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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Hurricanes vs Scientific Socialism

Beginning with Karl Marx and his scientific socialism, liberals have prided themselves on being scientific.  But what passes for science with liberals is nothing more than secular religious dogma.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/31 at 05:50 PM
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Clean Elections, or Dictatorship of the Proletariat?

Arizona Conservative columnist Carol Turoff describes an astonishing process that invalidates voters choices at the whim of unelected commissioners.  In addition to forcing voters to contribute to candidates whom they oppose, this new Arizona law effectively guarantees reelection of incumbents.

Be ready to oppose this scheme if it rears its head in your state.

Mainstream Media Mendacity

We said it, but let’s pretend now we didn’t say it.

Believe It or Not: Abortion Causes Illegal Immigration

Writer Nathan Tabor proposes a fascinating thesis: without murder-by-abortion, there would be no gap in available workers to fill the slots that presumably make illegal immigration a “necessity.”

G8 Socialist Gospel Redux

More evidence of the futility of liberal-socialists’ faith that poverty can be ended simply by shoveling money into third-world economies.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/31 at 12:17 AM
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Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Liberal Lunatic Still on the Loose

It’s hard to regard New York Times columnist Paul Krugman with affection.  Given his poor prognostication record, however, maybe we should be happy that he’s still spouting.

The American Daily website posted an article by Ted Baiamonte that reminds us how far off the mark Professor Krugman has been.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/30 at 11:04 PM
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Essays on Activism

Bruce Fein reviews a collection of essays edited by Robert Bork.

“A Country I Do Not Recognize: The Legal Assault On American Values” spotlights some of the inconsistencies of liberal legal doctrine espoused by the Supreme Court in recent decades.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/30 at 01:19 AM
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Monday, August 29, 2005

Financial Pain, No Gain

Is it worth going into debt to send kids to college for this?

The Torch has another post, “K.C. Johnson Strikes Again,” that ought to enrage parents.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/29 at 11:58 PM
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Media Say Law Schools Are Biased

Media deny liberal bias, but a New York Times article admits that law schools lean left.  Why then should anyone be surprised about liberal activism in the courts?

The Torch website carries an interesting posting about Times reporter Adam Liptak’s Sunday article, which describes a survey of law school faculties that reveals liberals outnumbering conservatives more than 5 to 1.

For the Torch article, ?The New York Times? on Bias in Legal Academia,  click here.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/29 at 11:38 PM
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Sunday, August 28, 2005

Judicial Activism: Part VII

The second broadly defined period of judicial activism started in the years leading up to the Civil War, when the Supreme Court wrestled with Federal-state conflicts produced by the growth in commerce among the states and the changing nature of corporations and property rights.