And Now for Some Proud Pappa Blogging

I’m not sure I have shared this with you here in the past but better late than never. My nine year old daughter has been taking Taekwondo since she was six and achieved her first degree black belt late last year. Being under 15 and practicing in a strict Korean Kukkiwon gym she is only allowed to wear...

Happy Holidays From The CFLF Crew

As I sit here marveling at today’s bounty of presents and consider how best to approach the coming traditional feast later this evening I wanted to take this chance to look back on the past year and give thanks. We here at Comments From Left Field have grown immensely over the last year and it’s...

Consumerism Kills Long Island Wal-Mart Worker

Ok, maybe the title of this post is a tad hyperbolic, but Jesus wept–I don’t care what day of the year it is, working retail should not be a life-threatening pursuit: A Wal-Mart worker died after being trampled when hundreds of shoppers smashed through the doors of a Long Island store Friday morning, police...

Dean Barnett Has Died; He Had Cystic Fibrosis

I knew very little of Dean Barnett other than the fact he wrote for The Weekly Standard and other conservative publications. Nevertheless, I want to say something about his death, because anyone who lives with an incurable genetic condition as terrible as cystic fibrosis, and does so with the grace and...

Group of Obscurity

I’m trying to read news coming out of the G8 conference in Japan this week because, well, what the leaders of the US, Germany, Japan, Russia, France, England, Canada, and Italy agree upon should be important news, right?  I’m not so sure, though.  The Group of Eight nations is setup as a meeting...

Scaling Back

Just a quick announcement. I’m going to be a little less prominent around here for a while. Don’t worry, I’m not going away completely, but you may have noticed that it’s been a while since I’ve been posting like a madman as I typically do. That’s probably going to...

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