Monthly Archives: March 2012

“Racial-Relations Regression”

Victor Davis Hanson: While it is natural that African-American activists need answers as to why the armed assailant Mr. Zimmerman was not charged in the shooting, they also cannot explain why their attention is not in commensurate fashion focused on … Continue reading

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“Why Manipulate the Tragedy of Trayvon Martin?”

Heather Mac Donald weighs in today on the Martin shooting. My hunch is that her first paragraph, where she gives the obligatory nod to the tragic elements of the case and writes, “police department’s failure to charge Martin’s killer with … Continue reading

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The great advance of the elite political class

Bracket the immediate political implications, because those will be fungible going forward. The great advance of the elite political class is showing in this Florida shooting case (the Trayvon Martin case). They now have such a full and confident grip … Continue reading

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Intimations of messianic martyrdom

Barack says, “If I had a son he’d look like Trayvon Martin.” This is pure demagogic manipulation. And it is far from unknown as a technique used by infamous messianic charismatist tyrants. Hundreds of young black men have been murdered … Continue reading

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A fastball down the middle of Obama’s home plate

Pat Buchanan challenges Barack to show he’s serious. Go ahead, he says, if you want to do something about income inequality start by redistributing income in D.C. It’s the perfect place and the perfect test case: In Washington, the top … Continue reading

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Daniel Yergin explains high gasoline prices

It’s the tight oil market.

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A James Q. Wilson special from 2008

Evangelicals, James Q. Wilson explained, were zionists before zionists were zionists. “Why Don’t Jews Like the Christians Who Like Them?”

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A ghastly and expensive apparition

You read it here first (if you read it here a few years ago): There is nothing left to the public schools now but the babysitting function. Other than that, stick a fork in them, because they are done. Their failure and their … Continue reading

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A good piece on Fracking

“The Truth about Fracking” by Kevin Williamson.

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James Q. Wilson

Heather Mac Donald on how his ideas helped American cities.

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The dog that isn’t barking

There’s never a greater indication of who is calling the shots or operating the lead deception than the dog that isn’t barking. The sound you are not hearing. In the conservative world right now the dog that isn’t barking is … Continue reading

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Contagions

“Almost every matter of the moment boils down to the same story: The Left’s urge to narrow the bounds of public discourse and insist that ‘conventional wisdom’ unknown to the world the day before yesterday is now as unquestionable as … Continue reading

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‘Corpse’ alive

Just shy of two years after publication, Corpse in Armor gets a new five-star review from writer Mark Butterworth.

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A *must* read

“Gas Price Perfidy“

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From the “There are some things so stupid that only intellectuals can believe them” department

A BreitbartTV presentation of the “Occupy” masterminds.

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