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The Difference Between Firmness and Cruelty

The Difference Between Firmness and Cruelty

A story that appeared recently in Libération, the left-wing French newspaper in...

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The Men That Others Forgot

The Men That Others Forgot

On September 20, 2013, President Obama flew the black flag above his White House...

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Iraq: Ten Years After

Iraq: Ten Years After

It’s been ten years since the Iraq War was launched. Back then, a few prominent...

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Women in Combat: Another Nail in the Coffin

Women in Combat: Another Nail in the Coffin

On January 23, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women in combat....

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The Neocowardice of Rich Lowry

The Neocowardice of Rich Lowry

Imagine if Al Franken gave you a call and offered to fight you. A real fight,...

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The Night They Punched His Lights Out in Georgia

The Night They Punched His Lights Out in Georgia

Shortly before the stroke of midnight on August 24 in Savannah, GA, a young...

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The Legend of Whining Coyote

The Legend of Whining Coyote

What did the Indian say when he crossed the road? “Me just walkum Trail of...

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The Value of the Guiding Hand

The Value of the Guiding Hand

Leaning over the bar in London’s Union Jack Club drinking rum, I stood on legs...

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The Nanny-Goat State

The Nanny-Goat State

For men and women who’ve voluntarily joined an organization that demands (legally)...

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Gaddafi’s Bitter (and Sore) End

Gaddafi’s Bitter (and Sore) End

Being a dictator must be an amazing intoxicant. Given the choice between keeping...

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Never Trust Anyone Who Hasn’t Been Punched in the Face

Never Trust Anyone Who Hasn’t Been Punched in the Face

Conservatives like to talk about the causes of Western Civilization’s downfall:...