Liberals & Intolerance

Would someone please explain something to me: When did liberals get so utterly intolerant? To me, tolerance of opposing views, almost a kind of patient sympathy for those unenlightened individuals who just don’t get it yet, always had been a hallmark of liberalism:  Live and let live.  But in the Obama era, it’s Live and

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The Outrage Brigade

This cartoon by Bruce Eric Kaplan in the January 20, 2014 issue of The New Yorker says it all. Never before in the history of mankind and communication have so many little people been granted so large a platform to air and share their views.  The Internet revolution should have spawned a Renaissance of insight

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I Spy Hypocrisy

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California must be suffering from whiplash.  For months she has defended the NSA’s mass surveillance of billions of phone calls, e-mails, video chats and more, saying it safeguards the nation. “What keeps me up at night, candidly, is another attack against the United States.  And I see enough of the threat

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