August 19, 1944: Liberation of Paris

The City of Lights liberation by the Allies began seventy years ago today.  It started, fittingly enough, with uprisings of Free French resistance forces throughout the city, launching attacks on the German garrison.  Some 800 Free French fighters would die in these

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Isis Waning

    As predicted here, it is up fast and down fast for the ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, terrorists.  Strategy Page continues to provide the

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The Dawkins Scam

    Andrew Brown at The Spectator has some interesting comments about the money making potential of being Richard Dawkins:   But the $85 a month just touches the hem of rationality. After the neophyte passes through the successively more expensive

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PopeWatch: Unjust Aggression

Pope Francis was asked yesterday if he approved of the US airstrikes against the ISIS terrorists in Iraq:   “In these cases where there is unjust aggression, I can only say that it is licit to stop the unjust aggressor. I underscore

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