The International Anti-Woke Backlash
This week, Italy prepared to welcome a new prime minister: 45-year-old Giorgia Meloni, leader of the right-wing Brothers of Italy party since 2014. Meloni is a populist conservative on issues ranging from marriage to immigration; she is a nationalist by philosophy and combatively passionate by temperament.
ABSURD! Canadian Gov’t Outlet Says ‘Extremist’ Shapiro Radicalizes Men
Canada’s CBC, a government-funded outlet, pushed increased online censorship to stop “radicalization” -- by conservatives like Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief and political commentator Ben Shapiro.
The Country Is Forgetting 9/11
On the 21st anniversary of Sept. 11, President Joe Biden repeated the same tired nostrums we have heard for the past several years on the anniversary of the worst terror attack in American history: “We will never forget, we will never give up. Our commitment to preventing another attack on the United States is without end.” That, of course, was rather ironic coming from the president who…
Joe Biden Is the Real Semi-Fascist
This week, President Joe Biden -- in search of a new label to pin on his political opponents after the failure of his “ultra-MAGA” branding, which prompted peals of laughter rather than shudders of horror -- landed on a new slur with which to tar those who don't support his agenda: they are, he said, semi-fascists.
Morning Joe: Red Wave 'Gone' Because of 'Political Poison' Trump
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough and John Heilemann agree that the prospects of a Republican 'red wave' in the midterms are "gone" because of the 'political poison' of Donald Trump.
Those Who Want to Destroy the Constitution
Last week, The New York Times published its latest op-ed calling for the end of the Constitution of the United States. The authors, Ryan Doerfler and Samuel Moyn, teach law at Harvard and Yale respectively. They argue that the Left's progress has been stymied by constitutionalism itself. “The idea of constitutionalism,” they correctly write, “is that there needs to be some higher law…
Big Tech's Dangerous Censorship Got a LOT Worse This Week
Two stories, same problem. There is out there in the media world and today’s mania for podcasts something called The Podcast Movement, which identifies itself as “The World’s Largest Community of Podcasters.” As this is written, the Podcasters are having a conference of thousands of their podcast brethren in Dallas, Texas.…
Salman Rushdie, Iran and Joe Biden
In October 2018, agents of the Saudi Arabian government murdered columnist and Muslim Brotherhood fellow traveler Jamal Khashoggi in gruesome fashion. The fallout in the American media was cataclysmic for the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia; two years after the murder, then-candidate Joe Biden issued a statement “mourning Khashoggi's death” and calling for reassessment…
Secondhand Censorship: Big Tech Kept Info from People 195M Times Q1-Q2
Big Tech sent a stark message to conservatives during the second quarter of this year that it will continue to fiercely protect President Joe Biden and censor viewpoints that differ from the left’s narrative on major political issues.
Freeform’s Racist Comedy ‘grown-ish': ‘Reagan Was a Genocidal Clown’
The show even goes so far as to claim that late, former President Ronald Reagan was a "genocidal clown" during the height of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.
Buzzword Foreign Policy Makes for Failure
This week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to Taiwan, determined to make a statement about American support for the democratic country under constant threat from its tyrannical Chinese neighbor. That trip prompted spasms of apoplexy from the Chinese government, which vowed serious consequences; China, in the end, engaged mainly in some military posturing. There is no question that Pelosi…
Woke Academic Gobbledygook Makes You Rich and Famous
This week, a professor went viral during congressional testimony regarding the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision overruling Roe v. Wade. During her testimony, professor Khiara Bridges of Berkeley Law School refused to acknowledge any value at all in unborn children, instead stating, “I think that the person with the capacity for pregnancy has value and they should have the ability to control what…
Why We Can’t Have a Nice Independence Day
On July 3, 1776, shortly after the approval of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail. “I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost Us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States,” Adams wrote. “Yet through all the Gloom I can see the Rays of ravishing Light and Glory. I can see…
Roe Is History, But the Abortion Debate Reveals Rot at America's Core
This week, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling overdue by some five decades, striking down Roe v. Wade (1973) and its constitutionally unsubstantiated “right to abortion.” Writing for the 6-3 majority in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, Justice Samuel Alito stated, “The Constitution makes no reference to abortion, and no such right is…