Religious Freedom

Freedom is theoretically possibly without democracy, one supposes. It would have to consist of a benign dictatorship (most likely possible in a historical Monarchy) with all of the shortcomings that that would entail. Democracy without freedom is another matter altogether. Not only is it conceivable, it is a daily reality … Continue reading

Obama Advisor Swipes at Clinton in the Wake of Bhutto’s Murder

Talk about your political opportunism… The Page reports that David Axelrod, Barack Obama’s top strategist, told reporters today that Hillary Clinton “will not benefit from a renewed conversation about foreign policy in the wake of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination in Pakistan.” Bhutto’s death will “call into issue the judgment: who’s made the right … Continue reading

John Kerry on the Death of Benazir Bhutto

After not paying any attention to the news for days, my vacation is over. I returned home this afternoon, to find that Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated near the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. Witnesses said Ms. Bhutto, who was appearing at a political campaign rally, was fired upon at … Continue reading