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Guns, Islam, and Orlando, and a note on Brexit

A note if you haven’t heard: Brexit won, everywhere but London, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, and fairly decisively. I’m not going to say any more because Jess and I both cared very much about this, and we disagreed, and we agreed not to gloat, whoever won. So, while we all catch our breath, perhaps some […]

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Greg Gutfeld’s theory on Orlando

Greg Gutfeld has a theory about Orlando. Unfortunately, it’s a depressing theory. The silver lining to society’s dark cloud is that it’s possible, albeit a longshot, to change things. The turning point will happen when we answer some important questions in unison. Right now, we’re nowhere close to that point. Don’t think in-the-next-town-over distant. I’m […]

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ABM, Orlando and #StopHate

If anyone thinks that hardline lefties care a bit about the truth, they need to rethink things. This propaganda piece isn’t just dishonest. It’s frightening in that ABM isn’t interested in fixing the problem. Susie Merthan’s propaganda piece opens by saying “The Orlando shooting is a tragedy. Unfortunately, for now, it’s just the most recent […]

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Obama’s policies failed us

Yesterday, President Obama threw a hissy fit at law-abiding citizens. It’s getting pretty difficult to listen to him, especially when he says “The notion that the answer to this tragedy would be to make sure that more people in a nightclub are similarly armed to the killer defies common sense. Those who defend the easy […]

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Recent events make Trump 2016 look like Obama 2008

One of the areas of concern regarding Donald Trump by those in the #NeverTrump camp is the remarkable similarity we are beginning to witness with his campaign to that of the Barack Obama campaign of 2008–particularly the narcissistic habit of…

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The citizen-soldier: Moral risk and the modern military

As we move into Memorial Day weekend, and for once it legitimately is that, we are going to start thinking about the soldier, the sailor, the airman and the marine. More than most, they have made us what we are, and conversely, we have made them both what they are, and an image of us, […]

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