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Ryan Smith: The Reality That Awaits Women in Combat – WSJ.com

January 29, 2013

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Beware of Liberals Touting Collectivism and Seeking Higher Taxes

January 24, 2013

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The following is an analysis by John Gray, professor emeritus at the London School of Economics: “One of the features that distinguished Bolshevism from Tsarism was the insistence of Lenin and his followers on the need for a complete overhaul of society. Old-fashioned despots may modernize in piecemeal fashion if doing so seems necessary to […]

PAX AMERICANA?

January 9, 2013

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Yale ProfessorĀ Charles Hill writing Nov. 30 at The Caravan, a blog of the Hoover Institution: The mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler prophesied that “We shall not get through this time without difficulty, for all the factors are prepared.” Kepler was predicting the Thirty Years’ War of 1618-1648 that would launch the modern international state system […]

American Politics, Where We Stand

December 2, 2012

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‘We have now an American political party and a European one. Not all Americans who vote for the European party want to become Europeans. But it doesn’t matter because that’s what they’re voting for. They’re voting for dependency, for lack of ambition, and for insolvency.” Quote from Professor Harvey Mansfield of Harvard University. I think […]

Whatever Have We Come To?

November 18, 2012

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Columnist Janet Daley, writing in the London Telegraph, Nov. 10, sums up nicely where we as a nation have arrived atĀ  with the re-election of Barack Obama: “The United States has now acquired an electorally powerful liberal bourgeoisie who are convinced, as their European counterparts have been for several generations, in spite of all evidence […]

The Greatest Movie Line Ever!

September 16, 2012

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Ingratitude

September 1, 2012

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The Roman Statesman and Philosopher Lucius Anneaus Seneca believed that ingratitude should be a crime dealt with and punished by the State. Although most all today would disagree that the former should be the case, most today would agree that we live in a time where ingratitude is certainly rampant. Seneca in his book on […]