Tweet Conservatives have spent years railing at the liberal propensity to by-pass the legislative process and head straight for the courts. It turns out, though, that there are situations in which liberals prefer to avoid the court all together — and will take legislative action to try to avoid it. Those situations arise when a [...]
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Tweet The LA Times has admitted that it possesses a video of Barack Obama cheerfully attending a radical Muslim meeting at which the speakers hurled the usual violent and threatening invective at Jews and at Israel. Also attending were Ayers and Dohrn. One might think that, given next week’s election, the LA Times, which is [...]
Tweet Charles Johnson, at LGF, working off the top of his head, put together a list of Obama’s troublesome associations: * Rabidly anti-Israel Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi. The Obamas were regular dinner guests at Khalidi’s Hyde Park home for years. * Terrorist sympathizer Ali Abunimah, who runs the viciously anti-Israel web site Electronic Intifada. [...]
Tweet Yesterday, I write a long post opining that the attacks against Obama because his friends would automatically trigger in liberals an urge to analogize the situation to the 1950s anti-Communist hearings, which would, of course, raise the “guilt by association” mantra. I also explained why, in Obama’s case, guilt by association is an appropriate [...]
Tweet On the liberal side of the American political world, one of the lingering horrors of the McCarthy era is “guilt by association.” Certainly that was the lesson I, a young liberal, took away from teachings about that era. As I learned it, it wasn’t that the HUAC hearings were aimed at discovering genuine Communist [...]