Since the presidency of Ronald Reagan conservatives have succeeded by adhering to a platform that rests firmly on three legs: smaller government faith and family and a strong national defense. These three legs do not merely represent a political coalition they are three necessary components of a strong and secure America.
Sharia has become an increasingly significant force in American capitalism thanks to the embrace by Wall Street and the U.S. government of so-called Sharia-Compliant Finance. Indeed this country’s taxpayers now own the largest purveyor of sharia-compliant insurance products in the world: AIG.
Boone Pickens should be commended for his leadership on American energy security and for bringing Ted Turner along on some sensible approaches to enhancing it.