The author paid a visit to the UCLA campus last week to cover the Muslim Student Association’s Palestine Awareness Week. He came away with the experiential knowledge that our premiere public universities are aiding and abetting Islamist jihad and the global neo-communist campaign for the extermination of Israel.
Christian Caryl, Contributing Editor at Foreign Policy and Newsweek, Slams Julian Assange and WikiLeaks
Why Wikileaks is not the same as the Pentagon Papers.
That’s a pretty good bet, I’d say.
From the letters to the editor at Los Angeles Times (in response to this article): Palestinian- Israeli impasse Re “Let’s get tough with Israel,” Opinion, Dec. 22 Yousef Munayyer is dead wrong. It’s time to get tough with Arab terrorists, not with the only democracy in the Middle East. He reiterates the myth of Palestinian [...]
At least The Guardian titled the essay for what it is, “A Shameful Thought for the Day.” Dawkins slams the Vatican’s “obscene indulgences” and then goes after original sin, a foundation of Christian faith.
It’s true: At this point in his presidency I think it is fair to say that Obama is already in the conversation as best president since Abraham Lincoln. His only real competition is FDR and LBJ, and I think it’s a safe bet that Obama will neither beat the Nazis nor start an unwinnable war [...]
At DownWithTyranny!, “At This Point Do We Have to Be Hoping for a Revolution?” (And Memeorandum.) From Howie Klein in the comments: On the other hand, more rich people and the criminal spawn can hang themselves, the way Mark Madoff did. That’s justice served — and revolutionary enough. Amazing. Folks may have heard. Mark Madoff [...]
I’ve noticed lately that radical progressives get particularly pissed when you call them out as nihilist. I discussed this recently in a lengthy essay, “Anti-Intellectualism and the Marxist Idea.” At issue there were some of the objections of BJ Keefe from September, and he reissued them just last week, and I responded again, “Navigating Past [...]
Cross-posted from American Power, “Thanksgiving Classic, 1994: Detroit Lions Over Buffalo Bills, 35-21.” ***** My life as a sports fan has gone through many gyrations. Lately I’ve been blogging more than watching football and baseball, although I watch the Thanksgiving Classic every year, and especially the Detroit Lions. Thinking about it now, I simply never [...]
Cross-posted from American Power. ***** Mona Charen spoke at the Jewish Policy Forum panel in Los Angeles, along with David Horowitz. Michael Medved began the talk with a discussion of electoral politics, and at some point the panelists got to talkin’ about their favorites for the 2012 presidential race. Ms. Charen endorsed Mitchell Daniels (not [...]