NewsReal Blog Book Club: The Feminist Hawk Godmother’s Books and Recommendations


Dr. Phyllis Chesler has a weekly column here at NewsReal Blog. She is the author of The New Anti-Semitism, The Death of Feminism, and the classic Woman’s Inhumanity to Woman.
Two texts that she recommends:
Virgins? What Virgins?: And Other Essays by Ibn Warraq
The Other War: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for Media Supremacy by Stephanie [...]

A “Religious Scholar”?


tariq-ramadan

Remembering why Tariq Ramadan was barred from the U.S. in the first place.

Phyllis Chesler at NewsReal Blog: Mama Hawk Joins the Nest


The Godmother of the Feminist Hawk movement, the inimitable Dr. Phyllis Chesler, made her debut at NewsReal Blog this week. She wrote about the banning of the burqa and Islamic censorship.
Dr. Chesler has expanded her post for her Chesler Chronicles blog at Pajamas Media. Please be sure and check it out.
I’m thrilled to report that [...]

How Feminists Judge: “He Looks Rape-y”


The aftermath of my column
For the past two days, I have been embroiled in an enormous campus controversy concerning a column I wrote criticizing the concept of “date rape” and decrying the victim-based ideology of the sexual left. Printed in the university’s paper, the American University Eagle, the column went up on its website on [...]

Take a camel. Please. Or: The trouble with Ann Coulter


Since NewsReal Blog is a media analysis blog, bear with me as I point out (again) what the media got wrong about Ann Coulter’s history-making trip to Canada. (And yes, I mean that. As I’ve said from the start, her visit has cast into high relief a debate that until now has mostly existed on [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 28, 2010


I have had the sad task of writing a just-published book about my daughter Sarah who died at the age of 44 from complications related to a birth condition. No parent should have to bury his child, and the book I have written, which is called A Cracking of the Heart, is naturally about grief [...]

Ann Coulter riot in Ottawa: Day Two


Last night, I started seeing stuff in my Twitter feed about “#AnnCoulter,” “2000 protesters,” people throwing tables, and even people being whisked to the U.S. Embassy for protection. Ann Coulter was in our nation’s capital, to speak at the University of Ottawa.
I’d seen her speak the night before, in London, Ontario, and like many people [...]

From the Speeches of David Horowitz: March 13, 2010


– The Wednesday Morning Club, February 26 2010
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Twitter Today – Mickey Kaus’ Candidacy and Ezra Klein’s Narcissism


In the fuzzy fantasy world of the progressives – every issue, statement, article is a very personal  affront.  How nice to live in a land where everything is about “me”!
The  NYT interviewed long time Slate blogger Mickey Kaus this morning about his quasi-candidacy in California’s  Democratic Senate primary.  I will leave the legitimacy of Kaus’ [...]

From the Speeches of David Horowitz: March 12, 2010


– The Wednesday Morning Club
Part 1 was featured yesterday. And the Q&A will come tomorrow.
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