Archive for December, 2016

The Rage and the Pride

The Rage and the Pride

It’s been said that hate speech is any speech leftists hate, and never has this statement been more true. In the wake of  a verdict convicting the courageous dissident Geert Wilders for “insulting” Moroccans, it’s worth remembering that  the concept of free speech did not originate in the Maghreb. Freedom of expression doesn’t come...
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Course Correction?

Course Correction?

Despite the stream of propaganda spewed by the legacy media, the biggest fear the public had of a Trump administration had nothing to do with Vladimir Putin’s Russia or a white nationalist uprising. In fact, the main worry of Trump supporters was that his presidency would simply be business as usual. In other words,...
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The Surveillance State Arrives

This past month has been filled with such a glut of information that it’s no surprise some items slipped past  an already news-saturated public. Unfortunately, one event which deserves more scrutiny is the United Kingdom’s decision to enact one of the most draconian invasions of privacy and restrictions of personal liberty in recent memory....
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Europe Votes

Europe Votes

Update: Kraut and Tea explains how Austria got here, and offers another possible explanation for Hofer’s loss.  Renzi resigns.  Landslide rejection. You can view the live results here.  Exit polls, for what they’re worth, suggest the Italian constitutional referendum is headed towards defeat.  In a depressing sign for the future, women voted for the...
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Stand For Truth (Basta Fidel)

Stand For Truth (Basta Fidel)

  Despite the encomia heaped upon the late Fidel Castro over the past few days, from both tyrannical regimes and morally inverted Western leaders, the man who turned Cuba into a tropical gulag had no redeeming features. He ruined his nation, turning a once a thriving-if troubled-island into a testament to the failure of socialism...
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