by | Jul 5, 2019

The San Francisco School Board last week authorized $600,000 in spending to destroy a mural depicting George Washington at a high school named for him. “It’s rude and disrespectful to people’s cultures,” a junior at the school told the San…

by | May 8, 2019

Washington Has it ever been noted by the Republic’s historians — all of whom are Democrats save for a lone Republican who remains undercover somewhere in the Middle West — that one characteristic that distinguishes Democrats from Republicans is not…

by | Sep 2, 2018

Washington Former President Jimmy Carter lives in a two-bedroom ranch house in Plains, Georgia, assessed at $167,000, the Washington Post recently reported. And unlike former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, he chose not to join corporate boards or deliver six-figure…

by | Jul 18, 2018

Senator John McCain described the Trump-Putin press conference in Helsinki as “one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory.” “No prior president,” insisted McCain, “has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant.” Easy there, senator….

by | Jun 11, 2018

North Korea has long been not merely a communist state but a Stalinist state. For 70 years, it has been a political-ideological horror show, a nation of persecuted people captive to a totalitarian monarchy. Each of the three Kims who…

by | Dec 5, 2017

ABC News has suspended its investigative reporter Brian Ross for inaccurately reporting that candidate Donald Trump, as opposed to President-elect Donald Trump, directed his then-national security aide General Michael Flynn to contact the Russians. The Ross mistake was to report…

by | Dec 3, 2017

Could Robert Mugabe’s calamitous 37-year reign of repression and exacerbated poverty over Zimbabwe, now mercifully ended, have been averted? I’ve wondered about this question for 40 years since a boy when I began to follow events in Zimbabwe closely and…

by | Dec 6, 2016

When President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, said he was ending diplomatic relations with the Nationalist Chinese government in Taiwan, the Dallas Morning News, a journal widely admired at the time for its robustly conservative viewpoint, called the administration’s action “shameful.”…

by | Sep 8, 2016

While the media focus on the GOP Establishment’s 2016 nomination loss, such defeat is hardly new. Over the last 10 elections both major parties have had non-Establishment nominees. These past non-Establishment uprisings have not been harbingers of party demise, but…

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