Making sense of Rick Santorum’s wish for wealth disparity in America.
Leftist Rule for Engaging Conservative Ideas #1: conservatives’ motives are never what they claim. It must be rigorously asserted that right-wingers are invariably driven by impulses more sinister than making people better off or trying to find solutions to the problems we face. New Republic senior editor Jonathan Chait knows that lesson by heart—on the Daily Beast, he argues that from the lowliest Tea Partier all the way up to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Right is animated by a view of “the poor as parasites” and “the rich as our rightful rulers,” a dogma we’ve picked up from philosopher Ayn Rand.
The British are singing the chorus to Binyam Mohamed’s version of “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me.” Remember how British intelligence informed the Americans about Saddam Hussein stockpiling WMD’s? Once again the British got it wrong. The mainstream American press went along for the ride with the CIA as the scapegoat.
Recently, the British appellate court made public [...]
If blame could be assigned for America’s ongoing economic collapse, Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven would deserve special recognition for their contribution to the nation’s ongoing decline.
The two Marxist university professors are “fundamentally responsible for the unsustainability and possible collapse of our economic system,” Glenn Beck said on his TV show yesterday.
Cloward and Piven are [...]
Poor Andrew Revkin. The New York Times science writer has long been the “Global Warming” cabal’s favorite concubine.
Yet after years of loyal “service” — reporting approvingly and without question every tidbit these scientists passed his way — Revkin’s being tossed out of the harem. All because he wrote one blog post his masters disapproved of.