Don’t Blame the Kneelers—Blame Those Who Brainwashed Them

The brouhaha over political demonstrations during the National Anthem makes me think of a scene from “Junior Bonner,” a 1972 Sam Peckinpah film about rodeo cowboys starring Steve McQueen. A barroom brawl has broken out during the rodeo’s noontime break, and the biggest bruiser in the joint decides to put a stop to

By | 2017-09-27T08:44:26+00:00 September 27th, 2017|

Liberal Bullies

Forty-thousand versus 25. Those were the relative numbers of people that showed up in Boston last month for a free speech rally and its counter-protest. It was an absurd spectacle. CBS Boston has aerial photos showing the two-dozen free-speechers huddled on a bandstand with officers milling around them. A fence encircles the area,

By | 2017-09-20T10:12:48+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Democratic Party Outreach: Faithful Catholics Need Not Apply

In the wake of President Trump’s election, the Democratic Party that nominated the first Roman Catholic for president, Al Smith, and elected the only Roman Catholic president, John F. Kennedy, has been trying to divine how best to restore its appeal to “blue collar” voters—a vast swath of whom are culturally conservative Catholics.

By | 2017-09-13T10:50:44+00:00 September 9th, 2017|

Antifa Activists Are Enemies of America

Fascism is indefensible. Antifa is also indefensible. Both are antithetical to civil society and need to be put down decisively. Street violence in Berkeley last month left several people injured, all in the name of opposing “fascism,” “white supremacy” and “hate.” Even Mayor Jesse Arreguin, who tried to excuse Antifa vandalism in the

By | 2017-09-12T17:45:56+00:00 September 9th, 2017|

Media Normalizes Political Violence by Mainstreaming Antifa

Since February’s violence in Berkeley, which stopped a scheduled speech on campus by Milo Yiannopoulos, the media and the political Left’s relationship with Antifa has been similar to that of your favorite codependent couple; they’re either publicly and passionately in love with each other or loudly breaking up for-the-very-last-time and taking out restraining

By | 2017-09-06T14:21:07+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|

Inebriates of Virtue

At Yale, where censorship never sleeps, the Committee of Public Safety—no, wait, that was Robespierre’s plaything. Yale’s new bureaucracy is called the “Committee on Art in Public Spaces.” Its charge? To police works of art on campus, to make sure that images offensive to favored populations are covered over or removed. At the

By | 2017-09-04T10:20:11+00:00 September 1st, 2017|