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  • Latin Tuesday

    Today's Latin Tuesday lesson from David Wilezol: Livy Book 30, Chapter 30 “nusquam minus quam in bello eventus respondent” Nowhere are our calculations more frequently upset than in war. Brought to you by www.billbennett.com

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  • ‘Not Islamic’?

    President Obama declared in his recent address to the nation that “ISIL is not Islamic.” But how does he know? On what basis did the president of the United States declare the a group of Muslims that calls itself “Islamic State” “not Islamic”? Has he studied Islam and Islamic history…

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  • Scottish Independence, GOP Hopes and Fear Trumping Faith

    Scottish Independence, GOP Hopes and Fear Trumping Faith

    This column originally appeared at TruthRevolt.org on September 16, 2014. — This Thursday's vote on Scottish independence, with its see-saw polling, sharply divided electorate and unpredictable outcome, in many ways mirrors the upcoming Congressional elections in the United States. In fact, Republicans hoping to take control of the US Senate…

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  • HILLARY’S APPLAUSE LINE: PRO LAWYER, ANTI-BUSINESS

    Since her disastrous showing in the Iowa caucuses six years ago, Hillary Clinton has stayed away from the Hawkeye State—until a recent visit viewed by many as the unofficial kickoff of her new presidential campaign. Speaking to more than 5,000 at a “Steak Fry” in Indianola, the former Secretary of…

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  • Scottish Independence, GOP Hopes and Fear Trumping Faith

    This Thursday's vote on Scottish independence, with its see-saw polling, sharply divided electorate and unpredictable outcome, in many ways mirrors the upcoming Congressional elections in the United States. In fact, Republicans hoping to take control of the US Senate could learn some crucial lessons from the epic battle currently raging…

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  • Latin Tuesday

    Today's Latin Tuesday lesson from Dave Wilezol: Virgil, Aeneid 6.95-96 Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito Do not give in to evil, but proceed ever more boldly against it. Brought to you by www.billbennett.com

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  • Ted Cruz’s Speech to Arab Christians

    Last week at the inaugural summit of the organization, In Defense of Christians, founded to help the most persecuted religious communities in the world today, Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the Muslim world, Senator Ted Cruz was heckled and booed, and decided to walk off the…

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  • Would Re-Electing Senate Dems Prevent Future Fergusons?

    How will keeping Harry Reid in his position as Senate Majority Leader protect young black males from the tragic fate of Michael Brown in Missouri? That's the obvious and embarrassing question that ought to be raised in response to the shameless Democratic bid to boost African-American turnout by exploiting “the…

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  • Containing Both The Ebola And The Takfir Viruses

    President Obama's decision to commit American forces to contain and defeat the Ebola virus before it breaks out to devastate an entire continent and perhaps others is a good and necessary decision and conservatives and Republicans ought to support it. Clearly experts have weighed in and warned him of the…

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