The classical definition of a hero is a person who puts himself at risk for the benefit of others. That certainly describes Adolfo Calero, who died June 2 at the age of 80.
An 8-year-old boy loses his father to an execution squad. Imagine the shock, questions and hurt at losing his father at such a young age. Why did his father have to die? Could his death been avoided? Why did he have to lose his father?
Without a clear enemy to unify us, like the Soviet Union or the terrorists who attacked us on September 11, America is at war with itself. The result: our nation lacks the national consensus needed to choose priorities and make tough decisions – or even dump bad laws based on good intentions.
1) Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000 a plate campaign fund raising event.
For conservatives and traditionalists, unusual good news from Hollywood—in terms of both weekend box-office results and, amazingly enough, the Oscar ceremonies.
Vaclav Havel is dead. Among other forces and powers, he is among the seven individuals most responsible for peacefully ending the Cold War; the great liberators who brought freedom and democracy. They are Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Margaret Thatcher, Lech Walesa, and Havel.
You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents.
"In spite of his longtime identification with the Democratic Party, country music superstar Toby Keith donated $2500 to Rick Perry last quarter according to FEC records."
Can we hope for positive change? Absolutely. Can we expect national transformation? That will come from the nation, not just the president.
Today one of America's most important conservative leaders is under brutal assault from the radical left, and he desperately needs conservatives from across America to rally to his defense. His name is Russell Pearce and he is the President of the Senate in Arizona.
Culture Challenge of the Week: The Left’s assault on our children.
For more than 30 years, Bat Ye’or, a refugee from Egypt, has been writing about dhimmis – Christians and Jews living under oppression in Muslim lands. Now, she has a new book, Europe, Globalization and the Coming Universal Caliphate, that looks at Muslims living in lands that once were Christian but today call themselves multicultural.
The Left’s working motto consistently turns out to be “do as I say, not as I do.” How else could they possibly make bold pronouncements to the media but live the exact opposite?
Recently, I was reminded of the value of freedom while attending a military retirement ceremony in Washington D.C.