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January 23, 2015
Charles Mills looks at disastrous policies that have caused irreparable damage in Cuba, Iran, and Syria in Unintended Consequences

January 21, 2015
Pro-choice advocates speak in evasive, vague euphemisms rather than describe what happens in an abortion. See Joe Sobran's The Missing Word

January 13, 2015
Allan Brownfeld examines Political Correctness: The Major Threat To Free Speech in American Society

January 9, 2015
Joe Sobran writes that usurpation of judicial power have been stymied by the impeachment of Earl Warren in Brown Reconsidered

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December 31, 2014
Sam Francis discusses how the left views the right in Narrow-Minded Left Claims Monopoly On Moral Legitimacy

December 30, 2014
Joe Sobran talks about his Baptism, and the influence of movies on his conversion in Hollywood, Old and New 

December 23, 2014
Sam Francis takes issue with E. J. Dionne, Jr. of the Washington Post on “Happy Holidays” in a classic column, Christmas and the National Question

December 22, 2014
Joe Sobran looks at the impact of the negative witnesses to Christmas and Christ
in Resisting Jesus

December 19, 2014
John F. McManus explores the real meaning of the season
in The Great Gift of Christmas

December 18, 2014
Rev. Mark Pilon takes issue with a report
of the National Bishop’s Committee on Migration in Bishops Praise the President’s Executive Decree Bypassing Congress

December 12, 2014
The GOP Speaker has turned his back on the voters
according to Christopher Manion in Boehner’s Haunted House

December 11, 2014
Charles Mills examines one of the few remaining liberties
that dates back to the Magna Carta in The Grand Jury

December 10, 2014
Sen. Dick Black questions why the U.S. would want to attack a neutral nation in War against Syria Is Immoral and Unlawful

December 2, 2014
The U.N. has been in charge of the multi-nation effort against the Taliban since December 2001. See John McManus’ Thoughts on the Afghanistan War

November 21, 2014
Does President Obama have the authority
to engage us war? See Going To War Without Congress: Is It Legal? And Why Doesn't Congress Seem To Mind?

November 15, 2014
Joe Sobran looks at the desire for our leaders to impose democracy
on other countries in Making the World Democratic

November 8, 2014
Herbert Stupp reviews a new book
on the philosophy of the conservative movement in America. See Big Tent: A Book Review

November 7, 2014
Charles Mills reviews a book
written to counter Cardinal Kasper’s views on divorce and remarriage. See Remaining in the Truth of Christ: A Book Review

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Our mission is to research and study, and inform and educate leaders and the public regarding the need to preserve the underpinnings of Western Civilization, including, but not limited to science, religion, education, art, music, literature, journalism, poetry, the English language, the Latin language, and law. 
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Unintended Consequences 
by Charles G. Mills
January 23
, 2015

GLEN COVE, NY  — The worst consequences of bad decisions are usually unintended. Some of the worst unintended consequences in history were caused by the peace conditions imposed by the winners of the two World Wars. More recently, we have witnessed the disastrous decisions made in connection with U.S. policies in Cuba, Iran, and Syria.
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The Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran

The Missing Word 
by Joe Sobran
January 21
, 2015

[CLASSIC: 1/23/2003] — In his famous essay “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell observed, “In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.”
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Political Correctness: The Major Threat To Free Speech in American Society
by Allan C. Brownfeld
January 13
, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Historically, and in many parts of the world today, the major threat to freedom of speech comes from government censorship.
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Brown Reconsidered 
by Joe Sobran
January 9
, 2015

[CLASSIC: 1/13/2004] — Judicial review was originally proposed (most notably in Federalist No. 78) as a method of making sure legislatures didn’t pass unconstitutional laws. Today it has become a method of changing the very meaning of constitutions under the guise of interpreting them.
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Narrow-Minded Left Claims Monopoly On Moral Legitimacy
by Sam Francis
December 31
, 2014

[CLASSIC: 3/28/2000] — The republic has been edified in the last couple of weeks by the continuing debate between the National Rifle Association on the one hand, and on the other, bear with me a moment, President Clinton, Vice President Gore, former President Ford, Speaker Dennis Hastert, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Henry Hyde, much of the national news media, and all of the gun control lobby over the NRA’s unfairness toward the president.
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Hollywood, Old and New 
by Joe Sobran
December 30
, 2014

[CLASSIC: 3/11/2004] — Hollywood today is notoriously anti-Christian and anti-Catholic, so much so that its current lords are vowing revenge on Mel Gibson for his colossal insolence in making a film about the Crucifixion without the conventional blasphemies. Worse yet, it’s a hit.
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Christmas and the National Question
by Sam Francis
December 23
, 2014

[CLASSIC: 12/23/2004] — The Christmas wars just won’t stop, even though Christmas is right upon us, at least for a year and maybe forever, if the anti-Christmas warriors have their way.
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Resisting Jesus
by Joe Sobran
December 22
, 2014

[CLASSIC: 12/23/2004] — As always in our time, Christmas is provoking dissent from people who don’t want Christian symbols on public property or Christmas carols sung in public schools.
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The Great Gift of Christmas
by John F. McManus
December 19
, 2014

APPLETON, WI— An offense is measured, not by the one who gives it, but by the one who receives it.
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Bishops Praise the President’s Executive Decree Bypassing Congress
by Rev. Mark A. Pilon
December 18
, 2014

New Columnist:
Rev. Mark A. Pilon

FRONT ROYAL, VA — Sound far-fetched? No, that is essentially what CNBC reported several weeks ago.
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Boehner’s Haunted House
by Christopher Manion

Now it’s our turn.
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The Grand Jury
by Charles G. Mills
December 11
, 2014

GLEN COVE, NY — The grand jury system is under widespread attack from people who do not appreciate its history and purpose.
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War Against Syria Is Immoral and Unlawful
by Senator Dick Black
December 10
, 2014

New Columnist:
Senator Dick Black

LEESBURG, VA — Under pressure from Turkey and the Gulf States, policy makers are reviewing U.S. efforts against ISIS, with a view to renewing our push to overthrow the Syrian government. The air campaign against ISIS has enjoyed broad public support. However…
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Thoughts on the Afghanistan War
by John F. McManus
December 2
, 2014

APPLETON, WI — On September 11, 2001 (widely known simply as 9/11), hijackers of four commercial airliners attacked the United States.
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