In sum, [the] academic disinterest in my work is not a personal matter, but the expression of a political fact. It is a reflection of the ideological debasement of our institutions of knowledge by a movement whose hallmarks are narcissisitic self-absorption and intellectual intolerance, and whose attacks on tradition, objectivity and intellectual standards are already [...]
Like Islamic radicalism, the totalitarian doctrines of communism and fascism are fundamentalist creeds. “The fundamentalist does not believe [his] ideas have any limits or boundaries,… [therefore] the goals of fundamentalist terror are not to eliminate injustice but to eliminate opposition.”10 That is why the humanitarian nature of America’s mission to Mogadishu made no difference to [...]
Within days of 9/11, with the images of the fallen towers and their innocent dead still fresh in mind, radicals launched a campaign to protest in advance any military response America might contemplate to answer the unprovoked attack. By these radicals’ own account, there were 247 “anti-war” demonstrations in the United States and in countries [...]
The radicalism shaping the Democratic Party is part of a broad-ranging, forty-year effort of New Left radicals to infiltrate the institutions of American society and culture, and redirect their purposes and ends. These institutions include the courts, schools, universities, churches, mass media, unions, foundations, corporations and government agencies…During the 2004 election campaign, through an extraordinary [...]
Koreans, Chinese and Vietnamese come to America and are forced to learn English. And do very well. They score higher than any ethnic group on those “Eurocentrically” biased standard performance tests, get into the most elite colleges in impressive numbers and go on to become businessmen, engineers and computer scientists. They do it all without [...]
Huey Long was once asked whether he thought fascism could ever come to America. His answer was “Yeah, but it’ll come calling itself anti-fascism.” America isn’t close to such a future, but I couldn’t help thinking about Long’s comment in connection with an episode that occurred recently at my alma mater.
The occasion was a conference [...]
In pursuit of answers to the mystery of Betty’s death, I subsequently discovered that the Panthers had killed more than a dozen people in the course of conducting extortion, prostitution and drug rackets in the Oakland ghetto. While these criminal activities were taking place, the group enjoyed the support of the American left, the Democratic [...]