The Fallacy of “Fairness”


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Like it or not, success will never be equally distributed.

Meet the future of American diplomacy! (He’ll fit right in…)


I like the irreverent Washington Rebel blog, but unless this post is dripping with more sarcasm than I’m picking up, they missed something.
Yeah, this kid looks harmless (if face-slappingly earnest). But during questioning, I’d become “suspicious” of the “clean cut college guy” too:

The Wyncote native was detained for five hours after Transportation Security Administration screeners [...]

The Who’s Pete Townshend: Not the Left’s Fool


Being a college student in the early ’70s, The Who was right up there on our “must see” concert list. I have often thought of them in the last few years, as their famous lyrics “won’t get fooled again” continued to pop up in my mind (usually on a daily basis.) For me, that one [...]

Justice Thomas Defends Campaign Finance Ruling – NYTimes.com


WASHINGTON — In expansive remarks at a law school in Florida, Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday vigorously defended the Supreme Court’s recent campaign finance decision. And Justice Thomas explained that he did not attend State of the Union addresses — he missed the dust-up when President Obama used the occasion last week to criticize the […]

Mark Steyn: Obama is talking the talk – Washington Times


The world turns. In Indonesia, the principal of a Muslim boarding school in Tangerang who is accused of impregnating a 15-year-old student says the DNA test will prove that a malevolent genie is the real father. In New Zealand, a German tourist, Hans Kurt Kubus, has been jailed for attempting to board a plane at […]

We Need Diversity


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How come diversity-driven administrators allow sports, the most visible part of a college, to be the least diverse and least inclusive?

Unable to Bear the Company of Women


The New York Times has an extensive profile of the American jihadist Omar Hammami, a.k.a. Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, detailing his odyssey from being a middle-class American boy in Alabama to a hateful jihadist in Somalia. We are told that Omar dropped out of college because, as he had himself explained, he “could no longer bear [...]

Marxist Professor Howard Zinn, 1922-2010


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Howard Zinn died Wednesday at the age of 87. He is best known for writing A People’s History of the United States (1980), a Marxist tract that describes America as a predatory and repressive capitalist state — sexist, racist, imperialist — that is run by a corporate ruling class for the benefit of the rich. A People’s History has […]

FULL TEXT of President Obama’s State of the Union Address


The prepared text of tonight’s State of the Union address:
Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Our Constitution declares that from time to time, the President shall give to Congress information about the state of our union. For two hundred and twenty years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty. They [...]

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“Hey, Let’s Purify the Party from Party Purification. NOH8, haters!” Says Meghan McCain.


Ms. McCain:  talk to me about how “creepy” ideological purity is when you wipe that dogmatic “NOH8” kiddie paint off your face.  Your intellectual inconsistency is showing and it’s definitely not as cute as that airbrushed pap you’re so proud of.
In her current piece for The Daily Beast, she opines the latest in her [...]

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