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Of the IRS, Syria, and South Sudan: Tyranny approaches slowly, always on several fronts

Tyranny seldom arrives in a country rapidly and fully grown. Military coups against freely elected governments — like the one supported by U.S. Democrats and Republicans in Egypt — are frequent in history but seldom bring permanent changes for the better in government. They are often simply preludes to sporadic violence and ultimately civil war. [...]
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The desperate U.S.-UK relationship: Barack Obama, David Cameron, and the NSA/GCHQ issue

“We can neither endure our vices nor face the remedies needed to cure them.” Titus Livy Over the past months, media commentary on the massive and aggressively intrusive electronic collection effort being mounted by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and its British counterpart, GCHQ, has focused on the constitutional issues raised by the two [...]
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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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Observing King Obama’s Syrian madness, II: Learning Americans are irrelevant

If you did not see Bret Baier’s program on FOX TV in the 6pm (Eastern) hour last night, and hear his Syria-focused discussion with U.S. Army General Jack Keane (ret’d), please try to pull it off the Internet and listen. While mostly a rehashing all the we-must-attack-Syria things that have been said across the media [...]
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Observing King Obama’s Syrian madness

The road leading to King Obama’s now apparently inevitable, U.S.-led offensive war on Syria continues to be marked by some mighty ridiculous occurrences: –Polls show more than 60-percent of Americans oppose the zany notion that there is a U.S. national-security interest in Syria that must be defended with a U.S.-initiated offensive war. Pray, guess which [...]
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