The Political Class and the Dregs From Below Decks

Sometimes, we like to think we’ve moved beyond the overt class distinctions depicted in period films such as James Cameron’s Titanic. However, despite the egalitarian principles enshrined in our founding documents, class distinction remains a palpable aspect of American society.

Joy Behar’s Stupid Question

It has often been said that there is no such thing as a stupid question. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say it’s never stupid to seek answers, but it’s not hard to come up with examples of inane inquiries.

“Power Divided Is Power Checked:” NewsReal Interviews Talker and State’s Rights Advocate Jason Lewis

Power Divided Is Power Checked: The Argument for State’s Rights is a scholarly and concise illumination of the federalism intended by America’s Founding Fathers. In its pages, Lewis demonstrates how the structure of our federal government has been radically transformed from one of limited enumerated powers to one with effectively limitless power.

Of Dogs and Men: How the Tucker Carlson / Michael Vick Flap Reveals the Left’s Moral Degeneracy

When a Princeton professor responded on MSNBC to Tucker Carlson’s asserted belief that Michael Vick ought to be executed for his crimes against dogs, she left viewers with the impression that she was justifying Vick’s actions as an effect of racial politics. However, her real point was worse, demonstrating the dangerous moral degeneracy of the Left.

MTV’s Abortion Special Raises the Only Question Worth Debate

Late Tuesday night, MTV provided viewers with a candid look into the decision of a teenage mother to terminate the life of her unborn child. The account reminds us of the only question of any real import in the abortion debate.

Deist “Doonesbury” Snipes God on Christmas Day

The Christmas Day edition of “Doonesbury” took aim at God. At least cartoonist Garry Trudeau acknowledges there is a God to criticize.

NYT Abandons Journalism: Compares Jon Stewart to Edward R. Murrow

The New York Times recently knighted Jon Stewart for “advocacy journalism,” comparing him to Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite. But what does advocacy have to do with journalism?

“Harry Potter” Actress Assaulted, Under Threat of Honor Killing

The Harry Potter novels introduce young readers to the idea that not all people are good. Many adults need to learn the same lesson.

Penélope Cruz Controversy Reveals Duplicity in Immigration Debate

Providing us with another convenient excuse to share an image of the radiant Penélope Cruz, some readers responded with indignation to last week’s post regarding the actress and her unborn child.

Whitewashing “Thor:” Why the Council of Conservative Citizens Is Anything But

“Racism” is among the most abused words in the English language, bandied about with reckless abandon, applied inappropriately to disparage and denigrate when intelligible argument fails.  As Stanley Kurtz points out in his outstanding exposé Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism, the Left has inflamed racial tensions as one would stoke [...]