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  • Missile Defense Drama: Defense Department Just 'Killed' Its New Kill Vehicle

    David Axe Security, In a move that should surprise no one, the U.S. Defense Department has ended its faltering effort to develop a new “kill vehicle” -- a kind of non-explosive warhead -- for its most powerful missile-defense system. In a move that should surprise no one, the U.S. Defense Department has ended its faltering effort to develop a new “kill vehicle” -- a kind of non-explosive warhead -- for its most powerful missile-defense system. The Pentagon has canceled, effective Aug. 22,...

    The National Interest
  • In Defense of Fredo

    The Internet has erupted like Mount Vesuvius (oh!) over the viral video of a guy calling Chris Cuomo “Fredo.” Needless to say, the CNN host did not take this lightly. The post In Defense of Fredo appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

    Washington Free Beacon
  • In Defense of Sparta

    The city of Sparta isn’t much to look at these days. A couple small ruins, some olive trees, and down below, the cold waters of the Eurotas River. Nothing half as flashy as the Parthenon. Like their prized republic, admirers of ancient Sparta don’t have nearly the same reputation they used to. It used to be the case that minds as distinguished as Rousseau’s or Montesquieu’s looked to Sparta for inspiration, but lately interest in this peculiar, long-lived ancient Greek city is confined to the...

    The New Republic
  • The hijacking of civil rights

    The Left relies heavily on arguments based in equality, but social equality is not the same as moral equivalence.

    www.americanthinker.com
  • Here’s why we could be under-spending on defense

    Our reputed military superiority might be exaggerated or a statistical fiction.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Heading for civil war

    Someday there has to be a reckoning for leftist�dysfunction.

    www.americanthinker.com
  • For students taking civil procedure

    If you are starting law school this fall, one of your classes might be civil procedure. If so, do I have a story for you. Actually, more of a parable. Here is a parable that describes the major changes in civil procedure (especially pleading) over the last five hundred years, with an emphasis on the logic behind the forms of action, code pleading, and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. (If you've read this parable before, you may be interested in the new version I just posted. Among other...

    Reason.com