Putting the oil spill in historical perspective


I’ve praised Donna Laframboise here before, due to her tireless and thankless factchecking of the infamous Nobel-winning report on “global warming.
Today, she provides some much needed perspective on the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico:
She writes, in part:
Green activists like to declare that we’re addicted to oil. I think we’re addicted to drama. (…)
Regarding [...]

Social Justice as a Code Word for Socialism: Remembering the Young Barack Obama


I’m excited I stumbled over Richard Wolffe’s article, “When Barry Became Barack,” Newsweek, March 31, 2008.  This piece covers the period around when I first met the young Barack Obama, during his sophomore year at Occidental College in Los Angeles.

My review of this article is particularly relevant right now [...]

CPAC Shills for Islamic Terrorists


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Troubling developments at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Feminism: The Masquerade


You’ve got a long way to go, baby. And don’t you forget it.
This oasis of freedom and equality we call the United States? It’s all a mirage, says leftist feminist Jessica Valenti.  In fact, “We’re suffering under the mass delusion that women in America have achieved equality.”
Well, thanks for the armchair diagnosis, Jessica, but I [...]

Censorship at UC Irvine


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The rights of the speaker vs. the “rights” of disruptors.

You Don’t Have to Be Straight to Be in the Military; You Just Have to Be Able to Shoot Straight


Many thanks to Barry Goldwater for this post’s title.

Let me preface this by saying that I have absolutely no military experience.  I am a linguist by trade, a libertarian, and an armchair counterjihadist with more experience in the service industry than I care to admit.  Believe it or not, this gives me an interesting perspective [...]

Ralph Peters: Miranda wrongs – NYPOST.com


In a breathtakingly cynical example of playing politics, the White House just accused Republicans of playing politics over its Miranda-rights Christmas gift to the crotch bomber.With fumbling terrorism czar John Brennan walking point, administration spokesmen attacked those who believe that treating would-be suicide-bomber Umar Abdulmutallab the way we handle shoplifters harms our national security.The White […]

State of the Union Commentary By…Machiavelli


Dear Friends,
Welcome to a News Real Blog exclusive pre-oration analysis of President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Having obtained excerpts of the actual speech, we turn for perspective to one of history’s most experienced and consulted statesmen, Niccolo Machiavelli. Mr. Machiavelli has graciously agreed to comment on the highlights of Mr. Obama’s dissertation. We [...]

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Palestinian Wife-Beating: The Jews Made Them Do It


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Britain’s premier medical journal, Lancet, gives Palestinian wife-beaters a loving pass.