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Tell Me About Your Censorship Experience

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Come on! This really needs to be dragged out into broad daylight–this whole business of the social media censoring conservatives while giving Far Left a free pass.

The Chalcedon Foundation has been targeted as a “hate group,” and I know some of you have been suspended or banned or censored as “haters.” And when do they ever give you the opportunity to defend yourself? They skip the trial and go right to “guilty.” More often than not, they don’t even tell you why they’ve censored you. Or else it’s because of a false accusation that they never let you answer–and never investigate to make sure that it’s true.

We want a stop put to this! But the first step has to be to expose it, to let everybody know about it, and to get the conversation started.

I’m collecting information for an article, and I’d love to hear from you!

 

 


On Stupidity

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Ignorance can be fixed: we’re all born ignorant. But stupid is forever.

What is stupidity, though? What are its salient characteristics? How do we distinguish its effects from those of disease or injury?

*Stupid was always there. It didn’t start as a hard knock to the head.

*Stupid can’t learn from experience. If fact, stupid people can’t learn at all, mostly because they think they already know everything. Stupid does the same thing again and again, even when it always turns out badly. People who are not stupid can learn from the experience of others, even if that experience is only recorded in a book. But stupid can’t.

*If you’re not stupid, you can look at various factors in play and, by dint of common sense and ordinary prudence, add them up into the most likely outcome. Like, you see cracked ice with water on it, you probably conclude that it would be unwise to try to walk across it. But if you’re stupid, you either never add things up at all, or else come to a completely wrong conclusion for entirely wrong reasons. Like, “I can walk out there because the ice is already cracked so it won’t crack again.”

*Stupid is always drawn to stupid. If you are a jidrool, other jidrools will strike you as really smart and cool people whose company you want to cultivate. You will also think that demonstrably stupid ideas, like socialism, are smart. And genuinely stupid individuals never even suspect that they themselves are stupid. They think they’re wise.

No one has ever devised a way to fix stupidity. What we are good at is spreading it around. Public education, “entertainment,” and our politics ensure an inexhaustible supply of stupid.

If only there were a sure-fire way to undo the damage…


My Newswithviews Column, May 23 (‘It’s War, All Right’)

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‘No hay pan’ is “We have no bread” in Spanish: Venezuelan slang for ‘Ain’t socialism wonderful?’

Remember what Sun Tzu said, in The Art of War: “On death ground, fight.”

It’s War, All Right

Far Left Crazy means to wipe out Christian America, and won’t let up until it does. The culture war is still on, it’s deadly serious, and Christian America has to win or Christian America dies. It’s that simply.

And never mind being “winsome”!

The time for that is after we’ve won a total victory and the Democrat Party has been forever consigned to the landfill of history.


How to Write My Column?

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I lost the whole morning to the eye doctor today, but I’ve still got to come up with a Newswithviews column for this week. Think, think, think!

I’d rather not write about the politics that everybody else is writing about: who needs me for that? So I go back over my blog posts for the past week or so, looking for a topic–usually looking for two or three topics that I can tie together.

It’s not as easy as it sounds.

How about… how about… a nationwide epidemic of boredom? I ran a post on that last week. And from there I can segue into the ongoing efforts by people who should know better to get the whole country stoned on marijuana. It seems a natural tie-in.

And now it’s quarter to two, and I’d better get busy.


My Newswithviews Column, April 18 (‘My New Book is Out’)

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Giant Ice Age hyenas–yeah, we’ve got them, too.

I hope you don’t mind me using this opportunity to talk up my book. Until I get invited to do it as a guest on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show, this is about the most I can do in terms of publicity.

My New Book Is Out

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know there are times when writing up the nooze just grinds me down. I mean, really–the names of politicians’ lawyers? I believe in being well-informed, but that’s ridiculous.

If this is the first you’ve heard of any books of mine, or my Bell Mountain series of fantasy/adventure novels, and you want to know more–well, you’re already in the right place. Just click “Books” and find out everything you want to know.


My Newswithviews column, April 11 (‘Here Comes the Internet Czar’)

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In the 19th century, the word “czar” was synonymous with “tyrant.” Today it’s just another goon set up by the central government.

So now Britain’s going to have an “Internet safety czar” to scrub away what’s left of freedom in that unfortunate nation.

Here Comes The Internet Czar

We learn in Romans 13 that God ordained the civil government to keep the peace, to protect us from those who would do us harm, and to capture and punish, and restrain, evildoers. A government that does those things deserves our support, even if it’s not a Christian government.

Funny, though, isn’t it? Those who complain the loudest about God’s laws–against fornication, mostly–are always the first in line when it comes to cutting off other people’s freedoms.

For the Left’s definition of “freedom,” see North Korea.


My Newswithviews Column, April 4 (‘I Am Liberalism’)

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Liberalism in practice, on one of its better days.

Well, here it is–the NWV column which my wife says is one of the best things I’ve ever written.

https://newswithviews.com/i-am-liberalism/

One could, of course, spend the whole day simply listing the defects of liberalism. That they call themselves “progressives” now, instead of liberals, shows we’ve made some progress in exposing them. That they are increasingly resorting to the bald-faced label “socialist” must indicate one of two things: either they’re getting overconfident, for some sinister reason which has not yet dawned on us, or they’re getting desperate.

The Democrat Party is liberalism.

Please don’t ever vote for any Democrat, anywhere, ever again.


Keep Your Eyes Peeled

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My wife has told me that the Newswithviews column that I’ve just finished writing is one of the best things I’ve ever written, bar none. She’s not in the habit of stroking me with empty praise, so what she said was a great relief to me–I was half-convinced I’d just hatched out a turkey.

So keep your eyes peeled for “I am Liberalism,” which will be published Thursday by Newswithviews and then posted here, if all goes according to plan.

I wonder if bush babies will like it.


‘Public Schools’ “Social Justice Education” Cloaks Marxist Teaching’

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It’s not just a scary movie

Chalcedon’s editors re-ran this article today: “Although written 12 years ago, this piece by Lee Duigon lays out what has been in progress for a long time.”

https://chalcedon.edu/resources/articles/public-schools-social-justice-education-cloaks-marxist-teaching

Far Left Crazy has had twelve years, since I wrote this, to continue their work of turning America’s public schools into left-wing indoctrination mills, complete with “teachers’ collectives,” ideologically-saturated lesson plans, and “social justice academies” within the schools. And students at more than a few teachers’ colleges have to prove they’re on board the socialist express if they want to get certified.

Our whole country should be certified, for putting up with this. And paying for it!

I hardly dare speculate as to how far this folly was advanced during the eight years Obama & Co. owned the government.

Nothing has done our country more harm than its public education system.

Get your kids out now.

 


‘The Modern Selling of Indulgences’

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Andrea Schwartz, Chalcedon’s resident homeschooling analyst, has likened today’s college admissions scandal to the old, corrupt practice of “indulgences” sold by the Church to get the buyer out of being punished for his sins.

https://chalcedon.edu/blog/the-modern-selling-of-indulgences

In either case, you got what you wanted–as long as you could pay for it. So kids who have no business being in college can go to the top prestige schools in the land, once their parents ante up.

“It is wrong to feed the godless propaganda machine that the university has become,” Andrea says. To which I would add, not only wrong, but actively dangerous to the health and survival of our nation.


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