Archive for: October 23, 2010

October 23, 2010

Historian Distorts Past In Praise Of Secularism

Filed under: History,Religion & Faith - 23 Oct 2010

In the 4/19/10 edition of USA Today, religious antiquarian Phillip Jenkins, by comparing extremist Islam with assorted atrocities committed in the name of Christianity over the centuries, details from an historical perspective how any religion can be co-opted in the …

Yes, Folks, We All Would Legislate Morality (Psst, Even You Libertarians)

Filed under: Politics In General - 23 Oct 2010

Really, I must be a glutton for punishment.  During the past couple of weeks, I wrote two articles on libertarianism and made the point that for a law to be just, it must have a basis in morality.  These commentaries …

Former CIA chief “respectfully” condemns Obama attacks on intelligence agents

Filed under: American National Security - 23 Oct 2010

Unlike many former politicians and government officials on the left, former Director of Central Intelligence Thomas Hayden was careful to be respectful of President Barack Obama and his minions during a lecture given on Tuesday regarding terrorism, weapons of mass …

When Did Jack Conway Stop Beating His Wife?

Rand Paul has courage that you rarely see these days; at least among those wanting public office. I, for one, was glad to see Mr. Paul, a candidate for United States Senator in Kentucky, refuse to shake the hand of …

Talking With the Tailban

I’m not an expert on international diplomacy, not by any means, but it seems that the news coming out of Afghanistan is less than hopeful. The Afghan government, which seems to only excel at corruption and incompetence(who knew Rahm Emmanuel …