Being fearful & forgetful makes us an easily ruled people. But cowardice is a choice. We can be strong.
Summary: Horrific changes are taking place in Europe. As is so often the case, journalists suppress the news in America. But somethings cannot be hidden forever. Among those speaking out is Martin van Creveld, one of this generation's most distinguished historians. This powerful and disturbing article sounds an alarm -- one which Europe is unlikely … Continue reading Martin van Creveld calls out the cowards in Europe
Summary: Again terrorism dominates the headlines. How serious is the threat to Europe? To the US? The numbers tell the story. They also reveal something important about America. "I once asked a guy at [the National Institutes of Health] how much we should spend on preventing a disease that kills 6 per year, and he … Continue reading Terrorism fears, terrorism hysteria, terrorism facts.
Summary: The ebola panic should remind us about one of the great questions of our time. When did Americans become cowards? Previous generations of Americans faced threats far greater than anything we face today, yet did so without the hysteria that sweeps America each year about a new doom (worse, they're coming more quickly). What … Continue reading A safety checklist for America during the ebola panic. #1: Look for cowardice.
Summary: As I have shown so often, both Left and Right have adopted fear-mongering as one of their major methods of communicating with the American public. Both sides employ competent professionals, so there must be good reasons for doing so. Perhaps we have become fearful. Perhaps we have become cowards. However and for whatever reasons … Continue reading Why are we so fearful? Have we become cowards?