If you’ve been looking for the missing puzzle piece, here it is.

If history has told us anything, it is that truths, even fundamental, monumental truths are often self-evident, hiding in plain sight.

When the truth finally dawns- wow, enslaving human beings is really wrong- it seems incredible that anyone…

The Middle East is at a crossroads.

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The fraught political situation in the Middle East is a direct contradiction; a perfect juxtaposition of permanence and impermanence. The region never changes; the region is constantly changing.

The tides of history have shaped and reshaped the fertile valleys, towering mountains and coastal…

A nuclear-capable Iran is imminent. Who can its neighbors and the Iranian people count on in the aftermath?

Tehran, Iran. March 2020. (Photo by Sepehr Aleagha on Unsplash.)

Back in the early 1990’s, when Operation Desert Shield was quickly morphing into Operation Desert Storm, no one could have predicted how U.S. intervention in the region would play out.

All these…

No amount of rebranding can absolve social media companies.

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In spite of what a long line of Hollywood blockbusters have led us to believe, almost nothing is ever all good or all bad.

Everything has a price, everything has a cost; no good deed goes unpunished; every action has an…

Maybe this wasn’t such a great idea after all.

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“No good deed goes unpunished,” is a perfect colloquialism for Newton’s third law of motion. In life as in physics; for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Even our good deeds- perhaps especially our good deeds- have consequences…

Crime hasn’t been this bad in Chicago since 1996. Is it about to get worse?

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There are Obama-era signs cropping up again everywhere, and the news they bear isn’t exactly music to the ears of the working class.

Again there is much talk of an “economic recovery” in the press…

Progressives may soon be forced to choose between the two.

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Vaccine mandates were bound to produce a certain amount of pushback.

The Biden Administration, staffed as it is by very intelligent people, had to have known this. Going forward with vaccine mandates was always bound to be more popular with…

Instead of wealth and status, logos are now meant to convey good character. It’s the ultimate advertising con.

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The crisis of the modern world, from port backlogs and shipping delays to millions suffering under the yoke of forced labor to environmental disasters to the Chinese Communist Party’s recent missile test…

Crime in Chicago has reached epic proportions, retailers are in a mass exodus and citizens have had just about enough.

A would-be shopper pauses to look into a looted and vandalized Bloomingdale’s store on Wabash Avenue. (Stephen Hogan)

Nervous local and state politicians in Chicago Illinois, Democrats all, are on the horns of a fundamental dilemma.

That human beings tend to be self-deceiving is a well-known and documented…

The nuclear family isn’t perfect, but we’re stuck with it.

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If former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe is defeated by Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin in the upcoming election for Virginia Governor, it will be for a variety of reasons.

The Republican Party crowing will be almost as loud as the…

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