Constitutional Amendment to Prevent Jihad?

Lawrence Auster at VFR (http://www.amnation.com/vfr/_) wonders whether a Constitutional amendment is necessary to prevent jihadists from being allowed to exercise a supposed right to advocate jihadism. The answer is definitely not. The First Amendment, as interpreted somewhat reasonably by the … More ...

The Boss Has No Clothes

“Nobody wins unless everybody wins.” “No justice, no peace.” Bruce Springsteen inanities drilled into grammar school children? Yes. See http://www.nj.com/springsteen/index.ssf/2009/10/bruce_springsteen_rocks_giants.html and http://www.springsteenlyrics.com/lyrics/0/57channels.php

These slogans, among unbetter ones, have appeared on a public grammar-school billboard on a main street one block … More ...

Christine O’Donnell’s Discrimination Suit

Dear Mr. Kalb,

Re: Christine O’Donnell’s Discrimination Suit

She is potentially a traditionalist. Here are some facts based on my years of experience dealing with these infernal complaints. Ninety percent have no basis and are dismissed early. O’Donnell’s lasted four … More ...

Anti-inclusiveness

Being unable to respond to the above topic digitably by Mr. Kalb is par for the digital course. So I am forced to create a “new topic,” not.

Mr. Kalb has laid out, as a professor does, his theories in … More ...

In Search of a Moderate Islam

Dear Mr. Kalb and Fellow Readers,

The parallels of Islam and National Socialism (NS) are intriguing.

“Its mainstays were the doctrines of racial inequality and of adherence to the leader, or Führer; its constant theme was nationalist expansion.” http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/history/A0859882.html Muslims … More ...

Did the Pope Repudiate His Quotation?

Some think the Pope’s quotation still stands. The Pope’s quotation, the basis for the controversy, does not stand. He said, “These were in fact quotations from a medieval text, which do not in any way express my personal thought.” He … More ...