More Than a Hero

ChrisGaubatz

Chris Gaubatz put his life on the line in an age of surrender and cowardice.

Heather Mac Donald: A Crime Theory Demolished – WSJ.com

The recession of 2008-09 has undercut one of the most destructive social theories that came out of the 1960s: the idea that the root cause of crime lies in income inequality and social injustice. As the economy started shedding jobs in 2008, criminologists and pundits predicted that crime would shoot up, since poverty, as the […]

Failed Xmas attack raises new security concerns – AP

U.S. counterterrorism officials are scrambling to assess a potential new threat from an explosive mixture that evaded detection aboard a Detroit-bound airliner but failed to bring down the plane. Multiple law enforcement officials said the suspected attacker — identified as a Nigerian man named Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab — claimed to have acted on instructions […]

Sayyid Qutb and the Virginia Five – by Robert Spencer

JIHAD

Clues to their radicalization lie close at hand.