Rainwater and Sewage

by Glenn Fairman  •  It's high past time that we flushed this regime

Rainwater and Sewage Rainwater and Sewage

The Obama Doctrine

by Jerry Richardson  •  Contrasting Obama with Ronald Reagan

The Obama Doctrine The Obama Doctrine

Discerning FemBull

by Katherine Leicester  •  Stepping around the bull of feminism

Discerning FemBull Discerning FemBull

Book Review: Witness by Whittaker Chambers

by Anniel  •  A man of the Left goes right and tells all

Book Review: Witness by Whittaker Chambers Book Review: Witness by Whittaker Chambers

The University and the Collapse of Teaching Standards

by Avi Davis  •  If the future depends upon education, hold onto your apples.

The University and the Collapse of Teaching Standards The University and the Collapse of Teaching Standards

The Fed and the Rich

by Cato  •  Unveiling the mystery around the Federal Reserve

The Fed and the Rich The Fed and the Rich

The Greatest Fraud in History

by Michael Greer  •  The hoax that just won't seem to die

The Greatest Fraud in History The Greatest Fraud in History

What's the Alternative to the Left's Program?

by Enza Ferreri  •  Beyond the criticism, what is the vision?

What's the Alternative to the Left's Program? What's the Alternative to the Left's Program?

When Was the Day the Music Died?

by Susan D. Harris  •  This current generation is a far cry from Dino

When Was the Day the Music Died? When Was the Day the Music Died?

Childhood Incivility

Tantrumby Jerry Richardson   8/22/14
Have you recently been in a nice restaurant, hoping for a quite dinner, only to be subjected to a temper tantrum thrown by an undisciplined child at a nearby table? It is all too common. More » • (10 views)

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The Ten Commandments — #7

TenCommandmentsA StubbornThings Symposium   8/21/14
Introduction  • “But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” More » • (191 views)

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The Fate of the West

BurningFlagby Enza Ferreri   8/22/14
Either the West Will Become Christian Again or It Will Become Muslim  •  It’s all very simple. We can’t fight Islam in the West without fighting the enablers of Islam in the West, namely the Leftists. More » • (17 views)

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A Grotesque Pantomime of Repression and Redemption

Riotsby Fred Siegel   8/22/14
The following article originally appeared on the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal  •  The American understanding of riots and racial violence was shaped a half-century ago, during the insurrections of the 1960s. More » • (15 views)

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The Social Morality of Individual Responsibility

FreeStuffby Cato   8/22/14
Consider this graphic closely.  Facts are stubborn things for conservatives as well as progressives. More » • (30 views)

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Poverty Is Not The Cause of Criminal Behavior

Crimeby Patricia L. Dickson   8/22/14
As the events in Ferguson, Missouri continue to unfold, a common excuse being offered for the riots and looting is poverty and income inequality. An article written by retired NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar outlines what he calls the reasons for a coming race war that stems from class warfare and systemic racism. More » • (28 views)

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Magazine Review: National Review

NationalReviewby Timothy Lane   8/22/14
The August 25 issue of National Review has a number of articles that would be of especial interest here. Of course, there’s always a lot of good material there, but this time several deal with recent discussions on the stubbornthings.org website. More » • (15 views)

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The Rules of Engagement

RulesOfEngagementby Leigh Bravo   8/21/14
What are the Rules of Engagement (ROE)? These are the military directives meant to describe the circumstances under which ground, naval and air forces will enter into and continue combat with opposing forces. More » • (24 views)

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Can You Tell Who the Bad Guys Are Now?

Terroristby Avi Davis   8/20/14
You would have thought that Barack Obama and David Cameron, the nominal leaders of the free world, would have had it all figured out by now. More » • (27 views)

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The Buffett Indicator

WarrenBuffettby Cato   8/20/14
Warren Buffett remarked to Fortune magazine in 2001 that the ratio of market capitalization (MC) to gross domestic product (GDP) “is probably the best single measure of where valuations stand at any given moment.” More » • (38 views)

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Are We Losing Our Republic?

BlackMobby Jerry Richardson   8/20/14
Remember what Benjamin Franklin said after a woman asked him what kind of government they had given us? More » • (59 views)

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Intolerant Secularists

Secularistsby Enza Ferreri   8/18/14
People like Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion (Amazon USA) , (Amazon UK) , and Christopher Hitchens, who wrote God Is Not Great (Amazon USA) , (Amazon UK) , et al, when attacking “religion”, play on various ambiguities. More » • (84 views)

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When Was the Day the Music Died?

MusicDiedby Susan D. Harris   8/18/14
I don’t believe a generation gap exists in music now.  I believe it’s much more serious than that:  that music is largely dead because latter generations have never been exposed to real music. More » • (178 views)

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Riding the Tiger

fergusonlooterby Glenn Fairman  8/17/14
Given my druthers, being on the receiving end of a policeman’s sidearm is not the way that I would prefer shuffling off this mortal coil. However, there is a profound difference in suffering that indignation as an innocent, or in the malicious act of attempting to wrestle an officer’s instrument of mortal judgment from his determined hand. More » • (133 views)

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What’s the Alternative to the Left’s Program?

LeftProgramby Enza Ferreri   8/17/14
I was reading the blog of Daniel Greenfield, undoubtedly a great writer and an acute analyst of what is wrong in today’s world. But, the more I was reading, the more I felt a sense of dissatisfaction, as you may have when drinking doesn’t quench your thirst but paradoxically increases it. More » • (112 views)

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