Why white liberals cheer jokes about their demise.
When shady South Carolina blogger Will Folks claimed he had an affair with SC gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley, I said we’d need a little more time to determine whether he was telling the truth,
So, here’s how I’m looking at the story. There will be some hard evidence if this happened. Nikki Haley didn’t thank him [...]
The question of why so many Jews have been so good at making money is a touchy one. For hundreds of years, it has been fraught with suspicion, denial, resentment, guilt, self-hatred and violence. No wonder Jews and gentiles alike are so uncomfortable confronting Jewish capitalistic competence. Still, in his slim essay collection “Capitalism and […]
Once again, President Obama tried to work the guilt trip on us at the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb 4. He continues to claim that the “wealthiest nation” has a moral obligation to pass the government power tool known as the healthcare bill. If we’re talking morality, it was poor stewardship indeed to pass such [...]
An English professor is trying to sell his class on society’s collective guilt.
From Accuracy in Academia:
In Boston, an English professor is trying to sell his class on society’s collective guilt when said students are already believers in personal responsibility. “We must encourage students to access the antagonist class positions of texts in order to demonstrate how the oppositional voices contained in them identify evidence of class struggle,” [...]
The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has affirmed the conviction and sentence of 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui. Enthusiasts of the law-enforcement approach to terrorism will undoubtedly claim this development as more evidence that their strategy works. To the contrary, I have argued several times see, e.g., here and here that we dodged a bullet […]