Archive for: February 10, 2012

February 10, 2012

Nation Building: From Success to Failure

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,History,Iraq - 10 Feb 2012

The United States has been involved in serious nation building over the last decade in two Middle Eastern nations – Iraq and Afghanistan. These ventures recall two other major efforts of this type dating back to the middle of last …

Obama and the Last Campaigning SOTU: Believe it or not?

Filed under: Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 10 Feb 2012

We live at a time when we are blessed with all the internet and 24 hour news cycle programs and no public figure should be able to get away with lying.

Economics: The Cheerful Science

Filed under: Economics - 10 Feb 2012

Chances are, you’ve heard economics referred to as “the dismal science.” That unflattering description is glib and catchy; it is also 100 percent wrong. Let me set the record straight and explain why economics—far from being dismal—is cause for hope, …

A Beating and Racial Slurs – but No Hate-crime Charges

Ah, the left-wing capacity for rationalization knows no bounds. While we’re told that even substantive criticism of Barack Obama is driven by the hatefulness the left has dubbed “racism,” a racial attack by three black teenagers on two white …