There should be no debate: we need to talk about guns

This past Wednesday was marked by the convergence of a number of happenings on the same day. Lovers and wannabe's were celebrating Valentine's Day. Western Christianity was marking the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday. And at camps in Florida and Arizona, many Major League Baseball teams were opening their spring training. But for many … Continue reading There should be no debate: we need to talk about guns

Russia causes a mess for the FBI and the American political process

  There has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) over the last couple of years. Much of that controversy involves what is becoming increasingly apparent partisan political activity by some in leadership positions in the nation's leading law enforcement agency during the 2016 Presidential election process and its … Continue reading Russia causes a mess for the FBI and the American political process

Islamism Series: The Two Jihads

Back in April of this year, local Philadelphia Bulletin writer Herb Denenberg pointed out that the War on Terror (or the 'contingency operation' or whatever other soft-sounding name the Obama administration wants to rename it today) needed to be fought on two fronts. Fail to fight battles aggressively on either front, and we are in … Continue reading Islamism Series: The Two Jihads