- The Washington Times - Friday, June 8, 2001

Questions of treason
"It is a near certainty that thousands of so-called new leftists actively worked with the intelligence agencies of Communist governments whose objectives were to weaken, injure and if possible destroy the United States.
"The most obvious cases of this kind of treason were the radio broadcasts from Hanoi of Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden and others accusing America of war crimes and urging American troops to defect during the Vietnam conflict, and the collusion with Cuban intelligence operatives during the 1980s in the setting up of "solidarity committees" as part of Castros plan to destabilize and overthrow Central American governments.
"At one point, a Salvadoran operative working for Cuban intelligence actually set up shop in the congressional offices of Ron Dellums, with the conniving of the congressman himself. …
" double-standard governs attitudes towards former Nazis and neo-Nazis on the one hand and former Communists and neo-Communists among whom I would include Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden, and Carlottia Scott, the current political issues director of the Democratic Party. …
"Why did Republicans not protest (or even notice) the appointment of Carlottia Scott, mistress of the Marxist dictator of Grenada and colluder in his anti-American schemes? How was Defense Secretary William Cohen able to give Ron Dellums the highest medal the Pentagon can bestow on a civilian without a peep of protest from the right?
"How come the present Republican Justice Department has not launched an investigation of the collusion between the Clinton Administration, the Democratic Party and the Chinese Communist dictatorship in transferring previously protected military technologies to Americas No. 1 potential adversary?
"These are the questions that conservatives should be asking."
— David Horowitz, writing on "Matters of Treason," Wednesday in Front Page at www.frontpagemag.com

Bobo belief
"Thanks to David Brooks, Americas new ruling class has a name — the Bourgeois Bohemians, or Bobos. They are too politically apathetic to hold actual political office, but they set the tone. The Bobo is now the model American. …
"The Bobos … reject Christian doctrine concerning, say, sexual morality because it makes them feel uncomfortably restricted and unnecessarily guilty, and in general, they expect their religious community to make only minimal personal demands on them. They dont think about personal salvation, sin, and divine judgment, or about whether the personal God of the Bible really exists. …
"Bobos privilege comfort over truth, and they call true whatever makes them comfortable. To take a stand for or against God is just too hard. Their lack of concern for the truth, more than anything else, is what impoverishes their spiritual life.
"Because the Bobos do not concern themselves with the personal God, they cannot practice Christian virtue. … Bobos do nothing out of love of God."
— Peter Augustine Lawler, writing on "Bobo Virtue and the Future of Human Liberty," in the Spring issue of Claremont Review

'A good idea
"Charlton Heston grew up in the Michigan woods, a Tom Sawyer life of hunting and fishing. He went to a one-room schoolhouse. His father was a Republican and a deputy sheriff who 'spent a lot of time chasing rumrunners into Canada. …
"So why did he become president of the [National Rifle Association]? 'It seemed like a good idea at the time, Heston says. 'Its just like enlisting in the Army in World War II or joining the civil-rights march. Or to be president of the Screen Actors Guild for longer than anyone else, including [Ronald] Reagan."
— John H. Richardson, writing on "Heston," in the July issue of Esquire

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