Lies Don’t Work

People tell lies, or use statistics, which frequently amounts to the same thing, to get what they want. Most people acknowledge that telling lies is a bad thing. In general. But in this particular case, their case, the positive outcome justifies a little liberality with the facts. So the liberal media proclaims about such malicious misportrayals …

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Feel the Love

Oh, it’s so warm and cuddly. Liberal progressives are forgiving, inclusive, welcoming of those who disagree with them. And of course, they never use violent or malicious rhetoric. Or not. Just listen to the bile and hatred from some of these folks: Clarence Thomas should be impeached, tortured, sent back to the planatation, and strung …

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More From Sarah Palin on Obama’s Speech

There are lots of things to like about Sarah. She is courageous, caring, loyal, and she understands what makes the economy work – how jobs and wealth are created. For a long list of real accomplishments, see Bob Beers’ article ‘In Praise of Sarah’ from Canada Free Press, which includes this assessment: “She has a …

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Oh Sarah, You’re So Dumb

Or maybe not. Sarah tweeted that she wasn’t happy with low-life leftist website Gawker (no link for them!) quoting large passages of her new book out of context, and without her permission. This was Gawker’s reply: “Did you catch the excerpt we posted yesterday from Sarah Palin’s new book? Sarah did. She tweets with rage: …

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Two More Thoughts

First: ‘Social justice’ is a key identifying phrase, a shibboleth, for liberal/progressives. Conservatives are assumed not to care about social justice, being concerned only with making money and reducing taxes. Then why is it that conservatives give more to charity, and are more likely to be involved in their communities as volunteer fire fighters, ambulance …

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‘Proof’ of Psychic Powers, Fish Numbers and HIV

Proof of psychic powers? Actually, no. Just proof that academics are not easily able to think beyond their preconceived notions. Professor Daryl Bem says his work shows most people have psychic powers. He conducted nine different experiments on over 1000 students. Eight of the experiments showed some psychic ability. I am willing to bet that …

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Last Gasps of the Legacy Media

The Age reports that: A Melbourne private girls’ school that prevented a lesbian student from attending the school formal with her girlfriend is being inundated with messages from irate readers around the world accusing the school of discrimination. Sorry, what? A private school, at a private dance for its students, should be forced to allow …

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Fat Facts

The People’s Republic of San Francisco has decreed that happiness is no longer permitted. At least, not in the form of happy meals. Or any other meals that include toys and TOO MANY CALORIES. Such meals are now banned. Meanwhile, back in less ‘liberal’ and consequently, less authoritarian, Australia, a professor of health education and nutrition has …

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No More Naughty Nurses

Nurses nationwide are banned from flirting with patients after the number of complaints about nurses with professional boundary issues tripled in 2009. Tripled! Oh gosh. What an appalling problem. Those nurses are just going nuts. Sex crazed poodles the lot of them. Except that in 2009 there were a total of 17 complaints in New …

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Another Kind of Marriage

With the boundaries of what marriage means being vigorously stretched, this comes as no surprise: Taiwanese Woman to Marry Herself. “Age 30 is a prime period for me. My work and experience are in good shape, but I haven’t found a partner, so what can I do?” Chen said. “I’m not anti-marriage. I just hope …

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The Value of Life

Amidst the general left wing media outrage (‘small-minded’, ‘ignorant’, ‘bigoted’ are frequently occurring words) at the prosecution of two young people in Queensland who attempted to abort their baby, I came across this review of the film Never Let Me Go. Never Let Me Go traces the story of three apparently normal young people who discover …

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Respect for Women

You can’t be a bloke if you don’t respect women. But ask a group of women if they respect men and you will likely be greeeted with hoots of derisive laughter. Not true of all women, of course, but true of more than it should be. Interesting, and not unexpected, then, the instant castigation of footballers …

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Government Schools – More Than Passively Bad

An interesting article from Kelsey Grammer’s Rightnetwork from a home schooling journalist. Just a sample: Academically, we couldn’t help but observe that  our fourteen-year-old son was made to watch My Big Fat, Greek Wedding in English class because they’re supposed to be studying Homer — and Homer’s Greek, you know; or notice that he’s seen …

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Approved Narrative Unwinds

Student Tyler Clementi committed sucide after being videoed having gay sex. He was the fourth gay teen suicide in the US this month. The national LGBT community is reeling. The bullying must stop! Gays must be given equal rights now! That’s the approved narrative. But actual events do not support that interpretation of Tyler Clementi’s death. …

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