Tagged: liberals

You Can Come Out Now, Liberals

You Can Come Out Now, Liberals

It might still be a little risky, but America’s liberals are safer showing their faces today than they’ve been in decades. I know this may seem strange to non-Americans, but over the past half century or so,...

“Occupy Wall Street” Might be Different

“Occupy Wall Street” Might be Different

Demonstrations come and go, filling airtime and the columns between newspaper ads with the “news” they produce. Usually, they’re just grist for the media mill, “all sound and fury, signifying nothing.” But I think...

Where are the Protests? Where is the Outrage?

Where are the Protests? Where is the Outrage?

I shouldn’t be sitting here. I should be marching somewhere, carrying a placard, shouting rebukes at America’s feckless stewards.  But there are no protests to join. The population is diverted by the promise of...

Now We Know; Conservatives Have Weird Brains

Now We Know; Conservatives Have Weird Brains

I often suggest to my conservative friends that they should have their heads examined. And at last, someone has done just that – examined conservatives’ brains. And -surprise – it turns out their brains...

How U.S. Politicians Use Empty Labels to Frighten Voters

How U.S. Politicians Use Empty Labels to Frighten Voters

I bet the vast majority of American voters could not accurately define “liberal” or “Socialism,” yet these words seem to scare them half to death. In a recent blog, I questioned John McCain’s ability...