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 Max Boot reminds conservatives that people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, at least not when it comes to crowing about the Leftist habit of embracing dictators. Over the decades, conservatives have done more than their fair share of dancing with bad guys: It occurred to me, re-reading the item I penned [...]
Tweet I wrote this during Iran’s Green Revolution. For the paragraphs regarding Iran, please feel free to substitute Syria, the Sudan, the economic victims of the financially decimated European Union, Palestinian children who are pawns in Hamas’ genocidal strategy, or any other group of people groaning under a tyrant’s yoke. **** An antisemitic Jew I [...]
Tweet When we think of tyranny, we tend to think of it in sharp, dramatic, bloody terms. Tyranny is the stark economic divide between a corrupt leader and his starving people, or it’s the day to fear of citizens in a police state. Few of us recognize, or are willing to acknowledge, that tyranny, at [...]
Tweet Was it a surprise to you that Egypt went Islamist? It wasn’t to me. Was it a surprise to you that Libya went Islamist? It wasn’t to me. Was it a surprise to you that Tunisia went Islamist? It wasn’t to me. Has it been a surprise to you over the last decade that [...]