Raymond Ibrahim, Authority vs. Freedom. A study from the Europe-based Center for Studies on New Religions recently confirmed that “Christians continue to be the most persecuted believers in the world with over 90,000 followers of Christ being killed in the last year ,” which computes to one death every six minutes. The study also found
Arthur Schaper, “Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations. The people that walked in
Jonah Goldberg, Some recent headlines: “The Electoral College is an instrument of white supremacy — and sexism,” exclaimed Slate magazine. CNN: “Math is racist: How data is driving inequality.” From the NBC affiliate in Oklahoma: “‘To be white is to be racist,’ Norman student offended by teacher’s lecture.” Wow, things are bad here in America.
Richard Gamble, Zion or Babylon? Over the past four hundred years, Americans have had a hard time deciding if they were building a New Zion (synonymous with Jerusalem) or calling down judgment on a New Babylon. In truth, the earnest among them on the left and right have been busy doing both. Christians have
Barry Strauss, ROME – Anyone spending this election season in the Eternal City, as I am doing, is bound sooner or later to think about the Colosseum. After all, we Americans have one candidate running for Empress and another running for Gladiator. Can’t we feed them both to the lions? That’s what many voters wish.
August is the weirdest month in politics. In Shakespeare, a soothsayer warns Julius Caesar “Beware the Ides of March.” Of course, the “Ides” refers to March 15, the day of Caesar’s assassination. This signified great change, transforming Rome from a republic into the Roman Empire. Transformative events unfold in and around Washington in August. Hence,
Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream All great nations eventually fall, and the United States is not going to be any exception. Are we witnessing the beginning of the end for the United States of America? All great nations eventually fall, and the United States is not going to be any exception. Many
Peter Morici, The U.S. economy is stuck in low gear—well-paying jobs remain scarce and the middle class is shrinking. Friday, the Labor Department is expected to report the economy added 210,000 jobs in March— those numbers will be in line with numbers from the last several months but it’s hardly enough to push up workers’