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24 Mar. 2020
Turkey: Violence against Women Continues to Escalate
Violence against women has become Turkey’s new normal. In 2010 Turkey was shaken by the surfacing of alleged serial rapes…. including cases of adults raping minors and minors raping toddlers, killing one. In 2014 Erdoğan said that “women should know
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2 Mar. 2018
Slovaks to rally across country in honor of slain journalist
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovaks are planning a national rally to honor an investigative journalist shot dead last week along with his partner.The organizers said that 25 marches are planned Friday in Slovakia, including in the capital, Brati
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14 Feb. 2017
Note to the Left: Four Years Ago, Conservatives Were Just as Depressed
Here’s a news flash for Democrats and other Americans on the left: Four years ago, when Barack Obama was re-elected president, conservatives were just as depressed as you are now that Hillary Clinton lost and Donald Trump won. I describe this as news because this undoubtedly surprises many of you. You probably never gave a
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4 Apr. 2017
It’s Time for Conservatives to Celebrate This President
Do conservatives — or non-leftists, for that matter — appreciate just how terrific Donald Trump has been as president? And how lucky we are that he won the presidency? I don’t know the answer. What I do know is that they ought to be deeply appreciative of him, and deeply grateful for luck or providence,
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22 Mar. 2020
The Coronavirus: Death of Globalization or a Rebirth?
China has contributed to almost two decades of low inflation and economic growth that has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty in all continents. At the same time China has started to develop an appetite for playing big power. The
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7 Oct. 2019
A US Diplomat’s Wife Appears To Have Fled England After Killing A Kid In A Crash
‘Nobody can be above the law’
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7 Feb. 2017
Audi: The Car for the Unhappy Woman
In the Audi Super Bowl ad, a male voice in grave tones says: “What do I tell my daughter? “Do I tell that her grandpa is worth more than her grandma? “That her dad is worth more than her mom? “Do I tell her that despite her education, her drive, her skills, her intelligence, she
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16 May. 2017
Feminism and Intelligence
The number of foolish statements made by men and women who consider themselves feminists is essentially equal to the number of people who strongly identify as feminists. I write “strongly identify” because if asked, “Are you a feminist?” most women will say yes. They will do so for two reasons. One is that there is
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22 Mar. 2020
The Vatican Surrenders to China
“A totalitarian regime doesn’t compromise. They want complete surrender.” — Cardinal Joseph Zen, retired Bishop of Hong Kong, thetablet.org, February 19, 2020. “They’re giving the flock into the mouths of the wolves. It’s an incredible betrayal”. —
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31 Mar. 2020
Amid Coronavirus, Mullahs Speeding Up Nuclear Activities
The Iranian regime now has enough enriched uranium to refine and build a nuclear bomb if it desires to do so. Approximately 1000 kg of uranium enriched at just 5% can be refined to create one nuclear bomb…. Moreover, “the agency identified a number of
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2 Mar. 2018
Azerbaijan: 25 die in morning fire at drug rehab center
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Authorities in Azerbaijan say at least 25 people have been killed in a fire at a residential drug treatment center in the country’s capital.Police and prosecutors said in a joint statement that the fire broke out at 6 a.m
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21 Mar. 2017
The Most Dangerous Addiction of Them All: Entitlements
All addictions — whether to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex or cigarettes — are very hard to escape. There is one addiction, however, that may be more difficult than any other to escape, in part because it is not even regarded as an addiction. It is entitlements addiction, the addiction to getting something for nothing. One
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