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Islamic Democracy Movement?

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Of all reporting on the events happening in the Islamic world, the most disturbing is the notion put forth by the American press that these protests are in any way pro-democratic. In Islamic nations, the notion of democracy includes none of the rights that are associated with Western democratic countries – specifically such rights as […]

Who Are the Elites, Anyway?

Monday, October 18th, 2010

I read a number of articles over the weekend that had the same basic theme – not only do the tea party followers not like elites, they positively love ignorance. The general conclusion is that the tea party movement is filled with people suspicious of anyone smarter than they are, which is pretty much everyone […]

Anybody got a match?

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

So let me get this straight. Some nobody pastor of about 50 congregants proposes to burn a copy of the Koran and everybody from Rush Limbaugh to BHO is up in arms. Conservatives and Liberals seem to agree that it’s a bad idea. Before I state my view, a little history is in order. Does […]