Bill de Blasio, Supporter of Anti-Semitic Communist Terrorists, Claims Republican Opponent is Extremist


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I don’t know how Lhota is supposed to top Bill de Blasio’s record as an extremist

Media Malpractice


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Welcome to the world where Richard Blumenthal’s lies are less reprehensible than Rand Paul’s honest opinion.

Defeating Iran?


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How can America deal with a nuclear Iran amidst Obama-era defense weakening?

George Will: Sarah Palin and the Mutual Loathing Society – RealClearPolitics


The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible […]

You Don’t Have to Be Straight to Be in the Military; You Just Have to Be Able to Shoot Straight


Many thanks to Barry Goldwater for this post’s title.

Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no military experience.  I am a linguist by trade, a libertarian, and an armchair counterjihadist with more experience in the service industry than I care to admit.  Believe it or not, this gives me an interesting perspective [...]

Yes, Calvin, Conservatism Shouldn’t Abandon Cultural Issues, It Should Just Be Smart about Pursuing Them


In reaction to my ongoing dialogue with Mary Grabar regarding drug legalization, conservatism and the counterculture, my NewsReal colleague Calvin Freiburger responded fairly to a poorly-worded statement of mine. Calvin highlighted these closing remarks for criticism:
A conservatism that can win is one which understands itself and defines itself as a political movement, not a cultural [...]

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Are we Fighting the Left or the Counterculture? Because They are Not the Same Thing


Read Mary Grabar’s original Pajamas Media article here.
Read David Swindle’s NewsReal rebuttal here.
Read Mary Grabar’s NewsReal response here.

Mary Grabar’s response in our debate about drug criminalization has clarified her opposition to marijuana legalization in an important way. She concluded her essay with these words:
As I see it, this debate really is about more than [...]

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