When I heard the news that a vote on Puerto Rican Statehood was set to take place tomorrow, my heart stopped. I couldn’t process the fact that this rather transformational news did not reach my ears until the day before it was to be voted on. It reminded me of that awful dream where you realize that [...]
Huey Long was once asked whether he thought fascism could ever come to America. His answer was “Yeah, but it’ll come calling itself anti-fascism.” America isn’t close to such a future, but I couldn’t help thinking about Long’s comment in connection with an episode that occurred recently at my alma mater.
The occasion was a conference [...]
Behold and listen to Obama, the master of Alinsky-like smooth talk, expounding about the misguided State of Arizona in one sentence, and the “failure” of the federal government to secure our borders in the next. His words are carefully crafted to make us feel good. The actions never match the words:
In 1942 Volkischer Beobachter was [...]
We recently learned that a Texas high-school teacher was giving her kids biased handouts on the differences between liberals and conservatives, one of the biggest whoppers being that liberals have “a great deal of optimism” about human nature and trust people as basically good, while conservatives think people “must often be controlled for their own [...]