Summary: The most difficult problems for a society are those that we cannot bring ourselves to discuss. For America, that's the high crime rate of African-Americans. We either ignore it or respond with police and prisons, different ways to close our eyes. We have tried both "solutions"; both have failed. At some point we have … Continue reading America’s unspeakable problem: African-American’s crime rates
Summary: The recent surge in attacks by Muslims in America mark a new phase in our long war, one long predicted and potentially horrific. We have run wild killing at will in the Middle East. Here are some thoughts about the consequences of this inevitable blowback. Contents Blowback. Escalation. Muslim violence. For More Info. … Continue reading Attacks by Muslims in America start a new phase in our long war
Summary: Today Martin van Creveld looks at an aspect of America that amazes foreigners -- not just our stratospheric murder rate, but the incredible rate of murders by children. We feel righteous superiority about Arabs sending their children as suicide bombers, but prefer not to think about the greater number of American children killing on … Continue reading Martin van Creveld asks: why do American kids kill?