This helps explain why our college campuses are outposts of Marx, our centralizing government is increasingly invasive and dictatorial, and our culture is one of metastasizing decadence – the amoral conditions of “The Communist Manifesto” made manifest.
Indeed, to be “anti-Western” today, as some have noted, is to stand in opposition to the West’s rampant [...]
The morning I met Elaine Rich, she was sitting at the kitchen table of her small town home in suburban Maryland trying to estimate refugee flows in Syria.
It wasn’t the only question she was considering; there were others:
Will North Korea launch a new multistage missile before May 10, 2014?
Will Russian armed forces [...]
But it’s the unexpected occurrence that is the most certain outcome in the arena of future threats, said Anthony Cordesman, a military analyst at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
The United States did not predict tensions with Russia over its invasion and annexation of Crimea or China declaring an air [...]
Lapin said the concepts of fairness and equality are currently competing with freedom on a massive scale, and “equality has become something that trumps freedom.”
He referenced the cases where bakers or florists are forced to provide their services for homosexual weddings, despite their religious objections. If someone invokes “equal rights,” he [...]
And in a new twist, it emerged that the pilot’s wife and three children moved out of the family’s home the day before the plane’s disappearance.
The revelations came after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday confirmed the [...]
A signaling system was disabled on the missing Malaysia Airlines jet before a pilot spoke to Malaysian air traffic control without hinting at any trouble, a senior Malaysian official said Sunday, shedding new light on a question important to determining why the plane turned far off its planned route and [...]
I added my Twitter feed to this website. Just look for “Twitter” in the top menu on each page. My Twitter profile on Twitter is broken. It does not show my new tweets any longer. Apparently, a lot of people are having this problem. It’s already been several weeks, and I think it [...]
Democracy was the most successful political idea of the 20th century. Why has it run into trouble, and what can be done to revive it?
… Why has democracy lost its forward momentum?
THE two main reasons are the financial crisis of 2007-08 and the rise of China. The damage the crisis did was [...]
If terrorists used biological weapons at the Sochi Olympics, hospitals and emergency wards around the world could not cope. The 1918 flu pandemic killed millions of people in a year — no infection, war or famine has killed so many in as short a time — but the risks of biological weapons are higher. Hospitals [...]
Noble House (TV mini series 1988) Part 1-4
Noble House is set in 1963. The tai-pan, Ian Dunross, struggles to rescue Struan’s from the precarious financial position left by his predecessor. To do this, he seeks partnership with an American millionaire, while [...]