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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Society’s Rights

The lectern used by Senator Dianne Feinstein to announce the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s interrogation methods bore a label declaring “human rights first.”  Human rights, however, depend entirely upon preservation of the political power and social culture that proclaims and supports them.  Enhanced interrogation methods after 9/11 were essential to that end.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Rioting Mobs Victimized By Black Capitalists

Mike Adam’s take on the riots, looting, and burning in Ferguson and elsewhere: truth is an impediment to destabilizing political and social order to further liberal-progressivism.


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Political Posturing Costs Lives

It’s difficult to escape the conclusion that the unilateral Democrat-Socialist Party condemnation of CIA post-9/11 interrogation tactics is anything other than a flip-flop of opinion aimed solely at diverting attention from the Obama administration’s continually unfolding scandals at the IRS and revelations of lying about ObamaCare, as well as public rage over the president’s imperial enactments of immigration regulation and unauthorized changes to ObamaCare implementation.

Read Putting the “Torture Report” In Historical and Moral Context, Peter Wehner’s article in the Commentary website.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

What’s The Real Deal In Ferguson?

We are confronted with a fundamental Constitutional issue: protecting the rights of individuals against mindless mobs in the streets.

His True Colors

Obama is our first black president, but he is also the first president who deliberately and repeatedly has played the race card to stoke class warfare and foment racial turmoil, purely for domestic political gains.  His conduct appears to be motivated by the same liberal-progressive-socialist urge to destroy our social and political fabric that motivated his friend and advisor Bill Ayers. 

Ayers, it will be recalled, was featured in a New York Times article, published ironically on 9/11, the day the Pentagon and the World Trade Towers were bombed by Al Queda.  In the Times article Ayers is quoted as stating the he had no regrets about organizing the student-radical Weatherman Underground, an organization that bombed public buildings and robbed and murdered innocent civilians, all in the name of “Death to Amerika; bring the [Vietnam] war home, and ice the pigs.” 

Obama and his racist Attorney General Eric Holder clearly absorbed Ayers’s animosity toward “the pigs” (police).

Read Obama’s Ferguson Dog and Pony Show, Jonathan Tobin’s article posted on the Commentary website.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Liberal-Progressives Attempt To Shred NYC’s Social Fabric

After successive law-and-order administrations, New York City has a class-warfare mayor.  Mayor de Blasio turns his Sandinista-trained, communist revolutionary tactics toward reversing NYC’s hard won, major reductions in its crime rate.  But he may not have the political skill needed to destroy public order entirely.

Identity Politics Crashes at City Hall
Rachel Noerdlinger’s exit highlights the de Blasio team’s intellectual emptiness.

Obama’s Non-Stop Race-Baiting Politics

The president and Attorney General Eric Holder have seized far too many occasions to foment racial discord.  Even when Obama nominally supports law and order, he signals for more rioting, burning, and looting.

Read Heather Mac Donald"s Obama’s Ferguson Sellout

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Ferguson Again

If one listens only to black “leaders” such as Al Sharpton, it’s easy to believe that minorities that feel affronted have a Constitutional right to riot, burn, and loot other people’s property.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

What Motivates Liberal-Progressivism?

The Case Against Liberal Compassion

The writer probes the sentiments driving individual liberal-progessives’ knee-jerk reactions. 

In politics, however, sentiments are less admirable (if we can consider blind adherence to liberal-progressivism admirable at all).  Politicians supporting the welfare state, on both sides of the political aisle, are merely purchasing votes or rewarding financial supporters.  Politicians who support the welfare state for any other reason are either incompetent or engaging in self-delusion.

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Is Less Affordable

Now There Can Be No Doubt: Obamacare Has Increased Non-Group Premiums In Nearly All States

The National Bureau of Economic Research, created in the 1930s to churn out statistics supporting New Deal socialism, demonstrates that the administration is yet again misleading the public.

The message is loud and clear: socialism does not cut costs or increase efficiency; it merely steals from producers and uses the proceeds to buy votes.