The Other Victims of the Surveillance State

No doubt [Araya] Baker’s experience is legitimate, and, of course, it is true that state surveillance is a very serious problem, but paranoid delusions are real, too.”

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The New Killing Fields of Europe

(Russian tanks partaking in drills in December of 2021)

Civilizational states such as Russia and China have a cohort of national and cultural values that are far more deeply enshrined (like them or loathe them) than those of the West.”

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Taking a Second Look at Nikki Haley

(Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaking with attendees at the Republican Jewish Coalition's 2023 Annual Leadership Summit at the Venetian Convention & Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada/Gage Skidmore)

“It is true that one of the most important rules in politics is that ‘You can’t lose your base,’ but it is also true that in order to win competitive elections, broadening one’s base is essential, and Ambassador Haley might be able to accomplish that.”

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“The Great Awokening” and Christianity

“Just as wokeness has eroded traditional liberal values like free speech, freedom of thought, merit, and individualism at an institutional level, it has also eroded traditional Christian doctrine within churches, seminaries, and Christian publications.”

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The Age of Unnecessarily Complicated Academic Writing Is Over

The fact is that effective communication is hard. Clear writing is hard. For the typical undergraduate—and no doubt the typical academic scholar or scientist—it is easier to string together vague buzzwords in meandering sentences than it is to say something clearly and concisely.”

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Collective Punishment for Gaza? No. Collateral Damage? Unfortunately, Yes 

(Wikimedia Commons)

Any dictatorship (and Hamas is one, of the Islamic theocratic variety) is first and foremost at war with the civilian population it controls, and then against other surrounding countries, only second.”

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What Happened to the American Psychological Association?

(Harrison Keely)

“When the most influential psychological association in the world wants to replace an ethic of care for all individuals with a new woke normativity that is gaslighting the next generation of psychologists, their patients, and the public, it should lose all credibility.”

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Nothing to Answer for: The Fearless Art of Morrissey

(ITV/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK)

Refusing to take the path of least resistance when it comes to his career, Morrissey is the antithesis of the cookie-cutter ‘artists’ favored and propped up by the modern music industry.”

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Young Americans Could Benefit From Conscription, Now More Than Ever

Although it might not have been glamorous, my time in the military helped me through challenges that currently burden many young Americans.”

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When They’ll Do Anything to Stop Him

(Former President Donald Trump campaigns in Iowa on December 2, 2023. (Scott Olson/Getty Images))

“Although the Biden administration and his State Department are rightfully quick to denounce the persecution of Navalny and how Russia conducts its elections, there are many parallels between the Navalny saga and what is happening in the United States as we approach the 2024 United States presidential election.”

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