American University’s Rape of the First Amendment


A recent incidence of censorship at American University shows the intellectual rot and decay that has taken place at American colleges and universities. This incidence of censorship also underscores the need for an academic bill of rights.

The Generals


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A new book tells the stories of four generals who changed the modern U.S. Army.

Anatomy of a Lie: ACORN, Charles Hynes, & the Church of Liberalism’s Canonization Process


Global warming is settled science.  Saddam Hussein never had WMDs.  Tax cuts only benefit the rich.  Ever wonder how so many leftist talking points come to be accepted as conventional wisdom?  Often, it’s simply a matter of the media saying so as if they’re vetted, well-established conclusions, despite skipping the messy “vetting” and “establishing” parts.
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Thou Shalt Not Make Light of Global Warming


Under no circumstances is global warming ever to be compared to a religion.  It’s cold, hard science, you see: strictly empirical, reliably objective, and certain to be reevaluated whenever new evidence comes to light.  Nothing is taken on blind faith.  Seriously, it’s all about-
Y’know what?  I can’t do this any more.  The Left’s doctrine of [...]

NPR: Mass. Revolt and Obama’s Agenda


The January 20 broadcast of NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook has a very obvious double meaning: Massachusetts Revolt and Mass Revolt.  NPR is soooooo clever.  Good to know that my tax dollars are not being wasted.
So, does NPR consider the election of ostensibly conservative Republican Scott Brown to the Senate seat owned (as in “bought and [...]

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Harry situation: Inside the Reid eruption – POLITICO.com


Harry Reid isn’t talkative. But the Senate majority leader chatted freely with the two disarmingly charming book authors who came to his office at the Capitol shortly after the 2008 election. They — and their tape recorder — were soaking in his reminiscences about the wild campaign that had turned a backbencher in his caucus […]

Dems rip Rasmussen for poor poll numbers – POLITICO.com


Democrats are turning their fire on Scott Rasmussen, the prolific independent pollster whose surveys on elections, President Obama’s popularity and a host of other issues are surfacing in the media with increasing frequency. The pointed attacks reflect a hardening conventional wisdom among prominent liberal bloggers and many Democrats that Rasmussen Reports polls are, at best, […]

Robert Kagan: Obama’s Lonely Decision, Washington Post


So now two presidents in the space of less than three years have bucked overwhelming conventional wisdom, as well as public opinion, and decided that they did not want to lose a war. And what lonely decisions these have been. Perhaps the most disturbing thing about the last few years has been the stunningly large […]