Democracy Now: Amy Goodman’s Hate Sessions

For members of the “mainstream” media, an odd metamorphosis occurred this week: somehow the confirmation hearings of Sonia Sotomayor became a referendum on Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-AL. His leftist critics paint Sessions as a racist, citing as “evidence” discredited tales of a spate of racist black church burnings in the 1990s.  Several of  MSNBC’s talking spleens have trotted out the line, … [Read more...]

Samuel Alito: Minority Rights Champion

DESPITE THE HISTRIONIC RHETORIC EMANATING FROM THE LEGAL LEFT on the apocalyptic consequences of his confirmation to the Supreme Court, Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. – in addition to being an eminently qualified Originalist jurist – has another attractive attribute: a history of favoring the rights of minorities. In his 15 years on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Alito has compiled a reputation … [Read more...]

“Charitable” Foundations: ATMs for the Left

One of the unlamented developments of this election year is the Democratic Party’s retreat to the Left. Although the media claim the party's voters have learned their lesson by settling for the “electable” John F. Kerry, a cursory examination of the Democrats shows they remain animated by anti-Bush furor. The party rank-and-file may have decided they prefer the sing-song cadences of John … [Read more...]