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The Case Against Santa Claus

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If you do “Santa Claus” at your house, please stop immediately. “Santa Claus” is one of the first Great Lies parents feel compelled to tell their children. On the whole no one minds because it involves giving, and giving comes from the heart, et cetera. But generically speaking, you shouldn’t lie to your children for…

Occupy This

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Many of the videos coming from Occupy [your town here] do viewers the comedic favor of showing feckless tag-alongs who have no real idea why they’re doing what they’re doing. Generally you’re seeing a ragtag collection of young, unserious hangers-on who are wandering aimlessly, using and wearing products made by the same corporations they’re supposed…

Jesse Jackson is Not Smart

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Every time Jesse Jackson speaks, it sounds like he’s auditioning for a bad off Broadway play called An Escape from Reason. Jackson is a stammering mess; fundamentally unintelligent and rapidly losing the ability to draw upon the powers of smart improvisation that served him so well in the old days. He is more of a magic tonic salesman…

Steyn’s After America

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Sometimes the author rises to meet the times, and the times cooperate. Just after the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Mark Steyn forever cemented his reputation among the literary Right by releasing America Alone, a short, painfully well written and reasoned book about terrorism and demography. America Alone had the effect on the Right of an excruciatingly loud, rude alarm clock: It was…

GLAAD, the Gay Mafia

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All problems in the gay community have apparently been solved, which allows the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) the time to turn its attention to the entertainment industry, taking the fair and open minded position that any person or company that does not see things its way is the enemy, and must be…