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October 17, 2014
Allan Brownfeld finds One Congressional Achievement: Legalizing What Used To Be Viewed As Corruption

October 10, 2014
Joe Sobran looks at the term, “right-wing,” in a classic 1998 column, Left and Right

October 8, 2014
Allan Brownfeld expounds on the fact that we are Heading Toward a War in the Mideast That We Can Ill Afford: Without An Apparent Strategy or Congressional Authorization

October 2, 2014
The lynch mob mentality is still with us today. See Charles Mills' Lynch Mobs

October 1, 2014
John McManus looks at the misuse of war powers in Obama Claims Congress Approved War Against ISIS – in 2001

September 26, 2014
There’s no divorce from the welfare state. See Joe Sobran’s Calling All Grown Ups

September 24, 2014
Pastor Chuck Baldwins asks: Who Killed Joan Rivers?

September 17, 2014
Robert Hale chronicles the failure of our schools
in America's Greatest Enemy: Public Education

September 12, 2014
The purpose of religion is to be out of step with the world according to Joe Sobran in Popes and Polls

September 8, 2014
Delegate Bob Marshall on Why Openly “Gay” Groups Should Not Be Allowed to March in New York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

September 2, 2014
Robert Hale examines the deep religious root of the hatred and violence
in the Middle East in There Is No Other Answer

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Chuck Baldwin Live

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Pat Buchanan

Anita Crane

Christopher's Apologies

Barbara Hollingsworth

Fr. John McCloskey

Steven Mosher's Blog
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Paul Craig Roberts

Third Order of St. Dominic

Wes Vernon

August 27, 2014
Joe Sobran looks at the “progressive” rebellion against virtue in Dark Ages, New Morality

August 26, 2014
Robert Hale addresses The Real Lesson of Ferguson, Missouri

August 19, 2014
Christopher Manion looks at political events occurring in the summers of 1914, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994, and 2004 in The August Avalanche

August 18, 2014
Allan Brownfeld looks at the real causes of the racial disparities in Tragic Incident in Missouri Does Not Demonstrate That America is a “Racist” Society

August 13, 2014
Christopher Manion wants us to focus on the real refugees – the Iraqi Christians who face the threat of death daily. See A Plea to America’s Bishops

August 11, 2014
Christopher Manion examines what’s behind the influx of the Hispanic kids coming over the border in The Unholy Alliance

August 7, 2014
This is the 20th anniversary of the passing of a great man, Phil Nicolaides.
See Joe Sobran's tribute to him at Good Night, Sweet Prince

August 5, 2014
Herbert Stupp ask us to Imagine No City Income Tax

August 1, 2014
Allan Brownfeld poses the question: Is It Too Much To Ask The President to Faithfully Execute the Laws?

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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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One Congressional Achievement:
Legalizing What Used To Be Viewed As Corruption

by Allan C. Brownfeld
October 17
, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Congress, for good reason, is held in disrepute by most Americans. The latest Gallup Poll tells us that only eight percent of Americans think Congress is doing a good job. It is difficult to imagine who these eight percent might be, other than relatives or employees of those holding office.
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Left and Right
by Joe Sobran
October 10
, 2014

[CLASSIC: 11/22/1998] —Bill Clinton’s defenders, whatever their reservations about his character, can always be rallied around the idea that his enemies are “right-wing.”
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Heading Toward a War in the Mideast That We Can Ill Afford: Without An Apparent Strategy or Congressional Authorization
by Allan C. Brownfeld
October 8
, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA — At the present time, we are bombing targets of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. We are doing so without Congressional or any apparent strategy for success.
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Lynch Mobs
by Charles G. Mills
October 2
, 2014

GLEN COVE, NY — Christian societies are characterized by their insistence on proof of guilt prior to punishment. This insistence, however, does not prevent mobs from illegally inflicting punishment on suspects. Lynch mobs are still with us, but their character has changed greatly.
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Obama Claims Congress Approved War Against ISIS — in 2001
by John F. McManus
October 1
, 2014

APPLETON, WI — Bruce Ackerman is a professor of law and political science at Yale University. He just discovered that President Obama has violated the U.S. Constitution by starting a war against ISIS.
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Calling All Grown Ups
by Joe Sobran
September 26
, 2014

[CLASSIC] — Arthur Koestler told the story of an old priest he met during World War II. Fascinated that the man had listened to thousands of confessions and heard countless intimate secrets, he asked him what he had learned about human nature.
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Who Killed Joan Rivers?
by guest columnist Chuck Baldwin
September 24
, 2014

KILA, MONTANA — Writing for Breitbart.com, John Nolte showed more perspicacity than almost anyone I’ve seen relative to the unexpected death of comedian Joan Rivers. Nolte wrote:
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America's Greatest Enemy: Public Education
by Robert L. Hale
September 17
, 2014

MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA  — public education system in the United States, by any measure, is a colossal failure. It has been successful, however, in one respect…
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Popes and Polls
by Joe Sobran
September 12
, 2014

[CLASSIC] — Every time the Pope visits this country, the media trot out the usual stories and features, complete with opinion polls, showing that most American Catholics love the Pope and are “loyal” to him, but “disagree” with his “policies” — on sexual morality, the ordination of women, and other “issues.”
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Why Openly “Gay” Groups Should Not Be Allowed to
march in the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade

by Delegate Bob Marshall (R-VA)
September 8
, 2014

Publisher’s Note: Below is the letter that Delegate Bob Marshall sent to Archbishop Carlo Vigano the Vatican representative to the United States. Marshall is an elected member of the Virginia legislature from the 13th District.

MANASSAS, VA — Your Excellency Archbishop Vigano:

New York’s Timothy Cardinal Dolan, appointed as Grand Marshal of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, praised the decision to allow an openly gay group to march in the annual parade. “I have no trouble with the decision at all ... I think the decision is a wise one.”
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There Is No Other Answer
by Robert L. Hale
September 2
, 2014

MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA  — The murders of American journalist James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic militants of ISIS should shock no one. The turmoil in the Middle East is a way of life for those who live under the Old Testament. Foley's and Sotloff's murders, like all murders, were unnecessary tragedies. But a necessary step to limiting such tragedies is to understand what motivates people to commit murder.
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Dark Ages, New Morality
by Joe Sobran
August 27
, 2014

[CLASSIC] — Ah, progress! In its Man of the Year cover story on Pope John Paul II, Time magazine remarked that the Pope “stands solidly against much that the secular world deems progressive: the notion, for example, that humans share with God the right to determine who will and will not be born.”
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The Real Lesson of Ferguson, Missouri
by Robert L. Hale
August 26
, 2014

MINOT, ND — The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the irresponsible and barbaric response by thugs and racial activists is the product of the takeover of America’s educational and political institutions by the radical Left.
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The August Avalanche
by Christopher Manion
August 19
, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Over the years, August has not been good to us.

But Mom always said, “try to find something nice to say about everybody.”
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