Tear Down That Wall . . . of Silence

As the Obama wall of silence begins to crumble, the FBI’s reputation is befouled by its own rash actions, a politicized Justice Department stands revealed as, well, politicized, and the Democrats furiously spin the facts outlined in the Nunes Memo and subsequent revelations, there’s only one overarching question left to ask: what made

By | 2018-02-09T09:23:37+00:00 February 8th, 2018|

Hatred By the Numbers

How do they hate thee; let us count the ways. Critics of President Trump came up with a variety of numbers for their hatreds after his State of the Union address last week. 80: The American Civil Liberties Union set their hate counter at "more than 80 times." That was the number of

By | 2018-02-05T00:17:53+00:00 February 5th, 2018|

The Warmbiers and the Crutches: Bearing Powerful Witness

In our hyper-cynical age, it’s very easy to dismiss political theater as naked manipulation. It becomes much harder to do that when you’re weeping. Between Fred and Cindy Warmbier, whose pain was so raw that it couldn’t be contained, and Ji Seong Ho, holding up his crutches and demonstrating the infinite possibilities that

By | 2018-01-31T18:10:19+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

The Media Octopus and How to Fight It

The unholy alliance between the Compromised Media and the Democratic Party is today inarguable. The two have become largely indistinguishable in both ideology and, often, in personnel, with mainstream-media reporters moving into any given Democrat administration, then returning to the media when the Republicans win. The late Andrew Breitbart famously referred to this

By | 2018-01-25T21:15:52+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

Can the First Amendment Protect Us from the Ruling Class?

Congress shall make no law” restricting the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech, or of association. Aside from Christ’s distinction between duties to God and duties to Caesar, the First Amendment’s words are some of the greatest barriers ever erected against tyranny. But James Madison, who wrote them, warned how easily the

By | 2018-01-24T11:01:56+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|

This is CNN . . . in 1945

What if something like CNN and modern communications were around in early 1945? What if the rules of presidential news coverage were then as they are now? And what if such a mythical CNN hated Franklin Delano Roosevelt as much as it despises Donald Trump, then as right-wing as it is now hard

By | 2018-01-16T11:14:29+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

Shadowbans and the Twitterdämmerung of Free Expression

Twitter’s mission statement is to: “Give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.” On Thursday, Project Veritas released a video showing Twitter engineers boasting their use of “shadowbanning” to curb conservative speech. No amount of “deceptive editing” accusations or “out of context” arguments can contradict the tale

By | 2018-01-13T16:57:07+00:00 January 13th, 2018|