Why Should We Study War?


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What military history tells us about human nature.

Rumsfeld’s Rules


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The former Secretary of Defense’s leadership lessons.

The Virtue of Lucidity: Yuri Glazov and the Fate of Communism


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A Soviet dissident’s account of totalitarianism’s haunting infiltration of the Russian psyche.

Challenge: Can Anyone Rebut the 6 Points From My Review of “The Healing of America”?


A week ago I wrote a review for FrontPage of T.R. Reid’s pro-socialized medicine manifesto The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care.
In my review I summarized six objections for why socialized medicine is a horrible idea:

A) Socialized medical systems at home and abroad are going bankrupt. Why? Because they are [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 14, 2010


“…it is the unity of interest and the equality of condition…that are the all-consuming goals of the modern Left. To suppress human nature and human difference is,in essence, the Left’s utopian ambition – an ambition that requires the totalitarian state.”
– The Politics of Bad Faith, p. 148
This quote of the day was submitted by Bruce.
If [...]

Newsweek Exclusive: Christopher Hitchens Hates Sports, Doesn’t “Believe in Miracles”


Christopher, why don’t you tell us what you really think about sporting events because I don’t believe your latest Newsweek piece, “Fool’s Gold,” did the job.
With trademark flourish, you revealed a portfolio of the world’s worst behavior, decrying sports competition as the catalyst.  As your subtitle stated,
How the Olympics and other international competitions breed conflict [...]

Stumbling Down the Slippery Slope: First Legalized Weed Then Prescription Smack?


In December I had a great discussion with my friend Mary Grabar about marijuana legalization, the role of government, and the counterculture. The debate, collected and republished at FrontPage, can be read here and here.
One of NRB’s friends, Donald Douglas who blogs at American Power, took note of the debate at the time and cautiously [...]

Glenn Beck Interview With Sarah Palin


In case you missed it, last night Glenn Beck spent a full hour interviewing Sarah Palin.
Their conversation touched on topics not usually discussed these days: God and trust.
See the full interview before the talking heads start putting their own spin on it. You might just regain some of your faith in human nature.

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Have We Stopped Trying to Make Good People? – by Dennis Prager


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The most important question a society can ask.