In “The Iran Deal and the ‘Problem of Conjecture,” (Wall Street Journal, July 24), Niall Ferguson makes a compelling case that the point of President Obama’s nuclear deal “isn’t just to postpone the Iranian acquisition of nuclear weapons by 10 years.” It is an attempt to buy time, but to succeed it must be “more than just […]
Scolding Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for that country’s treatment of homosexuals, President Obama waxed rhetorical: “When you start treating people differently, not because of any harm they’re doing anybody but because they’re doing different, that’s the path whereby freedoms begin to erode, and bad things happen,” Mr Obama told reporters at State House in Nairobi. […]
I’ve just become a new contributor to National Review Online’s education blog, Phi Beta Cons, and my first post, “Are Liberal Arts Colleges ‘In The Business’ of ‘Mirroring’ Society?,” appeared this afternoon.
According to a Los Angeles Times article two days ago, the Obama administration is seeking to add over four million social security recipients “to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, which is used to prevent gun sales to felons, drug addicts, immigrants in the country illegally and others.” The argument is that if […]
Obama, speaking to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee March 4, 2012, when he was still making an effort to win Jewish votes: Four years ago, I stood before you and said that, “Israel’s security is sacrosanct. It is non-negotiable.” That belief has guided my actions as President…. And that is why, four years ago, […]