Selective focus

If you've been watching TV news and/or listening to our political leaders, then you know one thing about Omar Mateen: he was an ISIS terrorist, or an "Islamic radical," or whatever magic combination of words we're all supposed to say. But the more we learn about him the clearer it is that his motivations for … Continue reading Selective focus

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Maybe the problem is your poll, not the people who answered it

Earlier today, this hit lefty Twitter: https://twitter.com/ppppolls/status/677871578281984002 HAHAHAHA, Jesus, what a bunch of blockheads, am I right? People immediately started having fun with this tidbit of information, and I'm sure there are 1500 word thinkpieces being typed up even now. Yours truly got in on the act, wondering what would happen to all the Disney … Continue reading Maybe the problem is your poll, not the people who answered it

UNESCO and US national security, at LobeLog

The United States hasn't paid its UNESCO dues (which had made up over a fifth of UNESCO's overall funding) since 2011, when the organization admitted Palestine as a member state and thereby triggered a couple of obscure Foreign Relations Authorization Act provisions (from 1990 and 1994) that require the government to stop sending money to … Continue reading UNESCO and US national security, at LobeLog