Summary: Left-wing rioters at Berkeley, Portland, and Evergreen College remind us about the Left's long history of political violence. But during the past several decades the Right has been more violent. Here is a brief recap about one front of the Right's war against America. Expect more political violence as our politics become more polarized, … Continue reading The Right began the current cycle of political violence in America
Summary: As US politics becomes a cacophony of lies and nonsense (now descending into street violence), we need to know that it can be better. This post reminds us of Saul Alinsky's famous "Rules for Radicals", which will work for any political movement. "Let them call me rebel and welcome, I feel no concern from … Continue reading Our Right & Left have lost their way. Saul Alinsky points to a better politics.
Summary: Saturday's riot in Berkeley reveals much about the extremists driving US politics, and how acceptance of their violence by both Left and Right has led to more violence. If this rot continues we face a grim future. Here is an analysis of the riot and its signature event, rich with insights about America. "Headed … Continue reading The “sucker punch” at the Berkeley riot reveals the rot in our politics