Is Manila Worth American Lives?

The Philippines might be a nice place to visit. But it isn’t a nation whose security America should guarantee.

by Doug Bandow | The National Interest

Washington policymakers treat allies like Facebook friends, the more the merrier. Montenegro or the United Kingdom, allies are viewed as much the same.… Continues

Down by the Riverside – as performed by the Oliver Nelson Big Band | Wheaton College Jazz Ensemble

Down by the Riverside – as performed by the Oliver Nelson Big Band

Featuring Caleb Ballard, guitar; Nate Schatz, trumpet; Rylee Norris & Ryan Dailey, trombones

Conducted by Ryan Dailey, 2018 Honors Conductor

Wheaton College Jazz Ensemble

Katie Ernst, director

Spring Jazz Concert (4/26/2018) … Continues

HOA tells veteran’s widow American flag has to go. It doesn’t fit neighborhood’s ‘look.’

By Laurie Roberts | USA TODAY Opinion

To look at her, Donna Cordero doesn’t look like much of a rebel.

She’s 5-foot-nothing, an 82-year-old grandmother and a great-grandmother six times over. She’s also a proud American.

One who can’t understand her homeowners association’s objection to her American flag.… Continues

I Went to a Socialism Conference: 6 Wild Things I Learned

Why? Because socialism is having its moment on the left.

by Jarrett Stepman | The National Interest

While the panelists and attendees were certainly radical, and often expressed contempt for the Democratic Party establishment, it was nevertheless clear how seamlessly they blended traditional Marxist thought with the agenda of what’s becoming the mainstream left.Continues