The Great Lie of Partisan Tolerance
The Free Dictionary defines ‘tolerance‘ as follows. tol·er·ance 1. The capacity for or the practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others. That’s what tolerance used to mean, before Orwellian progressives performed their cunning linguistic tricks on it. Now the class-obsessed left has divided tolerance into two classes: partisan (good) and repressive (bad). The dirty secret is that both their meanings are | Read More »
Sweet Lord, When will this Insanity End?
Erick Erickson wonders what will be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. What will it take for Americans to rise up in righteous indignation at the rampant abuses of government? First, when codeine works perfectly to control coughs and colds, classify it as a dangerous drug on the same level as heroin because some people abuse it. When sudafed falls out of patent and | Read More »
Fundamental dishonesty and malevolence: The Left’s modus operandi
Let’s play a guessing game. Last week I watched an interview on TV. The interviewer, working in a union shop, interviewed a pro-union leader, whose national operation is a non-union shop. The interviewer works for a for-profit company that pays lots of taxes. The interviewee works for a non-profit organization that doesn’t pay taxes. The interviewer gives 20% of his pre-tax income to charity. The | Read More »
Now Setting News Coverage Priorities for USA: Obama’s Three Ambassadors to the News
Starting at 6 in the morning, James Carville grunts out “whazgoanawn” to Rahm Emanuel and George Stephanopoulos. A little later, Paul Begala joins the conversation. Through the morning, the four pals commence to hatching the conventional wisdom for the day. They decide on the spin they will encourage in the media, so as to best help out the new President. The Messiah, President Government, Lord | Read More »