Monthly Archives: April 2013

Stop the Drone Attacks?

The American Left is often heard to say something to this effect: If we leave them alone they won’t attack us any more. It is a charming sentiment that overlooks, either purposely or ignorantly, a very important feature of the … Continue reading

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Reason Should Guide Foreign Policy

US foreign policy is in the toilet. On one side we have liberals telling us to treat other nations like equals. On the other we have conservatives telling us we need to be more consistent with our own standards. The … Continue reading

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Obama Gets It Wrong Again

As far as I can see there are at least three categories applying to this man that are pointedly ignored by our government and the media.1) He is an enemy combatant. The question of whether he placed or detonated a … Continue reading

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Warfare vs. Criminal Activity

I’m not sure why Americans think the American Way is the only way in the world. Have we stopped educating our youth about how unique we are, both in human history and in the world today?Only when one understands how … Continue reading

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Post 9/11 Scorecard

Under president Bush there were no successful terrorist attacks after the towers went down. Under president Obama there has been one successful attack in Boston and one incident of “workplace violence” in Fort Hood. We don’t know yet what to … Continue reading

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Gun Control

It looks like the Senate Republicans are ready to cave on gun control. Here are a few things to think about and if you agree with me, call your Senator. Be polite. Be courteous. But tell him or her, “Hell … Continue reading

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RIP the American Republic

“Our Founding Fathers would have never tolerated this crap. For God’s sake, they wer blowing people’s heads off because they put a tax on their breakfast beverage. And it wasn’t even coffee!” — Dennis Miller. Mr. Miller has a point. … Continue reading

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