Reading Horowitz


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My short list.

When Love Conquers Politics


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David Horowitz produces a profoundly moving and beautifully written memoir about his late daughter.

Radical Son and Scampi ala Livornese: The Choice Between Karl Marx and a Great Plate of Pasta


David Horowitz’s most profound and influential work is Radical Son. He could have simply called his book, “Radical,” but he did not. He situated his life in the only context that makes sense of any life, that of a family.
David introduced his book thus:
“An autobiography is not the complete record of a life, but [...]

Re. The New Left and The New Right


Our very own Jacob Laksin wrote quite a brilliant post in response to David Brooks’ latest column yesterday, in which the Washington Post columnist likens the Tea Party Movement, the New Right if you will, to the New Left movement of the 1960s.
Although the two movements certainly share some similarities, Jacob is correct in [...]

Revisiting Party of Defeat on Kindle for $4.99


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David Horowitz and Ben Johnson’s 2008 demonstrated the Left’s sabotage of the War on Terror.

Radical Son Reflections, Part IV: Leftists Are Intoxicated With Their Own Virtue


When I was trying to determine what excerpt I’d use for the fourth installment of this series on Radical Son: A Generational Oddyssey, I realized that I had not covered the Left’s view on morality yet. This even though it’s an integral part of the Left’s world view. It influences everything they do, from the policies [...]

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 [...]

A Soundbite (on Howard Zinn) Heard Round the World


I knew when I responded to an NPR request for a comment on the late, unlamented Howard Zinn that I was asking for trouble — from the anti-American, Marxoid, neo-Communist left.  But I did it anyway because Howard Zinn’s life was so dedicated to evil and specifically to the support of mass murderers and self-declared [...]

A Soundbite (on Howard Zinn) Heard Round the World


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One critical voice unleashes the Left’s totalitarian attack dogs.

Radical Son Reflections, Part III: Western Leftists Continue Covering Up for Tyrants


[To read Part I of "Radical Son Reflections" click here. To read Part II click here]
A few weeks ago, we started a new series here at NewsRealblog, the subject of which is David Horowitz’s autobiography Radical Son: A Generational Odyssey. I started reading this book and will continue to share my thoughts with you as [...]