The University of Iowa College Republicans’ Conservative Coming Out Week has a simple message—conservatives are people too, they aren’t alone, and they don’t need to fear discrimination on college campuses like liberal Iowa City. Leave it to faculty left-wingers, to show their true feelings of tolerance.
A Danish psychologist who worked with young Muslims in a Copenhagen jail gives a harrowing warning to the West.
Amid all the high-fives and atta boy’s that have attended Jenn Q. Public’s recent post Rape of Lady Liberty I feel compelled to raise my hand, kind of like that annoying kid at the back of the class, and ask exactly what good we did ourselves here.
To be sure there are several things to agree [...]
For almost a decade I worked in a domestic violence shelter. I sat with women who were shaking, bruised and ashamed. They were in utter shock and disbelief at the violence that had just occurred. The names of the people in each woman’s story were different but the story lines were remarkably the same.
Thanks to lies, damned lies, and statistics, Barack Obama’s health care “reform” plan has passed the House, and is all but certain to become law this week (and as if that isn’t bad enough, the public option is still waiting in the wings, too). Reactions are about what you’d expect—leg tingles among leftists, anger among [...]
“To the Muslim world: We get the message. My imperialistic predecessors have caused a sea of anger against the U.S. that has culminated in this disaster,”
President Ron Paul says as he addresses the nation on September 11, 2001.
Days later, President Paul visits the rubble of what was once known as the World Trade Center. [...]
The Daily Beast just can’t get enough of the “extremist!” meme. Today they have not one, but two articles proclaiming that this week’s suicide/plane attack on a Texas office building is a sign of growing far-right mania. Reading Joe Stack’s own manifesto and Michelle Horstman’s reaction to it should provide an antidote for that smear, [...]
Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and [...]
There is a billboard along I-35 near Wyoming, Minn., with a huge photo of former president George W. Bush and this question: “Miss Me Yet?”
Bob Collins of Minnesota Public Radio has verified that this is not an internet hoax or photoshop photo. And he’s trying to find out who is responsible:
“There’s no [...]