Entries by Conrad Black from 03/2012

The Wrong Kind of Threesome: Obama, the Church, and Sandra Fluke

| Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada

The administration's attempted financial penalization of the Roman Catholic Church, to impose what the pope has rightly called "militant secularism" at the expense of the Church's legitimate official canons, is oppressive, unconstitutional, repugnant, and the lowest form of political chicanery.

James Q. Wilson: The Impact on Crime He Never Had

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada

I liked and admired the late James Q. Wilson; he was a fine man and a rigorous intellect who made a positive difference, but where was he while American criminal justice was becoming the terrible conveyor-belt of corruption, hypocrisy, and abuse that it now is?

When Will the Prosecutors be Prosecuted?

| Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada

The report by Henry Schuelke III on the fraudulent prosecution of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens admirably exposed the problem of lawless prosecutors, which to some extent or another afflicts almost every jurisdiction in the country.

Springtime for Germany -- and North America?

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada

Europe looks increasingly like it is stirring, like the awakening Brunhilda, from its torpor, and could gradually, tentatively, take up the aptitudes of intercontinental leadership of olden time. For America, it may indeed be time to learn something from Europe, but not the Europe whose emulation Barack Obama was urging four years ago.