Victor Davis Hanson on Daily Life in “Mexifornia”

By |2018-06-27T15:38:54-05:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: American Republic, Civilization, Culture War, Immigration, Politics|

For those on the Left and the economic-libertarian Right who glibly say, “Build bridges, not walls,” Victor Davis Hanson would reply, “It’s easy to say that when you don’t live in Mexifornia”… With its elegant prose and page after page that is chock-full of knowledge and wisdom, it is easy to overlook that Victor [...]

Does the West Have the Will to Survive the Immigrant Invasion?

By |2018-06-22T11:32:49-05:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Immigration, Pat Buchanan, Western Civilization|

Does the preservation of Western nations and peoples require measures from which liberal societies today reflexively recoil? Does the survival of the West as a civilization require a ruthlessness the West no longer possesses?... "If you’re … pathetically weak, the country is going to be overrun with millions of people, and if you’re strong, then [...]

How Victor Davis Hanson Foresaw the Immigration Crisis

By |2019-04-25T15:50:46-05:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: American Republic, Culture, Immigration, Politics|

Victor Davis Hanson’s grave concerns about immigration policy in the United States, as expressed in his book Mexifornia, have proven to be prescient, and its prescriptions are as salutary now as the day the book was published… Classicist and military historian Victor Davis Hanson’s extended essay and memoir, Mexifornia: A State of Becoming, has [...]

President Trump and the Invasion of the West

By |2018-06-19T14:57:06-05:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Donald Trump, Europe, Immigration, Pat Buchanan, Politics|

President Trump may be on the wrong side politically and emotionally of this issue of separating migrant kids from their parents. But on the mega-issue—the Third World invasion of the West—he is riding the great wave of the future, if the West is to have a future... “It is cruel. It is immoral. And it [...]

Immigration Reform: The Lies We’re Told, the Myths We’re Sold

By |2020-08-04T15:42:17-05:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Donald Trump, Immigration, Joseph Mussomeli, Politics|

We need immigrants to replenish and refresh and revitalize our population, but we need to better manage the flow of immigration and certainly more wisely manage which immigrants get priority. Our Statue of Liberty proudly proclaims that we are a refuge for the “huddled masses” and “wretched refuse” of the world. Refuse, as in [...]

Christianity: The Last Hope for Europe

By |2019-12-03T17:22:27-06:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Viktor Orbán|

If everything continues in this way, then the cities of Europe will clearly have majority Muslim populations, our identity and our nations as we know them will cease to exist, our worst nightmares will have become reality. The West will fall. Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from Prime Minister Orbán's State of the [...]

Foolish Utopianism & the Wisdom of the Cherubim

By |2018-10-25T23:11:52-05:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Catholicism, Christianity, Culture, Featured, Immigration, Politics|

The cherubim could speak volumes in describing all the misguided efforts to sneak by them and enter the Garden. In America we need look no further than the public policies, often promulgated most zealously by paternalistic liberals, that seek to create a utopia… After viewing and enjoying Blade Runner 2049 in October 2017, I [...]

Europe and the Faith: Arguing With Viktor Orban

By |2019-12-03T17:26:54-06:00January 20th, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Civil Society, Culture, Europe, Hilaire Belloc, Immigration, Joseph Pearce, Viktor Orbán|

President Orbán has the courage and integrity to stand up to the secularist bullying of the European Union and to the efforts to force Hungary to allow countless Islamic immigrants into its midst. And yet even heroes need correcting when they get things wrong… The discussion of Hillaire Belloc’s writing on Europe and the [...]

Cosmopolitanism: Citizens Without States?

By |2019-03-19T17:40:07-05:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: American Founding, Books, Civil Society, Culture, Great Books, History, Immanuel Kant, Immigration, Politics, Socrates, Timeless Essays|

What we need is a love for both our country and our humanity, whether it be through religion, reason, or both. Such a position steers clear of the perfectionist aspirations of cosmopolitans and draws back from parochial nationalist sentiments by combining the best elements of American conservatism and liberalism… Today’s offering in our Timeless [...]

“We Europeans Are Christians”: Christmas Address 2017

By |2019-12-03T17:37:27-06:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Europe, Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Viktor Orbán|

Today the attack is targeting the foundations of our life and our world. They do not want us to be who we are; they want us to change. By the light of Christmas candles we can clearly see that when they attack Christian culture they are also attempting to eliminate Europe… Editor’s Note: Prime [...]

The Islamophobes Are Right … and Also Wrong

By |2017-10-05T08:43:47-05:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Freedom, Hilaire Belloc, History, Immigration, Islam, Middle East, Muslim, National Security, Politics, Religion, Terrorism|

What ideology ever threatened America more than Islamic extremism? And yet might Islam, which once helped save and preserve Western thought and culture a thousand years ago, do something similar this century, helping to bring us back to a more spiritual, less materialistic, epoch?… 1938. The world is on the threshold of the most devastating [...]

The Morality of President Trump’s DACA Decision

By |2020-06-10T10:25:34-05:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Barack Obama, Catholicism, Congress, Constitution, Donald Trump, Immigration, Politics, Presidency|

In the wake of President Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, prominent voices have been raised in moral indignation, painting him as a villain. But is that characterization fair? Much of the Catholic world is in an uproar over President Trump’s decision to phase out the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) order enacted by [...]

Europe’s Immigration Crisis & the Vindication of Edmund Burke

By |2019-09-12T13:52:00-05:00July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Edmund Burke, Europe, History, Immigration, Muslim|

Edmund Burke believed in change, knowing that a nation unwilling or unable to change would collapse. However, he believed in prudence, moderation, moral restraint, and gradual implementation with reflective assessment. Had modern Europeans believed in the same things, they would not be in this predicament now… “All circumstances taken together, the French Revolution is [...]

The Mercutio Option: A Plague on Both Their Houses

By |2017-06-30T23:56:19-05:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Christianity, Europe, Immigration, Islam, Joseph Pearce, Religion, Terrorism|

For Christians caught in the crossfire between Islamist and “Islamophobic” hatred, the only choice is to take the Mercutio option, refusing to take sides in a heartless and headless feud and calling down a plague upon both hate-filled parties… What is the world coming to? More specifically, what is my own country of England [...]

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