Friday, November 26, 2010

Lobbyists Behind Nanny Government of E.U.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Best Version: "Stand By Me"

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Shirking Personal Responsibility...

 ...A pastime of past times… “A Lesson for Our Time in Three Late-Antique Narratives: Satyricon, The Golden Ass, and Confessions” by Thomas F. Bertonneau, Professor of English at the State University of New York College, Oswego, New York.  (essay)
[snip] "Those who are determined to resist the moral and civic corruption of their age – those who refuse to participate in the flouting of decorum and the degradation of bodies – must also resist the sophistic apology that seeks to excuse the very same moral and civic corruption. This apology typically articulates itself as a form of dogmatic determinism. The apologist denies freedom of will so as to exculpate moral lapses generally, or perhaps those of the enunciator himself specifically; determinism seeks to redefine moral consequences as non-causal outcomes that have somehow happened to people, as it were, at random. We can discern such attempts at spurious exoneration in the oft-heard counseling claim that obnoxious behaviors like dipsomania or drug addiction stem from the dumb proclivity of the organism rather than from witting declensions of a particular character; and in the sociological tenet that crime emerges as a “consequence” of “poverty” or of “oppressive social structures.[...]" (continue)

Monday, November 22, 2010

Richard Epstein Opines...

-- on legal challenges to ObamaCare, the effects of stimulus spending, TARP bailouts, and Obama,  his former Chicago Law Colleague:

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Move along, folks...Nothing to see here

No Shortage of 'Useful Idiot' Professors

Leftist Stanford U. professor invite anarchists and jihadists together in the name of peace & justice: "Stanford University history professor Joel Beinin made the latest in a series of appearances on the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center (PPJC) Palo Alto cable television program "Other Voices" on November 2, 2010. The subject of the show was "Israel-Palestine: A New Protest Generation" and, as before, it provided a platform for Beinin's anti-Israel animus.[...]" -Campus Watch Research
A quick refresher course: