Charles Krauthammer on American Decline

The always provocative Charles Krauthammer recently published a piece entitled “Decline Is a Choice” in The Weekly Standard that chronicles how liberal political thought is causing the decline of America. Here’s a snatch comparing Europe’s decline and America’s heretofore dominance: The corollary to unchosen European collapse was unchosen American ascendancy. We–whom Lincoln once called God’s [Read More...]

Where Have All the (European) Babies Gone?

This past weekend, the New York Times magazine featured a startling piece called, simply, “No Babies?” by writer Russell Shorto. The very long and engrossing article spans ten pages (in a web sense) and includes the following notable quotations and ideas. The plummeting global birthrate– “[A]round the world, even in developing countries, birthrates have plummeted [Read More...]


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