"No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders." --Samuel Adams

Thursday, September 25, 2003

The KGB's Man
by Ion Mihai Pacepa
...Before I defected to America from Romania, leaving my post as chief of Romanian intelligence, I was responsible for giving Arafat about $200,000 in laundered cash every month throughout the 1970s. I also sent two cargo planes to Beirut a week, stuffed with uniforms and supplies. Other Soviet bloc states did much the same...
Media's Dark Cloud a Danger
by Jim Marshall
On Sept. 14, I flew from Baghdad to Kuwait with Sgt. Trevor A. Blumberg from Dearborn, Mich. He was in a body bag. He'd been ambushed and killed that afternoon. Sitting in the cargo bay of a C 130E, I found myself wondering whether the news media were somehow complicit in his death...
Clark Boomlet Ignores Issues, Ideology
by Jonah Goldberg
...So now we've got the Clark boomlet, complete with a full cast of Clinton handlers behind the scenes. It reminds me of the episode of "The Brady Bunch" where Greg Brady got picked to be a rock star because he fit the costume. [Wesley] Clark the man is irrelevant. He simply fits the costume. Or in this case, the uniform...

Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Girl Wants Caucasian Club At School
Acssociated Press
A Freedom High School freshman in Oakley, Calif., has run up against opposition in her quest to start a Caucasian Club for white students...

Friday, September 19, 2003

Too Important To Be Left To The General?
by Mackubin Thomas Owens
General Wesley Clark wants to be president. But history is working against him...
A little historical background:
The Oily Tracks Running Through Kosovo
by Michael Savage
...With the NATO presence in Kosovo, the way is now clear for the [oil] pipeline — and for the ethnic Albanians to ethnically cleanse the province of the remaining, helpless Kosovar Serbs, Gypsies, and Jews. To make the world safe for Big Oil’s trans-Kosovo pipeline.
Report: U.S. No. 1 in School Spending
The United States spends more public and private money on education than other major countries, but its performance doesn't measure up in areas ranging from high-school graduation rates to test scores in math, reading and science, a new report shows...

Monday, September 15, 2003

Saudi Police Outlaw Barbie
The Sydney Morning Herald
Saudi Arabia's religious police have declared Barbie dolls a threat to morality, complaining that the revealing clothes of the "Jewish" toy - already banned in the kingdom - were offensive to Islam...

Monday, September 01, 2003

Is Christianity Intellectually Credible?
by Hugh Hewitt
The often-controversial New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has now argued that belief in the virgin birth of Jesus has undermined the intellectual credibility of Christianity in America...