So says John Avlon.
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And this is not it. What he deserves, however, is a fitting memorial. The Gehry design is anything but that; and there is absolutely no need to fix some artificial and arbitrary point at which the Eisenhower Memorial must be completed. The Gehry design should be scrapped, once and for all, because of its inherent [...]
Fascinating. They intended it as a gift, but these 60 years later it’s a time capsule. More than half the players on the roster of the Pittsburgh Pirates got together in the spring of 1953 and gave a Catholic Bible to their boss, general manager Branch Rickey, now known to history as the man who [...]
Frank Miele: The opposite goes without saying as well. When the people are not well-informed, they cannot be relied upon to notice when things go wrong, nor can they set them right, nor — ultimately — can they be trusted with their own government.
Again. Israel decided Sunday afternoon to close its airspace in the North to civilian air traffic following alleged Israeli air strikes on Syria in the past 48 hours. Israeli airline Arkia stated that “due to IDF instructions on the closure of airspace in the North until May 9, Arkia is forced to announce the cancellation [...]
Hold on to your hats!
And the Pentagon agrees. Weinstein says those guilty of this “treason” must be “punished.” Under federal law, the penalty for treason is death. And the Obama administration is sitting down to talk with this man to craft new policies for “religious tolerance” in our military. Elections have consequences. More importantly, God is Holy.
Read this and weep. The Kagan thesis is bleak but not fatalistic. The fight to shape free citizens in schools, through the media and in the public square goes on. “There is no hope for anything if you don’t have a population that buys into” a strong and free society, he says. “That can only [...]