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The Wisconsin Shooting and the state of “White Nationalism”

The recent shooting in Wisconsin comes less than a month after a similar incident in Colorado. The one crucial difference here is the apparent ideological underpinnings that the media is playing up; already is an image of the shooter, Wade Page, with a swastika behind him and the word “NAZI” emblazoned on the front page […]

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The “anti-anti-Semites” – Inquisitors of the 21st century

People have been asking the “Jewish Question” for centuries.  In the Middle Ages, the Question was answered by frequent expulsions of the Jewish people from various European countries.  Over the centuries though, as secularism and took over, Jews became more and more accepted in Europe, and as a result gained power economically and politically.  This […]

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The Thought Crimes of Dharun Ravi

Recently, a young man of Indian origin was found guilty of most of the charges against him (the full verdict is available here).  The former Rutgers student was accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s intimate encounters with an older man in his dorm room.  A few days later, the roommate, Tyler Clementi, later […]

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Thoughts on Rush Limbaugh’s recent comments: Who cares?

At the time that I write this, two of the top three stories in the “politics” section of the popular social networking site Reddit (which by the way, has banned submissions from this site) are about Rush Limbaugh.  By now, many Americans have heard of the statements made by Rush Limbaugh.  For those that haven’t […]

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American University Attacks Religious Freedom

An American university recently enacted a policy which, in practice, would force religious organizations operating on their campus to accept leaders who are not of their faith.  Of course, the policy was not worded in such a fashion.  As with all agenda-driven regulations, the policy was hidden behind a veneer of openness and tolerance: “any […]

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Signs of the Times: British “Gender Neutral” Baby’s Sex Revealed

Recently, the news of a two British lesbians who decided to raise a child in a “gender neutral” environment reached newspapers both here and in England because the couple decided that to finally reveal that the child was a boy. Only, the child wasn’t being raised to be “gender neutral”.  Despite the claims that they […]

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Reflections on a visit to the Middle Kingdom

During the past few months, I have had the opportunity to travel to several countries and speak to many audiences in an various settings. These travels have been most enlightening, because the attitudes I received have been markedly different.  In Europe, I was greeted mainly with suspicion and disdain: this was the 21st century, not the 19th, […]

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History as Myth and the Cult of Victimhood

Napoleon Bonaparte was reported to have once said, “History is a set of lies agreed upon”. In essence, he was correct. History is generated by consensus of individuals. The generally accepted narratives of what happened at any point in the past, and their relative importance to one another are not universal and vary from place […]

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The Curse of Egalitarianism

There was a time when Christianity was the religious dogma of the Western world. While the religion technically still exists, it has been usurped by new, modern values. One of these values, perhaps the most taboo to challenge, is egalitarianism. Instead of being told to praise an omnipotent God, we are told to praise our […]

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