Nearly every country on Earth is defined by race or ethnicity. Not America. What makes the United States different? Dennis Prager outlines the values that have allowed the American people to flourish and, unlike immigrants almost everywhere else, transformed those who arrived from across the globe into full Americans—regardless of where they were born.
From transportation to energy, and everything in between, should the government invest money in as many promising projects as possible? Or would that actually doom many of those ventures to failure? Burt Folsom, historian and professor at Hillsdale College, answers those questions by drawing on the fascinating history of the race to build America’s railroads and airplanes.
Iran going nuclear is not just about Israel.
Obama, playing the standard leftist Jew-card, would have us believe that those pesky Jews are getting in the way of his faux negotiations with a genocidal yearning Islamist state. But the truth is, Iran as a nuclear threshold power is a direct threat to world freedom.
When Democrats boycott Netanyahu’s speech, they are not just boycotting the Jewish State, they are boycotting freedom itself.
Graph H/T Gateway Pundit
Not a single member of the Obama administration attended Bibi’s speech.
As Bret Stephens points out, the Democrat party no longer supports Israel.
Seraphic Secret would add, the Democrat party no longer supports liberty.
The irony of this entire Democrat exercise in bad faith is that more people will pay attention to Netanyahu’s speech because Obama and the Democrats are acting like petulant children.
The problem with liberty is, once achieved it becomes like oxygen — something taken for granted.
Said John Adams, “There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”
For the first time, and never again, the first day of Chanukah will be celebrated on Thanksgiving. This is a moment in time we should all treasure.
Thanksgiving and Chanukah both celebrate religious freedom. The Pilgrims fled religious oppression to make a new life on foreign shores. The Jewish revolt against the Assyrian empire was a battle for religious freedom against a tyrannical government.
The early Pilgrims so closely identified with the Jewish people that they considered making Hebrew the language of this new land.