Month: May 2022

Merian Cooper, Conquering Hero
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Merian Cooper, Conquering Hero

With the war in Ukraine dangerously close to involving neighboring Poland, the specter is raised of the forgotten Polish-Soviet War of 1920. In that war, to Poland’s aid came American pilots, most importantly World War I veteran Merian C. Cooper, …

America’s ‘Female Future’ Has Open Borders
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America’s ‘Female Future’ Has Open Borders

U.S. Democrats have tried and failed thrice at stuffing an illegal-immigration amnesty provision into President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill. This attempt at tagalong legislation for illegals would not have been tried even just a few years …

Remembering Robert A. Taft
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Remembering Robert A. Taft

He was known as “Mr. Republican” because of his insistence on party unity, the lack of which had cost his father a second presidential term in 1912, and “Mr. Integrity,” because of his strong moral foundation, laid down many years …

The Tithes That Unbind
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The Tithes That Unbind

For several decades now, the Mormon church, officially known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), has been embroiled in controversy over its positions on homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and, more recently, transgender rights. Despite some notable compromises …

Protestors in Manhattan demonstrate on Nov. 19, 2021, after the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse of charges related to deadly shootings at a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin (Jeenah Moon / Associated Press)
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Revolt of the Fatherless

Our conservative elites clearly have no clue why our civilization is collapsing before our eyes. They can provide no explanation for the triumph of the woke left. Nor can they explain why the virus hoax fools huge numbers into further …

And Injustice for All
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And Injustice for All

Kentanji Brown Jackson has been abused, but not by her interrogators at the Supreme Court nomination hearings. Their probing questions, however combative, are only to be expected as part of the process. She has been abused, rather, by most everyone

What We Are Reading: May 2022
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What We Are Reading: May 2022

Those who like the Indiana Jones films and exotic, lost-civilization narratives—as well as anyone who recalls with pleasure the African adventures and cliff-hangers in episodic movie serials on Saturday mornings—can enjoy the chief forebear of these popular genres, H. Rider …

Media Windbags
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Media Windbags

It would be remiss of me, given my stated support for the invaded Ukrainians, not to call attention to certain inconvenient facts that neocons and the mainstream media have glossed over. The removal of Viktor Yanukovych as Ukrainian president in …

Come Home, America
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Come Home, America

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to launch a special military operation in Ukraine was aimed at overthrowing the current authorities in Kiev, blocking NATO expansion eastward, defending the pro-Russian regions of Ukraine, and demilitarizing that country, removing any current or …