Category: "Commentary"

Bloomberg: Just Another Democrat

Mr. Bloomberg has disappointed me. I just finished Ken Stern's book Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right, and I had a hopeful moment.

At its core, this book suggests that Americans still have a lot more that unites them than they do that divides them.

It's Okay to Hate the Jews

It's Okay to Hate the Jews

In the United States, it's your Constitutional right. In fact, you are welcome to hate any one you gosh-darned please, for any trivial reason, or no reason at all, and even use the trove of pejoratives we've conjured over the ages: guinea, nigger, spic, towel-head, kike, darkie, hook-nose, gook, honky, injun, chink, peckerwood, paddy, kraut, bender, 'tard, gimp, moron, to name a few.

It's okay to Discriminate

It's Easier to Grow a Pair Yourself Than to Try to Castrate Everyone Else

I've been inspired to write again by this video. To save you the trouble, it's a rant by a vape store clerk against a patron who happens to be wearing Trump paraphernalia.

Maybe this millenial was just having a bad day, but I'm thinking a part of this was growing up in a bubble wrapped world where he was never actually challenged to challenge his ideas. Instead, someone told him the way it's supposed to be, and he believed it, and when his world view got challenged, he cracked.

Tolerance Doesn't End at My Accepting You.

It seems ridiculous to even address it. For me, and so many others, it's just obvious. It's not tolerance unless you actually have to tolerate something. So let's start with a definitiion:

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Fascism: The Myth of a Kinder, Fairer America

Fascism: The Myth of a Kinder, Fairer America

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Toa Heftiba

Donald Trump raised some eyebrows recently. He pissed off the rest of the G7 and then went and met with tyrant Kim Jong Un. CNN says we should worry, a lot.

Why exactly? Because he is an autocrat. He “conjure[s] a feeling of victimhood around himself, his followers and the nation.” According to Dr. “Ruth Ben-Ghiat, a professor of history and Italian studies at New York University, . . . the idea of victimhood is an essential component of the methodology of many autocrats.” Now it might be fair if CNN disclosed its quite cozy relationship with this NYU professor, but why muddy up a good meme with admissions of bias.