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Regarding Donald Trump’s domination of the GOP presidential contest, National Review’s Jonah Goldberg has recently remarked: “Well, if this is the conservative movement now, I guess you’re going to have to count me out.” In response, Breitbart’s Ben Shapiro has noted that Goldberg and other “establishment Republicans” are, at the very least, inconsistent on this score, for they have had no ...
[caption id="attachment_36180" align="alignleft" width="180"] Copyright Sony 2015[/caption] Lily Tomlin is cranky, feisty, tough, and utterly irresistible in this story of a grandmother who has to visit past decisions about her own life in order to help her teenage granddaughter. Tomlin plays the aptly named Elle (French for "she"), a feminist poet. Her work is respected and influential but t ...
Donald Trump hasn’t the most conservative of track records . His opponents in the GOP presidential field and in segments of the so-called “conservative media” have sought to discredit Trump on this score. But they are dishonest, for neither are their favorite candidates at all “conservative.” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a classic case in point. Christie has acknowledged that up un ...
Donald Trump may not be a conservative . His Republican opponents, both his rivals in the presidential primary contest as well as their apologists in the media, are laboring tirelessly to discredit their party’s front runner on this ground. This line of attack, however, is disingenuous, for neither are their candidates of choice— Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio , Carly Fiorina —particularly conserva ...
As I argued a few weeks ago, there are reasons for doubting Donald Trump’s conservative bona fides. But those of his critics at Fox News and in some quarters of “conservative” talk radio who level this charge against him are disingenuous, for neither are their candidates of choice conservative. I’ve already shown that Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio , to name but two notable examples, are certai ...
When Donald Trump’s critics in the Republican-friendly media blast him for not being a genuine conservative, they are correct . For roughly the last quarter of a century, Trump has spent most of his time—until about five years ago—helping to get Democrats elected and reelected. One-third of all of his political donations have gone to supporting Democrats and, by implication, their causes. Thou ...
As many (but not enough) people now know, for quite some time, Planned Parenthood has been designing their abortion services for purposes of harvesting and selling the organs of the human beings that they routinely kill. It would appear that this has gotten folks from across the political divide pretty upset. But the outrage raises questions. Either abortion is morally reprehensible or it is n ...
Feminists and other “progressives” in America cry oppression at the mere suggestion that taxpayers shouldn’t be made to subsidize abortion services. Black (and non-black) American activists scream that “Black Lives Matter” whenever a black criminal suspect dies in an altercation with police. In the meantime, there is scarcely a peep from either of these sectors when it comes to the unrelenting ...
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