Articles by Robert Curry

Common Sense vs. Corruption (Again)

The candidates who most excited the punditocracy have quit the race. Over at National Review, Jim Geraghty observes that “Elizabeth Warren departs the race without finishing above third place in a single state. Beto O’Rourke, Julian Castro, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand quit well before the voting.” These media candidates, of course, were […]

New Year’s Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

The New Year’s Eve celebration at Times Square will again this year feature John Lennon’s song “Imagine.” We thought this article, first published in 2017, would be worth sharing again this year. Republishing it also affords us an opportunity to wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year. Thank you for all of your support in […]

Clint Eastwood Portrays the American Greatness of Ordinary Americans

Something really interesting is happening at Malpaso Productions, Clint Eastwood’s movie production company. Eastwood’s films, especially in recent years, portray the best in the American character through real stories of ordinary Americans called by events to stand up and shine. In his latest, “Richard Jewell,” Eastwood continues exploring a theme I’ve called “American Greatness in […]

Michael Horowitz Conned the American Public

In his recent testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz showed himself to be a smooth operator. He executed a con with skill and supreme confidence, certain the punditocracy would fall for the con—which they did. If you spotted the con, give yourself a win. You, too, can have confidence—confidence […]

Trump’s Common Sense on Foreign Policy

“The major task of the Chinese president is to handle the American president, and Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were handled.” That’s George Friedman, the prominent strategist on international affairs, writing at Geopolitical Futures. But, according to Friedman, China is in trouble and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hold on power is threatened […]

Has the Coup Already Happened?

Democrats in Congress, Democratic operatives in the deep state, and co-conspirators in the corporate leftist propaganda conglomerate are attempting to drive Trump from office. This hyperpartisan process rightly has been called an attempted coup. It is also a brazen fraud. In the immortal words of Woody Allen’s Fielding Melish, “it is a travesty . . […]

The Source of the Media’s
Post-Truth Analysis

What has happened to the news? Not so long ago, the big voices in the media at least made some effort to maintain an appearance of objectivity. But it has been evident for some time that most people in the news business today have dispensed with all pretense of fairness. The advent of Barack Obama […]

Living in a Post-Truth World

Have you heard the news? You and I are now living in a “post-truth” world. The Oxford Dictionaries proclaimed the official beginning of the new era in 2016 by selecting “post-truth” as the Word of the Year. According to our betters in academia, in the ruling elite, and in the punditocracy, the very concept of […]

The War on Common Sense

When Thomas Paine appealed to “common sense” to make the case for American independence, it probably never crossed his mind that there would ever be a need to make the case for common sense itself, at least not in America. But common-sense thinking has fallen out of favor. Because it has been under attack for […]

20th-Century Progressive Politics Continues to Unfold

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Is Common Sense Making a Comeback?

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‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, Western Civ Has Got to Go’

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See ‘Hotel Mumbai’

A new film, “Hotel Mumbai,” tells the story of the 2008 terrorist attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai. It is, I assure you, a film you want to see. It is more exciting than that action film playing next door in your town, better made than the films promoted by the Academy Awards, and […]

Progressive Leftists vs. Common Sense

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Killing the Old Folks

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The Trump Effect

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New Year’s Eve: Marxism-Lennonism Revisited

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Judge Tigar Strikes Again

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Progressives Have Arrived at Their Veruca Salt Moment

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