Stop Using the Nazi Card


Few things irritate me as much as when self-righteous commentators condemn their opponents by comparing them to Nazis, which actually is a type of Nazi tactic itself. Nazis and other tyrants use generalizations and flimsy comparisons to denigrate their enemies.
Their tactic is simple, yet effective: First, pick the most disgusting form of life you can [...]

Censorship at UC Irvine


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

Chris Matthews May Have Accidentally Said Something Smart


Every mother has at least one story of a child that says something embarrassingly truthful; unexpectedly exposing a family secret. After the initial redness fades, it usually falls into the family memory bank; to be later withdrawn at family gatherings.
When a politician does it, it’s called a gaffe. Although the redness doesn’t usually appear until [...]

WaPo Points Out Obama’s Two Faces on Senate Holds


President Obama has given us plenty of reasons not to like him — his penchant for redistributive policies, his love of increasing the power and scope of government, and his stances on terror and security that could at best be called ambivalent. But perhaps the thing that rankles most is his attitude. This is the [...]

China tells U.S.: No deal on climate change – POLITICO.com


COPENHAGEN — China’s climate negotiators have told Western counterparts they can’t agree to an “operational agreement” on climate change that President Barack Obama had hoped to bring home from Copenhagen –- and will push for a short, noncommittal collective statement at the end of the talks, according to American staffers briefed on the situation.It’s not […]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: The Filibuster is Now A Tool for Evil (Nevermind The Last Eight Years)


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It has always been a source of amusement to us that many leftists love to quote Orwell and use “Orwellian” as one of their favorite anti-conservative insults. Yet day by day they perform activities that seem ripped straight from the pages of Orwell’s works. [...]

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