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The Dog Ate My Country

This statement, about the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, made last week by President Obama, has been replayed repeatedly on television news: After eight years—some of those years in which we did not have, I think, either the resources or the strategy to get the job done—it is my intention to finish the job. It …

It is Time for Civil Disobedience

The day before this year’s Independence Day, in my post, Revolution, I wrote this: It is becoming increasingly likely that nothing short of civil disobedience—and perhaps even more than that—will be necessary to save the America created by our Founding Fathers. In my judgment, the next TEA Party should be more than a verbal protest …