Of Sticky Wickets and Old Harlots: The Hypocrisy of The New York Times


James Delingpole hits a home run (or would that be a “run” or “wicket” using cricket terms?) in “Wikileaks: Old Gray Lady invokes the harlot’s prerogative.” He exposes the arrant hypocrisy of the New York Times, though why anyone who was alive in the early 70s would be surprised in inconceivable; the Times, after all, [...]

Hot Post: Women Can’t Fight?


Originally published on December 1, 2010 Tracy Clark-Flory’s Salon piece, “Do women undermine the brotherhood of war?”, questions the British policy of precluding women serving in front-line roles. She cites a recent Ministry of Defense review that concludes: [W]omen should be excluded from such roles because their presence might undermine “group cohesion,” leading to “far-reaching [...]

Women Can’t Fight?


Tracy Clark-Flory’s Salon piece, “Do women undermine the brotherhood of war?”, questions the British policy of precluding women serving in front-line roles. She cites a recent Ministry of Defense review that concludes: [W]omen should be excluded from such roles because their presence might undermine “group cohesion,” leading to “far-reaching and grave consequences.” The “brotherhood” referred [...]

Hot Post: Barbara Boxer Steps in it … Again!


Originally published on November 24, 2010 In the world most people inhabit, someone of Senator Barbara Boxer’s status would laugh themselves silly at the idea that Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is remotely comparable to Saudi Arabia’s beheading of gays, or Iran’s hanging of gays, or Pakistan’s stoning of gays, or North Korea’s rejection of the [...]

Barbara Boxer Steps in it … Again!


In the world most people inhabit, someone of Senator Barbara Boxer’s status would laugh themselves silly at the idea that Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is remotely comparable to Saudi Arabia’s beheading of gays, or Iran’s hanging of gays, or Pakistan’s stoning of gays, or North Korea’s rejection of the “popular gay culture in the West, [...]