A few takeaways from yesterday at www.theamericanconservative.com 
Philip Giraldi asks if we are really going to let the Kagans talk us into  prolonging the war in Afghanistan.
Can Catholicism be reconciled with “democratic capitalism”? Elias Crim looks at the Acton Institute’s co-founder’s Moral Case for the Free Economy and the meaning of scriptural prescriptions for economic relationships .
“Common Core Standards” are a bad idea , not for fear of “indoctrination,” but because they stamp a national solution on state and regional problems in education.
Is the power of divine art underestimated  in Evangelical culture?
Scott McConnell is probably not alone in his early, but perhaps ill-founded, approval  of Egypt’s newly elected Muslim Brotherhood President, Mohammed Morsi.