Venezuela’s Hell: Could It Happen Here?

I want to challenge you.   Could the United States—the beacon of freedom, economic and military superpower, and perhaps history’s greatest anomaly—ever fall as far as Venezuela?   Before we get back to that, let me give you a brief crash course in what South American friends are currently enjoying. There’s no food. Imagine being so…

Militants, Movies, and Radicalism in America

What do Robert Redford and a couple of big name universities have in common with Domestic Terrorists? As it so happens, one is hiring them; the other is making movies about them. The movie, entitled “The Company You Keep,”  film stars Robert Redford as a former Weather Underground militant hiding his identity from the FBI.…

Ding Dong, the Dictator’s Dead

While millions of oppressed Venezuelans are celebrating the death of an oppressor, somewhere Sean Penn is sniveling. And apparently, so is U.S. Representative Jose Serrano. Then again, this is the same guy who introduces legislation every few years to repeal the 22nd Amendment (That’s presidential term limits for you low-information voters out there), so his support of Chavez…