My day on the USS Abraham Lincoln.
In a previous post I mentioned Jennifer Delton’s summary of the prevailing view of professors dealing with the Cold War who teach that America was the villain. Sympathy for our enemies is the standard progressive posture — which is why they get so hysterical whenever the word “patriotism” is mentioned. Delton’s article is in fact [...]
Republicans have backed their way into a corner in opposing the bank bill. The “just say no” to bailouts is totally delusional. If the big bank fail, you do have to bail them out or it really will be a total collapse. That’s why you have to regulate them, which is the lesson we should [...]
On Sunday, C-Span ran the Cooper Union panel with Tariq Ramadan, grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood and — until recently — banned from America for funding terrorists and working with their networks. On the platform were Slate’s Jacob Weisberg, the moderator, and George Packer (who provided the only illuminating moment in the [...]
If I were to write that professors at American universities were almost universally teaching students the Communist view of America’s cold war history my comment would be dismissed as that of an “extremist” and “right-wing ideologue.” Yet that is exactly the claim made by a leftist academic [...]