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by | Aug 2, 2021

CNN’s Brian Stelter over the weekend nudged Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) into comparing the murderer of over 900 people in Guyana with the 45th president of the United States. Huh? “You look at Donald Trump, charismatic leader, who was able…

by | Sep 11, 2020

“I don’t know what happened to Jon,” Jane Fonda told Howard Stern about Jon Voight in a Wednesday interview. “We were pretty close. He was my best friend among Hollywood people. We won Academy Awards together for Coming Home.” But…

by | Jul 5, 2019

The San Francisco School Board last week authorized $600,000 in spending to destroy a mural depicting George Washington at a high school named for him. “It’s rude and disrespectful to people’s cultures,” a junior at the school told the San…

by | Apr 5, 2019

The National Women’s Hall of Fame inducts not one but two of Jim Jones’s most fervent celebrity supporters this year. During research for Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco, Jane Fonda and Angela…

by | Nov 21, 2018

Washington Forty years ago this past Sunday more than 900 men, women, and children either killed themselves or were murdered in Jonestown, Guyana. Geography buffs will note that Jonestown is just east of Venezuela, where yet another crazed left-wing experiment…

by | Nov 16, 2018

Forty years ago Sunday, Jim Jones orchestrated the deaths of 918 people in Guyana. He blamed one man, also in Guyana at the time, for Peoples Temple’s demise and hoped aloud that his followers would murder him. “Can they not…

by | Nov 13, 2018

Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco
By Daniel J. Flynn
(ISI Books, 258 pages, $27.95)

Dan Flynn’s Cult City is not a happy read, but an instructive one.

by | Nov 9, 2018

Nancy Pelosi won more than 85 percent of the vote in her district on Tuesday. Donald Trump received less than 10 percent of San Francisco’s ballots in 2016. In hailing from a city that bans plastic straws, freebie Happy Meal…

by | Oct 29, 2018

“Culpability is a tricky thing,” Julia Ioffe writes at the Washington Post. She nevertheless finds Donald Trump culpable in inspiring a murderer, wholly unconnected to him, of 11 at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. “His role is just…

by | Oct 26, 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, incapable of uttering the “T” word immediately after a bomber injured 31 in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood in 2016, sounded like a Tourette’s case in his use of “terrorism” on Wednesday. Bad guys targeting…

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