Jim Hoft Live

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Celebrate Jim Hoft’s Recovery on February 22 **Free Tickets Are Limited**

St. Louis’s number one political blogger is better, and he’s having a party to celebrate. Jim went through a frightening, life-threatening, and debilitating illness last year. But he’s back and blogging on TheGatewayPundit.com. To celebrate his recovery, Jim’s throwing a party. Jim Hoft LIVE! Free Tickets! Holiday Inn St Louis Sw – Route 66 10709 Watson…

Obama’s Loathsome War on WWII Vets Deserves Our Scorn and Fury

I’m sure you’ve all see the reports. WWII Veterans asked the White House for permission to visit the World War II Memorial in case of a shutdown. The veterans are part of the Honor Flights program that helps aging veterans visit the WWII Memorial. Even though there’s no cost involved, the White House chose to…

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This Is What It’s Like To Take Ownership Of Your Own Life

Imagine that you’re in a large field. Dust swirls around your ankles. Only an occasional weed interrupts the rocks and sands. Every step threatens to sprain your ankle. Rocky hills surround you on three sides. And these hills have eyes. You slowly look around the desert and white shards of light catch your eye. Reflections…

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Why Being Wrong Can Be The Best Policy

I think I coined a phrase a couple of years ago: affinity bubbles. (Image clipped from http://www.despair.com/idiocy.html. I love their stuff.) Affinity bubbles are the cocoons we build to protect us from challenges to our beliefs. They’re confirmation bias on steroids. And search engines and social networks help us build them. Sure, the sounds of…

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The Don Draper Approach To Sequester

A reporter once informed Cary Grant, the legendary leading man, that a Time Magazine poll found him the man most American men wanted to be. Was Grant surprised? “No,” he said. “Everybody wants to be Cary Grant. I want to be Cary Grant.” Don Draper is the new Cary Grant Who doesn’t want to be…

How We Fool Ourselves With Numbers

Often, the best outcome seems less satisfying than alternatives. Daniel Kahneman  is a psychologist who won a Nobel in economics for Prospect Theory, more commonly called Behavioral Economics. In his book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman describes a cognitive bias that leads people to make the wrong choice on automobiles. But the bias might actually…

This Is Why I Feel Sorry For Millennials

Doctor Viktor Frankl was a neurologist and psychologist psychiatrist in Vienna, Austria. He founded the third branch of Viennese psychological therapies, logotherapy. But his life changed drastically when Austria capitulated to the National Socialists. The Nazis interned Frankl. He spent time in four concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Dachau. For three years, his captors made…

What Could Be Worse?

What could be worse than having no Christmas gift for a child to open? A Christmas gift with no child to open it. Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May their little souls, and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest…