Jordanian Pilot Burned to Death by ISIS

  Proving yet again that they are murdering savages, ISIS has burned to death a captive Jordanian pilot, Moaz al-Kasasbeh.   There are people and groups in this world who cannot be negotiated with, but only can be dealt with using violence,

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Parties

  John Judis  is a man of the Left, but he is an honest man of the Left.  After the election of Obama he predicted an emerging Democrat majority.  In a first rate piece of analysis in The National Journal, here is

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PopeWatch: Humanism of Life

  Pope Francis spoke out strongly in defense of life on Sunday:   After his weekly prayer of the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis reached out to Italy’s pro-life movement, encouraging them and expressing his gratitude for their commitment to

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February 3, 1865: Hampton Roads Conference

The Hampton Roads Conference between President Lincoln and three representatives of the Confederacy, led by Lincoln’s old friend, and fellow former Whig, Vice President Alexander Stephens, was an exercise in pointlessness, as Lincoln and Stephens both knew it would be. 

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