This Country Needs a Few Good Communists—Full Marx to Chris Hedges


In an era when the budding Van Joneses of this world are “dropping the radical pose” and concealing their truly dreadful, intellectually bankrupt ideas beneath layers of hopey-changey gauze it is refreshing to read a lefty who actually says what he means.
Thus, Chris Hedges and his post This Country Needs a Few Good Communists, a [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: June 2, 2010


Read the Gaza-flotilla reaction recap:
What Makes Intelligent People Like Andrew Sullivan So Stupid? Gaza Again.
Good Riddance to the Jew-haters and Terrorists on the Flotilla to Gaza, Shame on Their Domestic Apologists and Supporters on the Left.
What you need to know about Israel, the Palestinians and Gaza:
The War Against Jews at UC San [...]

Why a Town in Iowa Sought to Abolish Good Friday


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When a town in Iowa seeks to rename Good Friday “Spring Holiday,” you know America has problems.

Homeless in Binghamton


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A Binghamton, New York, church loses its building to a Muslim “outreach” organization.

Ron Paul and the Protocols of the Neo-Con Elders


Congressman Ron Paul is a Trojan Horse in conservative America. Deluded by his unjustly-appropriated mantras, “Constitutional Conservative and Washington Outsider,” citizens seeking alternatives to politicians who have betrayed principles of fiscal and social conservatism, have dragged the Paulist edifice into their stronghold and reconsidered its potential. Rep. Paul’s triumph in the CPAC Straw Poll is [...]

Tea Parties in American History – RealClearPolitics


Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and […]

Dean urges defeat of emerging health care bill – AP


Former Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean argued Wednesday that the health care overhaul bill taking shape in the Senate further empowers private insurers at the expense of consumer choice.”You will be forced to buy insurance. If you don’t, you’ll pay a fine,” said Dean, a physician. “It’s an insurance company bailout.” Interviewed on ABC’s “Good […]

Kay S. Hymowitz: What Cornel West and Larry Summers actually agree about, City Journal


Is there anyone in public life more reviled than economic eminence and White House chief economic advisor Larry Summers? Liberals, moderates, women, academics, and now, with his hand in the financial crisis, Middle America: he’s managed to offend them all. But if there is any good still lingering anywhere in the vicinity of Summers, the […]

Comments of the Day: Getting Real About Third Parties in the Merry Old Land of Oz


From Swemson’s Open Thread yesterday which highlighted how little private sector experience Obama’s cabinet has:

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I think it’s important to have some solid private sector experience AND not be crazy. Otherwise you get Ross Perot, Ron Paul, or some Libertarian candidate.
This entirely sensible comment from one of my favorite NewsReal regular [...]