Suicide By Sycophancy

Suicide By Sycophancy

How many articles predicting the ruin that became Afghanistan’s end-game have you read? I recently wrote one, and in all my study for it, I could not find a single source that forecast the speed of the Afghan National Army (ANA) collapse. In the many versions I...
Our Afghan Whipping

Our Afghan Whipping

Our Afghanistan project has failed. The Afghan National Army (ANA) has disintegrated, and as we leave, the Taliban fill the vacuum with breathtaking speed. What went wrong? The basic explanations are the only ones necessary. The first is that their holy book teaches...
The Great Firewall

The Great Firewall

The Ascendancy of China in American Culture Few people would disagree that the last two years have changed American society more than any entire generation in our country’s history. In my opinion, that includes the decades of the Great Depression and World War...
Curated Outrage

Curated Outrage

Hamas, a terrorist organization committed to the end of Israel as a nation, started shooting rockets into Israel a few weeks ago. Israel responded. After a few thousand rockets and a death toll that, depending on who’s reporting, numbers from dozens to hundreds,...
Rights And Their Burdens

Rights And Their Burdens

A pastor I know of has had to abandon an important sermon, “everything is accepted, while nothing is forgiven”. It wasn’t because the Deacons found the subject matter too challenging or inappropriate. This does happen, by the way. My dad, who grew up...