THE IVY LEAGUE\’S POLITICAL DONATIONS

Ken Berwitz In case anyone tells you that there is anything even remotely approaching political neutrality at major college campuses… …you might mention the following facts to them, as reported by Kathryn Watson of dailycaller.com: Administrators andprofessors have funneled seven times more cash to federal Democratic candidatesand causes than to Republicans since 1990, according...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Ken Berwitz First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for...

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WE FINALLY FIND OUT WHAT SPURS PRESIDENT OBAMA TO ACTION

Ken Berwitz What spurs President Obama to action?  We\’ve spent seven years trying to find out…which is not easy given how infrequently he takes action. Well, now we know.  It takes Vladimir Putin doing something that makes President Obama look completely feckless. Excerpted from article at CBS News: Two airstrikes, the most recent over the weekend, have destroyed...

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SOME BLOGS JUST WRITE THEMSELVES

Ken Berwitz The following tweet is real: ======================================================= Hillary Clinton  ✔ @HillaryClinton Every survivor of sexual assault deserves to be heard, believed, and supported. http:// hrc.io/SexualAssault   8:09 PM – 22 Nov 2015    1,1221,122 Retweets 1,122...

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IS DONALD TRUMP CORRECT ABOUT MUSLIMS CHEERING 9/11?

Ken Berwitz I\’ll make this short and sweet. Media have pounced all over Donald Trump because he said that thousands of Muslims in the United States cheered 9/11 when it happened.  They are calling him a liar and/or an ignoramus for saying so. Well, they better call me one as well.  Because, though I don\’t know the actual numbers, I absolutely remember the news stories...

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A FEW CARTOONS ABOUT ISRAEL AND PALESTINIAN ARABS

Ken Berwitz I don\’t know why exactly, but today I have been sent several cartoons on facebook.com which address Israel and Palestinian Arabs. Here they are: As you may know – at least I hope you do – there is no answer to any of those questions.  Palestine is the name of a land area.  There has never been a country of Palestine in...

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AHMED MOHAMED: THE INEVITABLE LAWSUIT

Ken Berwitz Remember ahmed mohamed – the 14 year old kid who took the cover off a Radio Shack Micronta clock, put it into a case so that it resembled a homemade bomb, and paraded it around his Irving, Texas high school until he scared a teacher into fearing it was a bomb?  Remember that he was arrested, handcuffed, and let go an hour or two later when it was discovered that the...

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HIGH TIMES FOR AL SHARPTON

Ken Berwitz There is nothing like racial strife to boom up the fortunes of career Black supremacist/racist/deadbeat/tax cheat al sharpton. Excerpted from article in yesterday\’s New York Post: It pays to havefriends in high places. Al Sharpton gavehimself a 71 percent raise last year after his National Action Network groupdrew a record $6.9 million in donations – as the...

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WHO IS LEADING THE FIGHT AGAINST ISIS?

Ken Berwitz From the Russia Today (RT) web site: Russian airstrikes destroy 472 terrorist targets in Syria in 48 hours,1,000 oil tankers in 5 days Russian airstrikes have torched more than 1,000 tankers taking stolencrude oil to Islamic State refineries. This blow against the jihadists comes asthe Russian Air Force has hit 472 terrorist targets in two days in Syria,making 141 sorties. All...

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A QUICK QUESTION ABOUT GUN CONTROL LAWS

Ken Berwitz Chicago has what arguably are the strictest gun control laws of any city in the United States This past weekend, 5 Chicago residents were killed and 12 wounded by guns.  To date Chicago has had 399 fatal shootings and 2301 non-fatal, for a total of 2,700. My question:  How many of these 2,700 fatal and non-fatal shootings were by legal gun owners – i.e. gun owners...

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THE ILLEGAL SURGE

Ken Berwitz If ever there was a time we need secure borders this is it. Which makes it all the more disastrous that Barack Obama is President. Excerpted from Stephan Dinan\’s article for the Washington Times: The Southwest borderhas broken open in recent weeks, with non-Mexicans – and illegal immigrantchildren in particular – crossing at a record rate in October, according...

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OUR DELUSIONARY PRESIDENT

Ken Berwitz Here is the beginning of  Alexander Astafyev\’s article for Reuters, via CBS News:  President BarackObama said Sunday that the United States and its international partners”will not relent” in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq andSyria (ISIS) and that the world would not accept theextremists\’ attacks on civilians in...

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COMPARING CHRISTIANS AND ISLAMIC RADICALS

Ken Berwitz Is Christianity comparable in its behavior to radical islam? That seems like an idiotic question on its face, doesn\’t it?  Can anyone point me toward the Christian hate groups which are killing non-believers wholesale, treating women with less respect than barnyard animals, and tossing gay people off buildings? The answer, of course, is no.  But, nonetheless, that...

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DEMOCRATS AND UNPOPULAR POSITIONS

Ken Berwitz The last blog referenced powerlineblog.com\’s Steven Hayward.  This one shows the latest piece by powerlineblog.com\’s John Hinderaker – which I am posting in its entirety, because it is too short to excerpt.  My apologizes to John who, of course, can lift anything of mine any time he wants: In recent days,Democrats have blasted Republicans on...

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AN INVALUABLE REFERENCE SITE FOR HATE CRIME HOAXES

Ken Berwitz As we have seen time and time again, hate crimes – many of them on college campuses – turn out to be hoaxes, perpetrated by people who, for racial and/or political purposes, want to fool us into thinking they are real. With a major tip of my imaginary hat to Steven Hayward at powerlineblog.com, I would like to advise you that there is a web site performing the invaluable...

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