Homeland

 How do we fight terrorism at home?
Unlike America's past wars, the war on terrorism transcends traditional political boundaries. It is impossible to say that since we are fighting in the  Middle East, we are safe at home. We have to reorient our perspectives on longstanding ideas of offense and defense, as we must practice both on a domestic and a global scale. At home, it is essential to secure buildings, borders, and other assets that are likely terrorist targets. At the same time, we must be proactive, seeking out those who would cause us harm and preventing them before they can be successful. This is a complex challenge that demands a complex response. The government alone cannot fulfill the dual demands of homeland security. The American people must assume some responsibility for their own safety and contribute their individual and collective strengths to the government's effort. Working together, we stand a much better chance of keeping our families and communities safe.

Federal, state, and local level action plans . . .
The United States has always been a nation of immigrants. The entrepreneurial courage of someone who would leave the country and culture they had always known to take their chances in a new world has greatly shaped the American experience. Our population has grown immensely since our founding, but we still welcome newcomers to our shores. Our commitment to an equal opportunity and equal treatment for all, with no consideration for ethnic background and place of birth, remains strong.

Of course, there are other people, those who would do us harm, who are not so welcome in the United States. Technological developments exercised alongside our own precious freedoms provide a lone actor with malevolent intent the tools required to cause immense devastation to the American homeland. Our law enforcement capabilities are poised to detect and prevent such an act before it could occur, but our resources are necessarily limited. It is much easier and safer to stop such individuals before they even enter our country. Preventing individuals with threatening backgrounds or a blatant disregard for our laws from entering the United States is an important step in preventing further attacks. Equally important is having an accurate record of who is here, for what reasons, and for how long, to assist in law enforcement investigations. This is not a question of keeping out those who are different or reserving the wealth of the United States only for those who are native citizens. A balance must be struck that respects the role of immigrants in our national culture and gives an opportunity at the American dream to as many people as possible, while preventing the entry or continued residence of those who would do us harm or disrupt our system of government.

MAY 3, 2016

What the NYT and others are pushing the U.S. to pursue is a policy of restraint and appeasement, hoping by our example of not modernizing our nuclear arsenal others will follow suit.

While Christianity continues to be physically erased from the Middle East, lesser known is that its historical role and presence is also being expunged from memory.

MAY 2, 2016

Georgetown University’s “Islamophobia” Song Remains the Same

MAY 1, 2016

Is the election over yet? Are we there yet? After how many months of this political season, I feel like the toddler asking mom and dad if we got to the destination yet.

The idea that Reagan was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia during his presidency has been definitively addressed and dismissed by Pulitzer Prize biographer Edmund Morris.

You need to know all you can about the facts and figures of Social Security as well as all the 'myths' that surround the program mainly because of its massive size and complications.

Middle-aged people laid off and unable to find work are taking another way out. They’re killing themselves.

APRIL 28, 2016

There should be no doubt the biggest advocate on behalf of Iran’s mullahs for almost eight years now has been President Barack Obama.

Academics like Noam Chomsky should be put out to pasture with Bernie Sanders before they destroy more minds.

GAO found that no one seems to be in charge of that mission at the federal level, specifically addressing the threat of intense electromagnetic pulses (EMP), whether arising from enemy action or naturally occurring solar storms.

APRIL 27, 2016

A "large scale, spectacular attack in Europe or the US": this is the prediction of the Netherlands' Intelligence Service. And, they say, it could happen very soon.

The two most important issues of the 2016 election are non-partisan.

If nobody will hire you, start your own enterprise to fill scarcities and create value in your community.

There is a growing fear that North Korea’s development and testing of nuclear weapons could trigger the use of nuclear weapons for the first time in seventy years.

APRIL 26, 2016

“Initially I was extremely upset because I consider the Israeli flag very much a part of my identity as a Jewish Zionist woman."

It seems that if VA care could possibly get worse for veterans, it will.

APRIL 25, 2016

The ongoing legal challenge by religious organizations against the Obama Administration’s abortion-pill Mandate and its so-called “accommodation” for complying with that Mandate has taken some unexpected turns.

Obama and ‘experts’ wrongly measure North Korea’s nuclear intentions

Why is President Obama now sending an additional 250 troops into Syria?

The left is using the law to take what you’ve earned and give the money to someone else.

“It’s about making things more just, more equal, more free for all our kids and grandkids. That’s the story you all have the opportunity to write..."

The USCMO is the latest in a long series of front organizations associated with, and working to advance, the agenda of the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States.


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CONFIRMED: U.S. serviceman killed by ‘enemy fire' near Mosul

by twitchy.com  |  May 03, 2016  07:00 AM

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by twitchy.com  |  May 03, 2016  00:59 AM

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Sorry, Honolulu; Louisiana to receive first federal grant to resettle climate refugees

by twitchy.com  |  May 03, 2016  00:21 AM

The climate refugees of Isle de Jean Charles will receive $48 million in federal grant money to pack up and move to higher ground. The post Sorry, Honolulu; Louisiana to receive first federal grant to resettle climate refugees appeared first on twitchy.com.

Representative sees sign from God telling Republicans to vote on SCOTUS nominee

by twitchy.com  |  May 02, 2016  10:52 PM

That a Democrat would see lightning as a sign from God demanding Obama's SCOTUS nominee be confirmed isn't even shocking at this point. The post Representative sees sign from God telling Republicans to vote on SCOTUS nominee appeared first on twitchy.com.

Cheeky devil Madonna badly needs coverage, forgets to wear clothing to #MetGala

by twitchy.com  |  May 02, 2016  09:38 PM

There will plenty of think pieces tomorrow explaining how Madonna's exposed buttocks are a bold feminist statement, but tonight, we point and laugh. The post Cheeky devil Madonna badly needs coverage, forgets to wear clothing to #MetGala appeared first on twitchy.com.