Also known as Progressive Racists. Prior to the segregation of the civil service in 1913, appointments had been made solely on merit as indicated by the candidate’s performance on the civil-service examination. Thereafter, racial discrimination became the norm. Photographs came to be required at the time of application, and African-Americans knew they would not be [...]
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Yes, having visited a Coptic Church in Egypt, and spent time with Brothers and Sisters in Christ there, this is heartbreaking, but also a call to prayer for all Christians the world over. God is Holy. We ignore Him at our own peril.
Victor Davis Hanson: There is a liberal coastal aristocrat, but he is really not very liberal, at least in the sense of his regressive life not matching his progressive rhetoric. His views are mostly conditioned on his education, salary, and material circumstances. Put the coastal aristocrat in charge of a 7-Eleven in Stockton, and his [...]
From The Telegraph:
If there is one piece you read this week, let it be this by Mark Steyn. Not only did I learn that the Department of Education has its own SWAT team: I noted that the U.S. secretary of education, who doesn’t employ a single teacher, is the only education minister in the developed world with [...]
Fascinating literary and political history from here, with this more substantive piece by John Miller. Yet there is a long history of digging deeper into Baum’s books and searching for hidden meanings. The most famous of these is to interpret “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” as a parable of the Populist movement of the 1890s: [...]
Obama will not fund the education of our troops, but we will fund illegal aliens. Indeed, it’s an Obama world.