October 8, 2008

Exposing The Appropriation Of The Word “Liberal”

The term “liberal bias” is very sneaky.

“Liberal” and “conservative” have very different meanings. They really do imply and denote profoundly different orientations to our fellows and to our world. They work very differently (more…)

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September 29, 2008

Susan Jacoby, Quoting Lyman Beecher:

“Beecher declared that men “who have been cast down from affluence to poverty should not grunt and grumble, but bear matters unflinchingly. They should never forget that they are men, even though (more…)

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September 22, 2008

DISTURBING ATTACK ON FEMINISM: The Insidiousness of the Palin Circus

Friday, 05 September 2008. Heard on “Talk Of the Nation” on NPR.

A woman is interviewed about her perceptions of Governor Sarah Palin and her voting intentions. She describes how a media pundit has raised questions about Governor Palin’s suitability as prospective Vice President because of (more…)

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September 5, 2008

EXTREMISM IS SAFE: How Is Radical Extremism Reassuring?

The word “conservatism” has been stolen from us. By “Conservatives.”

Large numbers of people who seemingly have fairly moderate beliefs will support demagogues and power-seekers whose beliefs are far more extreme (more…)

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