When America goes to war, what do the people want to know? I don’t mean the military; I’m talking about average citizens. How much is ti going to cost, how long will it take, what’s the goal, what does victory look like, and what is the exit strategy? They might also ask what the justification […]View Post
Depressing news about black students scoring far below white students on various mental tests has become so familiar that people in different parts of the ideological spectrum have long ago developed their different explanations for why this is so. But both may have to do some rethinking, in light of radically different news from England.
George Washington began his 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation by declaring that “it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor” so that a special day might “be devoted by the people of these […]View Post 1st Amendment, Christianity, constitution, Farewell Address, George Washington, Godfather Politics, Government, history, IRS, Thanksgiving Proclamation
What’s with the Democrats and their “peace in our time” mantra? It’s more like “peace at any cost.” Is the Obama administration really this stupid and/or naïve? Do they really think that talks with a country as radical as Iran will bear the fruit of peace? I’m serious! Is that really what they think? Sometimes […]View Post Bill Clinton, Foreign Policy, Godfather Politics, Islam, Jimmy Carter, John Kerry, Madeleine Albright, Military, North Korea, nuclear weapons, Pakistan, Peace in Our Time, Politics, Propoganda, Terrorism, War
I most regret never having written is about the book Fahrenheit 451. Columns need a ‘hook,’ something in the news which gives the column relevance, some current event which a writer can hang the column on. But Fahrenheit 451 is not exactly timely, nor is the movie based on it, and Bradbury passed away over a year ago. […]View Post Bible, Christianity, Corruption, Culture, Dover Beach, Ender's Game, Entertainment, Fahrenheit 451, Film, Godfather Politics, Gospel of Luke, Liberalism, Matthew Arnold, media, Political Correctness, Ray Bradbury, Religion, Socialism