Bruce S. Thornton

The Progressive Disintegration

The self-destruction of so many failed progressive gods. By Bruce Thornton // Front Page A month ago, progressives were having a conniption fit over Trump’s refusal to accept the outcome of the election. So of course, now that Trump has won, they are rioting, vandalizing, staging “cry-ins,” ditching class, group-hugging, tweeting threats, calling names, seeking …

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Trump, Politics, and Our Sexual Schizophrenia

 Conservatives should know better than to so quickly validate a dishonest narrative that benefits the other side. By Bruce Thornton // Front Page Magazine Online   A few minutes into Sunday’s debate Donald Trump’s decade-old crude sexual banter with a reporter from an entertainment show was mentioned by the CNN moderator. Donald again apologized for …

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The Middle East and Orwellian Historical Arguments

When lies are the foundation of policies. by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine Many of our policy debates and conflicts both domestic and foreign call on history to validate their positions. At home, crimes from the past like slavery and legal segregation are used to justify present policies ranging from racial set asides to …

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Prophets Without Honor: Europe, Immigration and Trump

Why a crucial problem is back in the national conversation. by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine Europe’s slow-motion immigration disaster has accelerated with the continuing turmoil in the Middle East and Africa. In Calais hundreds of illegal immigrants stormed the entrance to the cross-Channel tunnel in an attempt to reach more immigrant-friendly England. In …

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Still Blind to the Costs of Illegal Immigration

What really explains Trump’s rapid climb to the top of the polls. by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine Donald Trump’s blunt and clumsy comments about illegal immigration sparked the usual firestorm of criticism from the well heeled of both parties. Particularly vocal were those Republicans who think that an amorphous, make-believe category comprising “Hispanics” …

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More Sanctions Wouldn’t Have Stopped Iran

But one measure would have. by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine Critics of President Obama’s recent deal with Iran have rejected the president’s assertion that the only alternative to his deal is war. They think that more aggressive sanctions could have changed Iran’s behavior, given the economic costs the current sanction regime has inflicted. …

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The Iran Failure Has Many Fathers

The dangerous belief that words alone can transcend an eternal truth of human nature. by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine Everybody knows the deal with Iran is a disaster. Why is equally obvious: Iran will get $150 billion to spend on weapons and its terrorist proxies, will keep its enrichment facilities, will continue to …

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