January 16, 2021

You Are Left or You Are Left Behind: Lessons in Multicultural Cruelty

Dear Conservative Friends, Below I have reprinted one of the most painful letters I have ever received.  Sandra and I (as all names herein, this is a pseudonym) were the only two people in our doctoral program cohort for three and a half years.  As a team of two, we took the same courses and […]

Lessons From Obama’s Home State

Back in the 1980s, tourism officials in Illinois coined the phrase, “Illinois, you put me in a happy state,” as the sales pitch to would-be visitors to the Land of Lincoln.  Three decades later, President Obama’s home state is far from a happy state.  What’s happening in Illinois is a reminder of how destructive tax […]

Obama’s Catholic Church Gambit: Lessons from American Communists

A fascinating theory has been advanced by Dick Morris, which, in turn, is being considered by Rush Limbaugh and other leading conservatives.  Morris speculates that the Obama HHS mandate on contraception, sterilization, and abortifacients is a fight with the Catholic Church that Team Obama wants — and with the focus based narrowly on contraception, not […]

Lessons from Haditha’s Quiet Denouement

Six years ago, in Haditha, Iraq, in the wake of a deadly insurgent attack on their convoy, a Marine quick reaction force raided several houses from which they were taking fire.  At the conclusion of the action it became clear that a number of Iraqi civilians had been killed, which was duly reported up the […]

The Lessons of Cain

Politics and news are dirty. Herman Cain is not the first political candidate slandered and libeled by the drive-by media, and he will certainly not be the last. Why “drive-by”? Because they report and spin unverified information, without any regard to the people they defame, or worse, with the explicit aim of defaming them. Yes, […]