Category Archives for identity politics

July 17, 2014

End game: the left, illegal immigration, and the ongoing coup

TweetProgressives have always detested the founding and have long embraced the self-serving assumption (insofar as it gives them the rationale for counter-revolutionary impulses) that the US is an illegitimate, colonialist nation built on stolen land and stolen labor.  And Obama, … Continue reading

17. July 2014 by Jeff G.

June 30, 2014

“6 Stupid Arguments About Hobby Lobby From Dumb Liberals”

TweetLet me preface this by saying that, as with the 9-0 ruling on the Recess and Appointments Clauses, I’m not sure this is quite the victory we wish it would be, mostly because the Court didn’t really address the core … Continue reading

30. June 2014 by Jeff G.

April 4, 2014

Radical identity politics, homosexuality, and the irony of the new jihad

TweetI had planned to pen a long blistering attack on both the radical pro-gay political orthodoxy, and the cowardly risk-averse actions of Mozilla, whose CEO resigned when it was learned — and some say, leaked, by way of an increasingly … Continue reading

04. April 2014 by Jeff G.

January 20, 2014

Democrat candidate commits perjury under oath in federal court? [McGehee]

TweetWhile the comments are irretrievably hijacked on Darleen’s most recent Wendy Davis thread, I just wanted to bring this to the full attention of the commentariat — since my multiple mentions in that other thread have garnered no attention. It … Continue reading

20. January 2014 by McG

May 6, 2013

Why Bill Richardson is correct

TweetMuch is being made of Bill Richardson’s candid statement that Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a conservative and TEA Party favorite, shouldn’t be “defined as an Hispanic” — his positions on many issues having deviated, by Richardson’s lights, from the standard … Continue reading

06. May 2013 by Jeff G.

April 30, 2013

“Native Americans incensed over pro-gun rights billboard in Colorado”

TweetMe, I’m amused at their being incensed. But then, I tend not to let PC culture turn me into a ridiculous scold. Denver Post: Two billboards in which images of Native Americans are used to make a gun rights argument … Continue reading

30. April 2013 by Jeff G.

March 4, 2013

“Pickle Company to Distraught Mom: Yes, We’ll Change Our Name”

Tweet“Cains Pickles removes a derogatory term from its labels after a mother’s protests,” Andri Antoniades informs us by way of editorializing — that “derogatory” term being “midget”, for those of you who didn’t know that any pickles short of, say, … Continue reading

04. March 2013 by Jeff G.

January 13, 2013

“A conspiracy so immense”: ideological commitment and the timidity of pragmatic politics

Tweet“What will it take for the mainstream media to cover the progressive movement?” Washington Free Beacon: Let’s pretend that in the spring of 2012 Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform, John Engler of the Business Roundtable, Tim Phillips of … Continue reading

13. January 2013 by Jeff G.

September 24, 2012

The rape of intent: “Austin Man Hangs Empty Chair From Tree Symbolizing President Obama”

TweetThe proof of your racism is the fact that we see it.  You can deny it — as “investigative journalists” we’ll fight for your right to burn a flag or shit on a police car or burn Bushhitler puppetes in … Continue reading

24. September 2012 by Jeff G.

February 27, 2012

Racism is how you made me feel. At least, for an hour or so. Or until I’m satisfied that you are good and cowed, and maybe embarrassed

TweetComing soon to an area outside a “free-speech zone” near you, official policing of “racism” and intolerance, as determined by…airline officials, speech police, and people who just feel wronged. In the UK, for instance, some things are just not said: … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Jeff G.

← Older posts