The Metropolitan Opera has in effect been recruited by Hamas by putting on the anti-Semitic The Death of Klinghoffer. And taxpayers footed the bill. This is an argument against all government-funded “art.”
It is tempting for Western observers to view Turkey’s reluctance to join the fight as a mark of disloyalty to NATO and as a sign that the alliance is mostly about convenience. This view may be too simplistic.
Nothing is easier than to prove that America, or any other society of human beings, is far from being the perfect gem that any of us can conjure up in our imagination.
Underlying the political collectivism of the anti-Columbus crowd is a racist view of human nature.
What makes Islamic terrorists tick? Why do jihadists emulate Mohammad in thought, word and deed? Why is he their supreme model? It’s not a pretty picture.
Western civilization did not originate slavery, racism, warfare, or disease–but with America as its exemplar, that civilization created the antidotes.
On Columbus Day, in sum, we celebrate Western civilization as history’s greatest cultural achievement.
Many teachers, at all grades, use their classroom for environmental, anti-war, anti-capitalist and anti-parent propaganda.
Islam’s promotion of Sharia Law involves imposing the will of Islamic authorities on all the governments in the world.
Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It’s natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn’t.
The prerequisite of acting ethically in business and other realms of life is clear thinking.
The bottom line is that much of the Muslim world is at war with Western civilization. There’s no question that the West has the military might to thwart radical Islam’s agenda. The question up for grabs is whether we have the intelligence to recognize the attack and the will to defend ourselves from annihilation.