Johnny Hart, R.I.P.

Cartoonist Johnny Hart died yesterday, the AP reports: ALBANY, N.Y. – Cartoonist Johnny Hart, whose award-winning “B.C.” comic strip appeared in more than 1,300 newspapers worldwide, died at his home on Saturday. He was 76. “He had a stroke,” Hart’s wife, Bobby, said on Sunday. “He died at his storyboard.” I have many fond memories … Read more

Spring Forward

Let’s all get up a little earlier tomorrow and pretend like it’s a little later. I’m just rearing my head to renew a perennial complaint. That authoritarian institute that is Daylight Saving Time is upon us once again, this time given an early two week bonus by Congress’ passing of the Energy Policy Act of … Read more

Blogs For Life

I’ll be in attendance tomorrow (Monday, January 22) at the second annual Blogs For Life conference. This is a conference hosted by Family Research Council — a place I’ve been known to frequent during the workweek. The lineup for the conference looks to be stellar, with Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS), Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Bobby … Read more

2007 Prognostications

I’m neither a prophet, nor the son of a prophet. If I were, these would be my predictions for 2007: Britney Spears will introduce a new underwear line that is certified child labor–free. As a matter of fact, “Invisible” — as the line will be called, will be labor–free altogether. Against my better judgment, I’ll … Read more

Best of 2006

Today is the one day of the year where it’s proper to use that annoying “see ya next year” joke, and what better way of ending out a banner year than to follow the tradition of years past (2004, 2005), and list a few of my “bests” from A.D. 2006: Best Novel (read in 2006): … Read more

Christ as Enmity

Popular Christmas sensibilities most often portray the Christ as a helpless baby. This we should not forget, as it reminds us how the almighty God took upon flesh. Jesus was a man — the son of God. If he had not his humanity, Christ could not have satisfied the wrath of God on the cross. … Read more

Redesign 2006

I hope everyone has had a happy Thanksgiving, and one more thing you can be thankful about is that I’ve finally redesigned TruePravda from the ground up. My last full redesign was two years ago. I made a few gradual aesthetic improvements during that time, but nothing major. This design is the fourth incarnation of … Read more

Falling Back to Reality

The charade is up, so set your clocks back to normal time. It is, once again, the time for us all to stop pretending that we’re saving daylight by moving the clock forward one hour. And, once again, it’s time to point to my favorite article against the practice of daylight savings time. So, here … Read more

The Eleventh

Riding by the Pentagon on the way to and from work lends a new weight to the Eleventh of September. While it pales in comparison to actually living through the events firsthand, there’s something about seeing that building on this day that’s heavy. Let us not forget.

Labash Does YearlyKos

We bloggers often suffer from symptoms of self-importance — that vile disease that deludes us into thinking that everything we write is on the same level of significance as, say, The Declaration of Independence. If self-importance really were an illness, few would be more afflicted than the folks over at Weekly Standard senior writer … Read more