The Other McCain

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

California School District: ‘Write Your Own Hex Poem, Cursing That Person’

In the name of “social justice,” California students are now studying witchcraft. Spencer Lindquist of the Federalist explores the “equity” resource page for Campbell Union High School District in San Jose: One section titled “Hex” tells the reader, “Hexing people is an important way to get out anger and frustration.” It becomes increasingly deranged, suggesting […]

When Democrats Say ‘Our Children’

Never trust a Democrat, especially when they start speaking in first-person plural pronouns, e.g., Joe Biden on Wednesday: “Vaccinating our children will help us keep our schools open — keep our kids in the classroom, learning and socializing with their classmates and teachers. I think every reporter in this room who has a child understands […]

Why Terry McAuliffe Is Losing

Wednesday night, longtime Democrat strategist James Carville appeared on MSNBC to declare himself “scared to death” that Republican Glenn Youngkin could defeat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia: “It’s close,” Carville said. “Cook has it [as] a toss-up. If Cook has the race toss up — and Terry, by the way, has been blunt that we are […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

Say hello to Everton Brown, a man from Baltimore, Maryland, seen here in a YouTube video from 2010, protesting at the White House, claiming that he was being targeted for harassment by the FBI. Brown was not targeted by the FBI. He was crazy. And what do we know about crazy people, boys and girls? […]

Free Speech on Campus: ‘It Is Vital That UVA Lose This Case, and Lose Badly’

A federal judge has rejected the University of Virginia’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Kieran Ravi Bhattacharya, a former UVA medical student who was suspended after he asked a few questions during a campus panel presentation on “microaggressions.” Robby Soave’s account of the case is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand […]

Democrats and the War on ‘Whiteness’

Berea College in Kentucky has scheduled an event about “Trumpism and white citizenship as forms of white terrorism enacted against the majority of people living within the borders of the U.S. and beyond.” When this event drew national attention, the college defended the event as a “dialogue . . . essential to understanding racism and […]

Arithmetic Is Now ‘White Supremacy’?

That seems to be the belief of public education bureaucrats: The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently encouraged teachers to register for training that encourages “ethnomathematics” and argues, among other things, that White supremacy manifests itself in the focus on finding the right answer. An ODE newsletter sent last week advertises a Feb. 21 “Pathway […]

The Destructive Meaning of ‘Equality’

Comrade DeBlasio last week declared: “I’d like to say very bluntly our mission is to redistribute wealth. . . A lot of people bristle at that phrase. That is, in fact, the phrase we need to use.” The subject, believe it or not, was K-12 schools in New York City. How could anyone view public […]

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