Posts Tagged ‘ Seattle Times ’

The Trojan Horse

The Trojan Horse

The manifold problems presented by refugee resettlement within the United States have been explored on this website at some length in the past. In addition to the status being accorded to con artists and petty criminals, there is an even more dangerous element posed by the slipshod process by which these individuals are admitted...
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Behind Rose-Colored Glasses

Behind Rose-Colored Glasses

The sputtering “recovery” claimed by the White House is inexorably grinding to a halt, an inescapable fact that even the most deft manipulation of employment numbers can’t conceal. Yet the mass unemployment and underemployment of American job-seekers hasn’t deflated the enthusiasm for anti-growth policies from either this administration or Congress. Complicating matters is the enthusiasm...
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May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

The purpose of  last Wednesday’s events, like the marches and rallies staged on Cinco de Mayo, was to pressure elected officials in Washington D.C. into repeating the same disastrous mistakes of the past. In this case, a wholesale amnesty which would cost upwards of six trillion dollars in the coming decades. While most of...
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The Marxists of May

The Marxists of May

Update: The Silent Majority No More has some great coverage of the May Day absurdity, which I urge you all to check out for yourselves! One of the perennial problems faced by the left is the inclination to either devolve into myopic, sectarian bands, or to remain so diffuse and broad in its appeal...
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Rewriting History

Rewriting History

With a little under a month remaining until Election Day, the Obama campaign has transitioned into full-blown hispandering mode. This week’s symbolically potent, yet empty, exercise in  gestural politics entailed President Obama designating the home of former California labor leader Cesar Chavez a national monument. The ostensible purpose of this decision is to rally support...
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Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Most New Yorkers-especially natives-are inured to the daily spectacle which makes their city something of a super-sized freak show. However, most of the time that sideshow is of the sort one normally expects to see in Coney Island, i.e. entertaining enough as a diversionary pursuit, but not so garish or mind-altering as to force...
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Zapata Update; More Americans Murdered

Zapata Update; More Americans Murdered

We have yet another tragedy to report south of the border. In this instance, two more Americans were cut down  in cold blood by a murderous gun-man.  Part of a growing trend, these latest deaths simply serve to reinforce the impression that Mexico is ineluctably becoming a failed state.
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