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“Diversity” Anger At UCLA

“If there were a Heisman Trophy for the most articulate angry black undergraduate, Sy Stokes, a recent UCLA graduate, would surely have won.” That’s the first sentence of my new piece on Minding The Campus. Read what follows.

There He Goes Again…

Obama to Jon Stewart: IRS never targeted conservatives Lerner emails show IRS tried to cover up targeting of conservative groups

Barack Obama Is No Abraham Lincoln

In “The Iran Deal and the ‘Problem of Conjecture,” (Wall Street Journal, July 24), Niall Ferguson makes a compelling case that the point of President Obama’s nuclear deal “isn’t just to postpone the Iranian acquisition of nuclear weapons by 10 years.” It is an attempt to buy time, but to succeed it must be “more than just […]

Obama Should Listen To … Obama

Scolding Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for that country’s treatment of homosexuals, President Obama waxed rhetorical: “When you start treating people differently, not because of any harm they’re doing anybody but because they’re doing different, that’s the path whereby freedoms begin to erode, and bad things happen,” Mr Obama told reporters at State House in Nairobi. […]

Are Liberal Arts Colleges “In The Business” Of “Mirroring” Society?

I’ve just become a new contributor to National Review Online’s education blog, Phi Beta Cons, and my first post, “Are Liberal Arts Colleges ‘In The Business’ of ‘Mirroring’ Society?,” appeared this afternoon.

Obama Attempts To Violate Constitutional Right Of Millions Of Social Security Recipients

According to a Los Angeles Times article two days ago, the Obama administration is seeking to add over four million social security recipients “to  the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, which is used to prevent gun sales to felons, drug addicts, immigrants in the country illegally and others.” The argument is that if […]

Obama: That Was Then…

Obama, speaking to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee March 4, 2012, when he was still making an effort to win Jewish votes: Four years ago, I stood before you and said that, “Israel’s security is sacrosanct. It is non-negotiable.” That belief has guided my actions as President…. And that is why, four years ago, […]

Roger Clegg On Charleston, The Flag, And The Left

Roger Clegg, president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity, sends the following astute comments about the left’s and the Charleston flag controversy (a controversy, by the way, that left initiated for its own benefit): Laughing, but Seriously [Roger Clegg] There is, again, an amusing disconnect on the Left between diagnosis and prescription […]

A Left Critique of the Left’s “Inequality” Strategy

John Judis is one of more thoughtful writers on the left. To see what I mean, take a look at his “Dear Democrats: Populism Will Not Save You” in the current issue of National Journal. His description and analysis of the Big Money behind the Democrats is fascinating, as is his skepticism of the left’s […]

“Diversity” And POCLA Dots

“Early instances” of Polka Dots,Wikipedia explains, “were generally equally sized and spaced relatively closely in relation to their diameters. Many modern prints include more randomly spaced, sized and coloured dots.” POCLAs are a bit (but only a bit) different. As used by the University of California at Davis — see here and here for examples […]