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Trump was Right: Sweden is experiencing a migrant crime wave

Police investigator Peter Springare isn’t likely to be among those mocking President Trump for his remarks about refugees in Sweden. Trump’s comments during a Florida campaign rally on Saturday – which some took as a misstatement about a supposed terror attack – dovetail with what Springare has been seeing during a typical week in Orebro,

Islam Is Taking Over Europe—’Without Swords, Without Guns, Without Conquest’

Selwyn Duke, In the West, faith has been dying out, but westerners are dying out, too. “In 10 years we will all be Muslims because of our stupidity,” declared Italian Monsignor Carlo Liberati recently. In an interview with Catholic journal La Fede Quotidiana, the archbishop emeritus of Pompeii lamented Western Europe’s transition into secularism and what

The Aftermath of Berlin Attacks Calls for Tougher Measures and Increased Vigilance

Donald Lambro, In this season of joy when we pray for peace on earth and good will toward men, there seems to be precious little of either nowadays. The Middle East remains a bloody cauldron of death and destruction, triggering the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad, with the

Thomas Sowell: Immigration Controversies

Thomas Sowell, Despite controversies that rage over immigration, it is hard to see how anyone could be either for or against immigrants in general. First of all, there are no immigrants in general. Both in the present and in the past, some immigrant groups have made great contributions to American society, and others have contributed

Hillary Unfit: Terrorists Running Wild Within U.S. Borders

Matthew Vadum, Leaked document reveals the staggering breadth of domestic terrorist activity — and the administration’s cover-up. The Obama administration has been concealing the staggering breadth of terrorist activity in the United States – quantified as close to 8,000 terrorist encounters in a recent year — a leaked government report suggests. There are disturbing parallels

German-Iranian gunman kills at least nine in Munich shopping mall

An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire in a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack against civilians in Western Europe in eight days. The pistol-wielding attacker, identified by Munich Police Chief Hubertus Andrae as a dual national, was later found dead

Israel Rises in the East: The significance of Netanyahu’s meeting with Putin in Moscow

Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post.  There was something poetic about the events that bookended the past week of diplomacy. This week began with French President François Hollande’s “peace” conference and ended with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s state visit to Moscow. From the perspective of both substance and style, the contrast between the two events couldn’t have

1% of World Population Owns Almost Half of its Wealth

Report has shown tax havens became even more popular in 2015… Another report shows the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. Boston Consulting Group says only one percent of the population can call themselves millionaires or richer, and the share of their wealth is growing. About 18.5 million households have net

Thomas Sowell: Is Personal Responsibility Obsolete?: Part II

Thomas Sowell,  Part I Can be found Here  Too many social problems are conceived of in terms of what “we” can do for “them.” After decades of massive expansions of the welfare state, the answer seems to range from “not very much” to “making matters worse.” Undaunted, people in a number of countries are coming

How Racism And Nativism Enabled The New Deal

Kyle Sammin, The Federalist  If you ever visit Hyde Park, the home-turned-museum of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, you will be struck by how many people view Roosevelt as the savior of American democracy. It is a useful chance to step away from political and historical analysis and see the hordes of octogenarians there to visit a