Monthly Archives: August 2010

What was Glenn Beck’s rally in D.C. really about?

This morning I read a very disappointing column by Stanley Crouch at the New York Daily News website about Beck and his big rally this last Saturday at the Lincoln Memorial. I confess that I’m not a regular reader of … Continue reading

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You were right the first time, Glenn

This morning Glenn Beck was interviewed by Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. The topic was yesterday’s “Restoring Honor” rally at the Lincoln Memorial in D.C., which Beck sponsored. At one point in the interview Wallace played a clip from … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck apologized for calling Obama a racist?

Just read that somewhere this evening. I guess it happened last year. Heh. Why would he apologize? Obama spent twenty years as a congregant at a racist “black liberation theology” church based in the teachings of an imbecile by the … Continue reading

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New Paltz: The temptation to unload on Don Kerr

“He who is without sin, let him cast the first stone.” That scriptural mind bender from Jesus to a crowd about to stone a woman was invoked at a meeting of the New Paltz school board, held about ten days … Continue reading

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Of what use the November elections?

They might stanch the arterial bleeding, but the Left will go quickly back on the offensive before anything more than that can happen. And the mess is self-perpetuating, no matter the shifts in power. The “power” is the power to … Continue reading

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Who is Barack Obama?

George Neumayr takes a shot at that question, and I think he does O.K. with it. But he only brushes up against the truth. The fact is that Obama is both more and less than Neumayr’s estimation. Obama is a … Continue reading

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By the end of his tenure as…

…mayor of New York City, I had little use for Ed Koch. He was a bigmouth and a showboat and the City looked like a pile of shit. He gave up trying to do anything about it a good five … Continue reading

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“The Inner Circle”

It’s a must read by Richard Fernandez at The Belmont Club. It’s also a must read carefully and think about it. It also is a close capture of one of the themes running through Corpse in Armor, my counterterrorism thriller. … Continue reading

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David Goldman scores from the blue line

That’s an ice hockey reference. Here’s Goldman’s piece at First Things: That Obama has a deep personal sympathy for Islam is beyond doubt. The President takes every opportunity to emphasize it. But he is not a Muslim, only the thrice-abandoned … Continue reading

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“Dismantling America”

This is part five of a five part video interview with Thomas Sowell focusing on his latest book, Dismantling America. My own similar reflections are found here. But watch Sowell first.

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The Slob Mayor…

…Michael Bloomberg of New York City is the drag queen of political correctness. He has a real taste for the long evening gowns of elitist political pronouncements, and with his support for the triumphalist Islamic mosque at Ground Zero in … Continue reading

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Great review of “Fighter Pilot” at FrontPage

David Forsmark writes: Olds lusted for combat, pulling every string to get into the fight and chafing when he missed out. He would hate his commander in the 1950s for decades until he found out it was his wife’s lobbying, … Continue reading

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Juan Williams…

…drove himself off a cliff for Obama today on Fox News Sunday. And no one should go down to the rocks and waste time examining the remains. He’s done, as far as any credibility goes. The focal point was his … Continue reading

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Howard Zinn’s FBI file

Robert Stacy McCain reviews some of the highlights of the America-hating Marxist historian’s recently released FBI file: Howard Zinn was teaching a class, but he wasn’t yet a professor and his classroom wasn’t at a university. It was late 1951, … Continue reading

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“No Mosque”

Bob Tyrrell wraps up the case against this flagrantly obscene move on Ground Zero in Manhattan: There is nothing irrational or bigoted about thinking that a mosque does not belong at Ground Zero or at the Pentagon or on the … Continue reading

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‘Chosen One’ by Francis W. Porretto

A Nietzchean superman whose conscience is properly formed in dynamic Christian virtue. He would be beyond being beyond good and evil, and what a bloody relief that would be. He would be like a prince from Arthurian legend. I just … Continue reading

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