MUST READS: Iraq

In Must Reads, Notes by Mark Hillman

Pentagon study links Saddam, al Qaeda – Stephen Hays, The Weekly StandardThis ought to be big news. Throughout the early and mid-1990s, Saddam Hussein actively supported an influential terrorist group …

The cult of instant gratification

In Capitol Review, Notes by Mark Hillman

We are Americans, and we want the best. Now! Instant gratification has become the American ethos. In roughly three generations, American society has been transformed from a nation of penny-pinchers, …

MUST READS: Israel

In Must Reads, Notes by Mark Hillman

Hamas’ terrorist tactics not debatable – Investors Business DailyAfter your house has been burglarized, your family brutalized and crowds who hate you and religion cheer in the streets at your …

MUST READS for February

In Must Reads, Notes by Mark Hillman

Freedom means responsibility – George McGovern, Wall Street JournalYes, that George McGovern:  "Since leaving office, I’ve written about public policy from a new perspective: outside looking in.  I’ve come to …