Freedom is not our norm. In the history of mankind, and even today, oppression and political corruption are the standard, with the people of more than 90 nations living without the freedom we take for granted in America. Thomas Hobbes was right. Unless we decide, together, to live in peace under a mutually agreed upon
The radical fringe of the Democratic Party, the extremists of the 1960s and 1970s, have become the “mainstream.” Bernie Sanders, the avowed Vermont socialist who honeymooned in the Soviet Union, almost won the Democrats’ nomination for president in 2016 (only to have Hillary Clinton steal it with her “superdelegates.”), and the old radicals have now
Ben Shapiro has become famous for the line: “Facts don’t care about your feelings!” Neither does strategy. And the last week should serve as a lesson in how to do strategy properly, and how to serve the national interest: clinically and without emotion. Since President Trump made his decision to relocate 50 U.S. troops from
September 24, 2019, will be remembered as an historic day. But not for the reasons House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) believes. It may just be the day when the Democratic Party guaranteed the reelection of President Donald Trump and a second term for the Make America Great Again agenda. Before we go on, let’s just
Any American born on the morning of the September 11 attacks would today reach the age of majority. We have a whole generation that has grown up in the shadow of the deadliest terrorist attack in modern history. As a nation we will mark today’s anniversary as we have done for the last 18 years.
Americans are normalizing violence in their politics, but not in the way the media and the “experts” would have you believe. No, “white supremacists” are not the greatest threat to your safety, despite what Don Lemon and his cohorts in the Fake News Industrial Complex say. In fact, of 250 shootings in America wherein four
Those who portray President Trump as some kind of Vulcan who plans his moves like he plays three-dimensional chess have probably never met my old boss, let alone worked closely with him and seen how he actually makes key decisions. He’s not a clinical plotter; he’s an instinctual pugilist. Whether it’s negotiating with
The Terminator" is a cool movie. Iconic even, in its gritty dystopianism. And, of course, it was the film that solidified Arnold Schwarzenegger as a superstar.But it’s still sci-fi schlock and a B-movie at bottom. Definitely not what you’d expect to be quoted in a classified cable between Washington and Whitehall. But if you’re