For years, even decades, partisans of the Old Right and segments of the New Left have protested the misuse and abuse of the epithet "isolationist."

Washington watchers have suggested that the neocons are likely to increase their numbers as a result of newly elected Republican senators.

Michael Brown died on August 9. But aborting babies, a large number of whom are black, continues in the state where he lived, and the silence about their passing deserves mention.

beowulfThe latest volume from the previously-unpublished writings of the author of The Hobbit  is a memorial to Tolkien's standing as a brilliant scholar.

According to the PISA (Program for international Student Assessment) 2012 test, the smartest kids in the world are Asians: students in Shanghai-China, South Korea, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Taiwan, and Japan.