From the Writings of David Horowitz: February 14, 2010


“It is the ideological adversaries of the Left who float on the wave of a future that is free.”
– Radical Son

This quote was submitted by Nichole Hungerford. She had this to say about it:
“The poignancy of this quote lies in the fact that throughout the course of human events, only some have been on the [...]

It Takes a Village to Get on the Supreme Court?


It might, if the Daily Beast’s latest speculation is to be believed.  Seizing upon reports that the Obama Administration is looking at potential candidates for future high court vacancies, Mark McKinnon and Myra Adams suggest that Hillary Clinton just might be on the president’s short list:
[I]f in the end if it’s about what is realistic, [...]

Roger Kimball: Howard Zinn Professor of Contempt – National Review Online


With Howard Zinn, contemporary American academia found its court historian. Zinn, who died January 27 at 87, was like a gigantic echo chamber, accurately reproducing — and actively reinforcing — every left-wing cliché with which the academy has abetted its sense of election these past several decades. “You see how smart he is,” saith the […]

Michel Gurfinkiel: War, revolution, Dreyfus and an era of religious and political turmoil in France – WSJ.com


Two monuments in Paris are so prominent that they’re hard to miss. One is the Eiffel Tower, of course, the all-iron tour de force of engineering, standing by the Seine amid the city’s spacious and supremely elegant West End. Then to the north, atop Montmartre, there is the Sacré-Cœur: a tall, immaculately white Catholic basilica […]

Norman Podhoretz: It’s Not Rush Limbaugh Who Should Apologize – Commentary


In my new book, Why Are Jews Liberals?, I argue that it no longer makes any sense for so many of my fellow Jews to go on aligning themselves with the forces of the Left. I also try to show that our interests and our ideals, both as Americans and as Jews, have come in […]

Is America Still Making Men?


John Wayne Cowboy Poster

The good man is a glory of civilization; the bad man ruins it.

Ted Turner, Billionaire Funder of the Left


Ted Turner

Ted Turner is the founder and owner of several television networks; he was also the owner of major league baseball’s Atlanta Braves for three decades. With a personal fortune of some $2 billion, Turner ranks among the wealthiest individuals on earth…. Outspoken about his leftwing political views, Turner candidly calls himself “a socialist at heart.” … A longtime admirer of Fidel Castro, Turner has called the […]

David M. Phillips: The Illegal-Settlements Myth, Commentary


The conviction that Jewish settlements in the West Bank are illegal is now so commonly accepted, it hardly seems as though the matter is even open for discussion. But it is. Decades of argument about the issue have obscured the complex nature of the specific legal question about which a supposedly overwhelming verdict of guilty […]