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Cornel West: The Age of Obama Is Over

On CNN Wednesday, leftist Professor Cornel West, given the chance to bloviate about the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, decided to impart his perspective with a vengeance, even targeting President Barack Obama and blurting that the ...
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It Means The World

Adam Frank suggests we should all be grateful for “this corner of the universe as embodied in the unlikely blue world we call home”: A quick review of our solar system makes it clear that good planets are hard to find. The sun hosts eight worlds, at least six large...

High From A Holiday Spice?

Deborah Blum separates fact from fiction when it comes to having fun with nutmeg: In the 1965 book, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,”...

Thank God, Or Not

Emma Green contemplates why “secular, Thanksgiving-flavored gratitude seems so fuzzy”: Religions from Christianity to Hinduism to Wicca all emphasize the importance of thankfulness, especially as a form of prayer. This is because they rely on the premise of an other, some sort of non-human being that has some sort of co...

Vandalized Ferguson Bakery Receives $230K in Donations to Fund Reopening

Natalie Dubose of Ferguson, Missouri, is a small business owner who was proud to have opened her local cake bakery just over a year ago, but rioters from her own neighborhood destroyed her hard-earned shop this week. Now, thousands of Americans across the country have generously donated over $200,000 to help her rebuild. Celebrities like actre...

So, Friendsgiving Is A Thing

Kay Steiger explains that she and her pals inaugurated a tradition of non-family get-togethers “because we all thought we could make better versions of Thanksgiving food and it’s more fun to get drunk with your friends anyway”: [F]or all the cleverer recipes and the fancier food, what actually matters is getting every...

Common Core Concerns Lead to Homeschool Increase

More parents are removing their children from traditional school environments and are choosing to homeschool them instead due to increased concern over the use of the Common Core standards. The Heartlander reported earlier th...

The Upside Of Being A Downer

Though ’tis the season to give thanks, Mariana Alessandri maintains that voicing dissatisfaction isn’t all bad: The 20th-century Spanish philosopher Miguel de Unamuno didn’t recommend banishing the negative emotions or “keeping on the sunny side of life.” In “The Tragic Sense of Life” he described his anxiety over the prospect that there might be no aft...

What A Fall From The Heights. Obama Goes From Best Leaders To Least Influential In 6 Years!

GQ magazine ranks Obama among ‘least influential’ people of 2014 Posted on November 25, 2014 by Sam Rolley...

Why the Gallup Poll Means Deep Trouble for Hillary

(John Hinderaker) Gallup headlines: Obama Approval Drops Among Working-Class Whites. Here, “working class” includes all non-college graduates, some 60-65% of the adult white population. Gallup’s chart shows President Obama’s approval rating among white college graduates and non-college graduates from the beginning of his administration to the end of October. His 27% ...

Are Ferguson And Palestine One In The Same? Only In The Rat Infested BDS Movement!

ferguson-palestine New Low: Anti-Israel BDS Connects Ferguson to ‘Palestine’! ...

Another Example Of The Acceptance Of Non-Muslims In Pakistan. Wrong!

Killing Christians: A State-Sponsored Crime in Pakistan by Mohshin HabibNovember 27, 2014 at 5:00 am http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4904/pakistan-killing-christians ...

Captioning The Canon

Essie, Ruby and Ferdinand, Children of Asher Wertheimer 1902 by John Singer Sargent 1856-1925 Just in time for the holidays, Mallory Ortberg ...

Is Pope Francis So Naive To Believe He Could Have A "Dialogue" With ISIS? Even Though He Has Been Targeted For Death?

Despite Everything, Pope Still Open to Dialogue with ISIS By Ahuva Balofsky November 27, 2014 , 9:26 am “Death and life are in the power of the tong...

It Is Clear Ferguson Verdict And Resulting Rioting Was Predictable.

Lessons from the Ferguson verdict — from a middle-class white guy Posted on November 27, 2014 by Wayne Allyn RootViews: 7,603 391 Shares ...

Reality Awakens Even The Most Committed To The Fact That Socialism Doesn’t Work.

HOW THE PILGRIMS PROGRESSED Exclusive: Joseph Farah examines America’s early experiment with ‘miseries of socialism’ Published: 18 hours ago author-image JOSEPH FARAH  ...

Is Government NO-FLY Zone, A Coverup? Do They Not Want The Truth To Come Out?

Why flight restrictions over Ferguson? By Anna Massoglia 712 ...

Anarchists Run Over Elderly Man In Ferguson After Stealing His Car And Hitting Him With His Oxygen Bottle

FERGUSON THUGS BEAT, CARJACK ELDERLY WHITE MAN ON OXYGEN TV reporter on scene: ‘Hey guys, dial 9-1-1 for me. Call the police’ While businesses burned to the ground and black mobs ran wild through the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday night, an elderly white man, dependent on oxygen to breathe, s...

Yes, the process in Wilson’s case was unusual, but it didn’t favor Wilson

(Paul Mirengoff) Because the evidence seems to support the grand jury’s “no bill” ruling in the Darren Wilson case, critics and protesters have focused on the grand jury procedure. They argue that it was highly unusual, and they are right. Normally, prosecutors try to guide a the grand jury towards an indictment. Almost invariably, prosecutors succeed. Hence the cliche that a prosecutor can get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. In this case, though, ...

“Born With Empathy”

Mark Joseph Stern shares why he’s grateful to be gay: As part of my job, I regularly read the writings of people in whom something has broken or withered—people who have lost the ability to see the humanity in others. I put myself in the mindset of people who ...