Archive for: February 16, 2011

February 16, 2011

Egypt and Tunisia – The Power of Prediction

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 16 Feb 2011

The West has been caught with its pants down following the popular revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia during the past month.

I wonder why.

Chris Matthews, John Allen, and Odious Comparisons

John Allen, senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter, routinely uses the phrase “Taliban Catholicism” to describe “an exaggerated allergy to anything that smacks of secularism, liberalization, or corruption by modernity — an angry form of the faith that knows …

Democrazy: Egypt and the Eternal Constitution

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,In The News - 16 Feb 2011

A little less than a century ago, the West entertained the notion that WWI would be “the war to end all wars.”  Insofar as this was seriousness and not just selling point, it was naiveté.  Obviously, a military solution cannot …

I Suffer from Caliphatephobia

Because I am a conservative, as far as the left is concerned, I am assumed guilty of several psychological disorders. I am, just to name a few, a sexist, a racist, and a homophobe.