Daily Favorites (July 30, 2021)

Past Daily Favorites from 2020


This is my new page that links to some of my daily favorite readings on leadership.  If they stretch the imagination and add to our understanding of the psychology of people, then I’m interested.  Normally, I post two (2) articles that I think are worthwhile to read.  There are articles here you will not want to read, read them any way:

[July 30, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. TREY MANCINI HITS ONE FOR MO – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/trey-mancini-hits-one-for-mo.php
  2. D.C. MAYOR WANTS TO RE-FUND THE POLICE – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/d-c-mayor-wants-to-refund-the-police.php

[July 29, 2021]  Hoover Institution:

  1. Historian’s Corner: Civilizational Death or Renewal? – https://victorhanson.com/wordpress/historians-corner-civilizational-death-or-renewal/
  2. The Classicist: World War II Reconsidered (a podcast 32:21 minutes) – https://victorhanson.com/wordpress/the-classicist-world-war-ii-reconsidered/?utm_campaign=Week%20in%20Review&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter

[July 28, 2021]  The Washington Free Beacon:

  1. Why Private Schools Have Gone Woke – https://freebeacon.com/culture/why-private-schools-have-gone-woke/
  2. America Humiliated Again on Biden’s Watch as USA Basketball Loses to France – https://freebeacon.com/politics/america-loses-france-wins/

[July 27, 2021]  The Decline of the Boy Scouts:

  1. An Elegy for the Boy Scouts – https://lawliberty.org/an-elegy-for-the-boy-scouts/
  2. The Decline of the Boy Scouts… but the Rise of Masculinity? – https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/decline-boy-scouts-rise-masculinity/

[July 26, 2021]  The American Mind:

  1. The End of Merit – https://americanmind.org/salvo/the-end-of-merit/
  2. Who’s Next? – https://americanmind.org/features/whos-next/

[July 25, 2021]  The Bleat (I found and liked this website):

  1. Musings on Socialism – http://lileks.com/bleats/archive/21/0721/33.html
  2. Musings on the Airport – http://lileks.com/bleats/archive/21/0721/35.html

[July 24, 2021]  The Aspen Beat:

  1. Biden must release his secret cognitive tests – https://theaspenbeat.com/2021/07/22/biden-must-release-his-secret-cognitive-tests/
  2. Of masks and men; the weird religion of COVID masks – https://theaspenbeat.com/2021/07/12/of-masks-and-men-the-religion-of-covid-masks/

[July 23, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. MARK MILLEY AND LLOYD AUSTIN FAIL TO IMPRESS – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/mark-milley-and-lloyd-austin-fail-to-impress.php
  2. BLM & KKK—TODAY’S BOOTLEGGERS AND BAPTISTS COALITION? – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/blm-kkk-todays-bootleggers-and-baptists-coalition.php

[July 22, 2021]  Hoover Institution:

  1. Matters Of Policy & Politics: Naval Gazing (a podcast 49:00 minutes) – https://www.hoover.org/research/matters-policy-politics-naval-gazing
  2. Clueless On Competition – https://www.hoover.org/research/clueless-competition

[July 21, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. Can the Chinese Communist Party Endure? – https://www.city-journal.org/can-the-chinese-communist-party-endure
  2. Culture Warrior – https://www.city-journal.org/catherine-lhamon-bidens-troubling-pick-for-ed-dept-office-for-civil-rights

[July 20, 2021]  New York Post Opinion section:

  1. Immigrants like me have to reject the new America-hatred – https://nypost.com/2021/07/18/immigrants-like-me-have-to-reject-the-new-america-hatred/
  2. How ‘equity’ ideology plunged South Africa into inequality and chaos – https://nypost.com/2021/07/19/how-equity-ideology-plunged-south-africa-into-inequality-and-chaos/

[July 19, 2021]  American Enterprise Institute:

  1. Beijing’s grand strategy – https://www.aei.org/articles/beijings-grand-strategy/
  2. The Cuban people are rising up against the communist regime. What is Biden going to do about it? – https://www.aei.org/op-eds/the-cuban-people-are-rising-up-against-the-communist-regime-what-is-biden-going-to-do-about-it/

[July 18, 2021]  Leading from the Front videos:

  1. H.R. McMaster’s Battlegrounds (Video, 34:17 minutes) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruuXAzBa1gA
  2. Gen Joseph Dunford- USMC (Ret) (Video, 32:34 minutes) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJKf7jIljjA

[July 17, 2021]  A little humor from Babylon Bee:

  1. Gen-Zer Wishes Socialism Had Some Historical Examples Of Whether Or Not It Works (with video, 2:19 minutes) – https://babylonbee.com/video/79
  2. Texas Republicans Hire Mentally Unstable Lunatic To Track Fleeing Democrats (with video, 3:12 minutes) – https://babylonbee.com/video/80

[July 16, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. MINISTRY OF TRUTH COMING SOON – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/ministry-of-truth-coming-soon.php
  2. THE PERILS OF CORPORATE VIRTUE SIGNALING – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/the-perils-of-corporate-virtue-signaling.php

[July 15, 2021]  American Thinker:

  1. Understanding General Mark Milley – https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/07/understanding_general_mark_milley_.html
  2. The COVID Aftermath and Lessons Learned – https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/07/the_covid_aftermath_and_lessons_learned.html

[July 14, 2021]  Will the repressive Communist government of Cuba fall?

  1. LIVE FROM HAVANA – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/live-from-havana.php
  2. Cuba Cuts Internet Access Amid Anti-Communist Protests – https://freebeacon.com/national-security/cuba-cuts-internet-access-amid-anti-communist-protests/

[July 13, 2021]  The Jerusalem Post:

  1. Why has China turned on Israel? – opinion – https://www.jpost.com/opinion/why-has-china-turned-on-israel-opinion-672959
  2. Israel is leading the way as drone swarms come to the Middle East – https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/drone-swarms-are-coming-to-the-middle-east-and-israel-is-leading-the-way-673615

[July 12, 2021]  Racism at ESPN:

  1. Clay Travis: Clearly, Maria Taylor leaked Rachel Nichols story to land bigger deal – https://www.foxnews.com/sports/clay-travis-maria-taylor-rachel-nichols-espn
  2. ESPN Employees React To The Situation With Rachel Nichols – https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/espn-employees-react-to-the-situation-with-rachel-nichols/ar-AALLxO3

[July 11, 2021]  Michelle Malkin at the UNZ Review:

  1. The Jan. 6 Video Cover-Up: Case of John Steven Anderson – https://www.unz.com/mmalkin/the-jan-6-video-cover-up-case-of-john-steven-anderson/
  2. Family Sovereignty Under Siege – https://www.unz.com/mmalkin/family-sovereignty-under-siege/

[July 10, 2021]  The Babylon Bee:

  1. 7 Clever Ways To Scare Off Biden’s Door-To-Door Vaccine Evangelists – https://babylonbee.com/news/7-clever-ways-to-ward-off-bidens-door-to-door-vaccine-evangelists
  2. ESPN Anchor Fired After Being Caught On Mic Actually Talking About Sports – https://babylonbee.com/news/espn-embroiled-in-controversy-after-anchor-caught-on-mic-actually-talking-about-sports

[July 9, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. A NEW LOW IN LEFTIST FANATICISM – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/a-new-low-in-leftist-fanaticism.php
  2. A REMINDER OF HOW STUPID OUR MEDIA IS – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/a-reminder-of-how-stupid-our-media-is.php

[July 8, 2021]  Victor Davis Hanson:

  1. Scapegoats, Boogeymen, and Hobgoblins – https://amgreatness.com/2021/07/07/scapegoats-boogeymen-and-hobgoblins/
  2. From Hippies to Yuppies to Our Puppies – https://victorhanson.com/wordpress/eeyore-s-corner-from-hippies-to-yuppies-to-our-puppies/

[July 7, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. What Are School Shootings Good For? – https://amgreatness.com/2021/07/06/what-are-school-shootings-good-for/
  2. Two of a Kind – https://amgreatness.com/2021/07/06/two-of-a-kind/

[July 6, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. The Genesis of Our American Collective Meltdown – https://amgreatness.com/2021/07/04/the-genesis-of-our-american-collective-meltdown/
  2. Practical Freedom: Chains upon the Mind – https://amgreatness.com/2021/07/04/practical-freedom-chains-upon-the-mind/

[July 5, 2021]  In California, insanity is now required:

  1. Violence in LA erupts after viral video of complaint about trans woman disrobing in spa – https://nypost.com/2021/07/04/la-protests-erupt-after-video-about-trans-woman/
  2. Woman Outraged At Spa For Letting Trans In Women’s Room: Are You OK With A Man Showing His Penis Around Girls? – https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2021/06/28/woman_outraged_at_spa_for_letting_trans_in_womens_room_are_you_ok_with_a_man_showing_his_penis_around_girls.html

[July 4, 2021]  U.S. Independence Day:

  1. THE ETERNAL MEANING OF INDEPENDENCE DAY – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/07/the-eternal-meaning-of-independence-day-14.php
  2. The July 4 speeches that helped define what America is — or what it should be – https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-07-03/july-fourth-speeches

[July 3, 2021]  Michael P. Ramirez cartoons:

  1. Biden’s Financial Follies 07-02-21 – https://www.michaelpramirez.com/bidens-financial-follies-07-02-21.html
  2. Some captives are more equal than others 06-30-21 – https://www.michaelpramirez.com/some-captives-are-more-equal-than-others-06-30-21.html

[July 2, 2021]  Thomas Sowell:

  1. The ‘Noble Lies’ of the New Race Politics – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/arts-letters/articles/noble-lies-race-politics-thomas-sowell
  2. The Soul of Black Conservatism – https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-soul-of-black-conservatism-11622226565

[July 1, 2021]  The Gatestone Institute:

  1. Biden Administration: Rewarding the Murderous Regime of Iran? – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/17510/biden-administration-rewarding-iran
  2. Patriotism and Noble Deeds: The Pleasures of Life – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/17517/patriotism-noble-deeds

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[June 30, 2021]  Law & Liberty:

  1. Revisiting the Golden Age of Athens (book review) – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/revisiting-the-golden-age-of-athens/
  2. Fear Not (book review) – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/fear-not/

[June 29, 2021]  NY Post Opinion section:

  1. Can more local self-rule save a collapsing, ‘late Roman’ America? – https://nypost.com/2021/06/27/can-more-local-self-rule-save-a-late-roman-america/
  2. Jamaal Bowman’s rank hypocrisy: ‘Defund the police’ but send them in to protect him – https://nypost.com/2021/06/28/jamaal-bowmans-rank-hypocrisy-defund-the-police-but-send-them-in-to-protect-him/

[June 28, 2021]  Alan Dershowitz is at it again, and that is a good thing:

  1. Dershowitz’s Lesson in Cultivating Respect for Free Speech – https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2021/06/27/dershowitzs_lesson_in_cultivating_respect_for_free_speech_145994.html
  2. Renk’s Interview with Professor/Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Protecting Free Speech – https://wbckfm.com/renk-interview-professor-lawyer-alan-dershowitz-protecting-free-speech

[June 27, 2021]  Some good satire, again, from JP Sears:

  1. Trans Athlete To Compete in Women’s Weightlifting at Olympics! Is It Fair? (a YouTube video, 6:19 minutes) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GZbdSiGdBc
  2. DANGER! The Military Has Gone Woke! (a YouTube video, 6:44 minutes) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL0u8JmfRU0

[June 26, 2021]  Daily Torch:

  1. ‘Single biggest public health mistake, possibly of all history’ – https://dailytorch.com/2021/06/single-biggest-public-health-mistake-possibly-of-all-history/
  2. Making Sense of the Post-Pandemic Economy – https://dailytorch.com/2021/06/making-sense-of-the-post-pandemic-economy/

[June 25, 2021]  J.P. Sears – you don’t want to miss his videos:

  1. J.P. SEARS STRIKES AGAIN – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/06/j-p-sears-strikes-again.php
  2. J.P. SEARS ON THE WOKE MILITARY – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/06/j-p-sears-on-the-woke-military.php

[June 24, 2021]  The Federalist:

  1. Corporate Media Don’t Understand Religion For The Same Reason They Don’t Understand America: Politics – https://thefederalist.com/2021/06/23/corporate-media-dont-understand-religion-for-the-same-reason-they-dont-understand-america-politics/
  2. Congressman Exposes Critical Race Theory In Military Academies After Secretary Of Defense Denied Its Existence – https://thefederalist.com/2021/06/23/congressman-exposes-critical-race-theory-in-military-academies-after-secretary-of-defense-denied-its-existence/

[June 23, 2021]  I’ve been tumbling with the grandkids for a few days, so I thought a bit of humor from The Babylon Bee might be appropriate today.  I’m back!  Enjoy:

  1. Woman Briefly Identifies As Man To Avoid Long Bathroom Line – https://babylonbee.com/news/woman-briefly-identifies-as-male-to-avoid-long-bathroom-line
  2. Awooga! We’ve Got All The Exclusive Pics Of Victoria’s Secret’s Stunning New Supermodels! – https://babylonbee.com/news/heres-a-complete-list-of-victorias-secrets-stunning-new-supermodels

[June 16-22, 2021]  There will be no articles these dates.

[June 15, 2021]  The Dispatch:

  1. Lost at Sea: How Two Iranian Warships Are Testing American Mettle – https://thedispatch.com/p/lost-at-sea-how-two-iranian-warships
  2. How Academic Freedom Can Be Used to Silence Others – https://thedispatch.com/p/how-academic-freedom-can-be-used

[June 14, 2021]  Let us celebrate Flag Day:

  1. Op-Ed: It’s a grand old flag; celebrate it – https://www.commercial-news.com/opinion/op-ed-it-s-a-grand-old-flag-celebrate-it/article_15d8d700-cae6-11eb-ab29-eb8e00748e91.html
  2. A Flag Day tribute: I’m your American flag – https://dentonrc.com/opinion/a-flag-day-tribute-im-your-american-flag/article_45b5f288-2467-5808-8952-03b787784b4a.html

[June 13, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. Fables for the Crossed-Out – https://www.city-journal.org/sigizmund-krzhizhanovsky-works-russian-revolution
  2. Fostering Trust – https://www.city-journal.org/trust-based-relational-intervention-training

[June 12, 2021]  The New York Sun:

  1. Is Jimmy Carter Back, or What? – https://www.nysun.com/national/is-jimmy-carter-back-or-what/91537/
  2. Women and the Draft — Forget Fairness – https://www.nysun.com/editorials/women-and-the-draft-forget-fairness/91534/

[June 11, 2021]  The Art of Victimhood:

  1. THE OMAR CLARIFICATION – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/06/the-omar-clarification.php
  2. ELIZABETH WARREN WRAPS HERSELF IN THE VICTIMHOOD OF OTHERS – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/10/elizabeth-warren-wraps-herself-in-the-victimhood-of-others.php

[June 10, 2021]

  1. The European Union Needs Its Own Charles de Gaulle – https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/08/16/europe-needs-its-own-charles-de-gaulle/
  2. After the Pandemic, the EU Must Prove Its Worth – https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/06/09/pandemic-european-union-global-power-revival/

[June 9, 2021]  Daily Torch:

  1. Under Biden’s ‘America Last’ policies who benefits and who pays? – https://dailytorch.com/2021/06/under-bidens-america-last-policies-who-benefits-and-who-pays/
  2. Americans (especially conservatives!) lose faith in so-called government and media experts – https://dailytorch.com/2021/06/americans-especially-conservatives-lose-faith-in-so-called-government-and-media-experts/

[June 8, 2021]  Law & Liberty:

  1. Churchill’s Providential Confidence (book review) – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/churchills-providential-confidence/
  2. They Know Not What They Do (book review) – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/they-know-not-what-they-do/

[June 7, 2021]  PJ Media:

  1. Western Civilization’s Growing Intellectual Dead Zones – https://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2021/04/19/western-civilizations-growing-intellectual-dead-zones-n1440872
  2. An Abolitionist at the Alamo? – https://pjmedia.com/columns/bryan-preston/2021/06/04/an-abolitionist-at-the-alamo-n1452168

[June 6, 2021]  D-Day, the 77th Anniversary:

  1. 77th D-Day anniversary serves as a reminder of American greatness – https://www.foxnews.com/us/d-day-anniversary-reminder-american-greatness
  2. Editorial: Lessons from D-Day, 77 years ago – https://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-lessons-from-d-day-77-years-ago-1.24327106

[June 5, 2021]  Jewish World Review:

  1. Facebook’s Speech Suppression Argues for Repeal of Section 230 and a Facebook Stock Price of Zero – http://jewishworldreview.com/michael/barone060421.php3
  2. Sight, but no vision: The sin of the Spies – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0621/reichman_sight_no_vision.php3

[June 4, 2021]  On this day in history:

  1. 1789  US constitution goes into effect
  2. 1944  5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini’s Fascist armies

[June 3, 3021]  The Tablet:

  1. Underwriting Hezbollah Inc. – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/israel-middle-east/articles/hezbollah-inc-emanuele-ottolenghi
  2. ‘Feelings’ and the Israel/Palestine Conflict – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/community/articles/feelings-and-israel-palestine-conflict

[June 2, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. HOW RACE PREFERENCES DAMAGE HIGHER EDUCATION – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/06/how-race-preferences-damage-higher-education.php
  2. BLACK LIVES MATTER? NOT TO BLM [UPDATED] – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/06/black-lives-matter-not-to-blm.php

[June 1, 2021]

  1. Lessons of the Gaza War – https://besacenter.org/lessons-of-the-gaza-war/
  2. The Europeanized USA – https://besacenter.org/the-europeanized-usa/

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[May 31, 2021]  Memorial Day: a day to remember and honor:

  1. Memorial Day 2021: Greater Meaning This Year Than Ever Before – https://patriotpost.us/opinion/80142-memorial-day-2021-greater-meaning-this-year-than-ever-before-2021-05-26
  2. Memorial Day 2021: Tear down this wall! – https://www.scarsdalenews.com/opinion/opeds/memorial-day-2021-tear-down-this-wall/article_8bab417c-bfb8-11eb-99d8-878d65d6bb2a.html

[May 30, 2021]  A few funny lines for a Sunday:

  1. THE WEEK IN PICTURES: MEDIA LEAK EDITION – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/05/the-week-in-pictures-media-leak-edition.php
  2. THE WEEK IN PICTURES: CEASE FIRE EDITION – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/05/the-week-in-pictures-cease-fire-edition.php

[May 29, 2021]  The National Interest:

  1. China Keeps Studying One World War II Battle For a Sinister Reason – https://nationalinterest.org/blog/reboot/china-keeps-studying-one-world-war-ii-battle-sinister-reason-185481
  2. Deterrence, Not Domination: How to Deal with a Rising China – https://nationalinterest.org/blog/skeptics/deterrence-not-domination-how-deal-rising-china-186014

[May 28, 2021]  The Washington Examiner:

  1. Of Fairies and Dragons – https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/weekly-standard/of-fairies-and-dragons
  2. Prophecies and Prices – https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/weekly-standard/prophecies-and-prices

[May 27, 2021]  Tablet:

  1. Us and Them – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/israel-middle-east/articles/zionism-liel-leibovitz
  2. Against Families – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/against-families-defamilization-michael-lind

[May 26, 2021]  NY Post Opinion Section:

  1. America’s public enemy No. 1 — crime: Goodwin – https://nypost.com/2021/05/25/americas-public-enemy-no-1-crime-goodwin/
  2. John Cena’s China apology proves he’s no tough guy – https://nypost.com/2021/05/25/john-cenas-china-apology-proves-hes-no-tough-guy-after-all/

[May 25, 2021]  Claremont Review of Books:

  1. Girls Will Be Boys (book review) – https://claremontreviewofbooks.com/girls-will-be-boys/
  2. Toxic Femininity (book review) – https://claremontreviewofbooks.com/toxic-femininity/

[May 24, 2021]  The U.S. is driving toward a consciously weakened military … and we know it:

  1. PRO-MILITARY DEMOCRATS? PLEASE – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/05/pro-military-democrats-please.php
  2. The woke takeover of the US military endangers us all – https://nypost.com/2021/05/23/the-woke-takeover-of-the-us-military-endangers-us-all/

[May 23, 2021]  The Claremont Institute:

  1. The Rise of Corporate-State Tyranny – https://dc.claremont.org/the-rise-of-corporate-state-tyranny/
  2. The Religious Revolution – https://dc.claremont.org/the-religious-revolution/

[May 22, 2021]  The Washington Free Beacon:

  1. The AP’s Empty Gesture – https://freebeacon.com/media/the-aps-empty-gesture/
  2. The Revolution Comes for Israel – https://freebeacon.com/columns/the-revolution-comes-for-israel/

[May 21, 2021]  The Devin Nunes Podcast:

  1. 2021 Freedom Fest: Victor Davis Hanson and Lee Smith (a podcast 24:00 minutes) – https://devinnunes.podbean.com/e/2021-freedom-fest-victor-davis-hanson-and-lee-smith/
  2. Restoring Our Naval Supremacy with Jerry Hendrix (a podcast 44:50 minutes) – https://devinnunes.podbean.com/e/restoring-our-naval-supremacy-with-jerry-hendrix/

[May 20, 2021]  The New Criterion:

  1. The triumph of Thomas Sowell – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/6/the-triumph-of-thomas-sowell
  2. Waking up from wokeness – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/6/waking-up-from-wokeness

[May 19, 2021]  VP Kamala Harris “leadership”:

  1. What Kamala Harris Has Learned About Being Vice President – https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/05/kamala-harris-vice-president-impossible/618890/
  2. THE DEEP UNPOPULARITY OF KAMALA HARRIS (2) – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/05/the-deep-unpopularity-of-kamala-harris-2.php

[May 18, 2021]  The Tablet:

  1. What the AP’s Collaboration With the Nazis Should Teach Us About Reporting the News – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/ap-collaboration-nazis-reporting-news
  2. The New Jews – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/community/articles/conversion-new-jews-2021-photomontage

[May 17, 2021]  The Pipeline:

  1. Eyes Wide Shut – https://the-pipeline.org/eyes-wide-shut/
  2. The Fake News of ‘Beyond Coal’ – https://the-pipeline.org/the-fake-news-of-beyond-coal/

[May 16, 2021]  Paying ransoms to terrorists is a no-brainer bad idea:

  1. Colonial Pipeline Paid the Ransom. Bad Move. –https://www.bloombergquint.com/gadfly/colonial-pipeline-hack-whatever-you-do-don-t-pay-the-ransom
  2. Column: Colonial Pipeline paid the ransom. Bad move. – https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/commentary/ct-opinion-colonial-pipeline-ransom-obrien-20210514-qaofmz4fzjeoxfdwfytoe5lw4q-story.html

[May 15, 2021]  The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict rears it’s ugly head again:

  1. The pathology of evil – https://melaniephillips.substack.com/p/the-pathology-of-evil
  2. Feint by Israel May Have Delivered a Major Blow to Hamas – https://www.nysun.com/foreign/feint-by-israel-may-have-delivered-a-major-blow/91512/

[May 14, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. Moral Clarity Versus Moral Depravity in Israel and Gaza – https://amgreatness.com/2021/05/13/moral-clarity-versus-moral-depravity-in-israel-and-gaza/
  2. More than 120 Retired U.S. Generals and Admirals Post Open Letter Blasting Biden Regime’s Marxist Assault Constitutional Rights – https://amgreatness.com/2021/05/13/more-than-120-retired-u-s-generals-and-admirals-post-open-letter-blasting-biden-regimes-marxist-assault-constitutional-rights/

[May 13, 2021]  The Federalist:

  1. CIA’s Series Of Woke Recruitment Videos Damage National Unity – https://thefederalist.com/2021/05/12/cias-series-of-woke-recruitment-videos-damage-national-unity/
  2. Biden White House Edits Administration Quotes Before Letting Reporters Publish Them – https://thefederalist.com/2021/05/12/biden-white-house-edits-administration-quotes-before-letting-reporters-publish-them/

[May 12, 2021]  POLICYed:

  1. AN ENDLESS SUMMER: HOW COVID HAS REVERSED ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT – https://www.policyed.org/policy-stories/endless-summer-how-covid-has-reversed-academic-achievement/video
  2. DETERRENCE IN FOREIGN POLICY: LESSONS FROM WORLD WAR II – https://www.policyed.org/unarchived/deterrence-foreign-policy-lessons-world-war-ii/video

[May 11, 2021]  Breitbart:

  1. Minnesota Black School Choice Movement ‘Explicitly Rejects’ U.S. Is Racist Nation – https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2021/05/10/minnesota-black-school-choice-movement-explicitly-rejects-u-s-is-racist-nation/
  2. TakeCharge: A new narrative in the Black Community of America (a YouTube video, 2:21 minutes) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIKPl5GO7W4&t=95s

[May 5 – 10]  No Daily Favorites.

[May 4, 2021]  Law & Liberty:

  1. What’s in a Name? – https://lawliberty.org/whats-in-a-name/
  2. The Coming War over Intelligence – https://lawliberty.org/the-coming-war-over-intelligence/

[May 3, 2021]  Joseph Stalin, a greater evil is hard to find:

  1. Stalin as puppet master: how Uncle Joe manipulated the West – https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/stalin-as-puppet-master-how-uncle-joe-manipulated-the-west
  2. Biography of Joseph Stalin, Dictator of the Soviet Union – https://www.thoughtco.com/joseph-stalin-1779902

[May 2, 2021]  New York Post Opinion section:

  1. The publishing industry has turned into modern-day book burners – https://nypost.com/2021/05/01/the-publishing-industry-has-turned-into-modern-day-book-burners/
  2. States with strictest lockdowns ruined livelihoods — without saving lives – https://nypost.com/2021/05/01/strict-states-ruined-livelihoods-without-saving-lives/

[May 1, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. Elites and New York’s Future – https://www.city-journal.org/elites-and-new-yorks-future
  2. Lessons of the River War (book review) – https://www.city-journal.org/lessons-of-winston-churchills-river-war

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[April 30, 2021]  New York Post Opinion section:

  1. Sen. Tim Scott’s plea to the nation — ‘America is not a racist country’ – https://nypost.com/2021/04/29/tim-scotts-plea-to-nation-america-is-not-a-racist-country/
  2. Biden’s first big speech to Congress bombs on all counts – https://nypost.com/2021/04/29/bidens-first-big-speech-to-congress-bombs-on-all-counts/

[April 29, 2021]  The American Mind:

  1. Life After Cancellation – https://americanmind.org/features/life-after-cancellation/
  2. America’s First Infantada – https://americanmind.org/salvo/americas-first-infantada/

[April 28, 2021]  The Babylon Bee:

  1. Biden Wears Mask On Zoom Call In Case COVID Has Mutated Into A Computer Virus – https://babylonbee.com/news/biden-wears-mask-on-zoom-call-in-case-covid-has-become-a-computer-virus
  2. L.A. Homeless Man Feeling Unsafe As Limos Full Of Drug Addicts And Perverts Show Up In His Neighborhood – https://babylonbee.com/news/homeless-outside-oscars-getting-annoyed-at-all-the-shady-drug-addicts-suddenly-arriving-in-their-neighborhood

[April 27, 2021]  Ricochet:

  1. Downtown Portland: The Sequel – https://ricochet.com/941942/downtown-portland-the-sequel/
  2. Blue States Down (podcast 57:44 minutes) – https://ricochet.com/podcast/edit-this/blue-states-down/

[April 26, 2021]  The New Criterion:

  1. A voice for the voiceless – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/5/a-voice-for-the-voiceless
  2. The ideal of a gentleman – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/5/the-ideal-of-a-gentleman

[April 25, 2021]  Renewable Energy: expensive, unreliable, polluter, unsustainable:

  1. How a Physicist Became a Climate Truth Teller – https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-a-physicist-became-a-climate-truth-teller-11618597216?mod=djemalertNEWS
  2. Biden, climate warriors can’t face costs of going green – https://nypost.com/2021/04/23/biden-climate-warriors-cant-face-costs-of-going-green/

[April 24, 2021]  Jewish World Review:

  1. The Ebbing of ‘the Misperception That Bigotry Is Everywhere’ – http://jewishworldreview.com/michael/barone042321.php3
  2. ‘Leftist AIPAC’ is closer to power, but still marginalizes itself – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0421/tobin042321.php3

[April 23, 2021]  The Pipeline:

  1. The Battle of Tinhorn Flats, Continued – https://the-pipeline.org/the-battle-of-tinhorn-flats-continued/
  2. Science: the New Opiate of the Elites – https://the-pipeline.org/the-new-religion/

[April 22, 2021]  Unheard:

  1. How anarchists captured Portland – https://unherd.com/2021/04/how-anarchists-captured-portland/
  2. How Critical Race Theory captured the Church – https://unherd.com/2021/04/how-critical-race-theory-captured-the-church/

[April 21, 2021]  Hugh Hewitt:

  1. Just Thinking Outloud – https://hughhewitt.com/just-thinking-outloud/
  2. Moving Forward – https://hughhewitt.com/moving-forward/

[April 20, 2021]  Two recommended books from Basic Books:

  1. Stalin’s War: A New History of World War II – https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/sean-mcmeekin/stalins-war/9781541672796/
  2. The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor – https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/william-easterly/the-tyranny-of-experts/9781541675674/

[April 19, 2021]  American Institute for Economic Research:

  1. Three Books on the Covid/Lockdown Catastrophe – https://www.aier.org/article/three-books-on-the-covid-lockdown-catastrophe/
  2. Where’s Dr. Fauci As Another Corona-Myth Dies? – https://www.aier.org/article/wheres-dr-fauci-as-another-corona-myth-dies/

[April 18, 2021]  The New York Sun Editorials:

  1. Jimmy Lai’s Greatest Scoop – https://www.nysun.com/editorials/jimmy-lais-greatest-scoop/91478/
  2. Afghanistan and Vietnam – https://www.nysun.com/editorials/afghanistan-and-vietnam/91477/

[April 17, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. Undermining Justice – https://www.city-journal.org/daunte-wright-shooting
  2. Let’s Talk About Free Speech – https://www.city-journal.org/the-debate-about-free-speech

[April 16, 2021]  Common Sense with Bari Weiss:

  1. I Refuse to Stand By While My Students Are Indoctrinated – https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/i-refuse-to-stand-by-while-my-students
  2. Do Not Look Away From Evil – https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/do-not-look-away-from-evil

[April 15, 2021]  The Aspen Beat:

  1. Fellow Coloradans, let’s boycott the boycotters – https://theaspenbeat.com/2021/04/08/fellow-coloradans-lets-boycott-the-boycotters/
  2. Please don’t pepper-spray the vagrants – https://theaspenbeat.com/2021/04/13/please-dont-pepper-spray-the-vagrants/

[April 14, 2021]  Spiked On-Line:

  1. Why big business loves Black Lives Matter – https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/04/13/why-big-business-loves-black-lives-matter/
  2. Anti-racists’ silence on the Uyghurs speaks volumes – https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/04/14/anti-racists-silence-on-the-uyghurs-speaks-volumes/

[April 13, 2021]  The Spectator:

  1. The West’s shameful capitulation to Iran – https://spectator.us/topic/west-shameful-capitulation-iran/
  2. Biden is wrong on Putin – https://spectator.us/topic/joe-biden-wrong-vladimir-putin-killer/

[April 12, 2021]  Stares at the World:

  1. Calling All Super Villains! – http://www.staresattheworld.com/2021/04/calling-all-super-villains/
  2. Harvesting the Corpse: When Conspiracy Theories are Unnecessary – http://www.staresattheworld.com/2021/02/harvesting-the-corpse-when-conspiracy-theories-are-unnecessary/

[April 11, 2021]  Real Clear World:

  1. Being Good Isn’t Always Great in Foreign Policy – https://www.realclearworld.com/articles/2021/04/07/being_good_isnt_always_great_in_foreign_policy_771777.html
  2. Crisis of Command – https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2021-04-09/national-security-crisis-command

[April 10, 2021]  The American Mind:

  1. How to Woke-Proof Your Kids – https://americanmind.org/salvo/how-to-woke-proof-your-kids/
  2. Dear Conservative, Inc.: Follow or Get Out of the Way – https://americanmind.org/salvo/dear-conservative-inc-follow-or-get-out-of-the-way/

[April 9, 2021]  The American Story:

  1. A Decent Respect‬ (podcast 6 minutes) – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-decent-respect/id1474881598?i=1000515002918
  2. Michael Patrick Murphy‬ (podcast 8 minutes) – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/michael-patrick-murphy/id1474881598?i=1000514055742

[April 8, 2021]  The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies:

  1. The Europeanized USA – https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/the-europeanized-usa/
  2. The ICC Attempts to Place Israel on a Par with Terror Armies – https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/the-icc-attempts-to-place-israel-on-a-par-with-terror-armies/

[April 7, 2021]  Law & Liberty:

  1. A Threat to Liberty—and Justice – https://lawliberty.org/forum/a-threat-to-liberty-and-justice/
  2. Andy Ngo Unmasks the Real Threat to American Freedom – https://lawliberty.org/the-real-threat-to-americas-constitutional-institutions/

[April 6, 2021]  The Washington Free Beacon:

  1. The March to Appeasement – https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/the-march-to-appeasement/
  2. Operation Overreach – https://freebeacon.com/columns/operation-overreach/

[April 5, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. “OUT, NAZIS!” – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/04/out-nazis.php
  2. TRUMP CALLS FOR BOYCOTT OF WOKE ENTERPRISES – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/04/trump-calls-for-boycott-of-woke-enterprises.php

[April 4, 2021]  Happy Easter:

  1. Our Opinion: Reasons for optimism on this Easter Sunday – https://www.citizensvoice.com/opinion/editorial/our-opinion-reasons-for-optimism-on-this-easter-sunday/article_c495192c-855e-59b9-ac7e-0e5ede49a0d3.html
  2. Editorial: Easter comes with rising hope for the world – https://www.thereporteronline.com/opinion/editorial-easter-comes-with-rising-hope-for-the-world/article_02a2aba8-925a-11eb-bbff-5f9a00d99942.html

[April 3, 2021]  Manhattan Contrarian:

  1. U.S. Gets Ready To Go Full Venezuela On Economic Policy – https://www.manhattancontrarian.com/blog/2021-4-1-us-to-go-full-venezuela-on-economic-policy
  2. Update On Bill de Blasio Report Card — Income Inequality – https://www.manhattancontrarian.com/blog/2021-3-23-update-on-bill-de-blasio-report-card

[April 2, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. Will the West Be Lost? – https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/01/will-the-west-be-lost/
  2. The Coalition of the Un-Woke – https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/01/the-coalition-of-the-un-woke/

[April 1, 2021]  Jewish World Review:

  1. The 10 radical new rules that are changing America – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0421/hanson040121.php3
  2. Mostly Peaceful Mayhem – http://jewishworldreview.com/0421/mac_donald040121.php3

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[March 31, 2021]  Tablet News:

  1. Navalny and Putin Are Both in Trouble – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/navalny-and-putin-are-both-in-trouble-vladislav-davidzon
  2. Are Educated People More Anti-Semitic? – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/are-educated-people-more-anti-semitic-jay-greene-albert-cheng-ian-kingsbury

[March 30, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. Is Racism Moral Now? – https://amgreatness.com/2021/03/28/is-racism-moral-now/
  2. The New Liberal Temper – https://amgreatness.com/2021/03/29/the-new-liberal-temper/

[March 29, 2021]  National Affairs:

  1. How to Defend Free Speech – https://www.nationalaffairs.com/publications/detail/how-to-defend-free-speech
  2. The Assault on Trust in Our Elections – https://www.nationalaffairs.com/publications/detail/the-assault-on-trust-in-our-elections

[March 28, 2021]  Are we headed for a “woke” military?

  1. Tucker Carlson: US military has gone full woke, waging war on those who disagree with them – https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/tucker-carlson-military-gone-full-woke-pentagon-lloyd-austin
  2. The Meaning of the Woke Military – https://americanmind.org/salvo/the-meaning-of-the-woke-military/

[March 27, 2021]  Law & Liberty Book Reviews:

  1. The Heroic in France – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/the-heroic-in-france/
  2. The Long March Through the Corporations – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/the-long-march-through-the-corporations/

[March 26, 2021]  The Federalist:

  1. When The Powerful Say Truth Is A Lie And Lies Are The Truth, No One Will Stand Up For America But You – https://thefederalist.com/2021/03/26/when-the-powerful-say-truth-is-a-lie-and-lies-are-the-truth-no-one-will-stand-up-for-america-but-you/
  2. Canadian Father Jailed For Talking About Court-Ordered Transgendering Of His Teenage Daughter – https://thefederalist.com/2021/03/26/canadian-father-jailed-for-talking-about-court-ordered-transgendering-of-his-teenage-daughter/

[March 25, 2021]  New York Post Opinion section:

  1. Joe Biden, you’re no FDR or LBJ – https://nypost.com/2021/03/24/joe-biden-youre-no-fdr-or-lbj/
  2. Biden’s insane $3 trillion race to transform the nation overnight – https://nypost.com/2021/03/24/bidens-insane-3t-race-to-transform-the-nation-overnight/

[March 24, 2021]  The Unz Review with Michelle Malkin:

  1. The “Anti-Semitism” Smear – https://www.unz.com/mmalkin/the-anti-semitism-smear/
  2. The Nuking of the American Nuclear Family – https://www.unz.com/mmalkin/the-nuking-of-the-american-nuclear-family/

[March 23, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. Why We Need a Civics Alliance – https://amgreatness.com/2021/03/22/why-we-need-a-civics-alliance/
  2. Ignoring Even One Shattered Norm Endangers the Civilian-Military Relationship – https://amgreatness.com/2021/03/22/ignoring-even-one-shattered-norm-endangers-the-civilian-military-relationship/

[March 22, 2021]  Mark Steyn Archives:

  1. The Very Model of a Modish Loser General Staff – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0321/steyn032221.php3
  2. That’s (Almost ) All, Folks! – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0321/steyn031521.php3

[March 21, 2021]  The Times of Israel:

  1. New book deciphers forgotten intel war that kept the Nazis from the Holy Land – https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-book-deciphers-forgotten-intel-war-that-kept-the-nazis-from-the-holy-land/
  2. The world is our classroom – https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-world-is-our-classroom/

[March 20, 2021]  Geopolitical Futures:

  1. China’s Strategic Standpoint – https://geopoliticalfutures.com/chinas-strategic-standpoint/
  2. For Iran, Nuclear Weapons Can Wait – https://geopoliticalfutures.com/for-iran-nuclear-weapons-can-wait/

[March 19, 2021]  New York Post:

  1. Officials like Fauci have undermined trust in government institutions – https://nypost.com/2021/03/18/officials-like-fauci-have-undermined-trust-in-government-institutions/
  2. Biden White House asks staffers to resign over past marijuana use: report – https://nypost.com/2021/03/19/biden-white-house-fires-staffers-over-past-marijuana-use/

[March 18, 2021]  The Pipeline:

  1. The Pot Calling the Anthracite Black – https://the-pipeline.org/pot-carbon-black/
  2. No More Cakes and Ale – https://the-pipeline.org/no-more-cakes-and-ale/

[March 17, 2021]  The Slow Roll-out of Europe’s COVID Vaccine:

  1. Europe’s Vaccine Mess – https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/16/briefing/blood-clots-oscar-nominees-opioid-purdue.html
  2. Covid: What’s the problem with the EU vaccine rollout? – https://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-56286235

[March 16, 2021]  The Washington Free Beacon:

  1. Largest Pro-Israel Group in US Launches Ads Against Biden Pentagon Pick – https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/largest-pro-israel-group-in-us-launches-ads-against-biden-pentagon-pick/
  2. Embattled Governor Andrew Cuomo Defends Democratic Tradition of Sexual Harassment – https://freebeacon.com/satire/embattled-governor-andrew-cuomo-defends-democratic-tradition-of-sexual-harassment/

[March 15, 2021]  The Babylon Bee:

  1. Land On Your Feet: 7 Great Career Choices For Laid-Off Journalists – https://babylonbee.com/news/land-on-your-feet-7-great-career-choices-for-laid-off-journalists
  2. Biden Says If Everyone Is On Their Best Behavior He Might Allow Some Limited Freedoms On July 4 – https://babylonbee.com/news/biden-says-if-everyone-is-very-good-hell-allow-americans-to-have-freedom-on-july-4

[March 14, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. “A Formula for Tyranny and More Racism” – https://www.city-journal.org/a-formula-for-tyranny-and-more-racism
  2. Crossing the Line – https://www.city-journal.org/cdc-contradictory-guidance-evictions-immigration

[March 13, 2021]  Foreign Policy Research Institute:

  1. The Jihad Legacy of World War I –   https://www.fpri.org/article/2021/03/the-jihad-legacy-of-world-war-i/
  2. The Future Space Force – https://www.fpri.org/event/2021/space-force/

[March 12, 2021]  The Aspen Beat:

  1. Will BLM cancel MLK? – https://theaspenbeat.com/2021/03/11/will-blm-cancel-mlk/
  2. People are getting stupider, it’s a scientific fact – https://theaspenbeat.com/2021/02/18/people-are-getting-stupider-its-a-scientific-fact/

[March 11, 2021]  The Federalist:

  1. The Real COVID Nursing Home Scandal Is Why Cuomo And Other Democrats Did It – https://thefederalist.com/2021/03/10/the-real-covid-nursing-home-scandal-is-why-cuomo-and-other-democrats-did-it/
  2. COVID Isn’t A Threat To American Kids — Selfish Teachers, Their Unions, And Their Democrat Allies Are – https://thefederalist.com/2021/03/10/covid-isnt-a-threat-to-american-kids-selfish-teachers-their-unions-and-their-democrat-allies-are/

[March 10, 2021]  Michelle Malkin at Jewish World Review:

  1. The Nuking of the American Nuclear Family – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/michelle/malkin031021.php3
  2. Amnesia of the Anarcho-Tyrannists – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/michelle/malkin011321.php3

[March 9, 2021]  The Stanford Review:

  1. Scott Atlas: The Last Word – https://stanfordreview.org/scott-atlas-the-last-word/
  2. Why Stanford Should Keep the SAT – https://stanfordreview.org/why-stanford-should-keep-the-sat/

[March 8, 2021]  Legal Insurrection:

  1. Baltimore HS Student Who Passed Only Three Courses in Four Years Ranks in Top Half of His Class – https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/03/baltimore-hs-student-who-passed-only-three-courses-in-four-years-ranks-in-top-half-of-his-class/
  2. The Targeting of Princeton Prof. Joshua Katz Continues – https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/02/the-targeting-of-princeton-prof-joshua-katz-continues/

[March 7, 2021]  The Weekly Dish:

  1. Killing The SAT Means Hurting Minorities – https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/p/killing-the-sat-means-hurting-minorities-fad
  2. Glenn Greenwald On Facing Down Bolsonaro, Woke Journalists, And Animal Torture – https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/p/glenn-greenwald-on-facing-down-bolsonaro

[March 6, 2021]  Newsweek:

  1. Kids and Cowards: What Really Happened to Donald McNeil at the New York Times | Opinion – https://www.newsweek.com/kids-cowards-what-really-happened-donald-mcneil-new-york-times-1573235
  2. Cancel Culture Comes for Dr. Seuss | Opinion – https://www.newsweek.com/cancel-culture-comes-dr-seuss-opinion-1573919

[March 5, 2021]  Gatestone Institute:

  1. The New McCarthyism Comes to Harvard Law School – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/17146/harvard-law-school-mccarthyism
  2. The International Criminal Court Violates Its Statute – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/17126/international-criminal-court-violations

[March 4, 2021]  National Guard food sabotaged:

  1. National Guard troops defending Capitol say they’ve been made sick by eating raw chicken, mouldy bread, and metal shavings – https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/national-guard-troops-us-capitol-food-sick-b1811815.html
  2. HEROES SICKENED Pelosi under fire as National Guard troops sick after being ‘served METAL SHAVINGS & raw meat while protecting Capitol’ – https://www.the-sun.com/news/2442676/national-guard-troops-sick/

[March 3, 2021]  Ben Shapiro at Jewish World Review:

  1. When Lies Matter More Than Facts – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0321/shapiro030321.php3
  2. It’s Time to Uncancel Americans – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0221/shapiro021721.php3

[March 2, 2021]  New York Post Opinion Section:

  1. A society that can’t debate trans ideology’s effects on kids isn’t a democracy – https://nypost.com/2021/03/01/a-society-that-cant-debate-trans-ideologys-effects-on-kids-isnt-a-democracy/
  2. Hypocritical COVID politicians want lockdown for you, but not them – https://nypost.com/2021/03/01/hypocritical-covid-politicians-want-lockdown-for-you-but-not-them/

[March 1, 2021]  Articles by Victor Davis Hanson:

  1. Was COVID-19 Our Neutron Bomb? – https://amgreatness.com/2021/02/28/was-covid-19-our-neutron-bomb/
  2. Transmitting the Truth About America’s Founding – https://amgreatness.com/2021/01/23/transmitting-the-truth-about-americas-founding/

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[February 28, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. What Multiculturalism Has Wrought – https://www.city-journal.org/why-immigrants-favor-melting-pot-over-multiculturalism
  2. Critical “Race” to the Bottom (10 podcasts) – https://www.city-journal.org/critical-race-theory-schools

[February 27, 2021]  The crazies are out of the nuthouse and they work at Hasbro Toys:

  1. Long Live Mr. Potato Head? – https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/r-i-p-mr-potato-head/
  2. Classic kids toy Mr. Potato Head gets new, gender-neutral name – https://nypost.com/2021/02/25/hasbro-gives-mr-potato-head-gender-neutral-rebranding/

[February 26, 2021]  Two good leadership blogs to read:

  1. Four Steps to High Performance Teams – https://howwelead.org/
  2. Leadership Freak – https://leadershipfreak.blog/

[February 25, 2021]  Law & Liberty:

  1. Infantilizing Minority Students – https://lawliberty.org/infantilizing-minority-students/
  2. Title IX for Men – https://lawliberty.org/title-ix-for-men/

[February 24, 2021]  Glenn Greenwald:

  1. House Democrats, Targeting Right-Wing Cable Outlets, Are Assaulting Core Press Freedoms – https://greenwald.substack.com/p/house-democrats-targeting-right-wing
  2. The False and Exaggerated Claims Still Being Spread About the Capitol Riot – https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-false-and-exaggerated-claims

[February 23, 2021]  American Mind:

  1. Big Censor – https://americanmind.org/salvo/big-censor/
  2. What is “Our” Democracy? – https://americanmind.org/salvo/what-is-our-democracy/

[February 22, 2021]  Weak leadership leads to bad results:

  1. Why Iran Considers Biden a ‘Weak’ President – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/17090/iran-biden-weak-president
  2. Fred Fleitz: Iran nuclear deal – Biden rushing ahead for these 3 troubling reasons – https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/biden-iran-nuclear-deal-rushing-ahead-fred-fleitz

[February 21, 2021]  The New NEO:

  1. Biden and the Big COVID Lie – https://www.thenewneo.com/2021/02/20/biden-and-the-big-covid-lie/
  2. What could possibly go wrong with the appointment of General Honoré to oversee a supposedly objective review of the Capitol riot? – https://www.thenewneo.com/2021/02/19/what-could-possibly-go-wrong-with-the-appointment-of-general-honore-to-oversee-a-supposedly-objective-review-of-the-capitol-riot/

[February 20, 2021]  The Grumpy Economist:

  1. Lipson on basic decency – https://johnhcochrane.blogspot.com/2021/02/lipson-on-basic-decency.html
  2. Institutional culture – https://johnhcochrane.blogspot.com/2021/02/institutional-culture.html

[February 19, 2021]  The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies:

  1. IBM and the Holocaust – https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/ibm-holocaust/
  2. Iran Is Using Violence to Put Pressure on Biden – https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/iran-is-using-violence-to-put-pressure-on-biden/

[February 18, 2021]  American Greatness and a tribute to Rush Limbaugh:

  1. Morning Greatness: Rest in Peace Rush Limbaugh – https://amgreatness.com/2021/02/18/morning-greatness-rest-in-peace-rush-limbaugh/
  2. In First Interview Since Leaving Office, Trump Calls Rush Limbaugh a ‘Patriot,’ ‘Legend’ and a ‘Defender of Liberty’ – https://amgreatness.com/2021/02/17/in-first-interview-since-leaving-office-trump-calls-rush-limbaugh-a-patriot-legend-and-a-defender-of-liberty/

[February 17, 2021]  FrontPage Mag:

  1. Re-Islamization is Stunting Turkish Mental Growth – https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2021/02/re-islamization-stunting-turkish-mental-growth-hugh-fitzgerald/
  2. The Sins of Cuomo – https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2021/02/governor-andrew-cuomo-must-go-joseph-klein/

[February 16, 2021]  The NY Sun:

  1. France Might Yet Lead the West Against Wokeism – https://www.nysun.com/foreign/france-may-yet-lead-the-west-against-woke-ism/91422/
  2. Impeaching the Voters – https://www.nysun.com/editorials/impeaching-the-voters/91418/

[February 15, 2021]  First Things:

  1. THE LONELIEST GENERATION (a podcast 30:27 minutes) – https://www.firstthings.com/media/the-loneliest-generation
  2. THE BUREAUCRACY WILL FAIL (a podcast 28:01 minutes) – https://www.firstthings.com/media/the-bureaucracy-will-fail

[February 14, 2021]  The New Criterion:

  1. Democracy dies in the media – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/2/democracy-dies-in-the-media
  2. Saint Ted of the Senate – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/2/saint-ted-of-the-senate

[February 13, 2021]  Spiked:

  1. Big Brother comes to America – https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/02/08/big-brother-comes-to-america/
  2. The persecution of Gina Carano – https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/02/12/the-persecution-of-gina-carano/

[February 12, 2021]   Tablet: Arts & Letters:

  1. The Doublethinkers – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/arts-letters/articles/natan-sharansky-doublethink
  2. Death to Me! – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/arts-letters/articles/public-confessions

[February 11, 2021]  The American Enterprise Institute:

  1. Mindless lockdowns destroy lives — and our Constitution – https://www.aei.org/op-eds/mindless-lockdowns-destroy-lives-and-our-constitution/
  2. Revitalize America’s Cities – https://priorities.aei.org/revitalize-americas-cities/

[February 10, 2021]  Quillette:

  1. ‘More Weight’: An Academic’s Guide to Surviving Campus Witch Hunts – https://quillette.com/2021/02/05/more-weight-an-academics-guide-to-surviving-campus-witch-hunts/
  2. The Delusions of Crowds—A Review (book review) – https://quillette.com/2021/02/08/the-delusions-of-crowds-a-review/

[February 9, 2021]  Legal Insurrection:

  1. Blue-State COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plagued With Problems – https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/02/blue-state-covid-19-vaccine-distribution-plagued-with-problems/
  2. California Proposed Ethnic Studies Curriculum A Subterfuge For Anti-American And Anti-Zionist Activism – https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/02/california-proposed-ethnic-studies-curriculum-a-subterfuge-for-anti-american-and-anti-zionist-activism/

[February 8, 2021]  Victor Davis Hanson at American Greatness:

  1. Our Animal Farm – https://amgreatness.com/2021/02/07/our-animal-farm/
  2. When (or If) Comes the Pushback? – https://amgreatness.com/2021/02/03/when-or-if-comes-the-pushback/

[February 7, 2021]  Ricochet:

  1. A Letter to Our Leaders: Open the Schools – https://ricochet.com/886247/a-letter-to-our-leaders/
  2. Establishing Unity by Executive Order – https://ricochet.com/886367/establishing-unity-by-executive-order/

[February 6, 2021]  The New Criterion:

  1. Solzhenitsyn & the engine of history – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/2/solzhenitsyn-the-engine-of-history
  2. American heretic, American Burke – https://newcriterion.com/issues/2021/2/american-heretic-american-burke

[February 5, 2021]  Hollywood in Toto:

  1. Why All Movie Lovers Need to Watch ‘Cinema Paradiso’ – https://www.hollywoodintoto.com/cinema-paradiso-appreciation/
  2. The Dazzling Robin Williams Role We Missed – https://www.hollywoodintoto.com/robin-williams-joseph-conrad-secret-agent/

[February 4, 2021]  Tablet:

  1. Johnny F-Bomb – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/arts-letters/articles/john-brennan-cia-memoir
  2. A Short Biography of an American Jew – https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/arts-letters/articles/jonah-raskin-jewishness-memoir

[February 3, 2021]  BBC News:

  1. ‘Their goal is to destroy everyone’: Uighur camp detainees allege systematic rape – https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-55794071
  2. China warns Taiwan independence ‘means war’ as US pledges support – https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-55851052

[February 2, 2021]  The Pipeline:

  1. When the Sheepdogs Become the Sheep – https://the-pipeline.org/when-the-sheepdogs-become-the-sheep/
  2. Diary of an Acclimatised Beauty: Caring – https://the-pipeline.org/diary-of-an-acclimatised-beauty-caring/

[February 1, 2021]  The Wall Street Journal Opinion:

  1. Speech and Sedition in 2021 – https://www.wsj.com/articles/speech-and-sedition-in-2021-11611962910
  2. Biden’s Covid Spending Choice – https://www.wsj.com/articles/bidens-covid-spending-choice-11612132704

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[January 31, 2021]  American Thinker:

  1. You Will Be Made to Believe Implausible Things – https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/01/you_will_be_made_to_believe_implausible_things.html
  2. American Riptide – https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2021/01/american_riptide.html

[January 30, 2021]  Law & Liberty Book Reviews:

  1. Can Shakespeare Survive Woke? (book review) – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/paul-cantor-critiques-an-ideological-reinterpretation-of-shakespeare/
  2. Before the Fall (book review) – https://lawliberty.org/book-review/before-the-fall/

[January 29, 2021]  Yale Law Review:

  1. From Progressivism to Paralysis – https://www.yalelawjournal.org/pdf/HowardEssay_od2bssx7.pdf
  2. Dominant Digital Platforms: Is Antitrust Up to the Task? – https://www.yalelawjournal.org/forum/dominant-digital-platforms

[January 28, 2021]  The American Spectator:

  1. The Moral Case for Capitalism – https://spectator.org/donald-devine-enduring-tension-capitalism/
  2. It’s All About (Political) ‘Science’ – https://spectator.org/california-reopening-newsom-political-science/

[January 27, 2021]  The Pipeline:

  1. Of Golden Idols, Covid-19, and ‘Climate Change’ – https://the-pipeline.org/of-golden-idols-covid-19-and-climate-change/
  2. Muzzling the Climate Debate – https://the-pipeline.org/muzzling-the-climate-debate/

[January 26, 2021]  Michelle Malkin:

  1. Amnesia of the Anarcho-Tyrannists – https://www.unz.com/mmalkin/amnesia-of-the-anarcho-tyrannists/
  2. The Zuckerberg Heist – https://www.unz.com/mmalkin/the-zuckerberg-heist/

[January 25, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. The New Censors – https://www.city-journal.org/journalists-new-antipathy-to-free-speech
  2. The Dystopian Imagination – https://www.city-journal.org/html/dystopian-imagination-12204.html

[January 24, 2021]  The passing of some great men:

  1. Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86 – https://apnews.com/article/mlb-baseball-atlanta-braves-hank-aaron-coronavirus-pandemic-0fa32aff826d18bbeb9efedd42cd81a2
  2. Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87 – https://apnews.com/article/los-angeles-larry-king-coronavirus-pandemic-ross-perot-movies-03d74f1df3ef163b9d7ac64f92166f0b

[January 23, 2021]  The Gatestone Institute:

  1. The Religious Transformation of French Schools – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/16972/france-schools-religion
  2. The Palestinian Plan to Dupe the Biden Administration – https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/16976/palestinian-plan-dupe-biden

[January 22, 2021]  Hugh Hewitt:

  1. Humanity Lost – https://hughhewitt.com/humanity-lost/
  2. The Hyperbole Needs To End – https://hughhewitt.com/the-hyperbole-needs-to-end/

[January 21, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. JOE BIDEN’S PRIORITIES – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/01/joe-bidens-priorities.php
  2. CUP OF JOE – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/01/cup-of-joe.php

[January 20, 2021]  Victor Davis Hanson:

  1. Stabbing Hector’s Corpse – https://amgreatness.com/2021/01/20/stabbing-hectors-corpse/
  2. Assault on the Capitol Has Let Loose the Electronic Octopus – https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/01/assault-on-the-capitol-has-let-loose-the-electronic-octopus/

[January 19, 2021]  The Sun UK:

  1. FENCED IN Germany to hold Covid rule breakers in REFUGEE CAMPS under new crackdown to stop Brit mutant virus explosion – https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13773701/germany-covid-rule-breakers-refugee-camps-mutant-virus/
  2. Despicable China covered up Covid to save $1trillion deal – https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13765151/despicable-china-covered-up-covid-to-save-1trillion-deal/

[January 18, 2021]  Martin Luther King Day:

  1. THE PROPHETIC VOICE – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/01/the-prophetic-voice-12.php
  2. The Fight for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – https://www.history.com/news/martin-luther-king-jr-day-controversial-origins-of-the-holiday

[January 17, 2021]  Legal Insurrection:

  1. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Joins NY Gov. Cuomo on “Reopen Economy” Bandwagon – https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/01/chicago-mayor-lori-lightfoot-joins-ny-gov-cuomo-on-reopen-economy-bandwagon/
  2. China Security Chief Predicts “Long Protracted Battle” With U.S. – https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/01/china-security-chief-claims-predicts-long-protracted-battle-with-u-s/

[January 16, 2021]  The American Mind:

  1. “Anti-Racist” Education Is Neither – https://americanmind.org/memo/anti-racist-education-is-neither/
  2. Honor in a World Gone Mad – https://americanmind.org/salvo/honor-in-a-world-gone-mad/

[January 15, 2021]  PowerLineBlog:

  1. COUNTERING BIG TECH CENSORSHIP THROUGH STATE LEGISLATION, PART ONE – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/01/countering-big-tech-censorship-through-state-legislation-part-one.php
  2. THOUGHTS FROM THE AMMO LINE (January 15, 2021) – https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/01/thoughts-from-the-ammo-line-360.php

[January 14, 2021]  NY Post:

  1. AOC and other progressives have a new goal: Silence the press – https://nypost.com/2021/01/13/aoc-other-progressives-have-a-new-goal-silence-the-press/
  2. Impeachment only feeds divisions, elevates Trump in his supporters’ eyes – https://nypost.com/2021/01/13/impeachment-feeds-divisions-elevates-trump-in-supporters-eyes/

[January 13, 2021]  PJ Media:

  1. Michael Walsh’s ‘Last Stands’ Explains Why Men Go Down Fighting to the Last Breath – https://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2020/12/26/explaining-last-stands-n1286645
  2. Cuba Back on the List of States That Sponsor Terrorism – https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/rick-moran/2021/01/12/cuba-back-on-the-list-of-states-that-sponsor-terrorism-n1333900

[January 12, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. My Brilliant Friend – https://www.city-journal.org/peter-huber
  2. End Covid Now – https://www.city-journal.org/end-covid-use-existing-vaccination-channels

[January 11, 2021]  The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies:

  1. Iran’s Global Terror Network Lurks Behind Its Threats of Vengeance – https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/iran-global-terror-network/
  2. When Managing Chaos, a Little Humility Wouldn’t Hurt – https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/crisis-chaos-humility/

[January 10, 2021]  Spiked:

  1. The woke purge – https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/01/09/the-woke-purge/
  2. Big Tech has become a tyranny – https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/01/08/big-tech-has-become-a-tyranny/

[January 9, 2021]  Michael P. Ramirez:

  1. Wokeness Run Amok – https://www.michaelpramirez.com/wokeness-run-amok-01-06-21.html
  2. Getting Dumber – https://www.michaelpramirez.com/getting-dumber-12-31-20.html

[January 8, 2021]  Jewish World Review:

  1. Is the wisdom of Homer immune to cancel culture? – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0121/hanson010721.php3
  2. Finding, and Thanking, the Family of the Man Who Saved My Grandfather’s Life, 76 Years Ago – http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0121/thanks-giving_search.php3

[January 7, 2021]  American Greatness:

  1. Test of the American Man – https://amgreatness.com/2021/01/04/test-of-the-american-man/
  2. Defenders of Civilization? – https://amgreatness.com/2021/01/03/defenders-of-civilization/

[January 6, 2021]  City Journal:

  1. Radicals in the Classroom – https://www.city-journal.org/radicalism-in-san-diego-schools
  2. Test No Evil – https://www.city-journal.org/nyc-hospitals-reduce-prenatal-drug-testing

[January 5, 2021]  The Federalist:

  1. Radical Democrats Are Turning Minneapolis Into A Violent Wasteland – https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/04/radical-democrats-are-turning-minneapolis-into-a-violent-wasteland/
  2. Yeah, The Eagles Threw The Game. Good – https://thefederalist.com/2021/01/05/yeah-the-eagles-threw-the-game-good/

[January 4, 2021]  Clifford May:

  1. Came the Islamic Revolution – http://www.cliffordmay.org/24956/came-the-islamic-revolution
  2. The Cold War with China has begun – http://www.cliffordmay.org/24861/cold-war-china

[January 3, 2021]  The Churchill Project:

  1. The Todman Duology: Plus ça Change, The Churchill Narrative Survives – https://winstonchurchill.hillsdale.edu/todman-1942-1947/
  2. The Bumptious Politician’s Guide to Churchill Myths and their Making – https://winstonchurchill.hillsdale.edu/fielding-schwarz-toye-myths/

[January 2, 2021]  New York Post (Opinion):

  1. Gender ideology ties Scouts in tough knots – https://nypost.com/2020/12/30/gender-ideology-ties-scouts-in-tough-knots/
  2. China is showing its true — and ugly — colors again – https://nypost.com/2021/01/01/china-is-showing-its-true-and-ugly-colors-again/

[January 1, 2021]  National Review:

  1. A Year in Reading: Books in the Time of COVID – https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/12/a-year-in-reading-books-in-the-time-of-covid/
  2. What Will Historians Make of Our Annus Horribilis? – https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/12/what-will-historians-make-of-our-annus-horribilis/

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