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Here’s a good video from Prager University narrated by Thomas Joscelyn of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He provides a useful brief background on ISIS’ origins, its goals, and how it sees its place in Islamic history. Worth watching. One…
Here’s a good video from Prager University narrated by Thomas Joscelyn of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. He provides a useful brief background on ISIS’ origins, its goal…
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That sure seems to be the import of the video at the end of an article about other North Korean weirdness. Here’s a screen clip: Click the link or the photo, then go to the bottom of the article to watch the video. I’d swear they are practicing attack…
That sure seems to be the import of the video at the end of an article about other North Korean weirdness. Here’s a screen clip: Click the link or the photo, then go to the bottom of the arti…
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That would require her to have read and actually understood the document, instead of just paying it cursory lip service: Hillary Clinton couldn’t definitively say Sunday that the Second Amendment of the Constitution guaranteed the right to bear arms…
That would require her to have read and actually understood the document, instead of just paying it cursory lip service: Hillary Clinton couldn’t definitively say Sunday that the Second Amendment o…
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The Korean War (1950-53) is sometimes called America’s “Forgotten War,” the one that came between our crushing victory in World War II and the turmoil of our defeat in Vietnam. It’s forgotten in part because its results were, at first glance,…
The Korean War (1950-53) is sometimes called America’s “Forgotten War,” the one that came between our crushing victory in World War II and the turmoil of our defeat in Vietnam. It…
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I’ve updated the “What I’m reading” widget to the right to reflect the latest item on the Public Secrets lectern, Frank Dikötter’s  “The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History, 1962-1976”.   I’m only a few chapters into it, so far, but it seems to be…
I’ve updated the “What I’m reading” widget to the right to reflect the latest item on the Public Secrets lectern, Frank Dikötter’s “The Cultural Revolution: A P…
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Well, that’s that. I’ve just filled in my mail-in ballot and cast my last vote as a Republican. Like I said before, I refuse to be part of a party that nominates an anti-constitutional authoritarian populist demagogue. (1) Instead I cast my vote for…
Well, that’s that. I’ve just filled in my mail-in ballot and cast my last vote as a Republican. Like I said before, I refuse to be part of a party that nominates an anti-constitutional …
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Warning after warning sign that Omar Mateen was a threat. Such as: Then a few weeks ago, the gun store called the FBI. “Mateen then called someone on the phone and began speaking in Arabic. Robert Abell says that’s when the salesman became suspicious. “He…
Warning after warning sign that Omar Mateen was a threat. Such as: Then a few weeks ago, the gun store called the FBI. “Mateen then called someone on the phone and began speaking in Arabic. R…
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Seventy-two years ago today, American, British, Canadian, French, and Polish soldiers charged the gates of Hell — and won: Black Five put up an excellent roundup of D-Day posts from many blogs a few years ago. It’s still worth reviewing. And have a look…
Seventy-two years ago today, American, British, Canadian, French, and Polish soldiers charged the gates of Hell — and won: Black Five put up an excellent roundup of D-Day posts from many blog…
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Although some wags on Twitter pointed out that Joker was a genuine genius, as opposed to a mere mentally-unstable blowhard, I still think there’s something to this: via @tarheelkrystle on Twitter
Although some wags on Twitter pointed out that Joker was a genuine genius, as opposed to a mere mentally-unstable blowhard, I still think there’s something to this: via @tarheelkrystle on Twi…
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Memorial Day is a holiday set aside for Americans to honor our servicemen past and present and to remember, if even for a moment, those who gave what Lincoln called that “last full measure of devotion.” But this weekend also reminds us of another war, one…
Memorial Day is a holiday set aside for Americans to honor our servicemen past and present and to remember, if even for a moment, those who gave what Lincoln called that “last full measure of…
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The answers may surprise both conservatives and Europhiliac progressives alike: Weird Related Fact: Here in the state of California, a minor can have an abortion without parental notification and consent. A legal adult, on the other hand, fully able to…
The answers may surprise both conservatives and Europhiliac progressives alike: Weird Related Fact: Here in the state of California, a minor can have an abortion without parental notification and c…
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In the Environmentalist Left’s rush to condemn the use fossil fuels and bring us all to a renewable, sustainable Paradise, they forget the good that fossil fuels have done in making possible a modern world that is far cleaner, healthier, and more…
In the Environmentalist Left’s rush to condemn the use fossil fuels and bring us all to a renewable, sustainable Paradise, they forget the good that fossil fuels have done in making possible …
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