Why Libya Is Headed Back to Tyranny


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And what we should do.

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The Last Full Measure of Devotion


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Memorial Day, and the way we remember our fallen troops, defines today’s great ideological divide.

Symposium: The World’s Most Wanted: A “Moderate Islam”


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Four top experts on Islamic theology battle it out on whether a democratic and liberal Islam exists — or can exist.

Expanding on Libertarian Tunnel Vision… Now Islamic Gender Apartheid


Calvin Freiburger had a great post the other day about Rand Paul’s Civil Rights Act troubles.
Calvin nailed it:
More importantly, the affair crystallizes a key difference between conservatism and libertarianism. Both ostensibly stem from the same presuppositions—individuals have certain inalienable rights and government must be strictly limited so it’s power and scope extend no further than protecting those [...]

Obama-Style Socialism


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Is the president a “neo-socialist”?

Obama-style Socialism


Jonah Goldberg’s Liberal Fascism is now in paperback.
Jonah Goldberg has written an important article in Commentary on what he calls the “neo-socialism” of the Obama administration. I like this label. It is both accurate and more palatable than the term “neo-communism” which I have applied to the hard left. But given the twenty-year political partnership [...]

The Day The Quincy Cops Saved Obama From The Singing Tea Party Grandmas


Wednesday marked a day that legends are made of in the annals of American Law Enforcement.  President Obama gave a speech at the Oakley Lindsay Civic Center in Quincy, Illinois.  World Net Daily’s Chelsea Schilling reports that a group of about 200 Tea Party protesters, many of them grandmotherly types, gathered outside the auditorium.  They [...]

Ron Paul: I’d Love to Fund the Holocaust Museum, But That Would Make Me As Bad As Hitler!


Let’s get this over once and for all. Is Ron Paul anti-Semitic?
We know from the Congressman’s own writings that he believes the United States is controlled by a small, group of power-brokers intent on diminishing citizen civil rights and militarily manipulating the destinies of nations. We also know that Ron Paul believes one of the essential, [...]

Tea Parties in American History – RealClearPolitics


Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and […]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: February 2, 2010


Isaac Deutscher was my friend and mentor and so I write the following with heartfelt regret. He was a brilliant, innovative thinker and literary stylist, but his life’s work, including his masterpiece on Trotsky, is finally a monument to the intellectual bankruptcy of Marxism itself. When all is said and done, the Trotsky biography must [...]