Category Archives: ORIGINAL ARTICLES

A Response to Kathleen Parker


by Catherine Tuilerie, Mountain Finch Post Staff

On May 12, 2015 Kathleen Parker, a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, published a column entitled ‘Abusing Freedom of Speech Rights’. This column was carried in many newspapers, local and national.
I respond to this column. Continue reading

False Muslim Arguments.


by Robert Cofresi, Mountain Finch Staff

Mountain Finch Post posted an article by Stephen Schwartz from American Thinker: “Don’t Believe the Hype about Zaytuna College’.

We received a comment from Rahma Karima sisterrahma35@ gmail.com on 4/30/2015. After reading the comment I decided that a reply was necessary. Continue reading

“Freedom of speech for criticizing Islam? There’s apparently no room for that in America.”


by Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch

Brent Bozell articulately skewers the hypocrisy and cowardice of both the Left and the Right in regard to the defense of the freedom of speech. Continue reading

Clinton–Benghazi-What Really Happened


by Dr. Charles R. Roots, US Navy Chaplain Corps, Retired

This was received as an email.  Because we have consistently posted articles on Benghazi, we believe this article is appropriate to provide a complete record of this shameful and deceitful incident. Continue reading

Charles Krauthammer—A Brilliant Man


by Anne Bonney,  Mountain Finch Post

What follows is the text of an email that I received.  I do not often post something of this sort, but these facts and remarks on and by Dr. Krauthammer have been summarized.  These remarks were made in a closed meeting recently. Continue reading

Is Paying Peer Reviewers an Ethical Practice?


Herbert N. Nigg, PhD,  Mountain Finch Post

This article was stimulated by a story in Science Insider.

http://news.sciencemag.org/scientific-community/2015/03/editor-quits-journal-over-pay-expedited-peer-review-offer Continue reading

The Benghazi Report


by Stephen F. Hayes and Thomas Joscelyn,  The Weekly Standard

After a long day on November 13, 2013, Speaker of the House John Boehner walked down the marble hallways of the Longworth House Office Building to the personal office of Representative Devin Nunes for a drink, a cigarette, and maybe a brief reprieve. Continue reading

These Police Tactics Are Threatening Your Civil Liberties


by A. Barton Hinkle,  Reason

You can’t blame police departments if they feel a trifle besieged these days. But police departments cannot blame anyone but themselves for that circumstance. Continue reading

Overmilitarization: Why Law Enforcement Needs to Scale Down Its Use of Military Hardware and Tactics


by Evan Bernick,  The Heritage Foundation

Call it American law enforcement’s “We’re going to need a bigger boat” moment.

In the summer of 1965, a six-day frenzy of looting, burning, and sniping consumed 46 square miles of Watts neighborhood in Los Angeles. The rioters used tactics closely resembling 20th-century guerilla warfare—with people running and shooting in all directions, rather than massing in a single mob like Picket’s Charge. Continue reading.

A sulfuric denunciation of John Kerry’s Middle East diplomacy


by Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

If you want to read a stinging critique of Secretary of State John Kerry’s Middle East diplomacy, take a look at Adam Garfinkle’s take in The American Interest blog. “Malice or incompetence?” is the headline, and it gets tougher as it goes. Continue reading