Entries by Peter Baggins, Ph.D.

An Un-Civil War, Part 2

Part 1 of “An Un-Civil War” focused on the MSM’s sins of commission. The Left-leaning MSM (but I repeat myself) has been obsessed with destroying Trump by any means possible. The MSM is quite happy with any tactic at all, whether it’s wiretapping, leaking, indicting, slander, it doesn’t matter what. They would be happy to […]

While (Western) Europe Slept, Part 2

Part 1. These same fears were clearly articulated over a decade ago by Bruce Bawer in his prescient book . Bawer argued then that Europe’s democratic traditions and open society face a growing demographic and cultural threat from Europe’s Muslim immigrant communities who reject Enlightenment values and resist integration. He blamed this trend primarily on […]

While (Western) Europe Slept, Part 1

“Women of different faiths, races and backgrounds joined together on London’s Westminster Bridge, forming a human chain to show their solidarity for the victims [perpetrator?] of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in the city. Sunday’s demonstration, organized by Women’s March on London, covered the length of the bridge, with participants wearing blue as a symbol of hope […]

The Fate of Populism in Europe: The Dutch Election and a Preview of France, Germany, and Italy

On Wednesday the Dutch voted in huge numbers (82% turnout) in the first of three crucial Eurozone elections this year. Rarely has a Dutch election drawn this much global interest and financial-market attention. Preliminary, unofficial results indicate that incumbent Prime Minister Rutte’s party won 33 seats in the 150-member legislature while Wilders’ party won 20 […]