"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

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Saving the Soul of the Religious Left
by Joseph C. Phillips
...here ultimately is the greatest question the religious left must be prepared to answer. Do we walk by faith in the administrative state? Or do we believe in man's capacity to change his life through the grace and mercy of God?

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Napolitano Meets with Muslim Brotherhood Leaders
by Richard Pollock
...Although there is no evidence of an exchange of classified information, this meeting was the beginning of an Obama administration program aimed at devising a new information-sharing framework with the Muslim organizations — some of them regarded as extremist because of their ties to the Muslim Brotherhood...

Monday, February 15, 2010

Remembering President Washington's and Lincoln's Birthdays

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Germany's Choice
by Marko Papic and Peter Zeihan
The situation in Europe is dire. After years of profligate spending, Greece is becoming overwhelmed...the rest of the eurozone is watching and waiting nervously while casting occasional glances in the direction of Berlin in hopes the eurozone’s leader and economy-in-chief will do something to make it all go away...

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Frank Rich and the State of Liberal Commentary
by Dennis Prager
...No well-known leftist columnist better exemplifies the worst aspects of today's left. Virtually every piece is filled with anger, filled with ad hominem responses to arguments, filled with insults of opponents and at the same time devoid of intellectual arguments. A Frank Rich column is essentially a weekly tantrum meant to make his readers nod in agreement and reinforce their contempt for those who differ with them...

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

A Defensive Buildup in the Gulf
by George Friedman
...In the end, Obama has followed the Bush strategy on Iran — make vague threats, try to build a coalition, hold Israel off with vague promises, protect the Arabian Peninsula, and wait — to the letter. But along with this announcement, we would expect to begin to see a series of articles on the offensive deployment of U.S. forces, as good defensive posture requires a strong offensive option.