Entries by Conrad Black from 11/2011

Farewell, Playground of the 1%

| Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Business

After the persecution I have endured in the United States, I am now persona non grata there, and it is, as a place to live, patria non grata to me also. It has been six months since we left Palm Beach and I have not missed it for a moment.

My Manifesto For the Occupy Movement

| Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada Politics

If the occupiers want to be more than an evanescent magic carpet for a gaggle of hacks, gasbags, and kooks, they will have to produce a leadership worthy of being taken seriously and make alliances with other dissenters.

Censoring God From FDR's Memory

| Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

The effort by junior administration officials to prevent the addition of any references to God from the speeches recorded on plaques at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, DC, is an outrage.

Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Saw U.S. Failure, But Not Defeat

| Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada

At least no one will be able to claim that the U.S. has suffered a military defeat. But it has suffered a period of extended strategic incapacity, which has fanned defeatism and exaggerated notions of imminent loss of world leadership.

America's Justice System Has Failed Us All

| Posted 11.24.2011 | Crime

The unfairness, hypocrisy, and barbarism of the American criminal justice system is increasingly the subject of serious comment. Indeed, almost everything about the American system is wrong.

Get Nukes Out of Iranian Hands NOW

| Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada

Regime change can be left to the Iranians when their elites, disintegrated though they have been by oppression and dispersal abroad, tire of this nostalgic theocratic misadventure into Middle Ages Islam. But the nuclear capability has to be destroyed soon.