The art of war is, in the last result, the art of keeping one’s freedom of action. — Xenophon
Hard to imagine after tonight’s Republican debate yet another one follows on October 18th. The group dynamics revealed the candidates see Romney and Cain as front runners. Both emerged untouched. Overall, this cavalcade is a dispiriting manifestation of mediocrity made real. Romney performed adequately, riding today’s earlier Christie endorsement. Cain enjoyed his attention, responding aggressively. [...]
What we’ve been saying for 6-7 years now. Thank goodness it’s finally *news*. Obama will do something.
A concise, powerful explanation why ‘Auschwitz’ is an inadequate symbol for European genocide here in the West. We concur. During the Soviet period we stood on the ridge line outside Kiev at Babi Yar. 60 years later the Western mind has yet to grasp fully the magnitude of it all. Tears fail even to touch [...]
Enough. Cheney. Wilkerson. Olbermann. Maddow. Oh, did I mention Wilkerson? The entire Duma hiding from responsibility on closing Gitmo? All sound and fury signifying nothing. All of them off to SuperMax. Maddow with extra punishment details for glib vapidity. Obama’s speech was good on principles but again lacking specifics. Contrary to ignorant Leftist hysteria there [...]