How can your strategy collapse when you don’t have a strategy to begin with?

Vox informs us that "American strategy in Syria is collapsing," and while they're right, I think they're overselling things by describing what we're doing in Syria as a "strategy." The Obama administration hasn't had a coherent strategy on Syria from the beginning of the civil war there, and really didn't have a coherent strategy for … Continue reading How can your strategy collapse when you don’t have a strategy to begin with?

Let’s just pretend it never happened

Shouldn't a high school world history course be allowed to actually cover, I don't know, world history, without parents threatening the school about it? Kevin Wood was issued a no-trespass order last week after a telephone call with La Plata High Vice Principal Shannon Morris on Thursday. Wood called to air complaints regarding his daughter’s … Continue reading Let’s just pretend it never happened

Rick Santorum: America isn’t like Nazi Germany, but what if it WERE?

Do you think the things that come out of Rick Santorum's mouth are this poorly conceived in his head, or is he just inarticulate? In an interview with the Christian Post, Santorum said that religious freedom in America is "under direct assault." "The government wants to tell you how to live your life," he said. … Continue reading Rick Santorum: America isn’t like Nazi Germany, but what if it WERE?