May 30, 2010
Religious wrongs as viewed from the left

It’s been said that familiarity breeds contempt. This is certainly true of how many on the left perceive Christianity – and conversely Islam. From “comedienne” Rosie O’Donnell’s famous statement that “radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam” to the tarring of the entire pro-life religious movement as dangerous because one nut goes and […]

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May 25, 2010
“New” Economics

A couple of decades back, “new” math was all the rage in certain parts of the educational establishment. In “new” math, students were praised for their work irrespective of whether that work produced a correct answer. In short, the one thing that “new” math ensured was that students didn’t learn math. Today’s Wall Street Journal […]

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May 23, 2010
What I mean by “hack”

A study in Econ Journal Watch of major American economists and their stated views on budget deficits finds just one whose views change drastically depending upon whom is in residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

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May 23, 2010
Not the Daily Kos

American Enterprise Institute’s Michael Rubin offers a scorecard to identify the people we should be talking to.

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May 23, 2010
Beware the coming meme

All Tim Kaine’s spinning won’t be able to obfuscate the fact that the economy is unlikely to be much improved come election day.

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May 20, 2010
At your own risk

The head of Immigrations and Customs (Non)Enforcement, John Morton announced a crackdown on illegal immigrants … in Illinois. On the Arizona law, Morton had the following to say: Echoing comments by President Barack Obama and others in the administration, Morton said that Arizona's new law targeting illegal immigration is not "good government." The law makes […]

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May 19, 2010
Whose safety is more important?

Today, two big hypocrites held a joint press conference at the White House. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon took the opportunity to come together in a spirit of anti-Americanism to blast Arizona’s new immigration law. We don’t need to go into the fact that Mexico treats illegal immigrants in its country far […]

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May 18, 2010
What the First Amendment means

Cass Sunstein, a leftist professor and President Obama’s regulatory czar, thinks that government should require bloggers like me to link to opposing viewpoints. Just out of curiosity, where the h-e-double-hockeysticks does some government bureaucrat get off thinking that he can force me to promote opposing views?

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May 18, 2010
Line of the week

The best line of the week comes from National Review’s Jonah Goldberg writing about the genocide supporter at UCSD. This endorsement of genocide is brought to you by Aristotle. For the record, the answer to Goldberg’s question whether the UCSD administration would cite freedom of speech and diversity of viewpoints if a student advocated the […]

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May 17, 2010
What cops know

The same article I reference below contains another, unrelated line that I want to highlight as an example of politicians (and their spokespeople) saying stupid things when trying to defend the indefensible. I also spoke with Becca Doten, communications director for Los Angeles City Councilman and Democrat Richard Alarcon. Doten relayed the Councilman's response to […]

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