Tweet In a recent interview on gun control in the wake of the slaughter of a classroom of innocent children and faculty at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Ben Shapiro said that one of the purposes of an armed citizenry is to prevent government tyranny. Piers Morgan harrumphed condescendingly in response, as if the very thought [...]
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Tweet Some lessons seem almost impossible to learn in the abstract. Even if we know the hard truth, until it has an impact upon our own lives, we go merrily along, assuming that the worst will never happen and that, if it does, we’ll muddle through somehow. I’ve known a couple of people who awoke [...]
Tweet A lot of people have had a good laugh over the fact that Time Magazine, romanticizing the OWS crowd and the Muslim Brotherhood, named “The Protester” as its person of the year. A friend of mine, however, has noted something that a lot of people passed over, which is one of Times‘ runner-ups, Admiral [...]
Tweet An antisemitic Jew I know, rather than seeing the Passover ceremony as the celebration of freedom (the world’s first and for a long time only successful slave revolt), and of justice and morality (the Ten Commandments), derides the whole ceremony as the unconscionable and immoral celebration of the genocide of the Egyptian people. What [...]
Tweet I’ve long had a conflicted emotional relationship to Poland. I know that Poland bore the brunt of the first official Nazi invasion in WWII, back in August 1939. I also know that the Poles suffered horribly under the Soviets. In the modern era, it was the Poles whose bravery exposed the weaknesses in and [...]