I can still remember the day my daughter, Eve, promised to take me to Paris. I was sitting at the kitchen counter, and she was telling me of her dreams. It’s something she’s always done because, from the time she could talk, Eve has been a dreamer, and I have been her kindred spirit. Eve’s…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday November 17 1. Paris Attacks: Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud Is Reportedly Mastermind A leading Belgian jihadist who is one of the most active ISIS operators in Syria is the suspected mastermind behind the Paris massacre, according to reports. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who once boasted about evading Western intelligence, is also said to be…

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The shootings at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last week have led to yet another round of conversations about free speech. [blocktext align=”right”]While I hate the fact that these folks chose to fight speech they didn’t like with automatic weapons instead of with more speech, I also hate what they’re forcing me to defend. To…

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Freedom isn’t free. That refrain has danced in my head since the tragic murders of 12 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. The satirical publication had long faced threats from Islamic extremists who believed the magazine’s cartoons insulted the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. In 2011, the threats morphed into violence when the magazine’s offices were…

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