LR Podcast, S2E44: The hot war on energy

It's official, the Russians are back on top as Christiandom's authoritarian villains after briefly being unseated by the upstart Canadians. It feels like some weird cosmic balance has been restored.  Yes, that's flippant, but it does seem that someone's freedom is always being threatened somewhere.

Congress should declare war on ISIL, and why that’s not crazy.

A declaration of war in the end is a symbolic act more than a legal one. We are, like it or not, already at war. Though largely symbolic, it would serve to advance our goals by clarifying our purpose and telling the world, friend or foe, that America has made a serious commitment to defending ourselves and our allies.