Archives for June 2009

Sotomayor’s Racialist Judicial Activism

This article originally appeared as the weekend lead for Friday, June 26, 2009. Five months later, it was chosen for inclusion in Opposing Viewpoints, America's Prisons, vol. 2. The inclusion is a special honor for me. Not only is the Opposing Viewpoints series in nearly every high school library in the country, but it provides an invaluable service: fairly representing conflicting views on an … [Read more...]

Holocaust Museum Shooter: Anti-Christian Socialist

On June 10, the nation tragically witnessed a memorial dedicated to commemorating one of history’s worst atrocities become the site of yet more death. Just before 1 p.m., longtime neo-Nazi James Wenneker Von Brunn entered the Holocaust Museum on the National Mall and opened fire in an attempt to complete the Final Solution his hero had left tentative, an omission Von Brunn labeled “Hitler’s … [Read more...]

How Much Uranium Would You Like?

Although candidate Obama declared a nuclear Iran would be “a game-changer,” his interview with the BBC has given Tehran the time and plausible deniability necessary to achieve its genocidal intentions. Continuing the failed policies of Bush’s second term, he added another dynamic: his interview implied Iran’s defiance may be the fault of the United States. Speaking on the eve of his trip to … [Read more...]

Undersecretary of Naivete

Five months into the Obama administration, its chief export seems to be confidence, generously doled out to hostile nuclear regimes. Pleas for dialogue and understanding have yielded North Korean belligerence and Iranian defiance. President Obama’s nomination of Rep. Ellen Tauscher as Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security will exacerbate rogue states’ worst behavior … [Read more...]