Controversial Ideas: Charles Murray Challenges Mainstream Narrative

January 24th, 2024 6:15 PM

The New York Times put Charles Murray on the cover of its Sunday Magazine, calling him “The Most Dangerous Conservative.” That was after he co-wrote the book, “The Bell Curve,” which argued that different ethnic groups have, on average, different IQs. As Murray puts it in my video this week, “Blacks on average have a lower IQ than whites. However, whites are not at the top. East…

The Disproportionate Trickle-Down of Bad Social Politics

December 4th, 2019 7:11 PM
This week, Paul Krugman of The New York Times posited a theory: Red states cause depression and suicide. In a column titled “America's Red State Death Trip,” Krugman wrote: “In 1990, today's red and blue states had almost the same life expectancy. Since then, however, life expectancy in Clinton states has risen more or less in line with other advanced countries, compared with almost no gain in…

NY Times’ Frank Bruni Stands Up For Free Speech Against Left-Wing Mobs

March 9th, 2017 1:35 PM
Violent leftist mobs driving conservative speakers off campus is a story often sidelined by a liberal media reluctant to make the enemies of their conservative enemies look bad. An exception was made on the Monday, March 6 episode of the PBS talk show Charlie Rose, featuring New York TImes columnist Frank Bruni as a guest discussing the physical attacks committed during conservative scholar…

AP Touts Label of Conservative Author as a 'White Supremacist'

March 3rd, 2017 3:26 PM
After longtime conservative author, columnist, and think tank scholar Charles Murray was chased on Thursday from far-left Middlebury College by an angry mob, the Associated Press felt more than comfortable smearing Murray as a supposed “white nationalist.”  

Sharpton: I'd Urge My Daughters Not to 'Get Rid of a Child' Through Ab

April 3rd, 2013 6:34 PM
Rare is the "pro-choice" liberal who admits that abortion kills an unborn human being. The Rev. Al Sharpton made this seldom-witnessed acknowledgement -- or as close as he's likely to get -- on his radio show while drawing an analogy to his views on the Defense of Marriage Act.  (audio clip after page break) --

Maddow on GOP Debate in Arizona Exceeds Her Obligatory Dishonesty

February 27th, 2012 3:18 PM
The journalism watchdogs over at "PolitiFact" don't do justice to their name, Rachel Maddow frequently complains. This from an MSNBC pundit whose claims about Republicans are best understood as "politifiction." (video after page break)