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One Nation, Under God?

by Bruce Thornton

Defining Ideas

The role of religion in American social and political life is an ever-present element in our civic conversation. The recent controversy over the contraception mandate ignited a smoldering conflict over just this issue. Read more →

The First Amendment vs. Multiculturalism

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The American Left used to champion free expression. We were lectured — correctly — that the price of being repulsed by occasional crude talk and art was worth paying. Only that way could Americans ensure our daily right to criticize those with greater power and influence whom we found wrong and objectionable. Read more →

Islam’s Black Flag Flies over Egypt

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

The United States embassy of Egypt is under siege. According to Fox News, Read more →

Storming Embassies, Killing Ambassadors, and ‘Smart’ Diplomacy

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The attacks on the US embassy yesterday in Cairo and the storming of the American consulate in Libya, where the US ambassador was murdered along with three staff members — and the initial official American reaction to the mayhem — are all reprehensible, each in their own way. Let us sort out this terrible chain of events. Read more →

Time for ‘Liberals’ and ‘Progressives’ to Get New Labels

by Bruce Thornton

Frontpage Magazine

We need to find a new label for the ideology espoused by leftist Democrats. “Liberal” doesn’t accurately describe the party of blinkered intolerance, fanatical certainty, and an eagerness to destroy freedom in order to achieve some dubious utopia. Read more →

Ibrahim, Fighting for Free Speech

Raymond Ibrahim 1, CAIR o (by KO)

by Jamie Glazov

FrontPage Magazine

Frontpage Interview’s guest is Raymond Ibrahim, associate director of the Middle East Forum, author of The Al Qaeda Reader, and editor of FPM’s new section on Muslim Persecution of Christians. Read more →

Free Men Have Free Tongues

by Bruce S. Thornton

RightNetwork.com

Every time a crazy person perpetrates irrational mayhem, we immediately start demanding explanations that gratify our ideological assumptions. For liberals, something in the environment drives people to such acts. Read more →

On Reminding the Politicians Who’s the Boss

by Bruce S. Thornton

RightNetwork.com

The Democrats and their tribunes in the mainstream media weren’t too happy about the House of Representatives reading aloud the Constitution. Read more →

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