Category Archives: Current events

The Most Historically Significant Sculpture You’ve Never Seen

A renewal of the founding principles of the US is past due; no big headline there. But we’ve come to a pretty turn of things when the “largest solid granite sculpture in the U.S.”—a magnificent tribute to our Pilgrim founders—is … Continue reading

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Muslim No-Go Zones? Really?

Following the publication of Do You Want Political Correctness or Freedom of Speech? a reader, Randy, responded, asserting that the idea of Muslim no-go zones is a myth. (To read his entire response click on the link above and scroll to the … Continue reading

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Scott Walker, Evolution, and the Media

During a recent interview Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was asked,  “Are you comfortable with the idea of evolution? Do you accept it?” Realizing the peril behind this question he chose to defer on it. Scott Walker could have done worse. … Continue reading

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Is Christian Freedom Disappearing in Canada?

How long will Christian freedom remain in North America? Unless the direction of our nations change dramatically, citizens of the United States and Canada will soon have occasion to apply these unforgettable lines credited to the German anti-Nazi, theologian, and Lutheran pastor, Martin … Continue reading

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Do You Want Political Correctness or Freedom of Speech?

We often write about the erosion of freedom in the West. This post points to some hopeful exceptions. Some people of stature are speaking truth, openly countering the political, academic, and communication elites. Those who bully ordinary citizens into political … Continue reading

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Can A Military Dictator Be A Man of Peace?

When the Messiah sent out his disciples two-by-two, he instructed them to identify the man of peace in the community and engage with that person. When you enter a house, first say, “Peace to this house.” If a man of … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo and an Atheist’s Comparison of Islam and Christianity

The responses to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris include an intriguing reflection from an atheist comparing Islam and Christianity. Islam, Christianity, and Judaism are the world’s three great monotheistic faiths. All three trace their linage to the patriarch Abraham. He … Continue reading

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Who Wins the Battle of Ideas Wins the War

We’ve written recently about the importance of recognizing that the battle with militant Islam is a battle of ideas. James Glassman was under secretary of state for Public Diplomacy under President George W. Bush. He was recently referenced by Helle C. … Continue reading

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The War Against ISIS is a Religious War

“In the War on Terrorism, We Must Win the War of Ideas.” Helle C. Dale, senior fellow in public diplomacy at the Heritage Foundation, says it all in the title of her recent post at The Daily Signal. Why is … Continue reading

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Every Conflict is Rooted in a War of Ideas

Our colleague Dwight Vogt recently pointed us to an article at The Daily Signal by Helle Dale, “In the War on Terrorism, We Must Win the War of Ideas.” Asked recently by CNN what the United States needs most to … Continue reading

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