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Paglia on Democrats, Journalism, Islamist Terror, and LGBT

Published on June 25, 2017 By sirrahc

Liberal progressive. Atheist. Member of LGBT community. Pro-choice, feminist icon. Given the above attributes, you wouldn’t think there was much for a politically- and religiously-conservative individual like me to agree on with Camille Paglia (silent ‘g’), writer of Sexual Personae and Free Men, Free Women. For the most part, that’s true. But, Ms. Paglia is […]

Who Is Maxine Waters?

Published on August 31, 2010 By sirrahc

“[Maxine Waters] is one of the most self-serving, hate-filled, race-obsessed politicians in America. [And] the Democratic Party doesn’t just embrace her. It kneels at her feet.”    — Michelle Malkin Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been in the news of late, due to accusations of ethics violations being leveled against her and investigated by the House […]

Liberals, Jews, and Class Warfare (Part 1 of 2)

Published on August 26, 2010 By sirrahc
This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Jews and Liberalism

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Jews and LiberalismMy next couple posts continue a theme begun in my earlier posts regarding Larry F. Sternberg’s book Why Jews Should NOT Be Liberals (2001, rev. 2006). If you haven’t read them, please do; then come right back here. Liberals love to quote statistics […]

Liberals, Government Programs, and Unintended Consequences (Part 2 of 2)

Published on August 19, 2010 By sirrahc
This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Jews and Liberalism

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Jews and LiberalismThis is one of several posts excerpting Larry F. Sternberg’s insightful book, Why Jews Should NOT Be Liberals (2001, rev. 2006). Here is Part 1. The problem with liberals, as Thomas Sowell points out, is they believe that human behavior can be modified […]

Liberals, Government Programs, and Unintended Consequences (Part 1 of 2)

Published on August 18, 2010 By sirrahc
This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Jews and Liberalism

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Jews and LiberalismI’ve been reading an interesting book, lately, that I wanted to share with you — Why Jews Should NOT Be Liberals (2001, rev. 2006), by Larry F. Sternberg. From the back, This book makes a powerful argument that the principles of Judaism, its […]

I'm Not One of 'Em

Published on April 4, 2010 By sirrahc

Have you ever been a member of a group (e.g., Boy Scouts, Democratic Party, teachers’ union), or do you self-identify with some group (e.g., skeptics/ agnostics, Christians, political conservatives)? I suspect the answer is, “Yes, several.” Now, have you ever seen or heard someone from your group — or, at least, whom outsiders associate as […]

An ACORN by Any Other Name…

Published on March 19, 2010 By sirrahc

…Still Stinks! (with apologies to Bill Shakespeare) OK, I admit it. I reeeaaallllyy don’t like ACORN. Sure, many of their causes seem good on the surface: helping people get loans and affordable housing, helping them get out to vote, lobbying for better wages and healthcare, etc. It is their far-Left ideology, which naturally informs just […]

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