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  • Has Anyone Read The Roots of Obama's Rage? (Vanity)

    11/24/2010 10:06:19 AM PST · by Ptarmigan · 14 replies
    Has anyone here read Dinesh D'Souza's The Roots of Obama's Rage? I happen to read beginning part of it and it is quite interesting about why Barack Obama is the way he is. His mother, Ann Durham, who was a self-hating White person. She was in a relationship with Barack Obama Sr., who was an avowed anti-colonialist from Kenya. He was opposed to Kenya becoming free market. They give birth to Barack Obama Jr., out President. Dunham than moves to Indonesia and marries Lolo Soetero and have a daughter, Maya Soetoro-Ng. Lolo Soetero used to be pro-Communist and anti-American and...
  • Conservatives Behind the Curve on Obama

    10/22/2010 6:05:11 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 13 replies · 1+ views
    AIM Report ^ | October 20, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    Dinesh D’Souza says in his new book that Barack Obama is an anti-colonialist. Stanley Kurtz has a new book, Radical-in-Chief, which says Obama is a socialist. The new book Dupes by Paul Kengor tells the unvarnished truth. And that’s because he makes use of material we started releasing back in February of 2008 about Obama’s communist mentor, Communist Party USA member Frank Marshall Davis. New Zealand blogger Trevor Loudon broke that story and we confirmed it. I hate to say, “We told you so,” but Herb Romerstein and I held a briefing in May 0f 2008 in Washington, D.C. releasing...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    10/05/2010 8:11:20 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 8 replies
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  • INCREDIBLE! Dissecting What Drives Obamas Worldview (well spent time)

    10/03/2010 3:18:40 PM PDT · by SeanG200 · 37 replies
    Dennis Prager Show ^ | 10-3-2010 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Dinesh D'Souza fills in for Dennis Prager and talks about his new book, The Roots of Obama's Rage. Some of the most fascinating biographical info on what may drive Obama's worldview.
  • The Obamorons Strike Back By DINESH D'SOUZA

    09/26/2010 6:07:45 PM PDT · by SanFranDan · 57 replies ^ | 9/16/10 | Dinesh D'Souza
    During the 2008 election campaign I coined the phrase “Obamorons” to describe the uncritical cheerleaders of Obama–the people who would leap to his defense even if he drove a truck over his aged grandmother. Love-stricken TV host Chris Matthews comes to mind, complete with thrills running up his leg, as does English major Maureen Dowd, lifestyle columnist for the New York Times. The Times itself is a leading Obamoron outlet. Well, the Obamorons are now in a mad fury, and this time the culprit is my cover story in the September 27 issue of Forbes. The story is adapted from...
  • White House Attacks, Publisher Counters. (The Roots of Obama’s Rage by author Dinesh D’Souza)

    09/26/2010 3:57:26 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 101 replies · 3+ views
    Human Events ^ | Human Events
    “What are they so afraid of?” Buffeted by a series of attacks by White House spokesmen and left-leaning media, conservative publisher Regnery (sister company to has decided to come out swinging. Long slated for an October release, Regnery moved up the release date for bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza’s controversial new book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage, to this coming Monday, September 27. The new date will be just in time to respond to the front-page hit piece rumored to be coming in (where else?) the New York Times this weekend. The White House has been “generous” with its attention...
  • White House Attacks, Publisher Counters

    09/25/2010 9:20:27 AM PDT · by opentalk · 25 replies
    Human Events ^ | September 24, 2010 | Human Events
    "What are they so afraid of?” Buffeted by a series of attacks by White House spokesmen and left-leaning media, conservative publisher Regnery (sister company to has decided to come out swinging. Long slated for an October release, Regnery moved up the release date for bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza’s controversial new book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage, to this coming Monday, September 27. The new date will be just in time to respond to the front-page hit piece rumored to be coming in (where else?) the New York Times this weekend. The White House has been “generous” with its attention...
  • The Obama Agenda and the New Global Elite

    09/24/2010 7:59:44 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 22, 2010 | L.E. Ikenga
    By wearing a familiar mask of convention, Barack Obama will continue to dupe the majority of Americans into believing that he is -- at worst -- a run-of-the-mill, far-left liberal, even though he is not. Picking up on the recent Forbes magazine article written by Dinesh D'Souza, Newt Gingrich concluded that Mr. Obama's ideology is probably far beyond the realm of mainstream American thinking. In an interview done for NRO, Mr. Gingrich was quoted as asking, "What if [Obama] is so outside our comprehension that only if you understand Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior can you begin to piece together [his actions]?"...
  • White House Tries to Discredit FORBES Over Obama Cover Story

    09/24/2010 8:48:38 AM PDT · by opentalk · 32 replies
    Human Events ^ | September 23, 2010 | Human Events
    Human Events has learned that the White House raked Forbes magazine’s White House bureau chief over the coals yesterday for a story Forbes ran by respected conservative and New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza. Sources tell us the White House attempted to get the nation’s #1 business magazine to back away from its cover story titled, “How Obama Thinks.” The Forbes article is derived from D’Souza’s upcoming book The Roots of Obama’s Rage (Regnery, a sister company to Even though the book won’t be in stores until next week, left-leaning media and politicos have already joined forces in...
  • Nice Magazine You’ve Got There, Mr. Forbes…

    09/17/2010 3:22:03 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 20 replies ^ | September 17, 2010
    Back in July, the Washington Post’s Richard Cohen wrote:What has come to be called the Obama Paradox is not a paradox at all. Voters lack faith in him making the right economic decisions because, as far as they’re concerned, he hasn’t. He went for health-care reform, not jobs. He supported the public option, then he didn’t. He’s been cold to Israel’s Binyamin Netanyahu and then all over him like a cheap suit. Americans know Obama is smart. But we still don’t know him. Before Americans can give him credit for what he’s done, they have to know who he is....
  • More Claptrap For Bubbas From D'Souza (Huge, Enourmous Barf Alert!!!)

    09/16/2010 5:47:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 16, 2010 | Leftwing lunatic EUGENE ROBINSON
    Is Newt Gingrich just pretending to have lost his mind, or has he actually gone around the bend? His lunacy certainly seems genuine enough. It's one thing to be a rhetorical bomb-thrower, as Gingrich has long fancied himself, and another to lob damp squibs of pure nonsense into the fray. The man's contributions to the public discourse have become increasingly unhinged. The latest example comes in an interview with the conservative Web site National Review Online. Unsurprisingly, he was criticizing President Obama. Bizarrely, according to the Web site, he said the following: "What if (Obama) is so outside our comprehension,...
  • D'Souza Thesis: Why The Fear And Loathing?

    09/16/2010 5:42:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 16, 2010 | K.E. GRUBBS JR
    When last heard from, Dinesh D'Souza was remaking himself as a formidable Christian apologist. His best-selling 2007 book, "What's So Great About Christianity," was so well received by those who fill America's pulpits and pews that he recently rose to the position, newly provocative because of him, of the presidency of King's College. "Rose" isn't quite the right verb in one respect. To find the evangelical institution's "campus," one must first travel by elevator to the lower level of the Empire State Building. Even so, D'Souza can lift himself to a place to survey the left-wing landscape and choose which...
  • What’s Behind David Frum’s Attack on Dinesh d’Souza and Mr. Newt? (Hatred perhaps?)

    09/16/2010 8:57:21 PM PDT · by This Just In · 43 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | September 16, 2010 | Jeff Dunetz
    What’s Behind David Frum’s Attack on Dinesh d’Souza and Mr. Newt? Posted By Jeff Dunetz On September 16, 2010 Newt Gingrich stirred up a big of a controversy Friday night just by commenting on an article in Forbes Magazine by Dinesh D’Souza. The premise of the article is many of Obama’s positions were influenced by his dad. What then is Obama’s dream? We don’t have to speculate because the President tells us himself in his autobiography, Dreams from My Father. According to Obama, his dream is his father’s dream. Notice that his title is not Dreams of My Father but...
  • Inside Obama’s Brain (Dinesh D'Souza has struck a nerve)

    09/16/2010 9:12:25 PM PDT · by This Just In · 26 replies
    Andrew Klavan ^ | September 16, 2010 | Andrew Klavan
    Inside Obama’s Brain by Andrew Klavan in politics I’m very wary when people try to psycho-analyze their political opposition. It’s fun, I know – and unavoidable sometimes. But in general, it strikes me as a suspiciously easy way of avoiding out-and-out confrontation with their ideas. After all, just because some guy is a self-righteous clown who tries to make friends in men’s room stalls doesn’t mean his policy suggestions are wrong. Just means he’s, you know, cree-pay. That said, Dinesh D’Souza’s cover piece in the new Forbes, “How Obama Thinks,” is both devastating and remarkably convincing. For those of us...
  • How the World Thinks

    09/16/2010 10:33:53 AM PDT · by Big Bureaucracy · 4 replies
    Big Bureaucracy ^ | September 16th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska
    Dinesh D'Souza article in Forbes titled How Obama thinks is fueling hot debate over the influence of the anti-colonialism ideology over the thinking of the US president today. D’Souza is part of the first generation of folks in post-colonial India so he knows the talking points of the anti- and neo-colonialism propaganda. To put it in perspective let’s add to it couple of the official slogans of the Communist Party of Soviet Union: Greeting to the peoples of Africa, struggling against imperialism and racism, against all remnants of colonialism, and for freedom and national independence! Peoples of the world!...
  • Is Obama a socialist? No, he’s worse than that

    09/16/2010 8:17:48 AM PDT · by opentalk · 38 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 16, 2010 | Mary Ellen Synon
    Sarah Palin and the Tea Party Express have roared right through the latest round of Republican Party primaries this week, rattling the party establishment and terrifying the Democrats. For those of you who are trained in the fastidious ways of the British ‘liberalism’ and are therefore shocked and can’t think why the American Right is gaining such strength, here’s the reason: Barack Obama. Americans are waking up to the fact that they have elected a man as president who is every inch an exotic creature. Which was rather fun at first. The problem is, America is discovering that Mr Obama...
  • Dinesh D'Souza Named President of The King's College in NYC

    09/11/2010 9:50:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    NEW YORK - The King's College has named former White House policy analyst and best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza as the school's new president. D'Souza previously served as John M. Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the Robert and Karen Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Located in the Empire State Building, The King's College is a Christian liberal arts college that educates students to bring firm Christian conviction and strong moral character to positions of leadership in the institutions of government, civil society, media, law, education, business, the arts and the church. The King's College...
  • How Obama Thinks (Best, most thorough article on Obama's pysche I have seen yet)

    09/09/2010 7:41:16 AM PDT · by milwguy · 270 replies
    forbes ^ | 9/7/2010 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Obama Sr. was an economist, and in 1965 he published an important article in the East Africa Journal called "Problems Facing Our Socialism." Obama Sr. wasn't a doctrinaire socialist; rather, he saw state appropriation of wealth as a necessary means to achieve the anticolonial objective of taking resources away from the foreign looters and restoring them to the people of Africa. For Obama Sr. this was an issue of national autonomy. "Is it the African who owns this country? If he does, then why should he not control the economic means of growth in this country?" As he put it,...
  • How Obama Thinks [Obama Exposed!]

    09/09/2010 12:56:05 AM PDT · by Undocumented_capitalist · 87 replies
    Forbes Magazine ^ | 09/09/2010 | Dinesh D'Souza
    The President isn't exactly a socialist. So what's driving his hostility to private enterprise? Look to his roots. Barack Obama is the most antibusiness president in a generation, perhaps in American history. Thanks to him the era of big government is back. Obama runs up taxpayer debt not in the billions but in the trillions. He has expanded the federal government's control over home mortgages, investment banking, health care, autos and energy. The Weekly Standard summarizes Obama's approach as omnipotence at home, impotence abroad. The President's actions are so bizarre that they mystify his critics and supporters alike.
  • Ben Stein Exposes Richard Dawkins (Dawkins admits possibility of ID, Just Not God).

    04/21/2008 7:23:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 691 replies · 1,090+ views
    Townhall ^ | April 21, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    In Ben Stein's new film "Expelled," there is a great scene where Richard Dawkins is going on about how evolution explains everything. This is part of Dawkins' grand claim, which echoes through several of his books, that evolution by itself has refuted the argument from design. The argument from design hold that the design of the universe and of life are most likely the product of an intelligent designer. Dawkins thinks that Darwin has disproven this argument. So Stein puts to Dawkins a simple question, "How did life begin?" One would think that this is a question that could be...
  • Is Dinesh D’Souza a Catholic?

    08/25/2010 8:37:23 AM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    First Things ^ | August 25, 2010 | Joe Carter
    In a post last week on the appointment of Dinesh D’Souza as president of King’s College, Rusty Reno wrote: Surely we’re at an interesting juncture in American religious history when a prominent Catholic is tapped to head up an Evangelical College. A very interesting juncture. It will be interesting to see how the Catholic thing works out. That was my initial reaction too. I would have also agreed with the description of D’Souza as a “prominent Catholic.”Turns out, though, that may not be the case. In an excellent bit of reporting for Christianity Today, Sarah Pulliam Bailey gets an answer...
  • An Interview with Dinesh D’Souza on Life After Death: The Evidence

    12/11/2009 9:32:53 AM PST · by NYer · 13 replies · 813+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | December 11, 2009 | Dr. Paul Kengor
    Dr. Paul Kengor: Dinesh, your last book was What’s So Great About Christianity, which did quite well, and which we profiled in a series of Q&As last year ( Part I , Part II , Part III ). It led to, among other things, an ongoing fascinating series of public debates you’ve had with Christopher Hitchens. It appears that your latest book, "Life After Death: The Evidence," came from those experiences. Tell us what prompted this book-which, for the record, I recommend as a Christmas gift for both believers and (especially) non-believers.Dinesh D’Souza: Intellectually, yes, I was provoked by the...
  • Q&A with Dinesh D'Souza

    12/09/2009 9:34:26 PM PST · by bdeaner · 4 replies · 366+ views
    Catholic Education Resource Center ^ | 12/9/09 | Stan Guthrie
    Dinesh D’Souza has been no stranger to controversy, whether editing the Dartmouth Review as a student or taking on the American left. D'Souza has worked for the Reagan Administration, the Heritage Foundation, and the American Enterprise Institute. A native of India and now a U.S. citizen living in California, he has written several notable volumes, including Illiberal Education. D'Souza sparked outrage with his 2007 book, The Enemy at Home, in which he argued that the American cultural left bears responsibility for provoking militant Muslims into the September 11 terrorist attacks. Facing a firestorm of criticism from the left and the...
  • The Surprising Fact of Morality (Evolutionists have some ingenious explanations for morality)

    11/04/2009 8:11:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies · 1,315+ views
    National Review ^ | 11/4/2009 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Morality is both a universal and a surprising fact about human nature. When I say that morality is universal I am not referring to this or that moral code. In fact, I am not referring to an external moral code at all. Rather, I am referring to morality as the voice within, the interior source that Adam Smith called the “impartial spectator.” Morality in this sense is an uncoercive but authoritative judge. It has no power to compel us, but it speaks with unquestioned authority. Of course we can and frequently do reject what morality commands, but when we do...
  • Thousands attend Boulder debate on atheism and religion

    01/29/2009 7:35:29 AM PST · by GonzoII · 9 replies · 675+ views
    CatholicNewsAgency ^ | Boulder, CO, Jan 28, 2009
    Boulder, CO, Jan 28, 2009 / 12:05 am (CNA).- Writers Dinesh D’Souza and Christopher Hitchens brought their polemics on religion and atheism to a debate Monday evening at the University of Colorado at Boulder before a sold-out crowd of 2,050 in the campus’ Macky Auditorium. D’Souza, a Catholic and author of the book “What’s So Great about Christianity,” argued that Christianity is the foundation for many common values such as scientific inquiry and respect for the individual. Additionally, he asserted that Christianity proposes the best answer for bridging the chasm between man and God.
  • The Enemy at Home: The Curtural Left and it's Responsibility for 9/11

    02/13/2009 5:59:25 AM PST · by IrishMike · 10 replies · 863+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | February 11, 2009 | Nathan Alexander
    The "liberal solution" to America's conflict with the Islamic world, Dinesh D'Souza argues, is doomed from the outset because it imagines that American political values may be absolutely abstracted from its cultural values. Most Americans, according to D'Souza, have cultural beliefs that give them much more in common with the "family values" of Islamic culture, than that of the cultural Left. The Enemy At Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11 by Dinesh D'Souza published by Broadway (February 12, 2008) Ppbk., 384 pgs. ISBN-10: 0767915615 ISBN-13: 978-0767915618 In his 2008 book The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left...
  • Dinesh D'Souza: When Science Points To God

    11/24/2008 12:56:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 216 replies · 3,474+ views
    Townhall ^ | November 24, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Contemporary atheism marches behind the banner of science. It is perhaps no surprise that several leading atheists—from biologist Richard Dawkins to cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker to physicist Victor Stenger—are also leading scientists. The central argument of these scientific atheists is that modern science has refuted traditional religious conceptions of a divine creator. But of late atheism seems to be losing its scientific confidence. One sign of this is the public advertisements that are appearing in billboards from London to Washington DC. Dawkins helped pay for a London campaign to put signs on city buses saying, “There’s probably no God. Now...
  • Thesis - Michele Obama aka Michelle LaVaughn RobinsonOBAMA'S MILITANT RACISM REVEALED

    10/06/2008 1:51:07 AM PDT · by longfellow · 31 replies · 5,757+ views
    According to, Princeton was requested to put a 'restriction' on distribution of any copies of the thesis of Michelle Obama (a/k/a/ Michelle laVaughn Robinson) saying it could not be made available until November 5, 2008 but when it was published on a political website they decided they would lift the restriction. Subj: Thesis - Michele Obama aka Michelle LaVaughn Robinson OBAMA'S MILITANT RACISM REVEALED In her senior thesis at Princeton , Michele Obama, the wife of Barack Obama stated that America was a nation founded on 'crime and hatred'. Moreover, she stated that whites in America were 'ineradicably...
  • David Mamet Leaves the Brain Dead Left

    10/06/2008 3:59:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 1,411+ views ^ | October 6, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    The presidential contest is not simply an election about who rules America; it is also an election about which set of principles defines American politics. For the past two and a half decades, conservatism has set the agenda. Is the left making a comeback? I don't think so. Notice that Democrats avoid terms like "the left" and even "liberalism" like the plague, while Republicans routinely associate themselves with the "right" and the "conservative" label. Also the left is now defined by shrieking demagogues like Michael Moore, while intelligent people are keeping their distance or moving out of this menagerie. In...
  • Dinesh D'Souza: George Obama, Start Packing

    09/21/2008 10:05:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies · 560+ views
    Townhall ^ | September 22, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    So isn't it interesting that we keep hearing about Sarah Palin's peccadilloes while the major media continues to ignore the George Obama scandal? Here is a guy living in Third World poverty and his half-brother is the leading candidate to become the next president of the United States. Are the networks and major newspapers so exhilarated at the prospect of an African American president that they have become cheerleaders for the Obama campaign? Fortunately the McCain campaign is making the media an issue, and I hope the American people are smart enough to see through the news charade. Here are...
  • Christopher Hitchens—blind to salamander reality (evolutionists "desperate")

    07/30/2008 7:56:37 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 196 replies · 448+ views
    CreationOnTheWeb ^ | July 28, 2008 | Jonathan Safarti
    Feedback archive → Feedback 2008 Christopher Hitchens—blind to salamander reality A well-known atheist’s ‘eureka moment’ shows the desperation of evolutionists In a recent article in the leftist online magazine Slate, prominent atheistic journalist Christopher Hitchens (b. 1949) thinks he has found the knock-down argument against creationists and intelligent design supporters. Fellow misotheist Richard Dawkins (b. 1941) and another anti-theist Sir David Attenborough (b. 1926) agree. Not surprisingly, there have been questions to us about this, so Dr Jonathan Sarfati responds. As will be seen, their whole argument displays ‘breathtaking inanity’ and ignorance of what creationists really teach, and desperation if...
  • Atheism and Child Murder

    05/15/2008 7:13:06 PM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 68 replies · 594+ views
    Townhall ^ | May 12, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Peter Singer is a calm, lucid and able debater, and our debate at Biola University in Los Angeles on April 25 was lively and hard-fought. Not for nothing is Singer considered a world-class philosopher and advocate. To watch the debate go to and click on my AOL blog. Singer praised me for not simply making assertions of faith or hurling Bible passages at him but rather for using reason and argument to make my case . And I complimented Singer for stepping, so to speak, into the lion's den. (Biola actually stands for Bible Institute of Los Angeles.) Unlike...
  • Ten Truths About The Election

    03/31/2008 4:52:16 AM PDT · by oldtimer2 · 34 replies · 1,323+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 31, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Ten Truths About The Election By Dinesh D'Souza Monday, March 31, 2008 1. Obama's connection with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright makes him unelectable in the general election, even though neither he nor most of the pundits seem to have recognized this yet. Obama continues to campaign as if he is still viable. The mainstream media continues to cover him as if he was still viable. In reality, Obama’s candidacy is seriously imperilled, and Hillary Clinton—yes Hillary Clinton!—is the strongest Democratic candidate left in the race. 2. John McCain is the strongest candidate the Republicans could have nominated. This is not...
  • Why Atheists Are Such Lousy Debaters

    01/04/2008 6:43:04 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 56 replies · 567+ views
    AOL News ^ | Jan 3rd 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    I watched the movie "The Great Debaters" last night, and it helped me to understand why atheists are such bad debaters. The movie portrays four students from a little black college in Texas, and shows how, under the tutelage of their pugnacious coach, they went on to defeat Almighty Harvard. Denzel Washington, who plays the coach, says early in the movie that debate is a kind of bloodsport. It's great virtue is that it puts rival ideas up against each other, as argued by people who passionately espouse those ideas, and then it lets the truth emerge through a kind...
  • Why the Left Hates Democracy ... (The Enemy at Home)

    01/02/2008 10:17:12 AM PST · by IrishMike · 17 replies · 190+ views
    Townhall ^ | Wednesday, January 2, 2008 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Commenting on Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, I recently commented that there are three groups that oppose democracy in the Muslim world: the secular dictators like Musharaff, the Islamic radicals of the Bin Laden stripe, and the cultural left here in America. In response, several people expressed indignation. One challenged me to provide a single example of a leftist who opposed Muslim democracy. Other liberals noted that they favored the idea of democracy but alas it wasn't succeeding in Iraq. Certainly it does seem odd that a left which is always calling for "more democracy" in America would resist democracy in Muslim...
  • Was Hitler a Christian? [Dinesh D'Souza rebuts atheist canard]

    11/13/2007 9:33:06 AM PST · by rhema · 54 replies · 930+ views
    Townhall ^ | November 5, 2007 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Embarrassed at the murderous legacy of atheist Communist regimes in the twentieth century, leading atheists seek to even the score with believers by portraying Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime as theist and specifically Christian. Atheist websites routinely claim that Hitler was a Christian because he was born Catholic, he never publicly renounced his Catholicism, and he wrote in Mein Kampf, “By defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord.” Atheist writer Sam Harris writes that since “the Holocaust marked the culmination of…two hundred years of Christian fulminating against the Jews,” therefore “knowingly or...
  • The atheists who came in from the cold

    11/19/2007 6:06:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 77 replies · 97+ views ^ | November 19, 2007 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Imagine if one of the world's leading Christians--say C.S. Lewis a generation ago, or Billy Graham now--were to reject his religious beliefs and become a atheist. It would be big news! The New York Times would be all over it, for sure, and the question would be why a man who has devoted his life to God would now turn against Him? In sum, the focus would be on what were the reasons for the conversion and on what's so bad about Christianity. Contrast this with the New York Times' approach to the conversion of philosopher Anthony Flew. Flew has...
  • What's So Great About Christianity?

    10/31/2007 7:32:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 62 replies · 251+ views ^ | October 31, 2007 | Dr. Paul Kengor, Dinesh D’Souza
    What's So Great About Christianity?   By Dr. Paul | Wednesday, October 31, 2007 Dr. Paul Kengor: Dinesh, I can’t help but begin by tossing you a big softball: I’m impressed by the endorsements for your new book. This is quite an eclectic bunch: Francis Collins of the Human Genome Institute, academic Stanley Fish, the Rev. Robert Schuller, Oxford’s Daniel Robinson, historian Paul Johnson and even Michael Shermer, the publisher of Skeptic magazine. Clearly, you’ve done something right. The title of this book, What’s So Great About Christianity, is a natural follow-up to your earlier work, What’s So...
  • Ahmadinejad is in, ROTC is out

    09/24/2007 4:16:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies · 302+ views ^ | September 24, 2007 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Chicago "homer" refs are hosing the Dallas Cowboys... Updated: 9:49 PM 09/23/07 FOX 5 in NYC, Me, 7:05am...MONDAY Updated: 8:46 PM 09/23/07 BIG THANKS to PunditReview and Dean Barnett... Updated: 8:34 PM 09/23/07 <a href=""> <img src="" alt="" width="160" height="600" border="0"> </a> Ahmadinejad is in, ROTC is out By Dinesh D'Souza Monday, September 24, 2007 President Lee Bollinger of Columbia University is a very open-minded guy, in his own opinion. In inviting the Iranian prime minister Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to speak at Columbia, he issued this statement. "Columbia, as a community dedicated to learning and scholarship, is committed to confronting ideas...Necessarily...
  • Dinesh D'Souza, Heretic?

    08/08/2007 2:17:49 PM PDT · by rollingthunder2006 · 7 replies · 531+ views ^ | 8/8/2007 | Bernard Chapin
    BC: It’s not hyperbole to say that your latest release, The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11, brought about a firestorm of contention. You were criticized by both leftists and conservatives. For what reason did the book outrage so many people? Dinesh D'Souza: Well, it’s not surprising that the book provoked hysteria from the left. The position I take is not one previously espoused by the right concerning the left’s role in 9/11. The common view that conservatives have is that liberals are naive or simply don’t understand terrorist motivations, but none of my peers...
  • Deport them, But not Mrs. Jimenez

    06/24/2007 9:22:35 PM PDT · by gpapa · 15 replies · 906+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 25, 2007 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Let the deportations begin! I've never understood all the nonsense about how we should be sympathetic toward illegals who came here to work and find a better life. We don't extend such sympathy to other people who routinely break the law. We aren't sympathetic, for instance, toward people who break into banks or hold up grocery stores in order to support their families and get a fresh start in life. We don't get teary-eyed about folks who engage in insider trading or bribery in order to send their kids to college and enjoy the American dream. We feel sorry for...
  • Why the rise of Islamism?

    04/12/2007 7:55:02 PM PDT · by Utah Girl · 16 replies · 496+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 4/12/2007 | Daniel Mandel
    According to the Hoover Institution's Dinesh D'Souza in his new book, The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11, the Western radical left has so repelled Muslims with its secularity, impiety and license that it, rather than gruesome Islamist imperial ambition, is a primary cause of Muslim rage and terror against America. The left ought to be indignant, but a peculiar aspect of this controversy, little remarked upon, is that D'Souza's liberal critics, for reasons best known to themselves, are missing in action. True, Alan Wolfe wrote a review for the New York Times , but...
  • It's the Culture, Stupid

    04/10/2007 6:38:39 AM PDT · by Valin · 42 replies · 1,544+ views
    Townhall ^ | 4/9/07 | Dinesh D'Souza
    Anti-Americanism comes in different varieties. Speak to Europeans who dislike the United States, and they point to what they see as the evils of conservative America: a shoot-first, ask-questions-later cowboy in the White House, Bible-toting fundamentalists walking around the corridors of power. Speak to Muslims who are hostile to America, however, and the typical complaint is very different. Many Muslims point to what they view as the horrors of liberal America: homosexual marriage, family breakdown, and a popular culture that is trivial, materialistic, vulgar, and in many cases morally repulsive. So while many secular Europeans abhor "red America," many religious...
  • "300" Zionist Spartans - And The Delusions Of Dinesh D'Souza (Don Feder Alert)

    04/06/2007 10:13:41 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 41 replies · 1,480+ views
    Don ^ | 04/06/2007 | Don Feder
    The movie "300" - based on a "graphic novel" (read comic book), itself loosely based on the battle of Thermopylae (480 BC) - has drawn the usual thoughtful and nuanced response from the turbaned thugs who run Iran. The last stand of King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans denigrates the glorious Persian antecedents of present day Iran, charges Javad Shangari, art advisor to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. "Art advisor" to a terrorist state - now there's a non sequitur. Does he critique artists who work in body parts? "Hollywood declares war on Iranians" blared the headline in a Tehran daily....
  • Victor Davis Hanson: The Mind of Mr. D’Souza - Nonsense.

    03/16/2007 2:02:31 PM PDT · by neverdem · 83 replies · 1,794+ views
    National Review Online ^ | March 16, 2007 | Victor Davis Hanson
    March 16, 2007, 5:00 a.m. The Mind of Mr. D’SouzaNonsense. By Victor Davis Hanson Dinesh D’Souza now weighs in against his numerous conservative critics in a series entitled “The Closing of the Conservative Mind.” The result is again suicidal, for his latest apology only confirms the nonsensical arguments found in The Enemy at Home. 1. D’Souza writes: “One might expect the Right to be open to a candid evaluation of what’s going wrong and how it might be fixed.” In fact, that is what the surge, the appointment of Gen. Petraeus, and changes at the Pentagon are all about....
  • Our Ann Coulter Problem (Barf Alert!)

    03/08/2007 12:27:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 1,523+ views
    Slate ^ | March 5, 2007 | Jack Shafer
    Ann Coulter shocked nobody last week by calling presidential candidate John Edwards a "faggot" during her appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Here's the YouTube video, as well as the quotation captured by the Associated Press: "I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, but it turns out you have to go into rehab if you use the word 'faggot,' so I—so kind of an impasse, can't really talk about Edwards." It's true that the Democratic Party leaders displayed outrage. The Edwards campaign e-mailed the Coulter news to its supporters, calling...
  • The D’Souza Follies (ROP Alert)

    02/18/2007 8:09:49 AM PST · by bornacatholic · 130 replies · 1,866+ views
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | 01/30/07 | Robert Spencer
    Dinesh D’Souza’s new book, The Enemy At Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11, is not all bad. He is absolutely right that Osama bin Laden’s perception that Bill Clinton was weak in the 1990s led to the stepping-up of global jihad efforts. But the central point of the book is that “the cultural left in this country is responsible for causing 9/11,” not only by fostering a view that America was weak, but by spreading around the world “a decadent American culture that angers and repulses traditional societies, especially those in the Islamic world that are being...
  • Letter From a Muslim Woman

    02/16/2007 9:25:00 AM PST · by PurpleMountains · 4 replies · 336+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 2/16/07 | Purple Mountains
    One of the responses to Dinesh D’Souza’s recent works (see note below) is from an unknown Muslim woman who helps us understand some of the underlying causes of Muslim unhappiness with the spread of western culture. Since Muslim terrorism is a world-wide phenomenon, existing in places like Darfur and Indonesia, as an explanation, there is obviously much more to it than the elevation of women’s rights, but it raises an interesting question: where are the womens’ rights groups? Why do they and other left-wing organizations turn a deaf ear to human rights abuses by Islamists? Why do they support the...
  • Our Provocateurs--Dinesh D’Souza Takes Place among the Serial Blame Artists [Victor Davis Hanson]

    02/13/2007 5:28:13 AM PST · by Nicholas Conradin · 21 replies · 703+ views
    VDH Private Papers ^ | February 13, 2007 | Victor Davis Hanson
    After 9/11, many leftists cited American faults that supposedly accounted for Osama bin Laden's savage attack. --snip-- But there were also those on the right who argued that the jihadists' furor was payback for our own sins. --snip-- Evocation of 9/11 can also energize an otherwise moribund political agenda. And blaming us rather than jihadists offers the easy — but false — option of winning the war by just making changes at home, rather than doing the hard work of defeating Islamists abroad. --snip--
  • D’Souza Knows Not--A Letter to Dinesh D’Souza from the Traditional Muslim World [VDH Private Papers]

    02/13/2007 5:15:16 AM PST · by Nicholas Conradin · 27 replies · 805+ views
    VDH Private Papers ^ | February 13, 2007 | A VDH reader
    Dear Mr. Hanson, I greatly appreciated your just and thoughtful critique in "The Enemy at Home." As a woman from South Asia, originally from a "traditional Muslim" community, and now domiciled in the U.S., I have much to say to Mr. D'Souza — but feel there's no use in doing so. I have seen him on TV and believe he will not be open to a differing opinion, not even if it comes from a Muslim woman from one of the cultural groups at the heart of his thesis. So I address this to you. My first question to Mr....