Scott Morefield, Liberal narratives don’t die easily, but when they do the fall can often be hard and fast. Consider the “myth of the noble illegal immigrant,” an insistence by a Left longing for more Democratic votes and an Establishment Right longing for more cheap labor that illegal immigrants are uber-law-abiding – indeed, are the
Cal Thomas, The ancient Greeks referred to the dramatic moment in some of their plays as “deus ex machina,” the god from the machine. The term, introduced by the Greek tragedian Aeschylus, has, according to definition, “evolved to mean a plot device whereby a seemingly unsolvable problem is suddenly and abruptly resolved by the inspired
Lloyd Billingsley, Landmark 2017 passings mark three visions of America. “Oh well, oh well, I feel so good today,” sang Chuck Berry way back in 1959. Why was this man feeling so good that day? Simple, because “We touched ground on an international runway, jet propelled back home, from over the seas to the USA.”
Paul Hill, Several famous internet personalities have signed a letter telling the FCC that it doesn’t understand how the internet works and that it should cancel the upcoming vote to repeal net neutrality protections which is due for December 14th. Some of those that signed include Steve Wozniak, Mitchell Baker, Vint Cerf, and Tim Berners-Lee.
Bruce Bialosky, With Thanksgiving around the corner, I thought you would enjoy this family story. Everyone has tales of trauma from attending a family event. If you are a Jewish Republican, you may have a few more especially if you have family on the East Coast. Though we had an overall joyful experience (just travelling
Robert Spencer, In lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, a Muslim named Sayfullo Saipov, screaming “Allah akbar,” drove a rented truck along a bicycle path, killing at least eight people and injuring numerous others. According to Al Arabiya, “New York state governor Andrew Cuomo told media that there is no evidence to suggest wider plot or
Richard L. Cravatts, “Don’t Tell Me About Facts. I Don’t Need No Facts.” Seeming to give credence to Bertrand Russell’s observation that “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts,” a student-written op-ed that ran in the September 25th
Lloyd Billingsley, PelosiStatueSurgeDotCon! “If Republicans are serious about rejecting white supremacy,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement last week, “I call upon Speaker Ryan to join Democrats to remove the Confederate statues from the Capitol immediately.” The 10 statues include Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Confederate States of America president Jefferson Davis,