Tag: World War II

Pinkerton: Jeane Kirkpatrick’s 1979 Warning on ‘Dictatorships and Double Standards’ Shows America How to Win Against China

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Jeane Kirkpatrick’s “Dictatorships and Double Standards,” an essay that changed the world.  Commentary magazine, which published all of its 9,800 words, calls it “The Classic Essay That Shaped Reagan’s Foreign Policy”—and few would argue.   In 1981, Kirkpatrick was named by President Ronald Reagan to be the U.S. […]

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Pinkerton: George H.W. Bush and the Generation Touched with Fire 

I’ve always said that if Tom Brokaw’s 1998 book about World War II veterans, The Greatest Generation, had come out a few years earlier, George H.W. Bush would have been re-elected in 1992.  That is, if the American people had fully appreciated the achievements of the World War II generation, Bush would have crushed Bill […]

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Gregor: The False Dichotomy of Nationalism Versus Patriotism

Recently, the President of the United States stated that he is a nationalist. That sent tremors throughout the globalist and leftist academic community. Almost immediately, the President of France felt called upon to explain why his country cousins in North America should be disturbed. We were told that there was every reason to be dismayed—that […]

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Max Fuchs, G.I. Cantor in Historic Battlefield Service, Is Dead at 96

The American Jewish Committee had made the service possible, locating Sidney Lefkowitz, an Army corps chaplain, to preside. The division had no cantor at the time, so Private Fuchs volunteered to fill the role. “Since I was the only one who could do it, I tried my best,” he told The Times. Charlotte Bonelli, the […]

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Laura Bush Compares Border Enforcement to ‘Japanese American Internment Camps’

Former first lady Laura Bush blasted the temporary separation of illegal immigrant families as “cruel” and “immoral.” She added that it is “eerily reminiscent of the Japanese American internment camps of World War II.” Bush published her piece on Sunday, Father’s Day, in the Washington Post, a far-left, anti-Trump publication that spreads fake news. “I […]

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What Happened to the “Free World”?

If there is an international order, it seems to be in crisis. Vladimir Putin boasts of new nuclear weaponry impervious to NATO defenses and is accused of ordering an assassination on British soil; Xi Jinping has been relieved of presidential term limits and is positioning China as an alternative to Western liberalism; and Kim Jong […]

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