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The Union’s state: A wounded soldier, a defeated America, and a depraved governing class

Last week’s State of the Union event exposed the best and worst in America. On a night when President Obama had nothing to say, save to promise despotism — for which our self-emasculated federal legislature gave him eighty-plus standing ovations — Obama, his party, and the Republicans saluted the remarkable service, survival, and nascent recovery [...]
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Gates shares the murderous reality of President Obama and Mrs. Clinton

In 1799, George Washington wrote that the “views of men can only be known, or guessed at, by their words or actions.” Well, in recent weeks I have learned that to express a view that damns either a U.S. foreign policy that is defeating the United States or the makers of that policy is to [...]
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Obama, Syria, and Interventionism: Ten questions worth pondering

–1.) Question: Is it justifiable for America to go to war in Syria to get President Obama out of the box he created for himself by talking about a “red line” in the Syrian civil war, a conflict in which no genuine U.S. national interests are at risk? –Answer: No. Obama’s inexperience in foreign affairs [...]
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DC’s summer heat breeds foreign policy follies and one grand opportunity

The first hot and humid weeks of Washington’s summer have produced some predictable foreign policy absurdities, but also one great opportunity to protect U.S. interests. –Senator McCain in Syria: It is bad enough that Arizona’s shame went to Syria to be made a fool of by the Islamists, but the worse news is that he [...]
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U.S. leaders’ fingerprints are on the detonators

While the Tsarnaev brothers apparently conducted the Marathon bombings in Boston, the detonators of those bombs also have the fingerprints of most Democratic and Republican politicians all over them, and those men and women are in a measure responsible for each and every one of the Boston casualties. Why? Because once again it is blatantly [...]
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