The People of the Book – and Incessant…

[caption id="attachment_14685" align="alignleft" width="300"] A radar-guided interceptor missile is launched from a U.S.-funded Israeli battery, part of the Iron Dome defense program. Source: Business Week.[/caption] EDITORIAL—In Islam, the “People of the Book” is a term…

Colleges as Our Courts: The Precarious New Normal…

[caption id="attachment_14180" align="alignleft" width="300"] Colleges need not serve to adjudicate vicious felonies—leave it to our courts of law.[/caption] EDITORIAL - Conservative op-ed columnist George Will found himself embattled in a firestorm of controversy due to…

The Era of the Unfettered Surveillance State

[caption id="attachment_14026" align="alignleft" width="300"] Source: Aerial view of the headquarters of the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, approximately 20 miles southwest of Baltimore, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Source: The Atlantic.[/caption] EDITORIAL - On…

What’s the Matter With…Mississippi?

[caption id="attachment_13849" align="alignleft" width="300"] Supporters celebrate incumbent Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran’s narrow primary run-off victory over his Tea Party opponent, Chris McDaniel, Tuesday, June 24 in Jackson. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution.[/caption] EDITORIAL—In his 2004 seminal tome…

The Marine Too Tough To Die

EDITORIAL - The idea of someone throwing himself on a grenade in a wartime situation, to save the lives of his friends, has long since passed into something of legend. I mean those kind of…

Are We Our Brother’s Keeper?

[caption id="attachment_13629" align="alignleft" width="300"] The death penalty in America—both an anachronism and turbulent symbol of our culture.[/caption] EDITORIAL—Violence has been inherent to man since the dawn of time; since Cain slew his brother, Abel.  When…