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Re Feminist Vandal

Candace’s post enforces my belief that feminism is by nature extreme, that there really is no moderate feminism, and that the belief that there is a moderate version has given feminism a much longer life than it might have had otherwise.  There are women who think of themselves as feminists and  moderates, but the sweep of the movement has been toward radicalizing our society, attacking men, denigrating women’s traditional roles, and registerng any disparities in male/female outcomes as the result of continuing “sexism,” even while pretending that it’s all about ”choice.”    

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The Inquisitor Has No Clothes

This is a column about impeachment, but first, a confession: I think I might be guilty of insider trading. At this point, I would like to assure my dear friends at the SEC that I do not mean this in any actionable legal sense, but only in principle. Some time ago, I was considering making an investment in a ... Read More

The Present American Revolution

The revolution of 1776 sought to turn a colony of Great Britain into a new independent republic based on constitutionally protected freedom. It succeeded with the creation of the United States. The failed revolution of 1861, by a slave-owning South declaring its independence from the Union, sought to bifurcate ... Read More