Monthly Archives: April 2013

Thatcher showed the way on counter–terrorism

(Centennial Fellow) It is an easy, and not entirely inaccurate, observation to make that an overly latitudinarian and morally relativistic society is at least partially to blame for last week’s bomb attacks in Boston. It

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Irony is the hygiene of the mind

(‘76 Contributor) In his 1831 book celebrating America, Alexis de Tocqueville warned, “In democratic societies, there exists an urge to do something even when the goal is not precise, a sort of permanent fever that

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Can Colorado GOP avoid permanent minority status?

Editor: Cliff Dodge, a former state senator from Denver and now president of the Arapahoe County Republican Men’s Club, wrote this shortly before the 2012 election. It has only become more relevant since then. Being

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Earth Day—Propagandists Run Amok

The first Earth Day in 1970 came to pass with a plethora of statements from the usual alarmist suspects (e.g., Paul Ehrlich, Dennis Hayes, U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, et al) that, in hindsight, should make

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What ails American Christians? Another view

Editor: After we reprinted the Rod Dreher article, “Sex After Christianity,” Centennial Fellow Brad Hughes offered this penetrating analysis of the same problem—the hollowing out of the church in the USA—from a different angle. It

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Democrats keep sticking it to rural Colorado

(Centennial Fellow) Now that they have regained total control of the State Capitol, Democrat leaders in the legislature just cannot resist kicking rural Colorado every time they get a chance. It was necessary, they told

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Paying tribute to an America hero: Gen. Jim Hall

(’76 Contributor) Little did I know that, years after being in a parachuting accident during a year at Oxford, I would meet Gen. James C. “Jim” Hall, USAF (Ret.), one of the greatest parachutists of

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Head On TV: Legislature veers hard left

Colorado is not better off as the legislative session wraps up with Democrats having pushed through a hard–left agenda, says John Andrews in the April round of Head On TV debates. Susan Barnes–Gelt disagrees, lauding

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