"War is a terrible thing. It is commonly said that military action should be the last resort, yet it is not treated that way." On this anniversary of D-Day, let us remember the sacrifices made and the horrors face by those caught up in war, and the atrocities that inevitably follow its wake.
"An operating ratio close to one suggests complete negligence and a marked disregard for profit maximization. But that is all right since the Indian taxpayer will always be around to foot the bill."
"If your goal is to create a prosperous society that manages scarce resources efficiently, then it’s time to kill the Canada Summer Jobs program and all other “make work” programs."
"The rest of the world has to toe the line and adhere to the Overton window created in the halls of American universities and in the streets of Hollywood. This is ludicrous."
"Taiwan acted just like any other independent nation, unlike what some other superpower nations might have us believe, that it’s 'part of China.'"
"The issue with Tibet is that China is the crazy girlfriend that will not let go. She still considers them a couple while everyone else knows it’s more complicated and really shouldn’t continue."
"It is important to see Tiananmen as a reminder of the slippery slope of rampant statism; that the state can and will do whatever it takes to secure its interests at the expense of the people’s freedoms and even their lives."
"What is right is not determined by what the outcome is, but by what the means entail, and if those means do not adhere to the basic principle of respecting the sanctity of any single human life, then what is being done is wrong."
"A 13-year old boy has been hailed as a savior as he secretly texted for help during the hijacking of a school bus near Milan. The hijacker has been named as 47-year-old Oussynou Sy, who threatened the children and set the bus alight."
"North Korea acknowledged for the first time last Friday that the Hanoi summit ended 'unexpectedly without an agreement.'"