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  • Sowell: The Left's Gambles

    12/06/2016 10:32:24 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The risks may be even greater when people make decisions for other people. Yet there are some who are not only willing, but eager, to take decisions away from those who are directly affected. Something as personal as what doctor we want to go to has been taken out of our hands by ObamaCare. What job offer, at what pay rate, someone wants to accept has been taken out of their hands by minimum wage laws. Sick people...
  • The Left’s Dead End

    11/26/2016 5:09:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 26, 2016 | Andrew Solomon
    The Left has no alternatives anymore. When you buy a bag of hammers, it's just that, a bag of hammers with an occasional sickle thrown in. The only reason chemotherapy is prescribed is because the oncologist still believes there is enough fight in the body to overcome the cancer. However, when the entire body has been taken over, there is little use for any further attempts in using the lethal medicine. It's over because there is more of the bad than the good. So when the Left summons up the phrase Alt-Right perhaps we should take it as a compliment....
  • Meet The Leftist Professor Who Wrote The 'Hit List' Of "Fake News" Sites

    11/22/2016 4:18:12 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 21 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 16 Nov 16 | Tyler Durden
    Merrimack College assistant professor Melissa Zimdars, author of the “fake news” list circulated online (Photo: Twitter)The mainstream media are going wild circulating a viral list of so-called “fake news” websites – and the list includes established news sites like WND, Zero Hedge, Breitbart, Red State, the Daily Wire and Project Veritas – but WND has found a leftist, Trump-bashing assistant professor in Massachusetts who specialized in “fat studies” is behind the effort to target and discredit legitimate news organizations.Meet Merrimack College Assistant Professor Melissa Zimdars, a 30-something self-identified feminist and activist who has expressed great dislike for President-elect Donald Trump...
  • Massachusetts College Decides To Ban American Flags On Campus

    11/22/2016 5:50:28 AM PST · by pabianice · 51 replies
    Now to another story that we’ve been continuing to update. Hampshire College has decided not to fly any flags on campus, after an American flag was burned at the college. In a statement to 22News, Hampshire College’s president Johnathan Lash announced neither the American flag nor any other flags will be flown on campus. This comes after the school received harsh criticism from veterans and community members over the flag that was burnt. “It is a disrespect. That shouldn’t have happened in the first place.” Following the presidential election, the campus flag was lowered to half-staff, which offended veterans and...
  • The left is ‘projecting’ its own evil onto conservatives

    11/20/2016 9:44:17 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 19 Nov, 2016 | James Longstreet
    Have there ever been better examples of the psychological phenomenon known as “projection” than what we see and hear from the left each day? 1. The right is violent. Anti-Trump rioting in Portland, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, and Omaha by the left in which private and public property is destroyed. During the campaign, the husband of elected congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Robert Creamer, boasted on video of hiring thugs to violently disrupt the Trump rally in Chicago. We still await the violent right-wing extremism of which the left always warns. Maybe it is they to whom they...
  • Marchers Chant 'Kill the Police' During Anti-Trump Protest

    11/13/2016 7:05:14 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 13 Nov, 2016 | Rick Moran
    Seven people were arrested at a protest march in Indianapolis as demonstrators threw rocks at officers and chanted "Kill the police." The crowd also chanted "Love trumps hate." Nothing quite says "Love trumps hate" like threatening to kill police, eh? Three of those arrested were not from Indianapolis, say authorities. Indianapolis Star: The protest that started at the Statehouse was mostly peaceful until later in the evening when police used what appeared to be a pepper gun on some protesters walking in the street. After rallying at the Statehouse and walking towards the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the group splintered...
  • ?7 Things Liberals Should Learn From This Election But Won't

    11/12/2016 4:36:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 12, 2016 | John Hawkins
    1) The Standard Liberal Rhetoric Against Republicans Is Nuts: Last week, Bill Maher said the following, “I know liberals made a big mistake because we attacked your boy [President George W. Bush] like he was the end of the world. He wasn’t. And Mitt Romney, we attacked that way. I gave Obama a million dollars, I was so afraid of Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney wouldn’t have changed my life that much, or yours. Or John McCain. They were honorable men who we disagreed with. And we should have kept it that way. So we cried wolf. And that was wrong."Whether...
  • VIDEO: Democrat Defecates in Public, Picks It Up, Wipes it on Trump Sign

    11/11/2016 8:38:24 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 99 replies
    pamelageller.com ^ | November 10, 2016
    Trump protestor drops her pants, craps, PICKS IT UP, and then wipes it on a Trump sign. This is what were dealing with now. (thanks to Braden Walker)
  • Trump won because college-educated Americans are out of touch

    11/10/2016 11:22:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 9, 2016 | Charles Camosy
    As the reality of President-elect Donald Trump settled in very early Wednesday morning, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes summed up an explanation common to many on the left: The Republican nominee pulled ahead thanks to old-fashioned American racism. But the attempt to make Trump’s victory about racism appears to be at odds with what actually happened on Election Day. Consider the following facts. Twenty-nine percent of Latinos voted for Trump, per exit polls. Remarkably, despite the near-ubiquitous narrative that Trump would have deep problems with this demographic given his comments and position on immigration, this was a higher percentage of those who...
  • Sowell: The Left's Vision

    10/31/2016 2:14:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | November 1, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    The political left keeps announcing, as if it is a new breakthrough discovery of theirs, that life is unfair. Have they never read Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," more than two and a half centuries ago? What about economic historian David S. Landes' statement: "The world has never been a level playing field"? In the joint autobiography of Milton Friedman and his wife Rose, they say: "Everywhere in the world there are gross inequities of income and wealth. They offend most of us. Few can fail to be moved by the contrast between the luxury enjoyed by...
  • Obama Has Given America A Government Of Unchecked Power While Taking Away Liberty

    10/29/2016 2:14:25 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 18 replies
    Forbes ^ | October 28, 2016 | George Leef
    Barack Obama said he wanted to transform America and in many ways he has succeeded. The problem is that his transformation has done enormous and perhaps irreparable damage to the nation by demolishing the people’s confidence that our laws will be impartially enforced. Instead of, as the Constitution requires of the president, taking care that the laws be faithfully executed, Obama and his minions have operated under a completely different concept – that the laws will be enforced (or not) with the objective of maintaining the incumbent party in power. If you doubt that, I recommend reading Liberty’s Nemesis, published...
  • New film tells of my old friend BHO – Marxist revolutionary (exposing communism's influence) TR

    10/26/2016 9:03:49 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 12 replies
    WND ^ | October 26. 2016 | John Drew
    I was honored to attend the southern California premier of Trevor Loudon’s new movie, “The Enemies Within” at a special event hosted by the American Freedom Alliance on Oct. 16, 2016, in Van Nuys, California. This movie is the result of Loudon’s long-career of carefully collecting available information regarding the ties public officials in the U.S. have to the Communist Party, Communist front groups, jihadist hate groups and nefarious institutions who oppose the Constitution and our way of life. I think it always comes as a shock to people with little interest in politics and government (which, I suppose, is...
  • Sowell: The Left and the Masses

    10/17/2016 3:28:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 18, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    The greatest moral claim of the political left is that they are for the masses in general and the poor in particular. That is also their greatest fraud. It even fools many leftists themselves. One of the most recent efforts of the left is the spread of laws and policies that forbid employers from asking job applicants whether they have been arrested or imprisoned. This is said to be to help ex-cons get a job after they have served their time, and ex-cons are often either poor or black, or both. First of all, many of the left's policies to...
  • Sowell: The Left and the Masses: Part II

    10/17/2016 3:27:50 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 1 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 18, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    It is never easy to tell what people's motives are. But, when the political left proclaims their devotion to improving the lives of others in general, and of the poor in particular, we can at least get some clues from the way they go about it. One of the first things the left does is take away the right of other people to make their own choices. For example, under current California law, Hispanic school children cannot be taught in Spanish if their parents want them taught in English. Like parents in other immigrant groups before them, Hispanic parents tend...
  • Sowell: The Left and the Masses: Part III

    10/17/2016 3:26:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 2 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 18, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Claiming the role of champions of the masses is something the political left has been doing ever since there has been a political left — which is to say, ever since the late 18th century, when people with such views sat on the left side of the French National Assembly. Like so much that is claimed by the left, their compassion for the masses has seldom been subjected to any factual test. Both their words and their deeds reveal their low opinion of the people they claim to be championing. When Barack Obama referred to ordinary working people as people...
  • Is The FBI Now An Arm Of The Democratic Party?

    10/09/2016 3:16:44 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 73 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 6 Oct, 2016 | Editorial Board
    Justice: The FBI once was known as incorruptible, a legendary enforcer of American law that fought traitors, spies, organized crime and government corruption with equal fervor and fearlessness. Recent revelations about the FBI's moves during its investigation of Hillary Clinton's rogue email server suggest that that FBI no longer exists. Of particular relevance are the so-called side agreements signed by the FBI with high-level Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson as part of the investigation. It's important to note that both of these aides were in the thick of things in Hillaryland, and surely knew much about Clinton's likely...
  • This Teen Dressed As A Thief At School To Make Fun Of ‘White Culture’

    10/06/2016 10:41:26 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 82 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | October 6, 2016 | Cavan Sieczkowski
    Want a culturally appropriate costume this Halloween? This teen’s got an idea for you. Josh Welch, a 17-year-old from Silver Spring, Maryland, decided to dress as a thief for Culture Day at his high school earlier this week to make a statement about “white culture,” BuzzFeed first reported. “I consider myself a huge advocate for social justice, and I wanted to make a bold statement about ‘white culture,’” he told The Huffington Post Wednesday. “So I decided to use humor to get my point across, but I never imagined it could be this ubiquitous.”
  • Sowell: The Academic Curtain

    10/03/2016 4:55:43 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 4, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Back in the days of the Cold War between the Communist bloc of nations and the Western democracies, the Communists maintained pervasive restrictions around Eastern Europe that were aptly called an "iron curtain," isolating the people in its bloc from the ideas of the West and physically obstructing their escape. One of the few things that could penetrate the "iron curtain" were ideas conveyed on radio waves. "The Voice of America" network broadcast to the peoples of the Soviet bloc, so that they were never completely isolated, and hearing only what the Communist dictatorships wanted them to hear. Ironically, despite...
  • Hillary's sheeple revel in their mindless ignorance

    10/03/2016 6:05:59 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    Bookwormroom.com ^ | 10-2-2016 | Bookworm
    In 2008, when a Progressive friend expressed absolute horror that Sarah Palin was on the Republican ticket, I asked him to tell me why she was less qualified than Obama. After all, unlike Obama, Palin had experience governing. With his back against the wall, my friend uttered the worst indictment he could think of, and it had nothing to do with Palin’s abilities: “She’s not one of us.” As someone who is by birth and upbringing “one of us,” I know exactly what he meant. The “us” people have all attended prestigious schools, whether public or private or large or...
  • After the Republic

    09/28/2016 6:11:24 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 22 replies
    CRB ^ | 27 Sep 2016 | Angelo Codevilla
    over the past half century, the Reagan years notwithstanding, our ruling class’s changing preferences and habits have transformed public and private life in America. As John Marini shows in his essay, “Donald Trump and the American Crisis,” this has resulted in citizens morphing into either this class’s “stakeholders” or its subjects. And, as Publius Decius Mus argues, “America and the West” now are so firmly “on a trajectory toward something very bad” that it is no longer reasonable to hope that “all human outcomes are still possible,” by which he means restoration of the public and private practices that made...
  • Evil And The Intellectuals

    09/18/2016 7:50:21 PM PDT · by jcon40 · 6 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | Sept. 18, 2016 | Michael Ledeen
    Roger Simon’s fine book on moral narcissism—I Know Best—provides the basic insight into the mostly silly “debate” about the Hillary vs Trump contest. Roger understands that our ruling class isn’t much interested in understanding the real consequences of policy. With rare exceptions, the debate is about how the American “nomenklatura” feels about advocating one policy or another. It’s all about them, not about the election. In twenty-first century America, almost all of us seem to have concluded that “You are what you say you are. You are what you proclaim your values to be, irrespective of their consequences.” That is...
  • How To Destroy America From Within

    09/10/2016 5:09:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2016 | John Hawkins
    As Adam Smith, the Godfather of capitalism, once said, there’s a “great deal of ruin in a nation.” That’s doubly true when you’re talking about a nation like America, the world’s last remaining superpower. How do you destroy a country with a powerful economy, a strong military, and a moral and decent people? It has to be a long, slow process that moves subtly on many simultaneous fronts. If you become too bold, too fast, people will catch onto what you’re doing and even many of your biggest supporters will be forced to distance themselves from you….well, at least until...
  • Evergreen State College president slams Chicago’s ‘tone deaf’ approach to safe spaces

    09/02/2016 11:46:18 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 2, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    The president of Evergreen State College is slamming the University of Chicago’s fight against political correctness, arguing that trigger warnings and safe spaces on campus are “critical” to students’ academic and personal success. George S. Bridges, who has led the Olympia, Washington, college since October of last year, wrote in an op-ed for The Seattle Times that the University of Chicago’s recent letter to incoming freshmen blasting safe spaces and trigger warnings revealed “a profound indifference to concerns that many students now bring to colleges and universities.” “Either the university is completely tone deaf to the academic and developmental needs...
  • Occupy Wackos - Seek out Hugely Public Place, then Insist on Privacy (Hate Videocameras)

    08/27/2016 3:54:00 PM PDT · by gaijin · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 27, 2016 | me
    Australian documentary hobbyist spontaneously visits Occupy Melbourne rally with videocamera, planning to make some casual interviews about their event. A long, eerie series of paranoid outbursts from the dirty but clearly priveleged Occupiers ensue: They want to grow the government big enough to control the lives of EVERYONE --except them. Anyone with a camera is a spy, "What is your name..? What you're doing isn't cool, I'll tell the cops, here, that you're making me feel bad..." Many of the Occupiers show the strange opinion that the cherished notion of RIGHTS is anything they like, non-rights are things they don't...
  • Obsessed With Need To Control Others, Political Busybodies And Judges Trample On Liberty

    07/27/2016 11:40:20 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 27, 2017 | George Leef
    In the America I grew up in, the “liberals” were content to use government coercion to confiscate people’s money so they could spend it on their panoply of social engineering and vote-buying projects. They got to compel people to “join” Social Security, subsidize National Public Radio, pay for legions of needless bureaucrats in offices not authorized under the Constitution, bail out political cronies who cried “We’re too big to fail!” and so on. That kind of “liberalism” was bad enough, but the disease has of late developed new and far more vicious strains. Those involve attacks on Americans for not...
  • Trump's Speech Wasn't 'Dark' Enough

    07/26/2016 9:39:16 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 10 replies
    Townhall ^ | July 26, 2016 | Dennis Prager
    Trump's Speech Wasn't 'Dark' Enough Dennis Prager | Posted: July 26, 2016 12:01 AM One of the many remarkable traits of the progressives is their lack of self-awareness. This trait was on display last week in the media and Democratic Party's characterization of Donald Trump's acceptance speech -- and the entire Republican National Convention -- as "dark." For the left to dismiss other Americans as having a dark view of America is preposterous. Because no one -- not Trump, not the Republican Party, not any conservative -- has nearly as dark a view of America as does the left....
  • Cultured Hicks

    07/05/2016 7:11:16 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 4 Jul, 2016 | ROD DREHER
    Ross Douthat says that the true divide in Western politics is now between globalists and nationalists — and this divide is tribal. He explains the identifying markers of the Cosmopolitan tribe, i.e., what makes them different from the nationalist tribe (among them: their “out group” is Evangelical Christians). Douthat says there’s not necessarily anything wrong with this. A propensity for tribalism is part of human nature. More: But it’s a problem that our tribe of self-styled cosmopolitans doesn’t see itself clearly as a tribe: because that means our leaders can’t see themselves the way the Brexiteers and Trumpistas and Marine...
  • No Scoop For You: Boulder's Pools Drop Ice Cream In Name Of Healthy Vending

    07/02/2016 1:51:15 PM PDT · by Viking2002 · 53 replies
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 6/30/2016 | Alex Burness
    This time of year, Andrew Gafford, who's almost 8, is visiting Boulder's Spruce Pool on a daily basis. And though he's learning to live with the fact that the pool has banned the sale of Neapolitan ice cream sandwiches — his longtime snack bar go-to — he's still prone to spurts of heartache. "I'll get over it, but then it brings back a lot of memories of me getting ice cream sandwiches," Andrew said. "Like this one time, when I was eating one very slowly, so it melted all over me. It makes me feel sad to say." He'd start...
  • Why the Left Hates Referendums

    06/28/2016 5:20:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 28, 2016 | Dennis Prager
    One of the common laments of leftist commentators in Europe and America concerning Brexit is that holding referendums is a bad idea. The most frequently expressed example is the contempt in which the left holds British Prime Minister David Cameron for having suggested the referendum in the first place. But why would the left hate referendums? Doesn't it claim to represent "the people"? Isn't "power to the people" one of the most popular sayings of the left? Isn't the American left trying to abolish the Electoral College precisely because it isn't directly representative of "the people's" will? One would imagine,...
  • 10-cent bag tax at Washtenaw County grocery stores approved

    06/03/2016 8:57:59 PM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 47 replies
    Mlive ^ | 6-2-2016 | Ryan Stanton
    ANN ARBOR, MI — If you don't bring your own reusable bags when you go grocery shopping, it could cost you. Washtenaw County commissioners voted 6-2 Wednesday night to approve a new carryout bag ordinance that imposes a 10-cent fee on consumers for every disposable bag they receive at retail grocery stores in the county. That includes both paper and plastic. The ordinance is intended to eliminate unnecessary waste and incentivize people to be more environmentally conscious. However, there's pending state legislation that could take away the county's ability to impose such regulations. Senate Bill 853 passed through the state...
  • The True Story of a Conservative Refugee

    05/26/2016 6:54:41 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 26 May, 2016 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    Trigger Warning: This is a 100% true story. No names have been changed to protect anyone. You may be disturbed. But I will not lie to you. On April 23, 2016, I declared my independence. The towers of the university where I work reflected the orange glare of L.A.'s sunset. It was Saturday, but I'd driven all the way to campus to do something, I realized, I should have done eight years ago. The office was empty, as one would expect. The security cameras probably captured becoming footage of my lone figure walking down the seventh floor hallway and throwing...
  • These Are the Radical DOJ Lawyers Suing North Carolina Over Transgender Bathroom Use

    05/24/2016 12:14:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 22, 2016 | J. Christian Adams
    PJ Media published the Every Single One series in 2011. The series documented the Obama administration’s hiring of radical lawyers to fill the career ranks in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. Every single one of the new attorney hires were radical leftists or partisans . Since 2011, the situation has only gotten worse. Much worse. The Civil Rights Division exercises enormous power over the everyday lives of Americans: they are involved in employment, education, housing, religious liberty, abortion, prisons, policing, and much, much more. The radical beliefs of these radical lawyers have turned into radical administration policies....
  • College reverses decision, rehires famed Delta Force hero

    05/20/2016 11:28:48 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    When given the choice of standing alongside a decorated military hero or a bunch of militant LGBT activists – choose wisely. The leadership of Hampden-Sydney College learned that lesson the hard way. On May 19 I reported to you that the Virginia all-male college had chosen not to renew retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin’s contract – ending his stellar, nine-year career teaching leadership and ethics. Less than six hours later, the college reversed its decision and offered the retired general a one-year contract. “Hampden-Sydney College is a fine school with a proud history of young men who have led our...
  • Walter Williams: Scalia School of Law

    05/16/2016 9:37:13 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 18, 2016 | Walter E. Williams
    George Mason University School of Law has just been renamed the Antonin Scalia School of Law in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Accompanying the name change was a receipt of a $30 million gift: $10 million from the Charles Koch Foundation and $20 million from an anonymous donor. The combination of the names of Scalia and Koch has led to a number of George Mason University faculty getting their panties in a bunch — and understandably so. Let's look at it. Justice Antonin Scalia had a reputation on the court and in his written opinions as...
  • 2016 05 15 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Fighting God" (video)

    05/15/2016 9:26:31 PM PDT · by Lera · 6 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | May 15, 2016 | John Haller
    "Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!" That line, spoken by Bill Murray in the movie "Ghostbusters" is incredibly not very far from the truth these days. Keep in mind, it has been only 10 1/2 months since the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, and the complete breakdown and degeneration of society here and abroad is now in full force. John has had enough, and he shares his anger and frustration during this week's update entitled "Fighting God". In an unusually harsh rebuke of our elected officials and world leaders, John takes them to task on heir...
  • Sowell: Dry Rot in Academia

    05/09/2016 12:08:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 10, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited — and then disinvited — to give a talk on a college campus, in this case Virginia Tech. Mr. Riley is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and, perhaps most relevantly, author of a very insightful book titled "Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed." In short, Jason Riley's views on race are different from the views that prevail on most college campuses. At one time, 50 years ago or earlier, exposing students...
  • Leninist Liberalism On The Bench

    05/07/2016 11:03:45 AM PDT · by NRx · 13 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 05-07-2016 | Rod Dreher
    What is to be done? Comrade Tushnet explains it all (Everett Historical/Shutterstock) “To be successful, insurrection must rely not upon conspiracy and not upon a party, but upon the advanced class.” — Lenin.You really have to read this post by Harvard Law professor Mark Tushnet, in which he advises his fellow legal liberals to take the gloves off and hit conservatives with bare-knuckle force. Excerpts: Several generations of law students and their teachers grew up with federal courts dominated by conservatives. Not surprisingly, they found themselves wandering in the wilderness, looking for any sign of hope. The result: Defensive-crouch...
  • Meet the Radical Professors Opposed to Renaming a Public Law School for Justice Scalia

    05/03/2016 11:37:41 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 3, 2016 | J. Christian Adams
    A group of undergraduate professors at George Mason University are leading the charge to oppose renaming the law school after late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. A public Virginia university, GMU received a $30,000,000 pledge to rename the law school. However, the George Mason faculty senate -- which is not a law school body -- passed a resolution opposing the name change. The reasons the GMU faculty senate opposed the well-funded name change included the following: The memorializing of a Supreme Court Justice who was a significant contributor to the polarized climate in this country that runs counter to...
  • Gun taxes, thought policing and the triumph of the ‘Force-Left’

    04/30/2016 9:51:46 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    Americans for Limited Government ^ | 28 Apr, 2018 | Dustin Howard
    The totalitarian temptation is proving too much for the left across America. Daniel Flynn, in his book A Conservative History of the American Left, contrasted the “Freedom Left”, the benign old-fashioned liberals, versus the “Force Left”, the descendants of Marx that malignantly oppose fundamental rights in pursuit of their radical aims. The Force Left has successfully seized control of their movement, and their fundamental transformation is manifesting in current events daily as we watch their struggle for ever more power. The left as a whole has long been hostile to the Second Amendment, but has been divided of the regulatory...
  • Lawmakers demand Census ask about sexual orientation, gender identity

    04/27/2016 9:34:43 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 79 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 27, 2016 | Stephan Dinan
    The Census should be demanding more information about “gender identity,” leading liberal lawmakers said Wednesday, asking the agency to start including more probing questions to get at the increasingly complex family dynamics in America. “Many federal data collection instruments gather respondents’ race, ethnicity, sex, marital status and other personal demographic information. However, most of these instruments do not include direct measures of respondents’ sexual orientation or gender identity,” Rep. Raul Grijalva and Sen. Tammy Baldwin said in a letter they led, and which was co-signed by dozens of their Democratic colleagues.
  • Walter Williams: Rights Versus Wishes

    04/18/2016 2:45:09 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 20, 2016 | Walter E. Williams
    Here is what presidential aspirant Sen. Bernie Sanders said: "I believe that health care is a right of all people." President Barack Obama declared that health care "should be a right for every American." The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: "Every person has a right to adequate health care." President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in his January 1944 message to Congress, called for "the right to adequate medical care and the opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health." And it is not just a health care right that people claim. There are rights to decent housing, good food and a...
  • The Re-Education Camps We Call Universities

    04/13/2016 3:15:56 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 14 replies
    Barb Wire ^ | 4/13/2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    The totalitarian attitude on campus hit me in a very personal way on March 30 as I was sitting on an airplane at Reagan National Airport on my way to Albany, New York. I was informed that a campus debate I was scheduled to participate in later that day had been cancelled. I was told to get off the plane and go home. I believe this is the first time on a college or university campus that a left-right debate has been cancelled because of objections to one side of the debate. It appears the totalitarian left is so determined...
  • Exclusive: Meet the Radical Lawyers the DOJ Hired to Oversee Elections

    04/06/2016 11:52:15 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 6, 2016 | Hans A. von Spakovsky & J. Christian Adams
    In 2011, PJ Media published the Every Single One series. The series documented the Obama administration’s hiring of ideologically leftist and partisan lawyers to fill the career ranks of the lawyers in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division from the day it came into office. The different sections of the Division exercise enormous power over the everyday lives of Americans, ranging from employment, education, housing, religious liberty, abortion, prisons, policing, and much, much more. If a president wanted to launch a radical transformation of the country, he would start it in the Civil Rights Division . And a...
  • Every Single One: Since 2009, Obama's DOJ Civil Rights Division Hired ONLY Leftist Lawyers-Hundreds!

    04/04/2016 1:52:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 4, 2016 | Hans A. von Spakovsky & J. Christian Adams
    Despite being exposed before, nothing has changed. In 2011, we produced the Every Single One series for PJ Media about an unprecedented wave of ideological hiring of leftist attorneys into the career ranks of the Justice Department. The series documented the partisan and radical background of every single one of the 113 new Justice Department lawyershired into the Obama Civil Rights Division from January 2009 to January 2011. With the help of PJ Media, we will now be updating that revealing report -- and sharing details about the background of Justice Department attorneys hired since 2011. Because we have...
  • California college student claims pro-Trump message an act of 'violence'

    03/29/2016 3:00:08 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 29, 2016
    A California college student who claimed to have found a pro-Donald Trump message scrawled on the whiteboard outside her dorm room last week was so shaken that someone nearby might support the GOP frontrunner that she alerted campus police, according to a report. “This morning, a Mexican-American Scripps student woke up to find her whiteboard vandalized with the phrase ‘#Trump 2016,'” Minjoo Kim, student body president at Scripps College, wrote in a March 26 email blast to classmates, according to The College Fix. Although the message was not derogatory, Kim claimed the unidentified student perceived it as such because of...
  • Sowell: Black and White, Left and Right

    03/21/2016 10:30:43 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | March 22, 2016 | Thomas Sowell
    Much is made of the fact that liberals and conservatives see racial issues differently, which they do. But these differences have too often been seen as simply those on the right being racist and those on the left not. You can cherry-pick the evidence to reach that conclusion. But you can also cherry-pick the evidence to reach the opposite conclusion. During the heyday of the Progressive movement in the early 20th century, people on the left were in the forefront of those promoting doctrines of innate, genetic inferiority of not only blacks but also of people from Eastern Europe and...
  • Why Israeli Jews are Conservative and American Jews are Leftist

    03/17/2016 9:21:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 03/17/2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Israeli left as a democratic political movement is dead. That piece of bad news was delivered by a recent survey which shows that only 8% of Israeli Jews identify with the left, 55% with the center and 37% with the right. In the last election, the establishment Labor Party had to dress up as a wolf in Zionist centrist clothing by renaming itself the Zionist Camp (it still lost). The left had to create two other fake centrist parties to stop Netanyahu, but just ended up having to roll them into his center-right coalition. The Israeli left still controls...
  • $10 Mil to End “Diaper Disparity” after Free Diaper Laws Fail Twice in Congress

    03/16/2016 9:50:35 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 70 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 16, 2016
    On two different occasions Congress has rejected laws to give “needy” families government-subsidized diapers—in addition to free food and medical care—but President Obama is determined to make it happen, allocating $10 million in taxpayer money to the highly unpopular cause. The multi-million-dollar initiative is being promoted by the White House as essential to eradicate a national “diaper divide” and the goal is to abolish “diaper disparity” by expanding access to affordable diapers for America’s poorest families. Behind this high-priced mission is Cecilia Muńoz, the White House Domestic Policy Director. A renowned open borders lobbyist in Washington D.C., Muńoz was vice...
  • Fondly remembering Mao: Western universities and ‘hemispatial neglect’

    03/16/2016 8:24:37 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 3/16/16 | Barbara Kay
    It’s no secret that Western campuses are dominated by progressivism. But certain indices of academics’ love affair with the far left still have the power to shock. The University of Victoria is inviting applications from students in its Pacific and Asian Studies program for two awards “in memory of the late Mao Tse Tung” — one to be applied for a study tour of China, the other to promote the study of modern China.Now the Mao Tse Tung Memorial Course and Travel Awards don’t amount, in monetary terms, to a hill of beans — a few hundred dollars together, barely enough to...
  • Why I Left the Left: How Studying Theology Made Me a Conservative

    03/06/2016 8:40:19 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2 Mar, 2016 | John Ellis
    Leading up to the 2008 presidential election, I let it be known to anyone who would listen that I was going to vote for Barack Obama. After years of leftist activism, it was exciting to be able to vote for a candidate who embodied much of what I believed to be true. For me, the previous eight years under President Bush had been a wasteland of oppression, war-mongering, and greed. Obama presented me with the voting opportunity to help usher in a new age of compassion, justice, and equality. This is, in large part, why I read with interest the...