To Solomon Jones, Black Lives Matter Far Less Than Preserving Progressive Politics

I have not been exactly enamored of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, a movement started over the wholly justified killing of Michael Brown as he assaulted a police officer. Young Mr Brown had just roughed up a store clerk half his size in the course of a robbery. Several grifting incidents have been recorded concerning the Black …

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Critical Thinking and International Relations Theory

Critical Thinking and International Relations Theory After the Colonial era, the fall of the Soviet Union, and the First Gulf War, many analysts proclaimed the world was getting safer and humanity was changing for the better. Francis Fukuyama argued this point. Samuel Huntington took a different perspective and argued a clash of civilizations would keep …

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Justice Alito Leaves UNC Lawyer Sputtering – Affirmative Action Destroyed

If Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s questioning of North Carolina Solicitor General Ryan Park, who is defending the University of North Carolina’s use of affirmative action in their admissions decisions, had been a chess game, I’m pretty sure the jurist would have announced, ‘Checkmate.’ Like a tiger toying with a kitten, Alito very efficiently struck what …

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Is Hypocrisy the New Name of the Democrat Party?

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As the nation prepares to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, I couldn’t help recalling a couple of years ago when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stormed around the Capitol building purging it of all things reminiscent of the Confederacy. That prompted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to wonder if Pelosi should consider changing the name …

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The Racism of “Anti-Racism” Part 4: The Columbus Shooting, BLM, and Voter Identification as Examples of Racism

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The most racist people in America are the “anti-racists.” In this installment of my series on the racism of the anti-racists, I provide three detailed examples. In parts 1 – 3 of this series, I have provided examples of how the most racist people in America are the “anti-racists,” just like the least tolerant are …

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The Racism of “Anti-Racism” Part 3: More Examples of Real Racism

In Part 1 of this series, I asserted that the most racist people are the “anti-racists.” They routinely pander to minorities during elections and then enact Leftist policies that hurt minorities and the poor. In general, the racist “anti-racists” assert that minorities are too dumb to do well in school, to meet the same standards …

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The Racism of “Anti-Racism” Part 2: Examples of Real Racism

The Racism of “Anti-Racism” Part 2: Examples of Real Racism “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” — Martin Luther King, August 28, 1963 In Part 1 of …

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Reparations and Systemic or Institutional Racism

By John R. “Buck” Surdu As reported in Axios, Senior White House Advisor Cedric Richmond said the white house is considering moving forward with reparations for slavery without waiting on the legislature. One Chicago suburb has voted to steal money from taxpayers for reparations to people who were never slaves, even though the black community …

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Some People Would Rather Be Less Safe Than Cooperate With And Support The Police

If you want to know why homicides in Philadelphia are both proceeding along record numbers and being solved at very low rates, The Philadelphia Inquirer has decided to tell you. Trouble is, I don’t think that they meant to convey the message that they did. Black and Latino residents in University City feel the weight …

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20 million black babies have been aborted since Roe v. Wade, where is the equity in that?

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Democrats love to talk about abortion and systemic racism, just not in the same conversation. The National Right to Life Center estimates that by the end of 2021, 63.5 million abortions had been performed in the U.S. since the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Surprisingly, nearly 40% of women who seek abortions are …

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