Viewpoints


  • NAFTA was among the issues discussed when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 13, 2017.  The existence of the trade agreement is now in the balance. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    The Pros and Cons of NAFTA

    With the Trump administration continuing to threaten to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement, some Canadian trade experts say scrapping the 23-year-old deal... Read more

  • TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY REMY ZAKA - People parade with a Trojan horse during an historical reenactment in front of the amphitheatre as part of the third edition of the Roman Games on April 28, 2012 in Nimes, southern France. The event, that focused this year on the Trojan war, runs until April 29.  AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GUYOT        (Photo credit should read PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/GettyImages)

    Trojan Horse in the Heart of America

    The legend of the Trojan horse is ever-new, illuminating dire lessons to be learned due to contemporary issues in America. Our country is in desperate... Read more

  • President Donald Trump (R) meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Feb. 13, 2017. (Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

    Trade Challenges: United States, Canada, and China

    Complaining about Canadian softwood-lumber and dairy products, President Trump seems unaware that Canada is currently the No. 1 market for 35 U.S. states. According to... Read more

  • Trucks wait in a long queue for border customs control to cross into the U.S. at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, on Feb. 2, 2017. (REUTERS/Jorge Duenes)

    International Trade and the Trump Administration

    For decades, international trade and concurrent “trade agreements” have been touted by economists as the epitome of the “good thing” in economic and fiscal terms... Read more

  • A leopard at the Mashatu game reserve, Botswana on July 25, 2010. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

    Sublime Silence: In Praise of a Necessary Predator, the Leopard

    The leopard haunts the forests and lurks in the shadows of the savannahs of Asia and Africa, like a stealthy ghost born in equal measure... Read more

  • A German and a Soviet officer shaking hands at the end of the Invasion of Poland. The Nazi and communist regimes divided the country in two and visited great suffering upon the inhabitants. (	Unknown war correspondent/TASS/Public Domain)

    Darkness of Victory: The Communist Factor in World War II

    In April 1945, the Third Reich was on its last legs. Triumphant armies from multiple countries were advancing on German soil from all directions. Among... Read more

  • A man reads an article by The New York Times on Donald Trump during a protest outside the new Trump International Hotel at the old post office in Washington on Oct. 26, 2016. (Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

    Media Bubbles, Groupthink, and Intolerance

    To their credit, journalists have been trying to understand the train wreck that happened early on the morning of Nov. 9, 2016. I refer, of... Read more

  • WASHINGTON - MAY 15:  Memphis, Tennessee, Police Officer Nick Koonce makes a pencil rubbing from the memorial wall at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial May 15, 2009 in Washington, DC. Koonce made a rubbing of the name of Officer John Sykes, Jr., who was killed in the line of duty in 1982. Koonce did not know Sykes but said "It was his story I took to my heart every day when I was on the street." Thousands of law enforcement officers from around the country and around the world came to Washington for the 21st annual National Police Week, a convention organized by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    National Police Week: Honoring Ethical Protectors

    As America prepares to commemorate National Police Week, we must pause to honor all who serve our communities, especially those who have offered the ultimate... Read more

  • Adapted from a Cultural Revolution-era poster emblazoned with the words "Smash the Old World, Establish the New World." (The Epoch Times)

    The Dystopian Principles of Real Communism

    In the age of “social justice” and other progressive creeds in prevailing Western discourse, the tragedies of millions of people in dozens of countries living... Read more

  • (Anton_Ivanov/Shutterstock)

    DTP Vaccine Increases Mortality in Young Infants 5 to 10-Fold Compared to Unvaccinated Infants

    For many years, public health advocates have vainly urged the CDC and WHO to conduct studies comparing vaccinated vs. unvaccinated populations to measure overall health... Read more

  • An F-16 Fighting Falcon receives fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker during exercise Razor Talon Dec. 14, 2015, over the coast of North Carolina. The aircrew and other support units from multiple bases conducted training missions designed to bolster cohesion between forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Nieves Camacho)

    US Air Force: Honor, Leadership, Protecting America

    Recently, I had the privilege of serving the U.S. Air Force (USAF) as a keynote speaker for an award ceremony. The event honored the outstanding... Read more

  • 1918 demonstration of pro-Bolshevik soldiers and workers in Verkhneuralsk, central Russia. (Public Domain)

    The Horrors of ‘War Communism’

    Before the communist takeover in the 1917 October Revolution and the ensuing civil war (1917–1922), Russia’s economy was the fifth-largest in the world and the... Read more

  • Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)

    New ‘Great Game’ in Play on the Korean Peninsula

    Historically, the “Great Game” was played both diplomatically and militarily as Great Britain maneuvered against Czarist Russia to thwart Moscow’s presence (and promote Britain’s domination)... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump attend a dinner at the start of their summit at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

    The Korean Peninsula, Donald Trump and Beijing

    Kim Jong-un (Kim 3) recently celebrated the 105th anniversary of the birth of his grandfather Kim Il-sung, founder of North Korea’s ongoing Maoist monarchy. A parade... Read more

  • Peasants stand in front of human remains. Cannibalism was widespread during the Russian famine between 1921 and 1922. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia)

    Cannibalism: The ‘Pinnacle’ of Communist Rule

    In communist societies, obtaining basic necessities—like food—is a real issue. Famines, food shortages, poor central planning policies, and even man-made forced famines, used to commit... Read more

  • Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) greets protesters against United Airlines at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. 
The protest was in response to airport police officers physically removing passenger Dr. David Dao from his seat and dragging him off the airplane, after he was requested to give up his seat for United  (JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

    United Airlines Reflects America’s Corporate Character Crisis

    Respect for others is inseparable from character, which must be the heartbeat of America. Harmony in society is only possible when character is encouraged, empowered,... Read more

  • Pro-communist supporters hold flags and a portrait of Vladimir Lenin as they protest against the government in central Prague, Czech, in this file photo. (MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why a ‘Gospel of Envy’ Is Gaining Traction in America

    This dispatch comes to you from the “If you repeat a lie often enough, people believe it” department. The revelation: 37 percent of American adults... Read more

  • A protester pushes a burning recycling bin at Trump supporters in Berkeley, Calif., on April 15. (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

    Campuses Turn Against Free Speech, Open the Door to Thuggery

    The doctrines taught in our schools are now spilling out onto our streets, and political thuggery is becoming part of American life. On April 15,... Read more

  • Amboseli, Kenya 2007. (Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson)

    A Prayer for the Great Sentinel of the Plains—The Giraffe

    They are the great sentinels of the plains, towering ambassadors who root the earth to the sky like no other creature on earth.   “I... Read more

  • Ragged and barefoot, starving Russian families in the Volga area during the Russian Faminein October 1921.  (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

    The Failed Soviet Experiment With ‘Free Love’

    Thinking of “free love” may evoke images of Woodstock rather than early 20th-century Soviet Russia, but it was in fact the early communist regime that... Read more

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