Tag: Middle East

Leftists conservatives keep your eyes on the ball

When arguing with Leftists, conservatives must keep their eyes on the ball

Leftists have a habit of distracting conservatives with irrelevant arguments that obscure the fact that, on the important issues, conservatives should win. It’s happened to all of us. We approach someone with a legitimate grievance — say, for example, reminding someone that he promised not to drink directly from the

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The Bookworm Beat 3/15/17 — clearing the spindle, part deux, and open thread

I’ve cleared my spindle and the articles I linked are a feast for the hungry mind — the Middle East, climate change, policing, gender, Obamacare, and more. There’s land if the Palestinians want it. Did you know that President al-Sisi in Egypt has offered the Palestinians a state that would

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Bureaucrats seeking job security can be incredibly dangerous *UPDATED*

There are few things more dangerous than a collection of bureaucrats willing to stop at nothing to keep the bureaucracy alive for their own benefit. We’ve seen that here in America. Obama’s bureaucrats, knowing that the good times roll better for bureaucrats under Democratic presidents than under Republican ones, have

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The Bookworm Beat 3-5-15 — “I’m still standing” edition and open thread

Last year I had virtually no work; this year, if the pace keeps up, I’ll be working almost full time. Frankly, I preferred no work. Fortunately — and the lawyers amongst you will appreciate this — I’m getting access to Westlaw again, and won’t be trapped in Lexis hell. When

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