Time for ‘Liberals’ and ‘Progressives’ to Get New Labels

by Bruce Thornton Frontpage Magazine We need to find a new label for the ideology espoused by leftist Democrats. “Liberal” doesn’t accurately describe the party of blinkered intolerance, fanatical certainty, and an eagerness to destroy freedom in order to achieve some dubious utopia. Share This

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A Wasted Educational Crisis

by Bruce Thornton Pope Center Commentaries As former White House Chief of Staff and now Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel famously said, “You never want to let a serious crisis to go to waste.” The economic Armageddon facing the country’s largest state university system, the 23-campus California State University, undoubtedly qualifies as a serious crisis. Share …

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California: The Road Warrior Is Here

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Where’s Mel Gibson When You Need Him? George Miller’s 1981 post-apocalyptic film The Road Warrior [1] envisioned an impoverished world of the future. Tribal groups fought over what remained of a destroyed Western world of law, technology, and mass production. Survival went to the fittest — or at least those who …

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Elizabeth Warren and the Frauds of Diversity

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine For anyone familiar with the American university and its gospel of multicultural diversity, the revelation that Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren exploited her 1/32 Cherokee ancestry to pass as a minority is a dog-bites-man story. Share This

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The Trayvon Martin Case and the Growing Racial Divide

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Two Racial Narratives — and the Current Hysteria Polls show that the Trayvon Martin case has split the country apart over perceptions of race and justice, in ways that may dwarf the polarities of the O.J. Simpson trial days of 1994. Share This

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Obama a Creature of the Corrupt University

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The November presidential election was the favorite topic at the Freedom Center’s West Coast Retreat last weekend. Amidst the prognostications and arguments about which Republican would or should get the nomination Share This

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‘Exceptional’ America

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas Accepting inevitable national decline is the new pastime of both the media and government elite. Some of the pessimism revolves around current federal financial insolvency. Share This

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Culture Matters

by Bruce S. Thornton City Journal Review of Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy, by Ibn Warraq, (Encounter, 2011, 286 pp.) Share This

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Diversity, Inc.

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online ‘Affirmative action” was the logical sequel to the civil-rights legislation of the 1960s. The initial reasoning was attractive enough. Share This

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