American Minute with Bill Federer: “Few religions in the world as deadly to men as that of Mohammed” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Apr 16th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Government, Liberty, Politics, Social Issues Bill B. May 1 min read

Bill Federer writes:  On APRIL 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy in America in 1835, which has been described as “the most comprehensive … analysis of character and society in America ever written.” This is an excellent article on how democracy and the tyranny of the majority were not an issue in…

 

The Silent Nasty

Apr 15th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Media and Bias, Morality and Religion, Politics Bill B. May 1 min read

Andrew Klavan writes:  As a proud right-winger, I’m appalled and disgusted by Donald Trump. Nonetheless, I feel a certain schadenfreudean glee at watching leftists reel in horror at his unbridled incivility. They truly don’t seem to realize: he is only the loud and manifest avatar of their own silent and invisible nastiness.  

 

Geller: UK “Equalities” Chief Admits He Was Wrong, Muslims Won’t Assimilate

In one of the most extraordinary admissions of defeat in modern times, Trevor Phillips, the former chief of Britain’s Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), has admitted that the path that Britain has been on for years is a catastrophic failure. Muslims won’t assimilate and become loyal Britons.  

 

The Finnish Model

Mar 19th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Social Issues, Taxes, Welfare, Welfare and Charity Robert May 1 min read

Guy Sorman writes: This year, the Finnish government hopes to begin granting every adult citizen a monthly allowance of €800 (roughly $900). Whether rich or poor, each citizen will be free to use the money as he or she sees fit. The idea is that people are responsible for their actions. If someone decides to spend their €800 on vodka, that is their decision, and…