Posts Categorized: American Exceptionalism

The Refugee Crisis- Compassion vs. Caution

The Refugee Crisis- Compassion vs. Caution

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Amidst GOP presidential candidates (I believe with the exception of Jeb) and a number of governors appearing to be xenophobic and Islamophobic, the comedian-in-chief took their position as an opportunity to ridicule and belittle: Manila, Philippines (CNN)President Barack Obama sharply criticized Republicans Wednesday for suggesting that Syrian refugees coming to the United States posed a… Read more »

Barack Obama has become Putin's b*tch

Barack Obama has become Putin’s b*tch

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  Right now Obama is Putin’s bitch. Today Vladimir Putin is the strongest leader and the most powerful man in the world. Barack Obama has capitulated to Iran. World wide, he’s done. He’s left the building. He’s running out the clock. And he’s getting his ass kicked everywhere. American adversaries sense Obama’s weakness and are flexing their… Read more »

"The most dishonest 3 1/2 minutes of television, ever."

“The most dishonest 3 1/2 minutes of television, ever.”

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“I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.” –President Obama America. The indispensable nation. The last best hope. Last week: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked by a reporter on Thursday whether or not America is “great.” Trump’s campaign… Read more »


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 »

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 »

Dead Babies for Sale

In the Interests of Science

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We have a large number of aborted babies and no one seems to know what to do with them, since selling dead babies is illegal. Old Skook has a solution; especially, since the public is bored with the illegal sales of baby parts to research facilities. We can start dissecting the babies in high school… Read more »

Cultural Purging

Cultural Purging

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Please stop: The Connecticut Democratic Party quietly voted Wednesday night to remove references to iconic former Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson from the name of its annual fundraising dinner due to their links to slavery and the mistreatment of Native Americans. “Let’s work together to show the rest of the state exactly what it… Read more »

Obama & Clinton

Obama Destroys Clinton’s Foreign Policy Swagger

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The Hillary Clinton Presidential campaign machinery has masterfully shielded her from any probes the media might burrow into her policies, any policies, or into whether she even has policies that she might impose on the Nation from the Oval Office. From behind the shield she feels comfortable hurling divisive claims of GOP voter supression in the knowledge that the pandering media leaders will lead the accommodating pack down a rabbit hole.

By Michael Totten

Memorializing Our Fallen in Ramadi

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Why Ramadi matters: The fall of Ramadi is highly symbolic and of substantial strategic significance, despite the protestations to the contrary of Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey. In a joint press conference with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on April 16, Dempsey stated: “The city itself is not symbolic is… Read more »

On this Day in History:  40 Years Ago....Vietnam.

On this Day in History: 40 Years Ago….Vietnam.

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HuffPo: On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese tanks rolled into the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon, marking the end of a decades-long conflict that left millions dead. With North Vietnamese troops approaching Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh, the U.S. scrambled to pull back its last personnel in the city. The photos below show… Read more »