Yale Professor’s Portrayal of Hitler’s Ecological Anti-Semitism Slips into National Socialism’s Environmental Black Hole

Buckeburg Harvest

In the opening chapters of “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning,” Yale professor Timothy Snyder forcefully acknowledged what he calls the “ecological” Anti-Semitism of the Fuhrer, “An instructive account of the mass murder of the Jews of Europe must be planetary, because Hitler’s thought was ecological, treating Jews as a wound of nature.” […]

Suburban Sontag: Waking Up and Whacking Whites

waking up white“Let me make one thing clear: I don’t hate whites. I love whites! I’m white, I grew up in a white family, and I have lots of white friends.”

The speaker was Debby Irving, author of Waking Up White and self-described “racial justice educator.” […]

THE OVAL OFFICE CHILDREN OF LIGHT: Strategic Failure – How President Obama’s Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, And Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America

Strategic FailureThe latest edition of Reinhild Niebuhr’s 1954 The Irony of American History features a cover page blurb from Mr. Obama giving prevalence (or platitude) to Niebuhr’s influence. Post-World War II, Niebuhr’s concern was to caution against overstating America’s role in the world. Care must be given, […]

Exceptional Cheney: A Book to Make the Liberals Ill

ExceptionalThe Vice President is fantastic. If the American voters had a half a brain, they would make him president. But is America exceptional and can it stay that way. And why are the liberals like Obama trying to make the United States of America just ordinary. And is […]

The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West

The Devil’s Pleasure Palace The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West“Everybody’s got a beef.” (2)

This includes author Michael Walsh at his incisive best in his latest work, The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West. […]

Whither a Chicken in Every Pot? Book Review of ‘On Inequality’ by Harry Frankfurt

on equalityWith few exceptions, there’s little of what we know of as egalitarianism in the ancient world. Plato, we know, believed in the equality of the sexes; and since some souls were more valuable than others, those souls were more capable of higher development. Aristotle was versed […]

‘Snapping of the American Mind’: Good Medicine

Snapping of the American Mind BillboardNo, you haven’t lost your mind.

Yes, America has.

If someone just 20 years ago had said, for starters, that we’d someday elect an anti-American president who would intentionally flood our borders with millions of illegal immigrants and Islamist “refugees,” that we’d […]

Kissinger’s World Order While Obama Fiddles on the Golf Course and the Heavens

ksngrwrldordrKissinger wrote a book on World Order. It is quite informative. A slow read, but chock full of history. Basically world order was meant to be a balance of power between all the super powers. And wars were fought to bring the order back to equilibrium. Today […]

Government Zero

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Michael Savage’s new book takes on America’s present state of affairs and leaves no stone unturned.




Over time I’ve found that people either like Michael Savage or they don’t. Thus, there will be people who like this new book […]

Introduction to a Video Presentation of the Science in Genesis Day Two – Expansion: A Legal Proof for the Existence of God (Part III)

There is a curious but crucial omission in Day Two of Genesis that appears in each of the other Days; only in Day Two are the words “And God saw …” missing.

But as this video explains, that is not a clumsy oversight, it is very deliberate; and it reveals a profound understanding of the […]

E Pluribus Unum More or Less

A less perfect unionAdam Freedman’s timing in publishing A Less Perfect Union: The Case for States’ Rights is fortunate, sorely divided as Americans are in regard to the language of the Declaration, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions. Mr. Freedman undertakes to renew […]

Book Review – The Constitution of the United States – Modern Edition

Henry Bain BookDr. Henry Bain edits and explains the U.S. Constitution for the modern reader


Years ago when I was teaching a course in American Government one student asked me why we need a written constitution. I responded that if he were starting a club he […]

Quartet: Did the Founders Really do us any Favors with the Constitution?

QuartetThe book Quartet by Joseph Ellis is a great read. It makes me laugh when people talk about the constitution and preach as though if we educate enough people about the constitution then we can fix the problems in America today.

That is not true. The constitution […]

REVIEW: The Unexamined Life is Worth Living – The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom

John GrayJohn Gray has been described as a secular prophet, a soothsayer fond of nihilism. If so one should expect prophetic language, secular jeremiads impugning contemporary political theory. His central message is stark. Tear away the thin veneer of civilization and one finds an allegorical everyman nothing […]

Poisons and Assassins out of Russia – Then and Now.

The KGBs Poison FactoryRemember in 2009 when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a poorly translated “reset” button? Or Donald Trump saying recently that if he ascends to the White House in 2016, U.S.-Russian relations will improve, as he and President […]

Legends and What ??? By Bill O'Reilly

Legends and LiesI enjoyed O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies. And he followed it up with an hour show on each character. So we had bad guys, Good guys, and maybe some psychos. But I always get a kick out of O’Reilly’s take that this is all true and […]

A Legal Proof for the Existence of God (Part X): The Power of Insight

This article addresses a crucial element in the case to prove the existence of God, but not the final element.

It considers the phenomena of scientific knowledge, philosophical understanding, and religious revelation, or prophecy, and shows that they are all saying the same thing, only in different ‘tongues’. They all recognize and rely on the […]

Confessing My Secret Love Affair With John Maynard Keynes

Universal ManLet me now publicly reveal my long love affair with John Maynard Keynes. On June 5th, stationed on a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, I raised my annual toast to the memory of this great man on the anniversary of his birth.

This year […]

Joseph BH McMillan reviews A Study of Perceptions of Evil as They Arise from Epistemologies and Worldviews by Professor Ron Galloway

I have written that philosophy is at risk of rendering itself an extravagant academic indulgence. By that I mean it risks becoming so obscure as to be of no relevance to our everyday actions and behavior.

On the philosophy of science, the physicist Steven Weinberg went so far as to say this: “… I found […]

American Sniper: If You are Going to Win a War You Need Heroes

amcnsnprAmerican Sniper is a great book. It explains how a war should be fought and what a real hero looks like. It is easy. Obama is not a hero. He has never put his life on the line and he never will. And the art of fighting a […]

Dana Perino: And the Good News Is ... Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side

And the Good News Is ... Lessons and Advice from the Bright SideRegardless of your political leaning, it’s probably fair to say that the Bush 43 administration had both some positives and negatives for the United States, and depending on your politics that list goes one way […]

At Home but Maybe there is Nothing New after all about the Climate

At HomeThis will be a tough write. But let’s start with the book and the title. The book is At Home by Bill Bryson. And it is about all the changes that took place around the 1850’s. It appears about that time give or take about 30 […]

A Legal Proof for the Existence of God (Part IX): Science in Genesis Chapter 3 – Adam and Eve

The story of Adam and Eve directly challenges the current conviction that reason is an infallible mechanism for the advancement of civilization.

But before we get to that, the first question to address is whether the story of Adam and Eve refers to two particular individuals, or is a generic reference to the first of […]

Economics So Simple, Even Politicians Will Understand

Popular Economics What the Rolling Stones Downton Abbey and LeBron James Can Teach You About EconomicsA specter, to paraphrase the opening line of The Communist Manifesto, is haunting America. That specter is the economics profession itself.

Economics has become immersed in arcane modeling. Modeling does not really […]

The Political Implications Of Kelley Paul’s “True and Constant Friends”

True and Constant Friends Love and Inspiration from our Grandmothers Mother and FriendsAmericans have a deep ambivalence about the role of First Lady.

In a 1992 segment of Nightline correspondent Jackie Judd observed,

Americans are most comfortable, for example, with first ladies who are gracious, stand […]

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