Retreat from the New Frontier

February 12th, 2010

By Tom Carter President Obama’s decision to end U.S. manned space flight programs for the next decade or two is one of the most disappointing things he’s done so far.  By killing the Constellation program, troubled as it may have been, the President has put the U.S. in the position of relying on Russia and maybe China […]

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Russia to Suppress “Falsifications” about USSR

June 4th, 2009

According to an article in The Moscow Times on May 20, President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the creation of a new commission tasked with countering attempts to rewrite history to the detriment of Russia’s interests. The article states the Commission, officially titled the “Commission on Analyzing and Suppressing Falsifications of History Detrimental to Russia,” is being […]

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Selective Moral Outrage

April 26th, 2009

In Our Selective Moral Outrage in The Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal, Bret Stephens asks why there is so much moral outrage directed at Israel in regard to the Palestinians and so little at Russia in regard to Chechnya.  Russia’s actions have been far more aggressive and deadly than Israel’s.  However, if the issue is […]

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History Repeating…?

January 10th, 2009

Imagine reading this headline: “German People Vote Adolf Hitler Third Most Popular German Historical Figure.” Can you really imagine that? The international condemnation against such an act would be immediate, forceful, and united. It would be a major news story in newspapers, on TV, and the internet. Such an unthinkable action would warrant official statements […]

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