The Evil Party

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Posted: Oct 24, 2021 12:01 AM

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Evil is a very strong word, when used properly. Merriam-Webster defines it many ways, the most relevant to what I’m talking about being “morally reprehensible” and “arising from actual or imputed bad character or conduct.” That is the modern left, the “progressive movement,” the “Democratic” Party. And to fight evil, to stop it, is the most important thing anyone can do.

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The Left Leans Into Political Idolatry

Political idolatry, like crabgrass, is nearly impossible to get rid of. We want a winning message, we wish to sell it and get support for it, we tout the sizzle of what we stand for to one and sundry — and we forget about the steak.
The high moments of freedom have involved not the recitation of democratic dogmas but rather clear-eyed, daring, and courageous response to severe challenges that would have not responded to political cliches or the tactics responding only to the challenge of yesterday.

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Granderson: Condi Rice wants to ‘move on’ from Jan. 6. What does that even mean?

“This Institution supports the Constitution of the United States, its Bill of Rights and its method of representative government.”
That’s the statement President Hoover presented to the Board of Trustees of Stanford University on the purpose of the think tank that bears his name.
Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state, is now the director of the Hoover Institution.

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Turkey’s Erdogan Orders Removal of 10 Western Ambassadors, Including U.S. Envoy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had ordered his government’s foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries “persona non grata” shortly after their embassies called for the release of Osman Kavala, a philanthropist and civil society activist. Although it wasn’t immediately clear whether Turkey would expel the ambassadors, with Erdogan only saying that he wanted the declaration that made clear the ambassadors are not welcome “as soon as possible.

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The US must expel Turkey’s ambassador

Secretary of State Antony Blinken should declare Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic persona non grata.
That action is necessary following President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s directive to declare U.S. Ambassador David Satterfield persona non grata. Erdogan took that action Saturday after a joint human rights statement by various Western nations. That statement on Monday called for the release of Osman Kavala. A civil society activist, Kavala has been imprisoned since 2017.

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What Jill Biden won’t address in her Jewish school speech tomorrow

Words are easy. Actions are the true measure of commitment, the barometer by which we can gauge the Biden administration’s genuine support of and friendship for the state of Israel and the Jewish people.
As she speaks to the Jewish community in Detroit later Saturday, there are several critical issues Jill Biden and the Biden administration won’t be willing to tackle.
One is the rise of antisemitism. President Joe Biden shakes his head sadly every time another report of a hate crime against Jews is reported in the news, paying lip service to comforting themes of peace and love.

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What Jill Biden won’t address in her Jewish school speech

Words are easy. Actions are the true measure of commitment, the barometer by which we can gauge the Biden administration’s genuine support of and friendship for the state of Israel and the Jewish people.
As she speaks to the Jewish community in Detroit later Saturday, there are several critical issues Jill Biden and the Biden administration won’t be willing to tackle.
One is the rise of antisemitism. President Joe Biden shakes his head sadly every time another report of a hate crime against Jews is reported in the news, paying lip service to comforting themes of peace and love.

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Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over? | Judith Butler

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Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over?

Judith Butler

Increasingly, authoritarians are likening ‘genderism’ to ‘communism’ and ‘totalitarianism’

Brazilian protesters denounced Judith Butler for promoting ‘gender theory’ in 2017. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian protesters denounced Judith Butler for promoting ‘gender theory’ in 2017. Photograph: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images

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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Simple tips to keep you well this winter 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Sing your heart out and wear a warm scarf… some of the simple tips to keep you well this winter
By Dr Michael Mosley for the Daily Mail
Published: 18:11 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 18:39 EDT, 22 October 2021

Winter is coming and with it lots of highly infectious bugs, not just Covid-19 but also the common cold and the flu.
Several of my friends have already been struck down by the so-called ‘worst cold ever’ doing the rounds, which leaves those affected drained and ill.

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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Simple tips to keep you well this winter 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Sing your heart out and wear a warm scarf… some of the simple tips to keep you well this winter
By Dr Michael Mosley for the Daily Mail
Published: 18:11 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 18:39 EDT, 22 October 2021

Winter is coming and with it lots of highly infectious bugs, not just Covid-19 but also the common cold and the flu.
Several of my friends have already been struck down by the so-called ‘worst cold ever’ doing the rounds, which leaves those affected drained and ill.

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