This weekend, Arizona's GOP senatorial candidate John McCain was confronted by a potentially violent leftist protestor. Following a televised debate between the candidates for Arizona's next Senator, an angry �peace activist� approached McCain on his way out of the KTVK television studios in Phoenix, but was �tackled� by McCain's security team before she had the opportunity to proceed further.
The refusal of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UCI) to grant emeritus status to retired education professor Bill Ayers has caused a mini brouhaha of sorts in radical media and academic circles. Ayers, a founder of the radical Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the terrorist Weather Underground Organization (WUO), joined the university's education faculty in 1987. He retired on August 31 of this year.
The decision of the Pentagon to consign Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer’s memoir, Operation Dark Heart, to the flames has revealed how shallow and Janus-faced the government can be when it comes to “tolerance” and denouncing the burning of books.