California’s Book Ban

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A Golden State lawmaker pushes for ban on new Texas textbooks.

The Martians Among Us

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It’s not visitors from outer space we have to worry about.

History as Indictment

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How selective filtering of history undermines American society and Western civilization.

Tom Hanks’ Anti-American History

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The Hollywood “historian” claims America fought the Japanese in WWII because they “were different.”

Israel’s Latest Sin—Honoring Its Heritage

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Palestinian bullying continues.

The Carter Syndrome: Why Obama Must Reconcile His Inner Jefferson with His Inner Wilson – Foreign Policy

By Walter Russell Mead Neither a cold-blooded realist nor a bleeding-heart idealist, Barack Obama has a split personality when it comes to foreign policy. So do most U.S. presidents, of course, and the ideas that inspire this one have a long history at the core of the American political tradition. In the past, such ideas […]

Fasting for Big Government

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Evangelical Left icon Jim Wallis is deeply distressed that Obama has become less than messianic.

A Tale of Two Books

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A Dutch court is forced to compare Mein Kampf and the Quran in the Wilders trial.

Capitalism and the Jews – New York Times Book Review

The question of why so many Jews have been so good at making money is a touchy one. For hundreds of years, it has been fraught with suspicion, denial, resentment, guilt, self-hatred and violence. No wonder Jews and gentiles alike are so uncomfortable confronting Jewish capitalistic competence. Still, in his slim essay collection “Capitalism and […]

The Velvet Philosophical Revolution

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Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the battle for political freedom goes on.