Telling changes in the Democratic platform.
The Obama administration is trying to cut the defense budget again, and ironically in the name of fiscal discipline. But while reform is desirable, it should not be used as a ruse to further cut a defense budget that is already too small. How conservatives respond to the Obama administration’s latest offensive will help determine whether the Right still stands for a strong national defense and an assertive U.S foreign policy.
On April 29, 2010, John J. Mearsheimer, professor at the University of Chicago, delivered a lecture at the Palestine Center entitled, “The Future of Palestine: Righteous Jews vs. the New Afrikaners.” He outlined the four steps by which he believes Israel will morph into a uniquely Palestinian state:
Israel is not going to allow the Palestinians [...]
March 2, 2010, couldn’t have been one of Congressman Ron Paul’s better days. Debra Medina, the candidate he introduced to voters after she managed part of his Presidential Campaign in 2008, lost her own bid for the Republican Texas Gubernatorial Nomination to conservative Rick Perry, and not-so-conservative, Kay Bailey Hutchison by 80% of the vote.
The Carter Syndrome: Why Obama Must Reconcile His Inner Jefferson with His Inner Wilson – Foreign Policy
By Walter Russell Mead Neither a cold-blooded realist nor a bleeding-heart idealist, Barack Obama has a split personality when it comes to foreign policy. So do most U.S. presidents, of course, and the ideas that inspire this one have a long history at the core of the American political tradition. In the past, such ideas [...]
Romano Amerio began his work, Iota Unum, with this exquisite statement:
“A precise use of words makes for a sound argument.”
Lack of a precise definition of “anti-Semite” is contributing to the blog war now raging over Andrew Sullivan, editor of The Daily Dish, and his understanding of “Jewish influence on American foreign policy.” Picked up by [...]