Author: John Zmirak



June 15, 2011

The Economy Is Not a Poem

Filed under: Economics,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 15 Jun 2011

Last week I promised to explain in a few short columns the social science of economics — the discipline that describes how everything gets done among all the human beings on earth.

February 10, 2011

From Pat Buchanan to Rand Paul: What Have We Learned?

Filed under: Politics In General - 10 Feb 2011

Last year’s congressional elections turned out better than conservatives deserved. Republicans grabbed back the power of the purse with the House of Representatives, giving them the ability — if they have the strategy and the nerve — to hobble the …

January 17, 2011

Cain, Where Is Your Brother?

By: John Zmirak

The year 2011 was born with the mark of Cain. Last week, Salman Taseer, the governor of Pakistan’s largest state, Punjab, was gunned down by his own bodyguard, as the rest of his handpicked guards looked on. His killer, a Muslim …

November 14, 2010

Is the Only Good Muslim a Bad Muslim?

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 14 Nov 2010

Last week I was privileged to moderate a debate between two of the best writers on religion in the English-speaking world, Boston College philosopher Peter Kreeft and Jihadwatch director Robert Spencer. How was I able to land two eminent speakers …