Around the World in 80 Days, Day 40: Nigeria, Part 1 – The Most Dangerous Country in the World

“Don’t go.  I swore I would never go back there,” came the voice of my friend Jay Smith on a trans-Atlantic Skype call.  “I’ve been in over sixty countries.  I’ve been all over Africa.  I lived there, and I’ve never felt unsafe the way I did in that country.  There is something especially terrifying about … Read more

Why the Left Wants No Walls – And Why We Must Build Them (Townhall)

My latest article was published today in Townhall. Islamic terrorist attacks. People in Western countries blown-up, burned, shot, stabbed, crushed under the tires of automobiles, and, lately, doused with acid. It has become routine. Also, routine is the response of many Western politicians who are to Islamic extremism what Hillary is to Bill’s philandering—de facto … Read more

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What British Prime Minister Theresa May (and the Left) Doesn’t Understand

As noted in my previous blog, Monday night saw yet another terrorist attack.  A suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 59 others.  Today details of the attack and video of the aftermath have emerged.  As expected, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, condemned the attack. I have nothing against Theresa May.  She seems sensible … Read more

March Madness

March Madness to the Final Four: Clash of Civilizations Edition

If you are a sports fan then you know that we are in the midst of “March Madness,” that is, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.  For the uninitiated, a committee picks 64 college teams, and over the course of a few weeks those teams play until the field is whittled down to the “Final Four.”  … Read more

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“Candy-Assed” Christians, Part III: A Note On Islam

Last week I wrote an article on my blog titled “Candy-Assed Christians.”  Fox News kindly republished it, albeit with the somewhat less exciting (and less jarring) title “Evangelicals Need to Stop Being Wimps.”  The column was a clarion call for Christians, Christian men most of all: “The term [Candy-assed] fits the kind of Christianity that … Read more