Posts by Wordsmith

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The Don trumped up by Name-Dropping Radio Talk Show Host

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The apple does not fall far from the libertarian tree. The one thing that is the biggest negative in ever considering Rand Paul as PotUS is that he shares the same isolationist/non-interventionist scrawny foreign policy beliefs as his father. Is Rand purposely trying to alienate a segment of the Republican base before primaries by commenting… Read more »

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Democrat County Clerk Kim Davis is Wrong: Follow the rule of law or resign.

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WaPo: Since June, when the Supreme Court ruled that gay couples have a constitutional right to wed, Davis has asked to be excused from issuing marriage licenses to anyone on the grounds that licensing a same-sex marriage would violate her religious beliefs. In doing so, the longtime public servant has evoked the anger of couples… Read more »

Kanye West's Finest Moment in American History

Kanye West’s Finest Moment in American History

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In honor of celebrating the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and to further perpetuate and promote the current Black Lives Matter Movement, Maxwell Strachan of HuffPo reflects upon the romanticized remembrance of Kanye’s finest hour, 10 years ago (in a piece entitled “The Definitive History Of ‘George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People’. September 2, 2005:… Read more »

IDF soldier vs. Palestinian Boy with Broken Arm

IDF soldier vs. Palestinian Boy with Broken Arm

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Who do you think media and world opinion sympathies will favor? Yup. Photos of an Israeli soldier attempting to detain a 12 year-old Palestinian boy with a broken arm went viral Friday: BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Images of two Palestinian women and a young girl scuffling with an Israeli soldier after he tackled a Palestinian boy… Read more »

Why is ISIS and anything going on in the Middle East our concern?

Why is ISIS and anything going on in the Middle East our concern?

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Americans are war-weary. The isolationist/non-interventionist wing of the American left and right perceive American interference abroad as part of the problem in exacerbating instability and breeding extremism and anti-American fervor. They argue for more books and less bombs; in “nation-building” here rather than abroad; in spending American tax-payer treasure on education and infrastructure here at… Read more »

Officials suspect Umm Sayyaf had a role in the capture of American citizen Kayla Mueller

What to do with High Value Detainees in Overseas Contingency Operations?

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Daily Beast: Umm Sayyaf, who is an Iraqi citizen, was captured by U.S. forces in Syria. She was interrogated in Iraq by an American unit that operates outside the traditional criminal justice system. But the decision on where to try her was based largely in deference to Iraqi law. And she will now be turned… Read more »