Hyperbole is what ails America

Watching Michael Moore and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello on Bill Maher’s show reminded me how alike the fringes are. Left and right, they share a victim’s mentality, along with an inflated sense of their own importance. The sky is always falling, and they never let facts get in the way of a […]

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Judge them by their friends

If Bill Ayers was an issue, then Michele Bachmann’s associations also deserve scrutiny. Meet Bradlee Dean: On his radio show, he’s alleged that gays were responsible for the Holocaust, and that gay men will, on average, molest 117 people “before they’re found out.” He’s also suggested that extremist Muslims who call for the execution of […]

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There’s no quitting crazy

Is that you, World Net Daily? Remember me? Boone Wing. Central State Hospital. 1999-2003. You haven’t changed a bit. WorldNetDaily Exclusive A tale of two birth certificates  ‘Rosetta Stone’ documents provide comparison –WND WorldNetDaily Exclusive Aligning birth certificate statements, evidence  Descriptions of document have varied by witness –WND WorldNetDaily Exclusive Graphics pros challenge Obama birth […]

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Quid pro no

The Corner’s Andrew Stuttaford on Lindsey Graham’s utter disregard for the First Amendment: If we start allowing Muslim mobs to dictate the limits of American free speech, this country will have sunk a very long way down. (via Andrew Sullivan)

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Rhetoric is not irrelevant

I haven’t vetted this, and I’m reluctant to comment until all the facts are in. Still … UPDATE: Jesse Kelly was Giffords’ opponent in the Nov. election. Can we at least agree this kind of posturing is, at best, absurd? I salute his service, but I don’t recall Ike driving around with a pistol in his […]

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Amateurish, but worth noting

Re: The attempted car bombing of Times Square: The location is also adjacent to the Viacom building, fueling speculation that it might be linked to the company’s controversial South Park cartoon which recently depicted Prophet Muhammad in a bear suit. Speaking of radical Islam, Bill Maher makes my point:

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Not all fundamentalists are the same

HuffPoster Diana Butler Bass, writing about the “South Park” imbroglio, ably disproves her point. I can’t and won’t defend the Revolutionmuslim website. But violence against those who depict the Divine is not just an Islamic problem. It is worth pointing out that Christianity has a long history of violence against visual depictions of Jesus, the […]

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