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Dinesh DíSouza Is Charged With Using Straw Donors

 Dinesh D’Souza, a best-selling conservative author and filmmaker, was indicted on Thursday on charges that he used straw donors to illegally donate to a 2012 Senate campaign.  Mr. D’Souza is an outspoken political commentator who directed “2016: Obama’s America,” a scathing anti-Obama documentary released in the final months of the president’s re-election campaign. Federal prosecutors […] Continue reading ‚Üí

Is China copying the old imperial Japan?

By : Victor Davis Hanson,  In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might — after a prior 50-year crash course in Western capitalism and industrialization — into formidable military power.  At first, few of its possible rivals seemed to care. America and condescending European colonials did not quite believe that any Asian […] Continue reading ‚Üí

In History: Western Civilization Saved from Islam at Battle of Tours

Raymond Ibrahim Precisely 100 years after the death of Islam‚Äôs prophet Muhammad in 632, his Arab followers, after having conquered thousands of miles of lands from Arabia to Spain, found themselves in Gaul (modern-day France), facing a hitherto little-known people, the Christian Franks. There, around October 10-11, in the year 732, one of history‚Äôs most […] Continue reading ‚Üí

Thomas Sowell: Who shut down the government?

Even when it comes to something as basic, and apparently as simple and straightforward, as the question of who shut down the federal government, there are diametrically opposite answers, depending on whether you talk to Democrats or to Republicans. There is really nothing complicated about the facts. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted all the […] Continue reading ‚Üí