What infuriates New York Times reporters and State Department trolls alike is that Israelis can go for hours and even days without contemplating the tortures prepared for them.
To assume that your opponents have any decency, as the Republicans habitually do, is to be left behind in Politics 1.0.
The media loved Obama, but it discovered early on that he did not love it back.
The progressive consolidation imagines that organization can contain the messier side of man.
Benghazi isn't likely to keep Hillary out of the Democratic field in 2016, but after 2008, she is justifiably paranoid.
Muslim hearts and minds are the obsession of the policymakers of the dying West, but who cares about the hearts and minds of the men and women who defend us.
Whether or not amnesty comes, the United States of America is becoming too much like Mexico; a society of limited possibilities and diminished social mobility.
The left understands that it is working against natural emotions of loyalty and loss, and so it uses deception.
Few of those dancing in the circle passing around the fire know what they are truly commemorating and yet the act is its own commemoration.
The Afghan soldiers murdering American soldiers often do it unprompted and sometimes even without any prior planning.
If the fathers of Europe would like to see a future for their children, then they must stop bringing crocodiles home to their birthday parties.
There is no need for Obama to play Therapist-in-Chief. It's not his job, even if he is better at it than he is at his real job.
There was no such clear dividing line when September 11 faded from memory and we returned to a September 10 world.
The dust is the memory of ages and the children shall always return to the dust of their ancestors.
The urban political machine has gone national. It's here. It's there. It's everywhere.
We must have peace in our time, the peacemakers say. And Israel must provide it.
Are we on an inevitable evolutionary trajectory rising up or are we doomed to repeat dark ages, progress and then dark ages again?
Criticizing terror as a means while approving of its ends leads to absurdity.
Under Clinton, the anti-war business was booming on the fringe, but the news media never deigned to show up and inflate rally counts the way they did once Bush was in office.
The left's deconstruction of social institutions is not a quest for equality, but for destruction.
In the free market, money made you king. But under socialism, money just buys you access and leverage.
The argument that democracy had made the Muslim world dysfunctional was always chancy.
Schools across the country are banning not the gun, but the idea of the gun.
Social thinking is not concerned with solving problems by tackling them, but by transforming society so that the problems no longer exist.
Unlike the militarization of civilian law enforcement, military drones are not a threat to Americans.