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Freedom’s Ferment: Protests against oppression and corruption spread in Arab world. Echoes of Bush’s Second Inaugural Address

The genesis and success of the Jasmine revolution in Tunisia can be found in an ancient and dreadful form of protest—self immolation, and in the relatively secure means of modern protest—Facebook. These very different means of expression led to the … Continue reading

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Great speeches that provided comfort, pointed to higher things

There seems to be a consensus that President Obama’s speech in Arizona accomplished its purpose: to mourn loss, to memorialize the lost, and to point the nation toward a higher plane. What other well-known speeches throughout history provided comfort in … Continue reading

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Bush’s Turn: Now More Popular Than Obama, “W” Offers Counterpoints After Two Years as a Punching Bag

A presidential memoir from George W. Bush that will be released November 9 (note to my Christmas list) will arrive in a political environment very different than the one that saw him leave Washington two years ago.  In a poll … Continue reading

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The Ferment of Freedom

The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world. America’s vital interests and our deepest beliefs are now one. From the day of our Founding, we have proclaimed that every man and … Continue reading

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Anti-War Democrats Quoting Pat Robertson?

The sage of Virginia Beach is making headlines again, and for the first time in history the secularists and liberals believe him. What an interesting twist. What an embarrassment. Come to find out, Robertson sat President Bush down before the … Continue reading

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