Category Archives: Current Affairs and Comment

Current Affairs and comment

The Violence against Women Industry

The Violence against Women Industry  by Ilana Mercer Speaking recently to Fox News’ Arthel Neville, Andrew Napolitano repeated the feminist canards about sexual assault against women being an under-reported, ever-present crime in American society. The violence-against-women industry in North America—you know, the … Continue reading

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Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy Max Hastings, Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-1975, William Collins, London, 2018,  xix-xxx + pp. 1-652, Illustrations, Maps, Glossary, Bibliography and Index, ISBN 978-0-00-813298-9, reviewed by Frank Ellis This thirty-year story of slaughter and misery begins with … Continue reading

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Death by Illegal Alien

Death by Illegal Alien Ilana Mercer opines The topic: American lives snuffed out by illegal aliens. The forum: the ubiquitous Fox News, dual-perspective panel that never fails to dim debate. Arguing in favor of letting potential killers come: Geraldo Rivera, a former … Continue reading

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Progressive Crazies

Progressive Crazies Muslim men murder two European women backpacking across a Morocco mountain range, and right away pundits holler, “ISIS, jihad, extremism, terrorism.” Likewise misleading are the leads from the intelligence authorities, who seem to confirm that, but for “ISIS, jihad, extremism, … Continue reading

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No Shining Path

No Shining Path by Bill Hartley In Peru, the latest accessory for a high profile police detainee is a bullet proof vest. A recent edition of El Comercio, the country’s main broadsheet newspaper, carried a front page photograph of David … Continue reading

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Interview with the Paleolibertarian

Interview with the Paleolibertarian Big League Politics meets Ilana Mercer BIG LEAGUE POLITICS: Being a preeminent paleolibertarian thinker today, how would you define paleolibertarianism and how does it differ from standard paleoconservatism? ILANA MERCER: First, let’s define libertarianism. Libertarianism is concerned … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Kushners

Keeping up with the Kushners  by Ilana Mercer  In itself, criminal justice reform for non-violent offenders is not anathema to Trump’s libertarian supporters. For what it symbolizes in the broader political context, however, the passing of the First Step Act—as … Continue reading

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Their Best are Yet to Come

Their Best are Yet to Come by Ilana Mercer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) used to trace outbreaks to Patient Zero, the index case—the first patient to get, then transmit, a disease. But is this government agency … Continue reading

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Let’s Mobilize Stone Throwers

Let’s Mobilize Stone Throwers By Ilana Mercer In the United States, even Customs and Border Protection apologizes for doing its job. CBP is supposed to “protect[s] the public from dangerous people and materials attempting to cross the border …” On … Continue reading

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The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement by Mark Wegierski It seemed, in the summer of 1987, that Brian Mulroney’s Progressive Conservative federal government was headed for one of the worst defeats in Canadian political history. In many of the 1986 and … Continue reading

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