After Germany's World War II defeat, the shamed postwar German government banned Nazi symbols on everything from flags to model airplanes, in an attempt to suppress Nazi sympathizers--although the need to forget that they allowed the Holocaust on their soil probably played a role in banishing swastikas and iron crosses from their sight.
Others, especially in the United States, want to remember the Holocaust and keep pointing to its atrocities so that mankind might not make the same…Continue
Posted on February 6, 2012 at 9:34pm
People suck, a liberal friend once told me.
We don’t agree on much, but we agree on that. In fact, I think that’s the genesis of all political problems. Anyone who cares about public policy starts with the premise that people suck—after all, if people didn’t suck we wouldn’t have all these problems, would we?
James Madison said it slightly more eloquently when he said, “If men were angels, no government would be necessary.”
Our disagreements immediately begin once we…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2012 at 10:46pm
Portions of Simi Valley, including two schools, were locked down Tuesday afternoon due to a massive manhunt to catch three men who robbed a jewelry story on Sequoia Ave.
The Star reported that the men ditched a car then fled on foot into a neighborhood. Police cordoned off a wide area and brought in dogs and a helicopter to find the men, whom they considered …Continue
Posted on December 6, 2011 at 8:58pm
"I'm Mitt Romney, and I approved this message."
With that routine statement at the end of the Romney Campaign's first ad against President Obama, the candidate put his seal of approval on what was revealed to be a deceitful attempt to twist the words of his Democratic opponent.
What makes the incident more frustrating for conservatives is that Romney didn't have to diminish himself by taking the president out of context--Obama himself has provided a treasure trove of statements…Continue
Posted on November 22, 2011 at 10:23pm