The Rule Of: If It Feels Good, Do It

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Almost everyone knows those who used marijuana at some point in their lives, and few claim that they have observed profound or lasting effects from the drug. So it cannot be that bad. After all, we live in a society that frowns upon cigarette smoking and has strict laws governing alcohol, so … Read more

We Send Men to Fight Our Wild Fires

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The tragic deaths of nineteen firefighters at a runaway fire in Arizona has led all Americans to rightly honor these brave men as heroes. These fine individuals were a part of a group of firefighters known as the Interagency Hotshot Crew (IHC) or simply, the Hotshot Crew. Similar to our military’s special … Read more

The Crippled Helps the Lame

Former bus driver and union agitator Nicholas Maduro faces many problems as the new president of Venezuela. First, he must struggle to consolidate his claimed victory amidst allegations of an unfair election process. Next, with leadership qualities that amount to no more than the personal endorsement made by his socialist predecessor Hugo … Read more

The Tide Has Turned

All right, hear me out! The tide has turned. After decades of resistance, the latest polls show that a slight majority of Americans have now changed their opinions on the issue. It is only a matter of time before it will be resolved. Let’s face it, the tide has turned. Youth are … Read more

The Delusional Quest for Equality

What started out as a joke in face of the never-ending discussions about “gendered” language in the University of Leipzig has been taken seriously by its board of directors and approved by its president, Beate Schücking. All professors are now referred to in the feminine form. In German, professor refers to a … Read more

Let Us Fight for You

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The Moral Imperative of a Masculine Infantry “…exposure to danger is not combat. Combat is a lot more than that, it’s a lot more than getting shot at or even getting killed by being shot at. Combat is finding and closing with and killing or capturing the enemy if you’re down in … Read more

Cap-and-Trade Boom Goes Bust

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As the global warming scare cools off, the European Union finds itself on the wrong side of a carbon credit boom that has gone bust. Back when global warming had some standing, Europe committed itself to lead the world in the battle to clean the environment. Accordingly, the EU penalized those who … Read more

Castroism without Castro

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The Havana Archdiocesan Magazine Comes All Out in Defense of Castro In its magazine Espacio Laical (No. 230, May 2013), the Archdiocese of Havana has come out stronger than ever in defense of the Cuban regime and its nefarious Communist “model” — even as the world listens in horror to the serious … Read more

Venezuela – Cuba – Brazil: Dictatorships and Anesthesia

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Here are a few events that lie half-buried in the postmodern maelstrom. We believe it is important to recall them because they generate ongoing consequences for millions of people in Venezuela, Cuba, Brazil, and the Americas. 1.  In Venezuela, Chavista deputies brutally beat up opposition MPs on the premises of the National … Read more

Understanding the Marathon Bombers

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There are many who seek to explain the mystery of the Boston Marathon bombers — or all our killers that are fast becoming a part of our national landscape. No doubt each of these unnatural figures has personal blame for what they did and for which they must be held accountable. We … Read more