Muslim Radicals Attack Vienna (Again)

Muslim Radicals Attack Vienna (Again)

By Jay Holmes In 1682, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I was facing the nightmare that had haunted Austro-German leaders for centuries—the Hapsburg Empire was threatened by simultaneous wars on two fronts. On the Rhine to the west, his German states were under threat from...

Boko Haram–The African Biker Gang

By Jay Holmes On April 14, 2014, a Boko Haram gang attacked a girls school in Chibok, Nigeria. After killing the armed guards at the school, the gang kidnapped 234 girls and possibly a dozen adult staff members. The attack captured the attention of the Western media,...

What Do You Remember?

image from US Navy I woke up to hear a voice on the radio saying that two planes had crashed into the twin towers. I knew instantly it was no accident, but I had no way to compute the information with my pre-9/11 mindset. Then I turned on the TV, and I knew our world...

Good Riddance to Qaddafi

By Jay Holmes On October 20, 2011, the Libyan National Transition Council reported that Libya ended forty-two years of suffering under the heartless, egomaniacal Moammar Qaddafi. The world was treated to a brief video showing a wounded, captured Qaddafi, pleading for...