Thingish Things

Cornel West’s Paranoid Vision of America

I shudder to think that students at Princeton University voluntarily consume the anti-American vile spewed by  professor and “philosopher” Cornel West.  It will take some of them a decade or more of real-world experience to disabuse themselves of West’s paranoid vision of a modern-day slave-master dynamic in this country. In The New York Times today […]

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Campaign Ad, RFK ’68

Here is a 1968 presidential campaign ad from Robert F. Kennedy targeting Nebraska voters.  Mr. Kennedy would be assassinated in a Los Angeles ballroom in June of that year. The ad reminds me of the powerful influence of a father on his sons. One of them, RFK, Jr., the founder of the environmental group Riverkeeper, talks about the […]

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