Jeane Kirkpatrick, RIP

For many of us, December 7 has another reason to live in infamy. Last Thursday, Ronald Reagan’s first ambassador to the United Nations, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, passed away at the age of 80. A tireless exponent of the truth, even when in environs as hostile as international diplomacy, she perfectly reflected her president's wishes and her nation's consensus. Her rhetoric “took everyone by … [Read more...]

The Left’s Orwellian Use of History

WERE HE ALIVE TODAY, GEORGE ORWELL would be flabbergasted by the political Left's attempts to appropriate history for its own agenda.  Whereas both sides of the ideological spectrum have historically sought to present themselves as the rightful heirs to mankind’s greatest leaders, the modern Left has attempted to throttle political discourse by denying conservatives’ right to even refer to many … [Read more...]