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Victor Davis Hanson: No Law, No Civilization

 Why did Rome and Byzantium fall apart after centuries of success? What causes civilizations to collapse, from a dysfunctional fourth-century-B.C. Athens to contemporary bankrupt Greece? The answer is usually not enemies at the gates, but the pathologies inside them. What ruins societies …

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu agrees coalition deal

 Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed an 11th-hour deal to form a new coalition government. The agreement, seven weeks after his Likud party won the election, came just before a deadline for the formation of an administration. Mr Netanyahu needed backing …

Big Banks Profit While Main Street Suffers

Antonius Aquinas,  If anyone doubts that the Western world’s monetary order is rigged to enrich the banking system, the first quarter financial reports of America’s top banks should disabuse any unbelievers. The Financial Times reported that four of the five big U.S. …

Al Sharpton – No Longer Funny

Bob Barr,  In 1987, a young, African-American woman named Tawana Brawley was found lying inside a garbage bag, reportedly “unconscious” and covered in feces and racial epithets. Brawley became an overnight media sensation, largely because her claim of having been raped by …

Leftist Media See Conservative Goblins Everywhere

David Limbaugh,   Three more Republicans declare their intention to be presidential nominees, and the leftist media, as if on cue, pounce on their prey like panthers. When venerated neurosurgeon Ben Carson announced his intentions, Washington Post reporter Robert Samuels leaped into action, …