From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 1, 2010


Timothy Burke entirely misreads (or has failed to read) the most important section of the book, which I have called “The Mind of the Left” as an homage to a classic text by W.J. Cash called, The Mind of South. This section consists of eight sub-chapters and constitutes about a quarter of the text. It [...]

The Rare Sightings of Tipper Gore


Catching a glimpse of Tipper Gore these days is about as rare as seeing a family of polar bears frolic in the Arctic. Unless of course, you’re a deadhead in DC. No, not the ones in the White House, those who attend Grateful Dead concerts. If so, you might have caught the performance of the [...]

David Horowitz and a Guided Tour of the “Ron Paul Revolutionary” Mind


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Debra Medina’s Truther exposure reignites scrutiny of anti-American libertarians.

Sarah Palin assails Obama at ‘tea party’ gathering – AP


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sarah Palin, in a speech that was short on ideas but big on enthusiasm, took aim at President Barack Obama and the Democrats, telling a gathering of “tea party” activists that America is ripe for another revolution. Noting his party’s dismal showing in elections since Obama moved into the White House a […]

Everything I Now Need to Know About Sarah Palin, I Learned From Aristotle


In spite of all I admired and wrote in support of Governor Sarah Palin, I cannot claim intellectual honesty if I try to justify her profoundly disturbing endorsement of Dr. Rand Paul.
It is one thing to vote for a flawed candidate opposing one who is worse. It is another thing altogether to place immense credibility [...]

Iraq’s New Crisis


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A government ban of 500 election candidates threatens to derail the country’s political progress.

A Marine Shares the Good News in a Letter from Afghanistan


Wouldn’t it be nice if the media reported ALL the news from the front, rather than just the bad news?
War is horrible of course, but even under terrible conditions, our troops have made much progress thus far, and they’re justly proud of what they’ve accomplished. As a former Marine myself, I tend to pay extra [...]

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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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