Although some major figures in the conservative world dismiss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a minor nuisance, I have been warning that she is a serious threat to the republic. This week in my column at Real Clear Politics I continue to sound the alarm and show that she is the latest manifestation of the radical 1960s
As we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, it is imperative that patriotic Americans look squarely at the assault on our country’s founding principles and ask ourselves if we are prepared to let it all slip away. American liberty is under assault, and that’s not just a metaphor. By now you have no doubt heard
Wow! Talk about a complete lack of self-awareness! The “mea no culpa” written by Google exec Jen Gennai on Medium yesterday shows a callow shallowness not seen since the days of the proverbial Valley Girl. Either that or an utterly disingenuous denial of guilt the likes of which hasn’t been seen since Eve had to
Most of the conservatives writing about how Kyle Kashuv’s admission to Harvard was rescinded have focused on the “injustice” of the decision. Liberals, meanwhile, say he got what he deserved because as a youthful teenager, Kashuv engaged in juvenile behavior. Kashuv is a survivor of the Parkland high school shooting and became a conservative pro-gun
Clarence Thomas, the only reliable conservative vote on the Supreme Court, appears to be taking a more activist role now that he’s on the court without Justice Scalia. We could only wish that he was the Chief Justice instead of the pusillanimous John Roberts. The latest example came Monday when Thomas wrote in a concurring
I’ve heard the name Jordan Peterson on occasion, but never read any of his work until today. Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto and has made it his life’s work to help human beings navigate the stumbling blocks that society puts in front of them. His essay “When the left
I missed the Chris Hayes special with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on MSNBC last Friday, but I saw a clip of Hayes introducing AOC that sparked my interest. “… [I]nto the vacuum has come a bold new policy proposal that might be the most controversial thing in American politics at the moment. You’ve probably heard about it.
Information, as George Orwell taught us, is power. It is also the most easily manipulated currency in the marketplace of ideas. This week in my column at Real Clear Politics, I explored how the information consumer is ripe for exploitation, using the examples of Russiagate and the Jussie Smollett hoax to make my case, with