I’m sorry, it’s hard to feel sorry for Jews who didn’t see this coming from miles away.
The government cracks down on pesky Christians. In 2004, the University of California’s Hastings College of Law decided to “de-recognize” the Christian Legal Society, a decision that denied CLS the right to meet on campus, denied it access to a [...]
Not to be missed: Don’t Leave it to Cleaver, Part 7 at Power Line. See here.
Megan McArdle: What’s the Matter With Fox News? See here. And a follow-up post here.
Andrew Ferguson on “behavioral economics—the governing theory of Obama’s nanny state.” Behavioral economics—the idea of it, anyway—is a great help to President Obama in his efforts to define himself as a man too complicated and thoughtful to fit the categories [...]
Despite an endless series of articles (reports, books, columns, etc.) decrying the “American Taliban,” white Evangelicals are not very involved in politics. First, notwithstanding extensive media coverage of political mobilization within conservative churches, conservative white Protestant churches do not stand [...]
ObamaCare’s Key to the Kingdom by Joe Herring. The enacting legislation of ObamaCare creates a Disney World for micro-managers and other assorted scolds. But in Title V of the bill, we find the key to the Magic Kingdom, or at [...]
From Byron York: A few months ago, I wrote about an animated cartoon on the National Public Radio website entitled “Learn to Speak Tea Bag.” The cartoon, by satirist Mark Fiore, was a mock instructional video in which viewers were [...]
As Breitbart notes in the post below (Nails It): “You’d better go get Rules for Radicals right now. . . the greatest thing that the left does, and it uses the the media to do it, is that it accuses [...]
Two Obama lies told during the campaign that any rational person should have seen coming from miles away: “I will go through the budget line by line and cut any waste,” and “I will raise taxes only on those making [...]
Andrew Breitbart nails Saul Alinsky and the Left. You’d better go get Rules for Radicals right now. . . the greatest thing that the left does, and it uses the the media to do it, is that it accuses you [...]
Bush Was a Statist, Not a Conservative by Daniel J. Mitchell. A former White House speechwriter, Mark Thiessen, has jumped to the defense of his former boss, writing for the Washington Post that George W. Bush “established a conservative record [...]
Comparing Truman and Bush. They both gave hell and got hell. As presidents, George W. Bush and Harry S. Truman had a lot in common. Both were skeptical of elites and the media, driven by their faith, had troubled presidencies, [...]
Michael Knox Beran: The Descent of Liberalism. In his 1950 book The Liberal Imagination, Lionel Trilling said that “in the United States at this time liberalism is not only the dominant but even the sole intellectual tradition.” Liberalism was no [...]
The Economist on the limits of freedom and faith. It does not happen often: Christian lobbyists, the sort who favour prayer in American classrooms and crucifixes in Italian ones, lining up on the same side as secularists who battle to [...]
Promoting social justice. An Atlanta conference for teachers reveals, once again, that it is more important to lead children to particular views of social justice than to educate them. Read more here. And, “a new study by the University of [...]
History and Ideology in Textbooks by Rick Moran. Last month, the Texas State Board of Education tentatively approved changes in social studies texts that set off much wailing and gnashing of teeth on the academic and cultural left. Would that [...]
George Will: Facing Up to a Pension Crisis. A puzzle from Philosophy 101: If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? A puzzle from the prairie: If an earthquake occurs in [...]