Department of Hopeless Speculation

ALTHOUGH MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY's recent report insulting veterans and conservatives, it overlooks the victim of the paper's most obvious insult: its reader's intelligence. The DHS report not only assumes veterans are a violence-prone group readily influenced by "rightwing" extremism but misdiagnoses the most likely source of terrorism and misconstrues the … [Read more...]

A Failed Former President

The only thing more painful than listening to Jimmy Carter lecture President Bush on how to conduct a successful presidency was living through his disastrous attempt to turn his advice into reality. As I noted earlier this week, Carter has channeled his hatred of non-leftists, secular and religious, into a glut of slanders in his new bestseller, Our Endangered Values. He charges his … [Read more...]