The Roots of Muslim Radicalism


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How does Islamic integration, or lack thereof, influence terrorism?

CNN More Offended by SC Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer’s Poor Metaphor Than the Leftist Policies Which Inspired It and Keep the Poor Down


People like Precious should not be compared to stray animals. They’re human beings and should be respected. But the leftist policies which contribute to their destructive lifestyles should be put to sleep like a rabid dog.
CNN anchors and guests this morning have been outraged by South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer’s recent remarks in which [...]

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Dems Too High on Their Own Stuff, Couldn’t Read the Writing on the Walls


Everyone knows the rules of breaking the rules. Little ditties like “Don’t get high on your own supply” and “Don’t believe your own press” remind crooks and cons how to stay off the path of destruction.
Unfortunately for the Democrats, like the drug dealer that got strung out on his own wares, congress was so hooked [...]

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The Hurt Locker: Great Action Film or Anti-War Propaganda?


If you saw the Film Critic’s Choice Awards on Saturday you know that Kathryn Bigelow’s thriller set in wartime Iraq, The Hurt Locker, won for best picture. This is an important award because it isn’t like the Oscars that only amount to Hollywood patting itself on the back. The Critic’s Choice Award is decided by, [...]

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Drugging the West


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Chavez becomes a major player in narcotics trafficking.

Approaching the Culture & Reuniting Conservatism


Upon reading David Swindle’s response to my disagreement with his observations about conservatism and the culture, it’s clear that the gulf between our views is far smaller than it might have initially seemed:
It’s certainly important for those on the Right to continue to articulate these cultural values. What my statement from my post was intended [...]

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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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