This interview is one of my fondest memories. Enjoy this introduction to one of the most winsome and challenging intellects of our day. One British writer at The Times dubbed him “Christianity’s new poster boy.” Who is this Oxford professor of mathematics who challenges Stephen Hawking’s
Senator, the primitive and often, even, atavistic aspects of the battlefield test the physical strength, the mental agility of everyone, but most of what it tests is the courage and the spiritual side of the troops we put in harm’s way. And oftentimes it’s only unit cohesion, leadership, and the belief in themselves and their comrades that allows them to go through what they have to go through and come home as better men and women, and not as broken. And so, The 'warrior ethos' is not a luxury, it is essential, when you have a military.
General Mattis during his U.S. Senate confirmation hearings for the role of Secretary of Defense
So someone sucker punches someone else, and then rightfully arrested. That's supposed to be Trump's fault? A criminal law primer, folks: Words do not justify violence. You cannot defend assault by arguing, 'verbal provocation.' Otherwise, every man who battered a woman would say he was justified because she 'mouthed off.'
Judge Jeanine Pirro regarding the organized, violent protests against Donald Trump’s rallies
If you can’t imagine legendary leaders like George Washington or Isabel of Spain rallying the troops and heading into battle wearing leggings and Ugg boots, perhaps you shouldn’t imagine yourself heading to work in them, either. As Honore de Balzac says, “A person who sees only fashion in fashion is a fool.”
Samantha Schroeder, “Trying To Be Sexy Instead Of Elegant Is Juvenile,” for The Federalist
“Where liberty dwells, there is my country,” Benjamin Franklin reportedly mused. “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty,” Apostle Paul explained many centuries earlier. This pattern is the life story of Rafael Cruz and America alike. Liberty is found through whom the
The questions that you've asked so far at this debate illustrate why the American people don't trust the media. This is not a cage match. And you look at the questions - 'Donald Trump, are you a comic book villain? Ben Carson, can you do math? John Kasich, will you insult two people over here? Marco Rubio, why don't you resign? Jeb Bush, why have your numbers fallen?' How about talking about the substantive issues people care about? ...Let me be clear: the men and women on this stage have more ideas, more experience, more common sense than every participant in the Democratic debate. That debate reflected a debate between the Bolsheviks and the Mensheviks.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the CNBC GOP Presidential Debate on October 28th, 2015
Here's why the media runs from this story and not the Cosby scandal. The guilty in the Cosby case is Cosby. The guilty in the Planned Parenthood story is humanity. When magazine editors look at those gruesome pictures, they see their own souls. You see not one monster, but a collaboration of evil that rains shame down on all of us. Not only does the story remind you of the ambivalence of evil, but your role in its execution. And perhaps more important, it's an evil you win no trophy for covering.
Greg Gutfeld articulates sin in the Planned Parenthood scandal