Gun Grabbers Deny the Science

Mark Rosenberg, former assistant surgeon general and founder of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control, claimed in Politico recently that there is still too little useful research into how to reduce “gun violence” in the United States. This is the same Dr. Rosenberg who, speaking

By | 2018-02-26T14:47:40+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

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|

Triumph of the Shills

Let's begin with Godwin and get it out of the way.Imagine for a moment that Joseph Goebbels, propaganda minister for the Third Reich, was an amicable fellow (which he was not), smiled often (which he didn’t), and decided to go on a goodwill tour of the West, with the cutest cheerleaders from the Hitler

By | 2018-02-13T09:24:37+00:00 February 13th, 2018|

Whiggery in the White House

Since the day it became clear Donald Trump was a serious contender for the presidency, political pundits of all stripes have tried to put a name to the movement he leads: Trumpism. Liberals and conservatives alike have called him a neoconservative, a traditionalist, a nationalist, a crypto-fascist, and a populist, or have simply

By | 2018-02-12T11:05:16+00:00 February 12th, 2018|