I’m writing today about your recent column, “The crummy deal ‘progressives’ sell.” As usual, it contains a great measure of wisdom. But you left out a few things I thought I would bring to your attention.
The column’s biggest lapse – and I hope you’ll take this in the spirit of constructive criticism – is that it doesn’t deliver on the broader implications of the headline. You mention only one way in which progressivism has been rotten for America. The fact ... continue reading »
I think of Thomas Sowell’s reality check, “2015: Year of the big lie,” as a kind of sequel to the prophetic teleplay “The Obsolete Man” (1961). In the latter, Rod Serling stated that the one iron rule of a jackbooted authoritarian government is: “Logic is an enemy, and truth is a menace.”
Case in point: the Obama-infected America of 2009-2015 and the twilight of our freedom if good men and women do nothing.
Hillary Clinton tells us that Donald Trump has become the poster child for ISIS recruiting videos that have yet to be seen, for his wanting to limit immigration of Muslims pending extensive investigation.
Here is an interesting point about ISIS and how it deals with “un-Islamic” activities. Smoking, listening to music and wearing hair gel are punishable by floggings, amputation or execution.
Drinking alcohol is subject to 80 lashes. For terrorizing people you are subject to exile. This seems a bit hypocritical, but that’s what it is.