This was, I suppose, predictable in the 2012 election year, but it is also morally and intellectually indefensible for the US Government to set aside May 1 (the old Soviet "May Day," by chance) as "Loyalty Day." From Whitehouse.gov:In order to recognize the American spirit of loyalty and the sacrifices that so many have made for our Nation, the Congress, by Public Law 85-529 as amended, has designated May 1 of each year as "Loyalty Day.
RIA Novosti: March 2012: >Moscow has condemned a statement by the U.S. Embassy in Estonia that called the Soviet air attack on Nazi-held Tallinn in 1944 an act of "foreign occupation," the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. >“It is re... Read Post
Here are my predictions for Election Day 2008 and for the next four years. Two weeks ago, I wrote the following prediction for Election Day: “Three weeks is not a lot of time in politics and this was McCain’s last best chance in sal... Read Post
Ross Douthat: Winning an election doesn't just offer the chance to govern the country. It offers a chance to feel morally and intellectually superior to the party you've just beaten.... Back in 2011, the Obama White House earned som... Read Post