General · Leftism

Surging Radicalism on the American Left

We sometimes laugh, mock or dismiss Leftist talking points at this blog. But this shouldn’t distract from the serious, pervasive strains of radicalism that are increasingly dominating the modern Left. Now, say what you like about folks on the extreme end of the ‘Right’ spectrum, in the alt- Right. There’s certainly ample room for scrutiny.… Continue reading Surging Radicalism on the American Left

Islamic apologism and the persecution of dissenters

Senator Tim Kaine put to shame

In response to the Ohio State attack, Senator Tim Kaine got stuck in an Islamic apologist feedback loop without even knowing the facts. Immediately after the events, Senator Kaine tweeted; “Deeply saddened by the senseless act of gun violence at Ohio State this morning. Praying for the injured and the entire Buckeye community.” Senator Kaine didn’t consider the perpetrator… Continue reading Senator Tim Kaine put to shame

Islam in America

Keith Ellison Headlined Fundraiser For Muslim Activist Who Called For Palestinians To Embrace ‘The Jihad Way’ — The Counter Jihad Report

Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross, November 21, 2016: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the favorite to take over as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, campaigned in 2009 for a Libya-born activist who once called on Palestinians to embrace “the jihad way” in order to get free of Israeli control. The activist, Esam Omeish, a former… Continue reading Keith Ellison Headlined Fundraiser For Muslim Activist Who Called For Palestinians To Embrace ‘The Jihad Way’ — The Counter Jihad Report

Electoral college

The importance of the Electoral College

Since Donald Trump won the recent Presidential election despite losing in the popular vote, the institution of the electoral college has been called into question. Given the circumstances, it is certainly understandable why some are upset and might even wish to scrap the electoral college “But more people voted for Hillary, she deserves it”, or “the electoral college is… Continue reading The importance of the Electoral College