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Merrie Soltis

Conservative blogger who lives outside of Atlanta, GA with her 4 Persian cats. Follow me on Twitter @ConservaCatGal.

Yes, Republicans DO Have A “Woman Problem”

A few years ago, I served a two year sentence – I mean TERM – as president of our county’s Republican Women’s club. It was the longest two years of my life. I actually had a ru …

Ben Shapiro Misfired

Normally, I’m a fan of Ben Shapiro. He’s a brilliant writer and a staunch conservative. He also (like so much of the conservative puditocracy) has a nasty habit of making unfortunate comme …

Disney to Offer Streaming Bundle

So, what’s better than a streaming service that offers every Disney movie ever made? A streaming service with all the Disney/Pixar/Marvel movies AND Hulu AND ESPN. In it’s quest to complet …

“Cats” Trailer Coughs Up a Hairball

It was a long running joke on the sitcom “The Nanny” that the lead character, Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield had passed on the musical “Cats.” In exasperation one day he d …

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied

GA Speaker of the House Ralston succeeds in helping child molester skate. You would think that with all the outrage about Jeffrey Epstein, judges and DA’s would be loathe to let an admitted chil …

Good Riddance To Bad Judges

We need to take rape victims seriously. This is a good start. Sometimes, a week of internet outrage actually accomplishes something good. Last week, I wrote about the NJ judge who refused to try a tee …

This is How We Get the Kangaroo Courts

Because the real courts have failed them, sexual assault victims have turned to the campus kangaroo courts for justice. But now, those have failed them too. Last week, the most read article on the NYT …

Is Air Conditioning Bad for You?

If having A/C is wrong, I don’t want to be right. It’s summertime and the living ain’t easy. So, it’s time to break out the annual “A/C is unhealthy. Plus it’s sexi …

Are the Women Soccer Players Underpaid?

As with everything else in America, the answer is “it’s complicated.” So, Team USA (female empowerment edition) won the World Cup and all we can do is mock them and argue about wheth …

Patriotism Shouldn’t Be Partisan

I have such great memories from my childhood of the 4th of July. I literally grew up in the shadow of Stone Mountain, so every year we’d go with the neighbors and park along Hugh Howell road so …

Amy Coney Barrett Deals Blow to Campus Courts

Conservatives have been complaining for years about the Title IX complaint process, or LACK OF DUE PROCESS involved in Title IX trials on college campuses. This week, Judge Amy Coney Barrett and the 7 …

Can we not have one single safe space that is free from politics?

For those of you not familiar with it, Ravelry is a website for knitters. You can get free knitting patterns, learn techniques, find yarns. And it’s absolutely free. I have an account with them …

How Not To Solve The Student Loan Crisis

Democrats must be expecting that tsunami of young voters to finally hit land in 2020. Why else would Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren be in an arms race to see which one can give away more money to …

Roy Rides Again

It’s official. He’s running. To the surprise of nobody and the delight of Democrats everywhere, Roy Moore has announced his candidacy for Alabama’s Senate seat. Again. Yeah, that wou …

What Do Colleges Owe Us?

There is a column in today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution questioning whether Georgia Tech has gotten “too elite” for the residents of Georgia. (You can read it here: https://www.ajc …

Happy Father’s Day to All of You Real Dads Out There

Some men seek Dadness. Others have Dadness thrust upon them. Fathers are an endangered species in our society. Too many men shirk their responsibilities. They decide the burden is too much for them. O …

When it comes to rainbow flags, Mike Pence is right and Franklin Graham is wrong.

The recent flap (pun intended) over rainbow flags on American embassies has revealed another layer of hypocrisy in the punditocracy. It started because Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reversed the Obam …

If We Want to Save Babies, We Have to Fix This.

My friend David has already written an excellent analysis on the recent study showing that women find abortion less traumatic than giving a child up for adoption. If you haven’t read it yet, ple …

Billionaire Gives Morehouse Grads Best Present Ever

Most graduation speakers are entirely forgettable. Occasionally, a celebrity makes headlines, but for the most part graduation speakers are politicians or local alum that give the standard “toda …

Outraged by the ending of Game of Thrones? We’re here for you.

If you are one of the millions of fans outraged at last nights (less than) epic finale of “Game of Thrones,” you know you are not alone. Especially if you’ve spent any time on social …

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