Mark Nuckols

Posted May 26, 2015

Ireland has just had a national referendum that passed a constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage. Same sex couples can already get married in 36 states, and next month the Supreme Court is likely to recognize a right to gay marriage under the Constitution.

Posted May 21, 2015

The U.S. was absolutely right to invade and conquer Iraq in 2003. It suddenly has become a stock question to ask candidates for the Republican Presidential nomination a seemingly simple question: would you have invaded Iraq in 2003, knowing then what we know now?

Posted May 14, 2015

So as I was walking on my way through central Moscow to go watch Russias May 9 Victory Day parade, I was physically assaulted by one of Russias so very polite broken nosed young men. Right in the middle of the main tourist thoroughfare in Moscow, just outside the doors of Starbucks, he came up to me violently screaming that he hated Americans.

Posted May 08, 2015

The Kremlin is going all out to turn the traditional May 9 Victory Day celebration into a public frenzy of nationalistic patriotism and public displays of loyalty to President Vladimir Putin.

Posted May 05, 2015

Once again, Muslim religious fanatics are striking out against our values of freedom of speech and open expression.

Posted May 01, 2015

It has been forty years since the fall of Saigon. We have all seen the photo of the last helicopter evacuating the last Americans from the U.S. embassy, just as the victorious soldiers of North Vietnam were completing their conquest of South Vietnam. The conventional wisdom, especially among liberals, it that America lost the Vietnam War because our cause was ultimately immoral.

Posted April 30, 2015

The citizens of Baltimore are suffering from violent street riots, and the New York Times is exploiting Baltimores agony to publish a call for yet more violence and to promote its dishonest and pernicious leftist political agenda.

Posted April 27, 2015

Gay people in America are among the most self-righteous and intolerant people there are.

Posted April 24, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a textbook case of someone with a serious inferiority complex.

Posted April 17, 2015

Georgetown sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson has made a very profitable career out of peddling lies about race in America.

Posted April 11, 2015

There is one news outlet whose op-eds are even more outrageously ridiculous than those in the NY Times. Russia Today is more the propaganda arm of the Kremlin than a bona fide news organization. In its so-called news coverage RT strives to put a blatantly pro-Kremlin, pro-Putin spin on every story, sometimes comically so.

Posted April 10, 2015

There is one news outlet whose op-eds are even more outrageously ridiculous than those in the NY Times. Russia Today is more the propaganda arm of the Kremlin than a bona fide news organization. In its so-called news coverage RT strives to put a blatantly pro-Kremlin, pro-Putin spin on every story, sometimes comically so.

Posted March 27, 2015

Facts and logic are two things notable for their absence in the op-ed pages of the New York Times. The Times has to pander to its ultra-liberal readership, and facts and logic are just two things these people cant grasp, thats why theyre liberals. And the flip side of this is an appalling combination of dishonesty and unbearable smugness.

Posted March 20, 2015

The op-ed editors of the New York Times love antebellum slavery. Its been a full century and a half since the abolition of slavery, but for the Times its as if the 13th Amendment was passed only last week.

Posted March 11, 2015

For this weeks Cheap Laughs review of the NY Times op-ed pages, we will take a closer look at what the Times considers fair and balanced treatment of conservative political views.

Posted March 04, 2015

Once again Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has blood on his hands, and once again he is smugly confident that he will get away with murder.

Posted March 02, 2015

Writing this weekly round-up of the muddled and nonsensical bull in the New York Times op-ed pages is usually a pleasure. Its not all that hard to take a typical NYT column and easily identify the gapingly obvious liberal biases, factual errors, and logical mistakes.

Posted February 21, 2015

The third Monday of February is Presidents Day, when we celebrate the birthday of George Washington, at least when were not pre-occupied with Presidents Days sales.

Posted February 18, 2015

Today it couldnt be more clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin cannot be relied upon to keep his word, if there ever was any doubt.

Posted February 14, 2015

Charles Blow reliably and ceaselessly provides a regular dose of outraged indignation. Paul Krugman unfailingly harps on how dumb Republicans are and how were all going to starve to death without more deficit spending to prime the pump.