The Unbearable Mendacity of NeverTrump-Inspired Comparisons

It requires a special degree of mendacity to compare Robert Mueller’s recent indictments to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Only someone desperate to get attention, or to please his new Trump-hating masters at a top news organization, or to improve his name recognition to sell his new book, would be shameless enough to equate

By | 2018-02-21T14:08:33+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Russia Focus Neglects the Real Threat from China

Samantha Vinograd, a former senior national security advisor under President Obama, intoned Monday on CNN that in light of the previous week’s indictment of 13 Russian trolls, “We are under live attack and we’re doing nothing.” Now, we know about these semi-hapless Russian trolls because Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday announced

By | 2018-02-21T13:36:22+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Men With Chests and Those Without

Last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school reminds us yet again that to live well—to live free—requires men with chests. That is a fundamental requirement of free government. One young man in particular, Peter Wang, died with his chest out for all to see. As the Daily Mail reports, Wang was

By | 2018-02-20T20:09:13+00:00 February 20th, 2018|

Heroism Befitting Free Men

The U.S. Army on Tuesday announced it would award the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Medal of Heroism to the three high school cadets slain attempting to protect their classmates during last week’s murderous attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. The grieving families of heroic JROTC Cadets Peter Wang,

By | 2018-02-20T15:39:26+00:00 February 20th, 2018|

Once Again, A House Divided

And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand. —Mark 3:25 (King James Version) In the wake of the horrific shootings in Parkland, Florida, shouldn’t the people of this country be united in grief? Apparently not. Innocent victims are not yet buried, but rather than allowing us to mourn together

By | 2018-02-20T14:52:11+00:00 February 20th, 2018|

Mental Health or Nihilism?

On January 29, the Senate defeated a bill that would have outlawed abortion beyond 20 weeks (five months) gestation. Reaction was swift on the part of pro-life citizens. “We cannot tolerate a society and live in a country with any level of pride when our babies are being slaughtered … the effect of

By | 2018-02-20T10:09:22+00:00 February 20th, 2018|

Understanding the California Mind

Nancy Pelosi gave a marathon speech on illegal immigration the other day. But how would she know much about the realities of open borders, given her palatial retreat in Northern California and multi-millionaire lifestyle that allows wealthy progressives like herself to be exempt from the consequences of her own hectoring? In the end,

By | 2018-02-20T07:39:06+00:00 February 19th, 2018|