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… Zing ! [Kirsten Powers condems Liberal Hypocricy against Ayaan Hirsi Ali] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,April 27th,2014

.. boy , does she ever ..

.. Powers is still a liberal , but she is not as liberal as she once was .

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the blog column ..

.. Kirsten Powers was once a card – carrying member of the far – liberal left . She would act and debate to defend liberal positions with a flair and with vehemence . Unlike most liberals , she is gracious when she debates others , so it makes it much easier to listen to her , to make her arguments , to take them down , and when needed , to take them to pieces ..

.. [h/t — USAToday]..

.. [link] — to the column

.. these days , not quite so much . She is still liberal , I will admit . But , she is not a far – left ideologue , unlike many of those on the left . I believe that is courtesy of her conversion to Christianity . She met , fell in love with , and married a born – again , devout conservative Christian . Nice going , Powers ! …

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… An Amazing Stance [#Brandeis Cowardice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,April 21st,2014

.. it appears that the faculty at Brandeis University was among those folks who were part of the movement to disinvite Ayaan Hirsi Ali from her honorary degree and their commencement ceremony …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt]..
.. [link] to the news article …

.. I have made a decision not to reprint any of the drivel on their petition . Yes , I have read it , and in detail . I find it to be offensive , misogynist , anti – women , and anti – historic . Dr. Ali is a woman of courage and accomplishment . First as a survivor of the hell of Somalia , then as an academic and an activist when elected to the parliament in the Netherlands …

.. Now we are lucky to have her here in the United States as a citizen . She is continuing her courageous work of bringing the truth to the forefront , and is very well worthy of the honour …

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