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September 3, 2014
The purpose of religion is to be out of step with the world according to Joe Sobran in Popes and Polls

September 2, 2014
Robert Hale examines the deep religious root of the hatred and violence
in the Middle East in There Is No Other Answer

August 27, 2014
Joe Sobran looks at the “progressive” rebellion against virtue in Dark Ages, New Morality

August 26, 2014
Robert Hale addresses The Real Lesson of Ferguson, Missouri

August 19, 2014
Christopher Manion looks at political events occurring in the summers of 1914, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994, and 2004 in The August Avalanche

August 18, 2014
Allan Brownfeld looks at the real causes of the racial disparities in Tragic Incident in Missouri Does Not Demonstrate That America is a “Racist” Society

August 13, 2014
Christopher Manion wants us to focus on the real refugees – the Iraqi Christians who face the threat of death daily. See A Plea to America’s Bishops

August 11, 2014
Christopher Manion examines what’s behind the influx of the Hispanic kids coming over the border in The Unholy Alliance

August 7, 2014
This is the 20th anniversary of the passing of a great man, Phil Nicolaides.
See Joe Sobran's tribute to him at Good Night, Sweet Prince

August 5, 2014
Herbert Stupp ask us to Imagine No City Income Tax

August 1, 2014
Allan Brownfeld poses the question: Is It Too Much To Ask The President to Faithfully Execute the Laws?

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July 29, 2014
Joe Sobran examines the modern meanings of “tolerance,” “extremism,” “bigotry,” and “hate” in Who’s Self-Righteous?

July 25, 2014
Charles Mills is not surprised that Bowe Bergdahl became a Muslim. See From Calvinism to Islam

July 21, 2014
Toronto-based Mark Wegierski looks at the Canadian politics and history in In search of true federalism in Canada: Old Canada, New Canada, and Canada Three

July 16, 2014
Allan Brownfeld takes A New Look At The Declaration of Independence

July 15, 2014
John McManus chronicles the government’s intervention in education in Common Core: Increasing the Dumbing Down of America’s Children

July 10, 2014
Charles Mills discusses a framework for a civilized Arab world in Iraq: What To Do Now

July 8, 2014
100 patriots in the bureaucracy could save America, says Christopher Manion in The Bureaucrat Liberation Army

July 3, 2014
Allan Brownfeld demonstrates that The Continuing Growth of Executive Power Is a Threat to Representative Government

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Our mission is to research and study, and inform and educate leaders and the public regarding the need to preserve the underpinnings of Western Civilization, including, but not limited to science, religion, education, art, music, literature, journalism, poetry, the English language, the Latin language, and law. 
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Popes and Polls
by Joe Sobran
September 3
, 2014

[CLASSIC] — Every time the Pope visits this country, the media trot out the usual stories and features, complete with opinion polls, showing that most American Catholics love the Pope and are “loyal” to him, but “disagree” with his “policies” — on sexual morality, the ordination of women, and other “issues.”
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There Is No Other Answer
by Robert L. Hale
September 2
, 2014

MINOT, ND — The murder of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic militants of ISIS should shock no one. The turmoil in the Middle East is a way of life for those who live under the Old Testament.
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Dark Ages, New Morality
by Joe Sobran
August 27
, 2014

[CLASSIC] — Ah, progress! In its Man of the Year cover story on Pope John Paul II, Time magazine remarked that the Pope “stands solidly against much that the secular world deems progressive: the notion, for example, that humans share with God the right to determine who will and will not be born.”
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The Real Lesson of Ferguson, Missouri
by Robert L. Hale
August 26
, 2014

MINOT, ND — The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the irresponsible and barbaric response by thugs and racial activists is the product of the takeover of America’s educational and political institutions by the radical Left.
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The August Avalanche
by Christopher Manion
August 19
, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Over the years, August has not been good to us.

But Mom always said, “try to find something nice to say about everybody.”
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Tragic Incident in Missouri Does Not Demonstrate That America is a “Racist” Society
by Allan C. Brownfeld
August 1
8, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who is black, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, led to days of demonstrations and some rioting and looting.
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A Plea to America’s Bishops
by Christopher Manion
August 13
, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Addressing the crowd gathered in St Peter’s Square for the traditional Angelus prayer on August 10th, Pope Francis renewed his call for prayer and concrete assistance for the suffering populations of Iraq.
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The Unholy Alliance
by Christopher Manion
August 11
, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Let’s get one thing straight. Obama could care less about those Hispanic kids coming over the border.
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Good Night, Sweet Prince
by Joe Sobran
August 7
, 2014

[CLASSIC] — Phil Nicolaides made national headlines only once. In 1981, as
Ronald Reagan’s deputy director of the Voice of America,
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Imagine No City Income Tax
by Herbert W. Stupp
August 5
, 2014

New York is one of the few cities in the U.S. with an income tax. Progressive mayor Bill de Blasio is accused of pressing to “tax for the sake of taxing.”

NEW YORK, NY — With Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first budget just kicking in this month, New Yorkers should be grateful that Albany managed to block the Mayor’s proposed increase in city income taxes.
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Is It Too Much To Ask The President to Faithfully Execute the Laws?
by Allan C. Brownfeld
August 1
, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA — From the beginning of recorded history to the present time, very few societies have lived in freedom. The Founding Fathers understood very well that freedom was not man’s natural state.
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Who’s Self-Righteous?
by Joe Sobran
July 29
, 2014

[CLASSIC] —The pro-life movement is often accused of being “self-righteous.” This word is rarely defined, and it’s rarely directed at advocates of abortion and homosexuality.
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From Calvinism to Islam
by Charles G. Mills
July 25
, 2014

GLEN COVE, NY — Bowe Bergdahl went absent without leave from, and apparently deserted, his infantry unit in Afghanistan. He and his father have adopted the language and other external signs of Moslems and are said by some to have become Moslems.
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In search of true federalism in Canada:
Old Canada, New Canada, and Canada Three

by Mark Wegierski
July 21
, 2014

TORONTO, CANADA — Although there is no returning to the Old Canada that existed before the 1960s, it is possible that the New Canada could reach out to incorporate some better aspects of the Old Canada…
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A New Look At The Declaration of Independence
by Allan C. Brownfeld
July 16
, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA — American students are less proficient in their nation’s history than in any other subject, according to results of a recent nationwide test. Most fourth graders are unable to say why Abraham Lincoln was an important figure…
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