Joshua Nybo

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What the Living Can do for the Dead, This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time of great emotion for some of us. While there is nothing wrong with enjoying your day off with hot dogs and beer, some of us would ask a few moments for a group of men, and some women, who will not

The Victory of MLK's American Dream

It's #MLKDay, and I was contemplating his “I have a dream quote,” arguably his most famous. This dream of his is essentially a rephrasing of the American dream - the dream of our empire of liberty, t

Nevermind Trump. We Need To Look At 'Sh-holes' for Bigger Reasons

You may have heard that President Trump called certain third-world countries “shi** holes.”  Perhaps we need to take a closer look at those countries, and our own, from a different angle. President Tr

Steve Bannon: a Warning for America - and Trump

The strange saga of Steve Bannon’s career as an Alt-Right agent provocateur and prophet of Trumpism appears to be over.  And now that he’s out at Breitbart, it is hard to imagine him going anywhere

Counterpoints: Let's not Tweet our way to a World War

This is my response to fellow Lanterneer, Ben Coleman.  Read his column here. The war of words in the news between North Korea and President Trump is getting to be just a little unsettling.   

We Don't Have a Gun Problem-- It's Far Bigger!

It is true that guns are not what is preserving America's liberty.   It is the spirit and soul of the people, and if that is lost, and it appears to be dying, no gun can make America great or

It's Time to Reach Out

We need to start being nicer to liberals.  Yes, you read that right.  Why would I say such a thing?  Have I lost my mind? Turned traitor?  Changed my gender to something with 20 consonants?  N

The Double Edged Sword of Resurgent Japanese Militarism

North Korean provocations have caused a lot of changes in East Asia, but one of the biggest changes is how the relentless tide of belligerence has shifted Japanese attitudes. Japan has a troubled history with militari

Coming together to crack Antifa's shield of silence

During the violent incidents at Charlottesville, the GOP overwhelmingly took to the air to thoroughly and roundly denounce the neo-Nazi “alt-right” as un-American, and they rejected any claims to unity w

To Defeat Antifa, Turn the Other Cheek

Antifa violence appears to be a regular occurrence.  Recently, a man was stabbed for the crime of being white, and having a haircut that someone thought was reminiscent of the Alt-Right, Neo-Nazis in the Charlottesv

Indoctrination does no service to students

I attend a college in southern California.  If you’re a conservative, that can be an interesting experience, to put it mildly.  At times, it's amusing, frustrating, and sometimes both.  Professor

What is the Alt-Right?

Lately, the term “Alt-Right” has been thrown around the media.  It was a term that started with a neo-fascist blog, and somehow has become a blanket term for a movement with which many are unfamiliar.&nb

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