Washington Times

Whose Country Is It, Anyway?

  Half a century ago, American children were schooled in Aesop’s fables. Among the more famous of these were “The Fox and the Grapes” and “The Tortoise and the Hare.” Particularly appropriate this Christmas season, and every Christmas lately, is Aesop’s fable of “The Dog in the Manger.” The tale is about a dog who … Read more

Tiger Moms vs. Lion Dads

I’ve mentioned IC contributor Tony Esolen’s new book, Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, here on the blog before, but with all the flap over Tiger Mothers in the past couple of weeks — as well as Elizabeth Scalia’s recent article on encouraging wonder, not just rote learning — I couldn’t pass … Read more

Paul Krugman: Save the filibuster! Ban the filibuster!

The New York Times‘ house economist Paul Krugman is no fan of the filibuster… at least, when it’s used against the kinds of intrusive, big government legislation he promotes. In March 2005, he warned America that “extremists” were trying to eliminate the filibuster to push through their partisan (and pro-life) judges. But now that Obama … Read more

Join Us At The 11th Annual Lazarus Golf Tournament!

“Set amid the foothills of historic Bull Run Mountain in Haymarket, Virginia, Bull Run Golf Club is surpassed only by the beauty that surrounds the course.” GolfGuideInc.com     Enjoy a day of golf at the award-winning Bull Run Golf Club… and help support InsideCatholic.com at the same time!     On Monday, June 1, … Read more

The Mess in Kosovo

Demonstrating the power of bad precedent, the United States is about to replicate its incompetent diplomacy in the Balkans from the 1990s by recognizing an imminent unilateral declaration of independence by the Serbian province of Kosovo. A similar act helped start the brutal civil war in Bosnia back in 1992. America encouraged, and then recognized, … Read more

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