In Condemning Arms Makers, Pope Francis Sends the Wrong Message at the Wrong Time

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David French and the message from Pope Francis on National Review:

The Church could use the steely resolve of Pope Pius V.
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Should We Shun Football Because of its Effects on the Body?

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Parents in Distress: Bowe Bergdahl’s Father Does Not Get a Moral Pass

This morning Chuck Todd and Joe Scarborough got into an on-air scrap over Robert Bergdahl, Bowe Bergdahl’s father. [Read more...]

Why It’s Not ‘Senseless’ When Good Men Die in a Losing Fight

I’ve given a lot of thought to the controversial exchange earlier this month between CNN’s Jake Tapper and former SEAL Marcus Luttrell. [Read more...]

Lone Survivor and Insufferable Anti-American Self-Righteousness

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, and as the American public is increasingly “war weary” (a phrase I find fascinating since at any given time only 0.6 percent of Americans are in uniform, and the vast majority of Americans have endured not one single second of sacrifice for the war effort since 9/11), anti-military and anti-American sentiment may be rediscovering its Vietnam-era voice. [Read more...]