Killing of Soleimani Presents Opportunities, Not Just Challenges The Right - “…it can be argued that the challenges emanating from this sequence of events have the potential to be turned into golden opportunities to clip the Islamic regime’s wings in the Middle East and beyond.” Sirvan Karimi 1/15/2020
Enough Empathy: The Case for Punching Down The Right - “…because heedless empathy for the worst among us is currently leading us on the downward-sloping path to mediocrity and beyond.” Alexander Zubatov 1/14/2020
Why the World Should Thank Trump for Killing Soleimani The Right - “In the event that one is not overly familiar with the past forty years of Iranian history, I will explain what I mean; Iran—over the past four decades—has perfected a playbook of deceit that is so effective that nearly anyone has the potential of falling for it.” Kambiz Tavana 1/8/2020
As a Father to Two Special Needs Children—Weighing-in on Greta The Right - “What is particularly insidious here is that not only is the victim a child, but, on top of that, it is a special needs child.” Kambiz Tavana 1/3/2020
Reflecting on the Start of a New Decade (and the Wisdom of Augustine) The Right - “I must admit that as for many others, the last ten years were neither a singular triumph nor an unmitigated disaster. There were joys and sadnesses, the melody of life soaring high and crashing low. No one finds heaven on earth.” Henry George 1/1/2020
Harold Macmillan, Roger Scruton, and Putting the U.K. Election in Context The Right - “As Matthew Goodwin has repeatedly written, it is easier for the Conservatives to move slightly left on economic issues than it is for Labour to move right on cultural issues.” Henry George 12/14/2019
The Best Argument For Jordan Peterson: My Friend, Fred The Right - “But again, this aside, Jordan Peterson’s lessons of personal responsibility and taking charge of one’s life are actually helping people, which brings me to my friend, Fred.” Tony D. Senatore 12/4/2019
Why Everyone Is Talking about Josh Hawley The Right - “Hawley talks again and again about the importance of community and criticizes those on both sides of the political aisle who pay fealty to an individualism that puts the self-creating individual at the summit of what constitutes the good.“ Henry George 12/2/2019
Actually, Bernie Sanders, Billionaires Should Exist The Right - “To deny the billionaires of today the aspiration to earn as much as they do (let alone the right), we deny the possibility for everyone else to earn it tomorrow.” Tom Hyde 12/1/2019
Jonathan Haidt, Steven Pinker, and the Utilitarian Road to Nowhere The Right - “American social psychologist Jonathan Haidt in his book The Righteous Mind has determined six fundamental human values: fairness, liberty, hierarchy, care, loyalty, and sanctity. But utilitarian thinkers have reduced people’s values to just care and equality.” Sukhayl Niyazov 11/25/2019
Getting a Tattoo: Often an Unwise Decision The Right - “This past Mother’s Day, in a survey of over 3,000 mothers who had tattoos, 51% of them said if they had to choose between removing a bad tattoo and receiving a new piece of jewelry (of equal value) as a gift, they would choose tattoo removal.” Solomon Green 11/5/2019
The Real Dividing Line in Our Culture Wars The Right - “The dividing line in the culture war is not individualism vs. collectivism but, rather, peace vs. aggression. What are you willing to do to peaceful people, if they group in ways that you dislike?” Logan Chipkin 11/2/2019
What Socialists and Creationists Have in Common The Right - “[W]hile you see the products and services provided for you by the government, you are forever blind to the benefits that would have been provided by those same resources had the government not confiscated them…” Logan Chipkin 10/28/2019
“Woke Capitalism” Needs to Wake Up to the Truth about China The Right - “As Jim Geraghty writes, rather than importing our values, China is exporting its repression into our societies on the back of mass industrial theft and espionage.” Henry George 10/11/2019
As a Columbia Grad, I Oppose This Latest On-Campus Activism The Right - “It seems, unfortunately, today that there are far too few who are willing to defend Columbia University’s heritage, which so many now take for granted. “ Tony D. Senatore 10/5/2019
Rep. Denver Riggleman: Bringing Internet to Rural Areas The Right - “If you have to take your kids and you have to go into a parking lot of a library in order to do homework, that is not something that they want to have to deal with.” Erich J. Prince 10/2/2019
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