Category Archives: United States

Fighting Islamist tyrants not an attack on faith

Just about the last ditch for people who deny the West is under siege by radical Islam is feeble pleading in the alternative: Jihadis are not attacking us, but if they are we started it. American foreign policy is provocative. … Continue reading

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Keep calm about Ebola and carry on, right?

Don’t worry about Ebola. Government is on the job. Oh, you don’t find that reassuring?
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Ideas die of loneliness in modern politics

The Ontario Progressive Conservative party isn’t just running around like a chicken with no head. Its leadership candidates are promising when it gets a head it will be empty. It matters, even if you don’t live in Ontario, because this … Continue reading

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Tracing our freedom to ancient Greece

If you love your freedom, thank a Greek. Specifically Themistocles.
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Learn from history — or we’re doomed to repeat it

Thomas Mulcair got into his time machine to visit Iraq last week. But I don’t think he turned the knob far enough.
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