News Commentary

Reflections on a Soldier

There is something about a soldier that fascinates and attracts. I think it has to do with the soldier’s commitment and the fact that he puts his life on the line for a cause. Of course, not just any soldier … Continue reading

Carrying a Big Stick

Of all the world’s problematic regimes, North Korea certainly ranks among the worst. This has been manifested recently in their tests of long-range missiles and nuclear arms, both of which are forbidden under current agreements with the rogue nation. On … Continue reading

Showdown at Roy’s Rock

It is not the case to discuss the legal dispute surrounding the Ten Commandments monument at the state judicial building in Alabama. Chief Justice Roy Moore’s failure to comply with the federal court order is not the real issue. However, … Continue reading

Looking Upon a Nation Divided

No one questions the fact that America is now a nation divided. The 2004 elections served only to highlight a polarization that has been long in the making. What surprised many was the primary cause of this division. It was … Continue reading

Armed and Unharmed

Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira once wrote, that the modern world suffers under the influence of those who wish “to underestimate or deny the notions of good and evil, Original Sin, and the Redemption.” This accomplished, individual culpability and the … Continue reading

On the Merits of Meritocracy

When some 120 wealthy Americans start urging Congress not to repeal estate and gift taxes, something strange is going on somewhere. After all, in the midst of tax-cut euphoria, it is hard not to question a tax-me-please attitude. But these … Continue reading

Facing the Military Threat

In 1989, public assessment of hard-line communism as a future threat fell with the Iron Curtain. Public opinion, inebriated with dreams of a peace-filled, nuclear-free future, suppressed the Cold War from its memory like a tragic experience from childhood. Even … Continue reading

Injured in the Line of Duty

At 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, while most were snug in bed, resting up for Christmas activities, veteran pro-lifer Ed Snell was arriving at Hillcrest Abortion Center, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He had come with two other activists to persuade … Continue reading

The Christmas Marketing Disaster

Quite simply, success in marketing depends upon offering the right product to the right consumer at the right time. That is not always easy since the fickle consumer is constantly changing and the marketer must be ever-ready to adjust accordingly. … Continue reading

The Return of the Radical Atheists

After decades of ignoring the huge influence of religion in society, journalists and analysts are now discovering the “danger” of religious radicalism. It has become trendy to decry the rise of fundamentalists of any sort and to Talibanize religious groups … Continue reading

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