Commentary

Anybody genuinely concerned with the idea of truth, with deepening humanity's understanding of itself, nature and society, with encouraging the deployment of reason in order to render the world more knowable, ought to have a natural and in fact quite fierce disposition to freedom of thought and speech. The two go hand in hand. Actually, the one -...

Historical experience shows us that whenever the state seeks to politicise private life - for example, during the Cultural Revolution in China - public life in turn becomes depoliticised. So, protecting the private realm is essential if we want to have a healthy public life. Privacy is essential if people are to nurture their ability to make...

The building block of democracy is individual liberty. So: liberty first, democracy second. Countries conceived in liberty, like England and its offshoots in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, tend to support strong and stable democracies. Even in South Africa, where the ancient liberties of Englishmen were until very recently...

The green agenda has decisively proven to have been a fraud and it's about time something better on the environment, such as cost-benefit analysis, take its place in the name of common sense. The green agenda is a failure and enough of it has been going on for voters to get wise to it. The gig is up. Sorry, Solyndra. Sorry, Sandy....

The Hunger Games is a symbol of the society that we are heading towards so fast. We have a version of the Hunger Games and it is called Agenda 21 - sustainable development - and it is being orchestrated by the United Nations. This is a stalking horse; a Trojan horse for world fascism.

Malcolm Pearson - a member of the U.K.'s House of Lords - speaks about how Europe will have difficulty stemming the tide of Islam and sharia law, but the United States still has an opportunity to hold it back.

The West has been artfully and partly disarmed of its heritage - including Christianity, and values of equality and liberty, progress for all -- choosing to privilege Islam by accommodating its parallel society separatism, sharia courts, and execrable youth marriages (as in parts of Europe today). In the East, Islam has persecuted and terrorized...

With theologians and bishops aghast over what some are calling 'the most terrible schism the world has ever seen,' it behooves the Catholic hierarchy to take a closer look at the 2013 papal election since it appears to have raised to the Chair of Peter "a man, not canonically elected."

Pro-Muslim politicians are basically politically correct civil servants who are scared to deal with the reality around us. They are scared of the backlash of being branded. Well, they are right. In today's political climate, anyone who takes a politically incorrect stand is instantly branded a racist, etc. Well, Paul Weston doesn't seem to care at...