Category Archives: Left

Professor Snowflake & His Hero Lyotard, Rhymes With

The normalization of free speech limits marches onward. In the NYT is an opinion piece by Ulrich Baer titled “What ‘Snowflakes’ Get Right About Free Speech”: During the 1980s and ’90s, a shift occurred in American culture; personal experience and … Continue reading

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Howard Dean on the First Amendment

As Alt-Right truths about HBD proliferate and gain steam (the way ‘truth’ often does), and as Alt-Right grows, expect leading Democrats to, increasingly, say things like this: Hate speech is not protected by the first amendment. https://t.co/DOct3xcLoY — Howard Dean … Continue reading

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The Changing of the Progressive Public Intellectual

Leftist Eric Alterman reviews Daniel Drezner’s book, The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats Are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas: Once upon a time, we relied on intellectuals to “speak truth to power,” as the saying goes. Of course, … Continue reading

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A Professor

Professor Eric Clanton is apparently the Antifa SJW who used a bike chain to violently attack a conservative protester.

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FEC Chairwoman: Govt Must Control Social Media

The Left’s longterm goal of control of political discussion marches onward: The former Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ann M. Ravel says that political speech must be controlled on social media. She presented her remarks in a speech at UC Berkeley, … Continue reading

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Sean Spicer is a Holocaust Denier

Sean Spicer made the Jews mad. In The Atlantic, which has become a fairly good barometer of liberal Jewish popular sentiment, David Graham has a piece titled “How Sean Spicer Flubbed the Holocaust on Passover”: Spicer was fielding questions about … Continue reading

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NYT: Does Feminism Have Room for Zionists?

In “Does Feminism Have Room for Zionists?”, Emily Shire (ahem) frets anxiously about the uncomfortable ‘intersectionality’ of her feminism and her Jewish ethnocentrism: On March 8 women around the world will be abstaining from work and rallying in the streets … Continue reading

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James Wolcott: “Why the Alt-Left is a Problem, Too”

In Vanity Fair, James Wolcott writes a screed against the percolating Alt-Left (“Why the Alt-Left is a Problem, Too”). “Much of the media spotlight has been on the “alt-right,”, the byline reads, “But the “alt-left” provides a mirror image distortion: … Continue reading

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NYT: How the Internet Threatens Democracy

Brace yourself for the Next Big Liberal Meme, a logical extension of their ‘Trump Voters are Racist’, ‘Trump is a fascist’, and ‘Russians Hacked the Election’ memes. “How the Internet Threatens Democracy” is the title of Thomas Edsall’s latest column, featuring … Continue reading

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Canada

All the leftist celebrities who threatened to move to Canada will attack President Trump for wanting a Canadian style immigration system. 🙂 — Stefan Molyneux (@StefanMolyneux) March 1, 2017

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