Archive for October 2nd, 2009

What Jimmy Carter Doesn’t Know »

[Crosspost from commentary section: ] When Barack Obama dumped Rev. Jeremiah Wright during the presidential campaign, he explained that the Reverend was a man lost in another time, when hard-core white racism required hypersensitivity to issues of race. Likewise, former President Jimmy Carter seems lost in the hypersensitive radicalism of the late 1960s. In…
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Freedom from Fear: Crime and the Diversity Hustle »

By now, most Americans have watched the newscast on the brutal killing of Chicago honors student Derrion Albert. FDR made “freedom from fear” one of his Four Freedoms. Many Chicago students flee to my rural university to secure “freedom from fear.” They escape gang violence and the prospect of ending up in jail. They…
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