With Both Barrels: Erik Prince; King Barack; A-bombs; Jump Wings

By |2017-06-16T12:24:57-05:00August 21st, 2010|Categories: Bradley J. Birzer, Conservatism, Foreign Affairs, W. Winston Elliott III|Tags: , |

Erik Prince Please forgive the brevity of this “With Both Barrels.” It’s the weekend. 

I wasn’t planning on posting, but Dedra is still drinking coffee, the kids are cleaning (whoo-hoo!), and it’s a grey, rainy day outside. Not good weather for the last Saturday of the summer. But, hey, enough about the [...]

Guest Response: The Nagasaki Bombing

By |2017-06-15T16:07:39-05:00August 9th, 2010|Categories: Foreign Affairs|Tags: |

by Ryan Mauldin A Reader’s Response to Made in America: Massacring the Innocents of Nagasaki: As much as I respect the sentiments driving such writings—and certainly in spite of the respect in which I hold both you and Dr. Kirk—the act of ending the war swiftly through the bombings instead of drawing the brutalities [...]

Made in America: Massacring the Innocents of Nagasaki

By |2017-06-15T16:05:38-05:00August 8th, 2010|Categories: Bradley J. Birzer, Catholicism, Conservatism, Foreign Affairs, Russell Kirk|Tags: , |

Edith Stein Today is the Feast of St. Edith Stein, martyred in the modern Golgotha of Auschwitz. The National Socialists executed her sixty-eight years ago. Exactly three years later, sixty-five years ago today, the United States B-29 bomber, the Bockscar, under the command of Charles Sweeney, dropped the atomic bomb known as [...]