Gays in the Military? Thank Pro-Gay “Conservatives”

Those who oppose treating the military as a social engineering laboratory for the Gay Left’s agenda should consider turning their ire against a new target: pro-gay “conservatives” and their establishment Republican allies. As I noted two weeks ago, U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips ruled the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy “unconstitutional” — a decision that certainly … [Read more...]

MLK Was No “Conservative”

As much as I hate to take issue with my colleagues here, it is hyperbolic to call Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. a “conservative.” It is true King was no New Left radical. He had little use for Malcolm X and in his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” he famously denounced “the hatred and despair of the black nationalist.” But King’s views before his antiwar speech were left-of-center, for his day … [Read more...]

All the Rage

THIS WEEKEND’ WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENTS DINNER DEBASED OUR POLITICAL DISCOURSE IN A WAY NOT EVEN THE LEFT HAD NOT PREVIOUSLY SUCCEEDED, but Wanda Sykes’ death wish was not the cause in itself. The Left has made bloodlust for its political opponents de rigueur. The moment that desecrated one of our national institutions affected a more fundamental aspect of character. Another Leftist Death … [Read more...]

David Horowitz’s $10,000 Challenge

David Horowitz has called out the Academic Left for its latest smear of his academic freedom proposal. At its business meeting in Philadelphia on Saturday, January 7, the American Historical Association (AHA) passed a resolution claiming the Academic Bill of Rights (ABOR) he has championed would “impose political criteria in areas of academic policy.” Further, the academic organization chided … [Read more...]

The Hate America Left

Reviewing a book written under your boss' byline is never an easy task, particularly if you are a new hire. This was the first article I wrote after being hired full-time at FrontPage Magazine in mid-January 2003. Today, it reads more than a bit obsequious, even by such standards, but my job was to sell the book. If nothing else, it's an awfully good sales pitch. C'est la vie. -- TRW. At last … [Read more...]