Obama takes aim at Catholic Church, religious liberty with radical abortion stance

Obama takes aim at Catholic Church, religious liberty with radical abortion stance

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Like many leftists, President Obama has deep contempt for Christianity and democracy. This is why his administration has declared war on the Catholic Church and religious liberty. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently went ahead and approved last year’s decision to mandate that many religious organizations provide health insurance plans […]

Never mind the facts: Our love affair with China goes on and on

Never mind the facts: Our love affair with China goes on and on

Sol W. Sanders Old friend columnist Joseph Alsop once told me of arriving in China with a clanking sword he had hassled across the Pacific, given him by his cousin, FDR, along with an instant “Inside-the-Beltway” Navy commission. President Roosevelt sent him immediately after Pearl Harbor to Chungking as “political adviser” to Claire Lee Chenault […]

The one-bullet-point strategy to re-elect the president

The one-bullet-point strategy to re-elect the president

Jeffrey T. Kuhner The Democrats are settling on one major election strategy: Portray opposition to President Obama as a form of racism. In a nutshell, the liberal argument is that conservative dissent from Mr. Obama’s social democratic agenda — Obamacare, the nearly $1 trillion stimulus and Dodd-Frank — is driven not by the color of […]

From a prison state to a dream country, now endangered

From a prison state to a dream country, now endangered

Lev Navrozov To emigrate to America from “Soviet Russia” was like going to live on some distant planet reproducing your favorite country: A dream. But one fine day those who ruled Russia decided to stage an unusual experiment: they allowed several hundred “Soviet citizens” to emigrate from the “Soviet paradise.” Naturally, we were highly suspicious: […]

High stakes: Obama’s ace, Iranian oil and the 2012 election

High stakes: Obama’s ace, Iranian oil and the 2012 election

Sol W. Sanders President Barack Obama has launched new international diplomatic poker with “a trailing hand”. It is impossible to exaggerate the forces at play, economic as well as political, foreign and domestic, and their interplay. When he signed Dec. 31st the latest Iran provisos, Mr. Obama was handed new clout to cut Iran’s energy […]

Taxpayer-backed Cadillac helped fund Chinese Communist propaganda film

Taxpayer-backed Cadillac helped fund Chinese Communist propaganda film

Lev Navrozov On Jan. 3, Yahoo! News published a speech by Chinese President Hu Jintao, delivered at an annual policy meeting of the party’s Central Committee, “Hu: Hostile Forces Seek to Westernize, Split China” (by Gillian Wong, Associated Press). “Hu’s remarks are part of the Communist Party’s broader push to reinforce socialist principles in an […]

In region of its birth, Christianity is under increasing assault

In region of its birth, Christianity is under increasing assault

John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Though it’s the birthplace of Christianity in ancient times, the modern Middle East is increasingly hostile to Christianity as civil conflict, Islamic fundamentalism and terrorism grow in scope and strength. Although most regional states have a small but successful Christian minority ranging from Egypt to Iraq, only Lebanon, Israel […]

Amateur hour in year four

Amateur hour in year four

Sol W. Sanders Back in prehistory, during The Cold War, students of arcane Kremlinology — the science and art of trying to unravel what Winston Churchill called “a riddle wrapped in an enigma” — identified a dangerous heresy. “Mirror-imaging”, it was called, defined as attributing to Moscow our own motivations, rather than understanding Soviet Communist […]

Bloodbath: Only winner in GOP struggle over nomination is Obama

Bloodbath: Only winner in GOP struggle over nomination is Obama

Jeffrey T. Kuhner The White House is popping champagne corks. President Obama got what he wanted from the Iowa caucus: a fractured Republican Party racked by bitter internal infighting. This is the real news of the Iowa results. Unless the GOP can unify around a single candidate soon, the primary threatens to get bogged down […]

The ‘trusting American voter’ and the end of freedom

The ‘trusting American voter’ and the end of freedom

Lev Navrozov We trace the mental development of mankind only as far back as, say, one of the tribesmen of that distant time would if he could write and did write on a certain surface that we have found x thousand years later and were able to decipher what he wrote at that time. Let […]

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