A “human-rights” organization fronts for one of the world’s worst regimes.
One of the great perks of being associated with the Washington D.C.-based Phillips Foundation is meeting young, enterprising journalists setting out to make their mark in the world. Anna Parashkevova (Anna Moya by marriage), was very much in that category. Born in Bulgaria, she immigrated to the United States with her family, went on to [...]
On Rush Limbaugh’s show of May 28th, he spent a great deal of time talking about how the progressive elite use foundations. He was responding to Hillary Clinton’s call for the wealthy to pay more in taxes and be more like Brazil (apparently, our new role model.) Rush suggested that Hillary did not have to [...]
Bill Gates has proclaimed, despite the increasing lack of evidence, that global warming is the single greatest threat to humanity. Apparently, no one has tipped him off that the science of global warming is most definitely not settled. One of the most recent projects coming from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, announced this past [...]
You’ve seen this famous statue found in front of the Rockefeller Center, haven’t you? Is this Greek mythological character really a super hero to today’s progressives? In looking around the Internet, my answer would be an emphatic yes. He was a favorite of Karl Marx, which may explain his enduring popularity among the left. From [...]
When it was launched in 2003, the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) became the world’s first carbon-emissions trading company, equipped to regulate all transactions made under cap-and-trade energy plans such as the one currently favored by President Barack Obama. To obtain the money he would need in order to get CCX of the ground, the company’s founder, Richard Sandor, turned to the Chicago-based Joyce [...]
Despite the leftist ideology revealed in Joseph Stack’s manifesto, shortly after he crashed his plane into the IRS building in Austin, TX, progressive media lept to align him with the Tea Party movement, describing him as right-wing, racist, anti-tax, patriot, or militia. Sensing the danger the average American citizen in the Tea Party movement represents to Democrats in 2010 and 2012, they [...]
Jonathan Schanzer and Mark Dubowitz of The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies argue in the New York Post that sanctions targeting Iran’s energy sector will cause the regime some very substantial pain. Material and political support for the opposition is necessary as well, but the impact of tough sanctions could cause the regime to [...]