The West is changing. Martin van Creveld points to one of its darker trends, as the West reverses its long journey to greater personal freedom.
Summary: With free speech under attack on many fronts by the Left, the ACLU stands almost alone on the Left defending one of the core precepts of a liberal social order. Here is a powerful essay by the ACLU's National Legal Director. Stand by for a special post later today about Hurricane Irma. "Why We Must … Continue reading The Left attacks free speech. See the ACLU defend it.
Summary: Yesterday was a big day for political terrorism in America, with wins for the terrorists in Berkeley and Portland. Plus applause from many on the Left. Success is copied. Expect more threats of political violence and violence -- until we no longer tolerate such behavior. "This is the moment our generation decides whether we … Continue reading Terrorism won yesterday in Berkeley and Portland. See these important stories.
Summary: Leftist have taken control of America's universities and begun programs to change their culture. Here is a report from one front of the revolution, where feminists attack other feminists for insufficient adherence to the new rules. “Like Saturn, the Revolution devours its children." --- From an essay by Jacques Mallet du Pan (1793). Execution … Continue reading Feminist revolutionaries seized control of colleges. Now come the tribunals…
Summary: Another example of mob violence by the Left against their political foes. While not fascism, societies' tolerance for political violence helped bring fascists to power. No volume of screaming "Nazi Nazi" at Trump can hide these simple facts. "For many of the people who have turned out for the current protests, it has been a … Continue reading Analysis of Left’s mob violence at Middlebury, their fast track to irrelevance.