The current president of the AAUP, Cary Nelson, is also a well-known political activist, author of Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. During a debate at a conference in 2007, Professor Nelson said: “You cannot take politics out of my classroom anymore than you can take it out of life. It’s [...]
Rachel Maddow of MSNBC unveiled a profoundly dishonest assessment of the ACORN undercover video saga.
On her show she took irrelevant facts and half-truths and then made sweeping generalizations. This describes the Media Matters approach to waging war on “conservative misinformation” to a tee. If a semi-colon is out of place anywhere, you’re a contemptible liar hellbent [...]
On “Hannity” last night, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich excoriated the Obama Administration’s announcement that nuclear retaliation is off the table against rogue states that attack us, as long as those states aren’t themselves nuclear, and that the United States will not develop any new nuclear weapons:
I think this is the most unrealistic [...]
When my mother immigrated to America from Ireland in 1959, the first thing she learned about was Baseball. Her stipend from nursing school was small, so once she had climbed to her perch in the nose-bleeds, she was not only in “Baseball- Heaven” emotionally, but darn close physically.
In 1974, then living in San Jose, California, [...]
The American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is the largest labor federation in America, consisting of 57 autonomous and international unions. For decades, under the leadership of George Meany and Lane Kirkland, this entity was a bastion of anti-communism. In fact, Meany invited Alexandre Solzhenitsyn to speak at AFL-CIO meetings and brought awareness of […]