’s great-great-great gramps was playing for the other team…and participated in rounding up Cherokees in Tennessee to begin the march on the Trail of Tears. Professor Jacobson at Legal Insurrection chronicles this sordid tale: In what may be the ultimate and cruelest irony, not only is it unlikely that Elizabeth…

God and Reason

“What is faith? Is it to believe that which is evident? No. It is perfectly evident to my mind that there exists a necessary, eternal, supreme, and intelligent being. This is no matter of faith, but of reason.” –Voltaire Among the most lamentable of human traits is our seemingly infinite capacity for self-deception. A case…

Donkey Punch

I’m pretty sure the Donks misread the message of the “anti-austerity” movements in the EU. Perhaps those movements are more accurately called the “fear of austerity” movements because, as Investor’s Business Daily notes, no EU austerity packages ever were enacted, only “stimulus” packages were. If you listen hard, you will hear the same bitching and…

Selfless Service

We spend a lot of time here at TRNL heaping scorn on those who have done much to deserve it. The political and social landscapes are a target rich environment right now, so we stay pretty busy. But I want all of us to be sure to take a minute to recognize and honor people…