There are no atheists in foxholes, the old saying goes. Back in the 1950s, when the philosopher Alvin Plantinga was getting his start, there were scarcely more religious believers in academic philosophy departments.
Jamie Kirchick writes about Ron Paul’s newsletters in the most recent issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD. Interestingly, Paul’s response has been, essentially, to say that he never read them before they were published and then to say he “disavows” the newsletters anyway. This is just what he did yesterday in an interview with CNN.
This clip that we posted last year demonstrates quite well the insanity of Ron Paul’s foreign policies. This interview took place back June of 2010, just days after the infamous flotilla incident in which Ron Paul came out against Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip saying that embargoes were an act of war, and charging that Israel was not permitting humanitarian aid in to the people that he described were “almost like in concentration camps”: