Joel Cairo’s Journal – January 30, 2015

Joel Cairo

 

It has been some time since I have had the privilege of writing for my devoted readers which must be attributed to my having to dodge the various groups making the Eastern Mediterranean region so dangerous in these troubled days. The proliferation of terrorists […]

An Inside Glimpse at the Left’s Progress for a North American Union

The North American IdeaThe North American Idea is one man’s version of the “European Idea,” also known as the European Union – the result of multi-national social, economic and political integration of a disparate people. The authors of the recent Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) task force […]

Perhaps there is hope for Humanity’s moral destiny after all!

A Final Theory of GodIn my latest book, “A ‘Final Theory’ of God”, I made these comments in the final chapter regarding my purpose for the book:

“The task of A ‘Final Theory’ of God is to awaken the human spirit to its true moral purpose, and […]

Islam shows “itself to be in all points unoriginal and Decadent” – Albert Schweitzer

In his excellent book Civilization and Ethics, a penetrating analysis of the various religions and philosophies of the world, Schweitzer says this: “In contrast to these monistic-pantheistic world-views, we find a dualistic outlook on life in the religion of Zarathustra (sixth century B.C. onwards), in that of the Jewish prophets (from the eighth century B.C. […]

Duly Noted - Jihad’s Ace Cards Unmasked

Duly Noted

Advanced societies find it difficult to respond to Islam’s fundamentalists. The credit is not due to the fanatics. Yes, the cards they hold are used ruthlessly and cleverly and they score spectacularly. However, the real super-weapon of the radicals is their victim’s mind-set.

Our professional […]

Conservative Non-Interventionism: An Introduction

Like almost all modern conservatives, I started my political life as an interventionist, but I made the transition to conservative non-interventionism fairly early on. How I arrived where I am today is a subject for another essay, but to establish my bona fides as something other than a Johnny-come-lately to non-interventionism, I often tell people […]

So I landed a position as senior editor of a new conservative news site

Stream opening screenshop The Washington Examiner has the exclusive story about today’s launch of the new site I am working for. Today happens to be the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, which has special meaning for the Catholics onboard, as St. Dominic started his order of friars […]

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A review of America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder by Bret Stephens

Bret Stephens is certainly not the first journalist to note that America seems to be in decline. Some who have made this observation couch their analysis in […]

My 2014 Person of the Year

On last month’s Christmas special edition of The World Over Live, EWTN news director Raymond Arroyo offered his pick for 2014 Person of the Year: the persecuted Christians of the Middle East. I felt that this was a good choice because it highlighted the increasingly desperate situation of the ancient Christian communities in Iraq, Syria, […]

The Obamacare antidote: Your Personal Affordable Care Act by Vik Khanna; Book excerpt 4

The Affordable Care Act is a lie Author’s Note: Your Personal Affordable Care Act

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I am deeply grateful to Rachel Alexander and Steve Laib of The Intellectual Conservative for their willingness to carry this series of excerpts from my new e-book, Your Personal […]

Will Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, or Ben Carson Initiate A $100 Billion Tax Cut?

ablshirsThe new Congress has a chance at giving us a tax reform that would save us taxpayers something less than, but approaching, $168 billion dollars a year. A significant amount of taxpayer savings could be realized by streamlining the tax collection process. It can be done without […]

Obama’s Plan: Repeal the Private Sector – Replace with Government

bltdgvt2We less government types believe in the Yellow Pages Rule: If you can find it in the Yellow Pages, the government shouldn’t be doing it.

But just before the 2008 election, soon-to-be-President Barack Obama proudly proclaimed “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States […]

State of the Union: Obama ‘Disses’ Fallen Cop Heroes While Honoring Lawbreaker

Ana ZamoraWhile past presidents have always invited special guests to sit with their spouses during the annual State of the Union address to the nation, historians have pointed out they usually invited those who either achieved an act of bravery or contributed to the betterment of the […]

Doc Savage’s Civil War! Are you in or Are you Out!

Stop the Coming Civil War - SavageI enjoy reading the Savage books. He has written a bunch. It is a bit more concise than listening to his radio broadcasts. He writes about the coming civil war and how it can be avoided by voting for Republicans. The […]

America: Don’t Get Target Fixation …

thrtsOver the past several months, we have been exposed to a whirlwind of problems around the globe. From ISIS butchering thousands, to the civil war in Ukraine, to various political scandals here in America, there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the world to explore all […]

Troy Aikman and the Problem of Sports

dfltdftblReally Troy? You are actually comparing deflated footballs to an alleged scheme to injure or take out other players?

You are actually comparing the New England Patriots deflate-gate issue to the worst scandals in sports. Just for the record, this act is so egregious that the NFL […]

The Present U.S. Stance on Islamist Terrorism

In the wake of this week’s State of the Union speech, there were numerous comments by various groups and individuals commenting on the wide range of inaccuracies and outright lies that the speech contained. But one of the most important points was a failure to address the issue of Islamist Terrorism. In fact, signs of […]

The Obamacare antidote: Your Personal Affordable Care Act by Vik Khanna; Book excerpt 3

The Affordable Care Act is a lie

Author’s Note:

I am deeply grateful to Rachel Alexander and Steve Laib of The Intellectual Conservative for their willingness to carry this series of excerpts from my new e-book, Your Personal Affordable Care Act: How To Avoid Obamacare. As conservatives, we need to speak bluntly about the fact […]

Obama Apologizes to the French for Choosing Football Over Anti-Terrorism March

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Dear French personnes,

I’ve been deep in thought while drinking a Double Ristretto Venti Half-Soy Nonfat Organic Chocolate Brownie Iced Vanilla Double-Shot Gingerbread Frappuccino at Starbucks, and feel like I owe an apology to you people for ditching France last Sunday. I realize over 40 world […]

Which of the Two Dozen 2016 GOP Contenders is the Right One?

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Although it is not without precedent, the number of contenders for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination exceeds two dozen. It’s actually a somewhat ridiculous situation – especially as the number of Democrat candidates at this point is essentially one. I also say ridiculous because I […]

The Texas Open Carry Controversy

Texas Map gun Texas is a state with a unique image in many ways. This unique quality can be illustrated by the adventure a former colleague had on a visit to Germany during the 1980’s. A German woman, asked […]

My “Ugly American” Moment Dwarfed by Obama’s

uglyamrcnSo ten years ago I am on a short excursion to Paris with my wife and we are in a small grocery store buying a few items. While we are checking out at the register, the cashier picks up the bananas I had laid on the counter, […]

Marxism – Deconstructed

mrxsm2In its essence Marxism, the core ideology of modern Socialism, is an irrational, utopian and coercive perversion of human equality. Marxism seeks equality where equality does not exist, demanding legal enforcement of equal social outcomes, including those related to economics, higher education, athletics, religion and human sexuality. […]

Greatness is Achieved by Effective Leadership

Abraham LincolnVeterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and sundry other government agencies cannot be efficiently managed without great leadership in the Administration.

Politics has always been a full-contact sport and it is easy to see that one can become very beat-up and abused for standing […]

Je ne Suis pas Charlie — I’m Sane

-It’s so often the case that the best thing a person can do to improve his reputation is die. John F. Kennedy is now a legendary president, but would he be estimated so highly if he’d been able to end his political career as a man and […]










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