Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Cruising the Web

Census data show that the Great Migration of African Americans from the South to the North is now reversing itself as blacks, like whites move to the South to find jobs no longer available in so much of the Midwest and Northeast.

A moment of common sense in Berkeley, California. The City Council voted down a proposed resolution to welcome freed Guantanamo Bay detainees. A further question. Why does an American city have a "Peace and Justice Commission?" It's like a Tom Wolfe satire of zany liberal stereotypes. But it is the reality that is Berkeley.

Victor Davis Hanson has some fun with Oprah Winfrey's plea for civility towards President Obama. Hanson gives just a short list of all the "civility" directed by Democrats towards President Bush. Somehow, Oprah was never concerned by the lack of civility during those eight years.

Happy news: the federal government has already spent $38.3 million to build the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. And the project will cost about another $30 million.

Rick Santorum has a Google bomb problem.

Joshua Muravchik reminds us of all the names that liberals have used to describe themselves. They've been progressives, liberals, radicals, the New Left, back to liberals again, then the New Democrats, returned again to being progressives, and now they're trying out Reaganites.