Churchill: The Last Lion Who Saved Western Civilization

Victor Davis Hanson Investors.com 1/21/2015

Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90.

Churchill is remembered for his multiple nonstop careers as a statesman, Cabinet minister, politician, journalist, Nobel laureate historian and combat veteran. He began his career serving the British military as a Victorian-era mounted lancer and […]

Walesa: We Need Global Leaders Like John Paul II As Light To The World So The Left Doesn’t Prevail

Nickarama Weasel Zippers 4/26/2014

If you weren’t of age during the 80s to understand the profound effect that John Paul II had on the world, this piece might give you a small taste of it. Walesa reminds us that change is not just about military might or political power, but about the power of the […]

‘An Iron Curtain Has Descended Upon the Continent’

Dave in Texas Ace of Spades HQ 3/5/2013

Churchill’s speech at Westminster College, this day, in 1946.

There were many fond references to hopes of the United Nations, sprinkled with fops about an”international armed force” based on Anglo-American dominance. There were references to our recent war cooperation with “my wartime comrade” Uncle Joe.

But as […]

When the Iron Curtain Fell

How totalitarianism came to Eastern Europe, and why it didn’t stay.

Frank Dikötter Reason Magazine 1/5/2013

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956, by Anne Applebaum, Doubleday, 608 pages, $35.00.

 

…From 1948 onwards, the communist parties also began to dismantle the institutions of civil society. Schools were nationalized and independent organizations suppressed. […]

Dreams From Frank Marshall Davis

Meet the hard-core Communist who mentored the future 44th President of the United States.

Paul Kengor The American Spectator 10/12/2012

…FRANK MARSHALL DAVIS WAS BORN in December 1905 in Kansas, where he would endure serious racism that spawned justified resentment. No matter conservatives’ horror at the man’s politics, they ought to hold sympathy for the […]

‘Apparently, we are now at war everywhere. Forever.’

The terrorists have won

Jack Hunter Blogger for “Paulitical Ticker” via The Day Caller 12/2/2011

Since 9/11, Senator Lindsey Graham has said repeatedly that we must fight the terrorists “over there” so we don’t have to fight them “over here.” But this week, Graham threw that all out the window. Apparently, we are now at […]