The National Association of Scholars :: Ideological Discrimination in Academe: The Burden of Proof – Steve Balch

July 19, 2010 By Steve Balch When it comes to proving discrimination in academe, the bar is set fairly low. Little more than the simple fact of underrepresentation is usually required, after which the worst can safely be assumed. Exempt from this inference are a few groups deemed beneficiaries of past bias and hence legitimate […]

July 22nd, 2010
Topic: News and Press Coverage

Report: Taliban training monkeys for jihad

This story is totally preposterous, but hey, it’s Friday afternoon. I just hope none of these jihad monkeys commit adultery: “Narrated ‘Amr bin Maimun: ‘During the pre-lslamic period of ignorance I saw a she-monkey surrounded by a number of monkeys. They were all stoning it, because it had committed illegal…

July 16th, 2010
Topic: JW

Canada: Muslim woman will not go to jail for strangling her teenage daughter with a head scarf

The apotheosis of multiculturalism. Ain’t tolerance grand? For everyone except Aminat Magomadova, that is. Honor-killing mother walks: “Calgary mom who strangled daughter gets suspended sentence,” by Daryl Slade in the Calgary Herald, July 15 (thanks to Josephine): CALGARY – The Calgary mother who killed her teenage daughter by strangling her…

July 15th, 2010
Topic: JW

Prisoners of Yuri Andropov

How the godfather of Russia’s new era of deception still holds the West’s psyche in Soviet chains.

June 24th, 2010
Topic: FPM

Obama Fires General McChrystal But Does Not Change His Flawed Afghan Strategy

President Obama got rid of his top Afghanistan war commander, General Stanley McChrystal, following the publication of an article in Rolling Stone magazine containing insulting comments by the general and his aides about the president, the vice president, U.S. diplomats in Afghanistan and members of President Obama’s national security team.
There is no question that General McChrystal showed [...]

June 24th, 2010
Topic: NRB

Fare Thee Well, Stan McChrystal

The soldier’s soldier becomes a political casualty.

June 23rd, 2010
Topic: FPM

A Psychiatric Conference on Truthful Girl | FrontPage Magazine

A Psychiatric Conference on Truthful Girl By Jamie Glazov As most of us are by now aware, Jumanah Imad Albahri, the infamous Muslim student at the University of California at San Diego, recently endorsed a new genocide of Jews during the question-and-answer period after David Horowitz’s talk at UCSD. To watch the short clip of […]

June 21st, 2010
Topic: News and Press Coverage

Kashmiri Misunderstanders Of Islam threaten Hindu pilgrimages

Doesn’t Syed Ali Geelani know that Islam teaches tolerance? Has he been learning Islam from Islamophobes? When is Honest Ibe Hooper of CAIR going to catch a flight to Kashmir to straighten him out about the true nature of Islam? But of course, Geelani is not against the pilgrimage. He…

June 19th, 2010
Topic: JW

NRB Book Club: Christopher Hitchens on Horowitz and Humor

It sounds like a cliché. “If Hitchens didn’t exist,” wrote Ian McEwan, “we wouldn’t be able to invent him.”
I’m looking at Christopher Hitchens’ latest book. On the front-cover he’s smoking and (my guess) sending secret smoke signals to neo-conservatives. And yet, in the world of politics, no-one appears more complicated than Christopher Hitchens because of [...]

June 6th, 2010
Topic: NRB

Chomsky, America, Israel and the Left

Wouldn’t the avowed enemy of the Democratic West be happier in Putin’s Russia, Ahmadinejad’s Iran or Chavez’s Venezuela?

June 1st, 2010
Topic: FPM