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Robert Hawes is the author of "One Nation Indivisible? A Study of Secession and the Constitution," as well as "In Search of God: A Look at Life's Most Essential Question." As a writer, he focuses on history, politics, science, philosophy, and faith. Originally from Northern Virginia, he now lives in South Carolina with his wife and three children. He is available for hire for freelance writing projects and may be contacted at [email protected]

Will the US and China Strike North Korea Jointly?

When the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union collapsed, millions around the world supposed that the threat of world war—and in particular nuclear war—was forever behind us. Developments over the last few years, however, have proven that this hope… 0 Shares |

The Brexit Imperative

“We have it in our power to begin the world over again.” – Thomas Paine, Common Sense   Almost anything worth doing contains an element of risk. Typically, the risks involved in an enterprise correspond to the potential rewards—in other… 0 Shares |

Empire of the Mind

“The empires of the future are empires of the mind.” – Winston Churchill While I’m gratified that so many Americans are at last waking up to the sorry state of our Republic, I have to take issue with the oft-stated… 0 Shares |

Gendergeddon: Redefining Sex and Institutionalizing Confusion

President Obama maintains that his administration’s recent directive on transgender issues is designed to meet “our obligation as a society to make sure that everybody is treated fairly, and our kids are all loved, and that they’re protected and that… 0 Shares |

Dubai: A True Desert Oasis

If you were to ask the average American to name a place where beautiful beaches, luxury hotels, world-class dining and entertainment, red-carpet treatment, and unparalleled sightseeing adventures can be found, they would probably respond almost immediately with a list of… 0 Shares |

Political Party Games

I remember, back when I was a kid, my dad responding to a claim being made by Leftists that there were free elections in the Soviet Union. “Yeah, they have free elections,” he said. “You’re free to vote for whatever… 0 Shares |

Did Scalia Foreshadow His Own Death?

As word of renowned conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death spread throughout the media this past Saturday, rumors of foul play were not far behind, and it isn’t difficult to understand why. At the time of his sudden death,… 0 Shares |

The Politics of Brinksmanship

I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, during the latter years of the Cold War, and I well remember the tensions of that era. We lived with the general understanding that our lives could change in a moment. The… 0 Shares |