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Brazil Impeachment Dilma Rousseff
What Americans Need to Understand about Brazil’s Crisis

It took Brazil a painful 13 years and a practically bankrupt country to see the truth behind the socialists’ beautiful and impossible promises.

Churchill’s Never Surrender & God’s Good Time

Yesterday June 6 was the anniversary of D-Day. June 4 was the anniversary of Churchill’s most famous speech, his “Never…

D-Day
When History Tipped toward Freedom

It was a day, in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, when “the pride of our nation” began a battle…

Birthday with Hitler

There was an interesting exchange of articles recently about Pope Pius XII and Finnish WWII leader Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil…

EgyptAir
Egypt and the Agony of Ongoing Tragedy

After EgyptAir flight 804 fell out of the sky, I exhaled deeply with many Egyptians, sighing in familiar resignation, “Oh no, not again.”

Sykes-Picot & the End of Nations

Whatever the defects of Sykes-Picot, the century since the agreement proves the problems of the Middle East are not simply cartographical

Israel Independence Day Yom Ha’atzmaut
America and Israel’s Independence

Yom Ha’atzmaut marks the return of the Jewish people to national sovereignty after 2,000 years in exile. It’s a way of expressing solidarity with, and a Jewish connection to, the land and the State of Israel.

Harry Wu
Harry Wu, a Friend of Freedom, Heads Home

Harry Wu fought the good fight and finished his leg of the race. The rest of us who believe in human freedom need to take the baton he carried.

Churchill
Winston Churchill and the Crisis of American Leadership

Throughout his presidency, Obama has appeared profoundly uncomfortable with the qualities most often associated with Churchill: martial resolve, moral clarity, and supreme confidence in the transcendent ideals of Western Civilization.

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