Category Archives: Left

“Is the Bell Curve Scientific Racism?”

Paste magazine (?) has a piece which asks “Is The Bell Curve Scientific Racism?”: Scientific American revisited The Bell Curve last month in the wake of Murray’s recent return to the spotlight. Although data shows an average lower IQ in Black people than … Continue reading

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NYT Launches War vs. Mortgage-Interest Deduction

The featured piece in today’s NYT is “How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality”, which launches what will probably be their War Against the Mortgage-Interest Deduction (MID). The piece begins with the usual: The son of a minister, Ohene … Continue reading

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Stay Classy, CBS

Late night TV hosts used to be folks like Johnny Carson (which Fallon is closest to, despite pressure on him to bash Trump more), but last night we had Stephen Colbert saying of Trump: “The only thing your mouth is … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Few Years Makes

Steve Sailer points to this keen psychological insight made by Spotted Toad, on how and why the Progressive Left (which is still dominated by upscale, self-hating whites) has tacked Hard Left in recent years: The elite has shifted left, especially … Continue reading

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Professor Aaron Hanlon

Here is Aaron Hanlon, a professor of English at Colby College: Aaron Hanlon: “Colleges should be able to have standards for the speakers that they bring.” #Tucker pic.twitter.com/OMiyG53bUP — Fox News (@FoxNews) April 27, 2017 Here is one of Hanlon’s … Continue reading

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Learning Trolling from Saul Alinksy

Over at Mother Jones, they are noticing how effective the Alt-Right is getting at co-opting Alinskyite tactics (“How Ann Coulter and the Far Right Are Using the Lefty Playbook to Troll Berkeley”): Saul Alinksy’s Rules for Radicals, published in 1971 … Continue reading

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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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