Hot Air headline: “German thought leaders move to legalize incest”

The German national Ethics Council has taken a vote and is suggesting that it should be legal for brothers and sisters to marry. (From Metro UK)

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Multiculturalism

April 30, 2011

I have fond childhood memories of John Cleese in Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Disney’s non-cartoon The Jungle Book.  So I was interested to learn (via Five Feet of Fury) that Cleese (“a generous donor to the Liberal Democrats who . . . has appeared in several party political broadcasts”) seems to have joined what may be an emerging consensus that multiculturalism, the West’s great experiment, has failed:

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To the Death

August 18, 2010

I recently read a very interesting article in National Review: “Ban the Burqa”, by Claire Berlinski.  Don’t assume that you’ll disagree just based on the title; in the print magazine, the piece bore the arresting subtitle “To do so is an offense to liberty; not to do so is a greater one”.  I recommend it.  It’s food for thought.

Case Closed

June 4, 2010

As someone who has more than once wondered what is true and whether (and with how much certainty) it is even possible to know, I was interested to learn that three factual claims I had heard Mark Steyn and other commentators make in the past have now been confirmed by longtime liberal bastion The New York Times and more-or-less liberal “newsmagazine” Time:

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