January 1, 2006
The best insightful analysis here first

The Instapundit linked to this piece by Rand Simberg over at Transterrestrial Musings on the possible effects of The New York Times breaking the NSA surveillance program just prior to the 2004 presidential election. But perhaps they had the political acumen to realize that it might backfire on them. Consider--the Democrats were trying (however pathetically), […]

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January 1, 2006
Some religions are more equal than others

That's what I take from this column by the Union-Tribune's Logan Jenkins. Last week, Sheriff's deputies discovered a dozen pilfered Baby Jesuses strewn in a parking lot. This discovery prompted some good and some bad from Jenkins. Jenkins is correct that this wasn't a religious hate crime, but a childish prank. However, Jenkins takes it […]

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January 1, 2006
Covering Kwanzaa

On Saturday, the San Diego Union-Tribune ran a story on the founder of Kwanzaa -- a convicted felon -- speaking at a local library. What you won't find anywhere in the puff piece is word of Maulana Karenga's checkered past. Kwanzaa was invented in 1966 by Dr. Maulana “Ron” Karenga, a former black militant, Marxist […]

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January 1, 2006
New laws

Because advancing freedom means more laws and regulations, California lawmakers have been busy and you're gonna need to watch yourself in 2006. My favorite new law is this one: BODY PIERCING - Makes performing body piercing on a minor punishable by a $250 fine, unless the minor's parent gives approval. Of course, this is in […]

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January 1, 2006
Happy New Years!

My New Year's resolution: Never again allow my condo to reach "Pigsty Level 5." That would be the number of trash bags I just took to the dumpster.

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January 1, 2006
Revising revisionist history

I took Advanced Placement U.S. History in high school, but not from my father. Nope, my instructor was a Gloria Steinem-ish feminist named Mrs. Lee. The course was taught like a college course -- we bought our textbooks and marked them up over the course of the year. One of those book was a pretty […]

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🧵Please indulge me more on this topic: Yesterday's Bloomberg article misrepresenting Thune's comments on entitlement reform is part of a broader issue:
Most media coverage of Social Security, Medicare & unsustainable debt has long been narrative-driven and, yes, dishonest. (1/)

More broken accountability at the International Fact-Checking Network (@factchecknet) and the @Poynter Institute.

The IFCN allows people to register complaints about the its stable of "verified" signatories to its code of principles. @Google and @YouTube $hould pay attention.
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