Every aspect of life was industrialized, regulated and militarized, but it wasn't the fictional militarization that frenzied pacifists imagine, but real life militarization.
It's about a black leadership that is more interested in posturing as angry activists and shaking loose some money than in healing the problems of their own communities.
Bigotry is the bugbear of the moment, but next year it might be salt or short hair. Racism just happens to be easier to rally against.
The chain of events doesn't make much sense to the elites.
Obama's rise to power could not have taken place except through a forgetfulness that has been with us for some time now.
Getting involved in the politics of any other country is bound to make enemies.
Exploiting guilt is much more effective than exploiting virtue.
Why vote for Hillary? Because Hillary wants you to vote for her.
When bogus science warns us of an apocalypse if we don't follow the tenets of their ideology, then how much difference is there anyway?
Lawrence O'Donnell's job is to yell angry things on MSNBC.
Most governments subsidize or price control some necessities to win over the underclass... or at least keep them from burning down everything in sight.
Truly old cities become fossilized, but they still always seem on the verge of being tipped over.
Any ideology whose logic is followed to its final conclusion leads to a horrifying and unlivable society.
Socialism, like most systems of government derived from it, has enshrined control as an end in and of itself.
In 2008, Obama ran to the left of Clinton on national security. There are signs that this time around Hillary Clinton will try to run to the left of Obama.
American exceptionalism emerged out of a society which empowered the creative talents of the individual but through the simple virtue of leaving men alone to do their work.
Stalin famously told his mother that he was the new Czar, transmuting collectivist revolution into the egotistical authoritarianism of one man. Obama has managed the same trick.
Now the Obama Administration is allowing history to repeat itself with more humanitarian interventions and smart strikes that overlook the real threat growing on the horizon.
No matter how many minority voters Cory Booker brings to the polls, there is no conceivable way that Christie could lose this election.
Few figures in American political life have been as consistently wrong as often as John Kerry. The former Senator bet on every Communist leader...
Instead of passing big laws, there will be lots of small laws. The old totalitarians would have outlawed suicide. The new totalitarians outlaw Tylenol.
Like a band that only knows one song, politicians only know one response to Islamic terrorism. They wall off that vast majority of Muslims...
Republicans who try to adapt to liberal values are pursuing a dead end.
The economy decides if our bodies have a future. The values economy decides whether it will have a soul.
Crowd culture expects everyone to follow the leader, to join the meme, to move with the flow, but that is something that crazy people cannot do.