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The Thought Crimes of Dharun Ravi

Recently, a young man of Indian origin was found guilty of most of the charges against him (the full verdict is available here).  The former Rutgers student was accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s intimate encounters with an older man in his dorm room.  A few days later, the roommate, Tyler Clementi, later […]

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The Farce of American Education

I consider myself relatively fortunate in that I grew up in a middle-class suburb with a decent education system.  Although the district had its share of bureaucratic red tape, it was at least competent when compared to the vast majority of the public schools in America, so upon graduating, one might at least get a […]

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Thoughts on Rush Limbaugh’s recent comments: Who cares?

At the time that I write this, two of the top three stories in the “politics” section of the popular social networking site Reddit (which by the way, has banned submissions from this site) are about Rush Limbaugh.  By now, many Americans have heard of the statements made by Rush Limbaugh.  For those that haven’t […]

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LETTER: Syrians must forge their own path for the future

To the Editor: I have been a frequent reader of RidingTheTiger, and have thus far been impressed by the quality of the articles.  The authors have presented interesting facts in a clear manner, and for this I thank them. As we watch the current situation in Syria unfold, I’d like to weigh in with some […]

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Iranians Mark 33rd Anniversary of the Victory of the Iranian Revolution

Today, millions of Iranians staged massive rallies both at home and abroad to commemorate this fact, as well as the struggle which gave their nation a new life and marked the beginning of the end for globalist aggression against the Iranian people. 33 years ago, the Iranian people rose up against the corrupt, secular regime […]

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American University Attacks Religious Freedom

An American university recently enacted a policy which, in practice, would force religious organizations operating on their campus to accept leaders who are not of their faith.  Of course, the policy was not worded in such a fashion.  As with all agenda-driven regulations, the policy was hidden behind a veneer of openness and tolerance: “any […]

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Signs of the Times: British “Gender Neutral” Baby’s Sex Revealed

Recently, the news of a two British lesbians who decided to raise a child in a “gender neutral” environment reached newspapers both here and in England because the couple decided that to finally reveal that the child was a boy. Only, the child wasn’t being raised to be “gender neutral”.  Despite the claims that they […]

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Ron Paul vs. the Media and Lobbyists

With the arrival of 2012, the American Presidential election is sure to be a topic which is on many people’s minds, both in America and abroad. Among the candidates, there is one person in particular who seems to earn the anger and vitriol of the media, special interest groups, and lobbyists.  That person is none […]

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Seeking Truth and Rejecting Seductive Lies

Deus Vult! It is significant to mention that even though we may be by admission considered to be “reactionary”, it is also important not to be aligned with many movements and individuals which label themselves as such.  While many movements claim that they represent conservatism or even “paleoconservatism,” their actions and actual creed can speak […]

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Christopher Hitchens Dead at 62

Glória in excélsis Deo. The life-long, unrepentant Trotskyist polemicist and warmongering atheist known as Christopher Hitchens has died of esophageal cancer. Hitchens was a man of his time, an insignificant son of a World War Two British war criminal, who was catapulted to fame through his absolute hatred and intolerance of all things religious, while his […]

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