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The Editor Has Eloped: Tales from the School of Incoherent Leftist Journalism

Generally, I would like to get my news and analysis from leftist and left-leaning sources. This is more difficult than it sounds, however, because of the levels of writing at these outlets are subpar. 318 more words

'...And Peace Will Guide The Planets...'

Over in the Comments section of Protein Wisdom, in a post by Darleen Click, BigBangHunter observes:

- Presently we have entered the age of Aquarius for real, which means flower children, hippies, beatniks, and every other form of social misfit is having their day in the sun.

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The Left Has No Better Angels In Their Natures

The report is by The Washington Examiner and the commentary by Jeff Goldstein:

Federalism is dead.  Sure, it’s there in the Constitution, but since marriage (and just about every other “noble cause”) has been re-defined as a civil right, the entirety of the 10th amendment is now effectively and functionally moot.

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Leftist Playbook

Attacking The Left Where They Are Vulnerable

A note on the psychology of modern liberalism vs. that of libertarianism–and a suggestion regarding “winning the argument” moving forward…

I’ve found that for many on the left, their thinking is heavily funneled through their feelings, leading to decisions & beliefs that are overly based on emotion. 339 more words

Politics

Brandeis University Hates Black People

From Jay Nordlinger:

If we were like the Left, we would say that Brandeis revoked Hirsi Ali’s honorary degree because they hate black people. Especially black women.

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Leftism

The Left Airbrushes LBJ Back Into The Picture

As Stacy McCain points out:

There was once a sort of bipartisan consensus about this: Left-wingers hated LBJ for fighting the Vietnam war; right-wingers hated him because he wouldn’t fight to…

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Who Wants To Help Build A Technocracy? Repost-Megan McArdle At The Daily Beast: ‘The Technocratic Dilemma’

McArdle:

Still relevant, it seems:

‘Washington is in the throes of a rekindled romance with technocracy: the idea that what is most needed to save the economy and the planet is a bunch of really smart people who have spent their lives studying complicated problems like health care finance or renewable energy.  

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