Perhaps an apt metaphor for ritual defamation is the gang rape of one’s character and good name. This episode represents a rape of the rule of law, and of Brett Kavanaugh’s character.
Republicans need to do an end run around the media by means of millions of friendly one-on-one conversations between voters.
With increased anxiety and suicide among children, combined with shifts to giant-sized schools, kids’ public school experience today is nothing like that of their parents.
Identity politics regulate and dictate human relationships. This is how power-mongering totalitarians operate.
Mob compliance is a vicious and deadly cycle. The only way to stop the cycle is to stop complying with the mob’s demands.
The comparison of Trump and Trump supporters to Hitler and Nazis serves exactly the same purpose as Godwin’s Law — to suppress speech and thought.
The Soviet Union has fallen, and some might like to think that Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s ‘bitter truth’ is a relic of a happily bygone era. Not so. His speech is even more relevant today.
The usual political labels of Left and Right cannot explain the exploding attacks on freedom of speech and conscience that are running rampant today.
As I watched Michelle Wolf perform her treatment on America the other night, I couldn’t help but wonder if some kind of dysfunction got her to this point.
Despite the passage of a century, the Turkish government seems to have grown more resistant to hearing that its Ottoman forebears had anything to do with the mass killings of Armenians.
A lot of reviewers see ‘Chappaquiddick’ as a long-overdue look at the cowardice of a man who lived 40 years basking in adulation as the ‘lion of the Senate.’ I’m not so sure.
Mass schooling has for generations propelled the sort of unthinking, hyper-emotional, obedience to authority, and mass mobilization we see in March for Our Lives kids.
The correlation between public school environments and the deteriorating mental health of children has been intensifying for decades.
There is no bigger prize for authoritarians in a free nation than to take over the institutions focused on national security, because these gather sensitive data on people and organizations.
The trans lobby’s insistence that Walt Heyer was never transgender is not really about Walt Heyer. It’s about forcing everybody to re-define their own humanity.
The Roy Moore case is not really about Roy Moore, whether he sexually harassed anybody 40 years ago, or the Senate seat that hangs in the balance. Those are means to a much larger end.
Once the groundwork is laid for Communism, it can impose itself by consolidating its takeover of society’s institutions, by enforcing conformity, then moving to its ‘final solutions’ phase.
Communism first requires a vigorous program of preparing people to absorb its rhetoric, through laying groundwork in education, propaganda, and agitation.
A hundred years on from the Bolshevik Revolution, we’d do well to study the stages and trends that put free societies on the path to totalitarianism.
If Americans actually had a significant problem with hate (and we don’t) do you really believe the solution is for us to focus on hate to the exclusion of everything else in the universe?
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