The specter, on the nation’s campuses, of frightened, middle-aged white educators, mostly men, resigning in fear of a mob rising in rage against hurtful words and gestures—all constitutionally protected speech—is an organic extension of the American educational project, down to … Read the rest
Angela Merkel, elected for life, or for what seems like an eternity, squints at ordinary Germans from behind the parapets of her usurped authority. The German chancellor has signaled her express intention to foist a new identity on the German … Read the rest
How vampiric Republican regimists and their zombie media work against the insurgent
Washington is moving aggressively to inoculate itself against The Insurgents. By the looks of it, there will be no Republican insurgency.
The series of political eruptions begun when … Read the rest
A DAY IN THE LIFE. The Bennett family’s day began with a prayer at “the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism.” It ended in the murder of the family’s father, stabbed to death in the Old City as he … Read the rest
“The top one-tenth of 1 percent in this country own almost 90 percent … as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent,” roared the independent senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, at the first Democratic primary debate of 2015, in Las … Read the rest
The public personas who pass as conservatives are NOT system builders. We know them as conservatives not by their well thought-out, philosophically consistent thinking; but because they’ve staked out certain positions on The Issues, over time.
“Gun violence” is the … Read the rest
In the wake of America’s week-long, Pope Francis bacchanalia, a few column titles suggest themselves:
“Benedict, What Have You Wrought?”
“The Global Village Idiot.”
“Lady Di of The Papacy.”
The last hints at the trendy, pop-philosophies that animate Pope Francis’ … Read the rest
Bless Donald Trump. Inadvertently, by just being Donald, Mr. Trump has delivered more good news to liberty lovers.
In his bid for the presidency, Mr. Trump is not only threatening the Republican establishment, but is forcing a war with the … Read the rest
Trump Walking The Culturally Conservative Talk
By Ilana mercer
WHEN IN THE US, SPEAK ENGLISH. Donald Trump’s retort to Jeb Bush’s rattling off in Spanish on the campaign trail conjures an old joke told in Israel of my youth. It … Read the rest
For a short while, the thing called “gun violence” was uppermost in the minds of the blabbering class. Two lovely young people, Alison Parker (news reporter) and Adam Ward (photojournalist), of Roanoke, Virginia, were gunned-down on live TV, is a … Read the rest
It’s “R & R for Megyn Kelly,” the Fox News channel announced last week on its website, followed by a gooey note from Kelly herself. Why was FNC broadcasting the vacation schedule of the Golden Goose that henpecked Donald Trump? … Read the rest
During the first prime-time Republican debate, in Cleveland, Ohio, Donald Trump delivered the same slogans and failed to flesh out positions. While the man is quick and engaging, he came unprepared.
Ideas have not solidified Trump’s success, but rather a … Read the rest