Poland Protests

The European Commission Goes After Poland

December 26, 2017

Last week the European Commission triggered Article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty against Poland citing the country’s breach of common values and rule of law.  The European Commission’s patience has been tried over the past

The World in 2017

The Most Notable World Events of 2017

December 19, 2017

Twenty-seventeen was a year that to many may have passed as unremarkable, but if one looks deeper there were significant events that are changing the global balance of power.  There has been welcome change in

Donald Trump

Where is the Decency?

December 13, 2017

Republicans used to pride themselves on their morals which is the backbone of conservatism.  One cannot read the classic The Conservative Mind by Russell Kirk and come away with any other conclusion.  Now, however, we

Mahmoud Abbas

The Waning Leadership of Mahmoud Abbas

December 5, 2017

Time appears to be running out for Mahmoud Abbas and Fatah as Hamas looks to gain complete control of the Palestinian Authority once Abbas is no longer in power.  The chances of a new major