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Can I Get a Wetness?

Here’s a fun little scenario for you: imagine you’re very thirsty, thirstier than any time you can recall. Now imagine you’re in some barren area where there’s not a drink in sight. (See? Fun!) Standing a few yards away is a 300-lb. bouncer, who looks like he could remove one of those big red spheres…

Is Capitalism Diabolic?

On arrival in La Paz, Pope Francis was presented by Bolivian President Evo Morales with a wooden crucifix carved in the form of a hammer and sickle, the symbol of Lenin, Stalin, Mao and Fidel. Had Pope John Paul II been handed that crucifix, he might have cracked it over Evo’s head. For John Paul…

The Pope and the Hammer and Sickle

Last week the Marxist quasi-dictator of Bolivia, Evo Morales, presented Pope Francis with a gift: a carved wooden hammer and sickle cross on which the figure of Christ is crucified. The Vatican announced that the pope had not been informed in advance about the gift. And some commentators said photos of the pope and Morales…

A Coming Era of Civil Disobedience?

The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the Capitol. Calling the Commandments “religious in nature and an integral part of the Jewish and Christian faiths,” the court said the monument must go. Gov. Mary Fallin has refused. And Oklahoma lawmakers instead have filed legislation…

Sanctimony and Sanctuary

The American left has promoted some astoundingly bad ideas over the past few decades. But when it comes to the safety of American citizens, none has been quite so damaging as the righteous-sounding "sanctuary city" policy. The noxious scheme started – no surprise – in California. Local cops in Los Angeles and San Francisco were…