Marry Joe McCarthy’s “Red Scare” to the Nazi’s “Big Lie” and what do you have?
The anarchy of today’s left – Antifa, Black Lives Matter, CNN, NBC, ABC, and a few late night comedians. And a bit of violence.
This sounds harsh. But only to those who have never heard of Goebbels or Joseph McCarthy. Given the state of our current educational system, I suspect many young people are ignorant of Tail-gunner Joe or Goebbels. And likely unfamiliar with “McCarthyism” or the “Big Lie.”
What is McCarthyism?
Continue reading The Media, The Red Scare, and The Big Lie
Do Americans have shared values anymore? How would we know? We can’t even discuss them. People speaking on college campuses are shouted down. Presentations are banned. Riots break out. Starbucks windows are smashed. Police cars are burned. And the perpetrators are exclusively individuals identifying with the “liberal left.”
Suppression of ideas and freedom of speech have not occurred to this degree since the Brown Shirts and the Hitler Youth attacked Jews on November 9, 1938 – the infamous Kristallnacht. Kristallnacht refers to the glass windows broken during the night.
Can anyone talk about our values without being attacked? Continue reading The Left’s Kristallnacht and the Destruction of Democracy
What is “trauma”?
Really, what is this emotional catastrophe forcing college students to hide in safe places, hug therapy dogs, and sit outdoors in the middle of a campus holding hands for group cry-ins?
Frankly, this kind of “trauma” is how our educational leaders have co-opted real human tragedies into what amounts to self-serving sniveling. It’s now a tool to intimidate and dismiss an opposing opinion. It’s disgusting. Later I will explain how it’s done.
HOWEVER, Real trauma exists.
It exists in the universe of human tragedy, in the world of real life that somehow institutions of higher learning have managed to insulate themselves from. Real emotional trauma can happen, for example, if: Continue reading The Surprising Truth about Trauma