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"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

How Irrational Is ‘Islamophobia’?

A few headlines today at the Drudge Report: MUSLIMS TO OUTNUMBER CHRISTIANS ‘IN 50 YEARS’ REBELS CAPTURE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE IN YEMEN… Al-Qaida storms jail, frees 300 inmates… This morning, I quoted a young Canadian feminist blogger who denounced “Islamophobia” as racial prejudice and “baseless hatred” that causes “the suffering of countless victims.” Meanwhile, there is this breaking news: […]

‘Islamophobia … Baseless Hatred’?

An astonishing phenomenon of the 21st century is the perversely ironic way in which the Information Age has actually increased ignorance. With all the knowledge in the world just a quick Google search away, many people have somehow managed to seal themselves off inside cocoons of confirmation bias, where they only encounter narratives that fit […]

TV Reporter’s Cheap ‘Gotcha’ Story Incites Hate Mob Against Indiana Pizza Shop

“RFRA: Michiana business wouldn’t cater a gay wedding.” “Restaurant denies some services to same-sex couples.” That’s how Alyssa Marino “reported” a story Tuesday on ABC affiliate WBND-TV in South Bend, Indiana, with the result that a firestorm of hatred came raining down on a pizza shop: There were no complaints nor denials of service to […]

Poll Finds ‘Clear Majority’ of Americans Are Hopelessly Gullible Fools

That’s not the headline in the Washington Post, however: Poll: Clear majority supports nuclear deal with Iran We’re conducting diplomacy by referendum now? Exactly how much does the average American know about the details of this “deal”? Are folks sitting around over dinner at the Olive Garden chatting about centrifuges and enriched uranium? Have random […]

Poll Confirms Public Education Has Corrupted the Morals of America’s Youth

Taxpayer-funded liberal indoctrination centers have succeeded in turning our nation’s young people into godless amoral scum: A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute has some insights. The poll tested how millennials (ages 18 to 34) view various sexual behaviors, including homosexuality. And about equal numbers say homosexuality is morally wrong (38 percent) and […]

ISIS in the Ivy League?

When last we checked in on Cornell University, they were being sued for expelling a senior chemistry major whose female friend complained that she was too drunk to consent to their sleepover hookup. Punishing drunk college kids for doing what drunk college kids do may seem rather extreme, but nothing is too extreme for some […]

An Honest Headline

Canadian gay activist S. Bear Bergman (@sbearbergman) writes an article at the Huffington Post with this headline: I Have Come to Indoctrinate Your Children Into My LGBTQ Agenda (And I’m Not a Bit Sorry) . . . I am here to tell you: All that time I said I wasn’t indoctrinating anyone with my beliefs […]

Patricia Jannuzzi Is Right

“We need healthy families with a mother and a father for the sake of the children and humanity,” wrote Patricia Januzzi, in a Facebook post in which she warned that same-sex marriage is part of an “agenda” that aims toward the “slow extinction” of Western civilization. Ms. Januzzi is a teacher at Immaculata High School, […]

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