The World Hates the Jews

“So, is Israel, like, a fake country?” A preposterous question? Or common thought? A few weeks before the drama with the Trump administration formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital broke out, a friend confronted me with this question. It wasn’t meant to be malicious. It was, rather, a reflection of common opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian … Continue reading The World Hates the Jews

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Modern Feminism Is Just a Mask for Leftism

Feminists stand for women, right? All women, regardless of that woman’s skin color, country of origin, or even her/his biological sex. However – and remember this because it’s tricky – if you are, in fact, a biological female but you do not agree with the core doctrine of the furthest left wing of the Democratic … Continue reading Modern Feminism Is Just a Mask for Leftism

The Libertarian Party Is Wrong on Abortion

I used to hold Tomi Lahren's view on abortion. My previous position was: “Conservatives are hypocrites for believing in limited government but restricting a woman’s freedom to control her own body!” Like Tomi, I never considered myself a Libertarian—just a “social liberal”—, but looking back on it, my beliefs lined up fairly well with the … Continue reading The Libertarian Party Is Wrong on Abortion

Sandblasting the Past: The Confederate Carving at Stone Mountain

Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Jefferson Davis straddle their horses in a carving 400 feet above Stone Mountain, home to laser light shows, kiddy rides, and a population that is 75 percent black. Following the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, rallying cries to bring the famous Confederate monument crashing down have intensified. … Continue reading Sandblasting the Past: The Confederate Carving at Stone Mountain

Identity politics breeds identity politics

You’re tribalists, collectivists. You believe that people are defined by the color of their skin, that their identities are wrapped up in the nationalities of their ancestors, that some are worthier – of speech, of freedom, of life – than others, not based merit but on birth. Notice that the above statement applies to both … Continue reading Identity politics breeds identity politics