COMMENTARY

MARCH 24, 2017

No sooner had President Trump made a second attempt to implement a travel ban to protect, as his oath of office dictates, American citizens, then those harboring contrary interests filed a lawsuit to make him, again, run a judicial gauntlet. This time the ... plaintiff is Dr. Ismail Elshikh – imam of the Muslim Association of Hawaii.

Some evil people evidently think that Parliament is worth attacking

As “welcome” as a bone-chilling blast from a mid-March nor’easter, more bad news continues to blow our way out of Moscow, minimizing the possibility of a springtime thaw in U.S.-Russia relations.

In most parts of the modern Middle East, tribal groups represent the cornerstone of society.

MARCH 23, 2017

US President Trump is losing his focus. If he doesn’t get it back soon, he will fail to make America great again or safe again in the Middle East. After holding out for a month, last week Trump indicated he is adopting his predecessors’ obsession with empowering the PLO.

Let the diversions and parsing of words begin. Take note of this British non-denial denial because you will see the same species of obfuscation being regularly produced at the U.S. political-media fake news farm.

As we remember the 34th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s speech that launched his Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) that many believe brought an early end to the Cold War, we should consider President Trump’s opportunity to follow that visionary lead.

MARCH 22, 2017

It had to be galling. Geert Wilders, a member of Dutch Parliament, was found guilty three months ago of “inciting discrimination against Dutch Moroccans” — the very people who have been trying to kill him since at least 2003.

If you love the ACA (Affordable Care Act)  and President Obama, you want to believe 30 million people 'will lose their health care coverage if the mean old Republicans pass their bill!'

I want to take a few minutes for what is known in government as a “point of personal privilege.” It’s what you do when someone attacks you and you need to set the record straight. In my case, reporters for prominent national publications have gone after me as a way of attacking Donald Trump and his senior subordinates.

Securing the famously porous southern border is essential to national security but so is a reliable system that cracks down on visa overstays.

Where is the Democratic party? The party of political giants like FDR, LBJ and JFK is missing in action along with the letters that defined its heroes. This is now the party of Obama, Schumer, Pelosi – a facsimile of the past and a party without direction and policy guidelines.

MARCH 21, 2017

Montgomery said the procedure known as shell-game eavesdropping, in which the NSA can deny they are wiretapping... In other words, the NSA, CIA or FBI would ask the British to conduct the surveillance on behalf of the U.S. government so that U.S. officials could deny their own involvement.

U.S. citizens normally cannot be searched or subjected to electronic eavesdropping without probable cause of a crime, however FISA makes exceptions if there is probable cause they are agents of a foreign power. No one person can state with a straight face that "Trump is a Russian spy".

Rogue states are closer to achieving capability than elites will admit

“Muslims have helped us to be more American, to be better Americans,” writes Loyola Marymount University theology professor Amir Hussain ...

The consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft compiled a Crime Rate Index for calendar year 2016, and Mexico was in third place, as the third most dangerous country in the world. The list was released in December of 2016.

MARCH 20, 2017

This article is addressed to the public in general, but especially the media, i.e., journalists who should know better but don’t.

Congressional Democrats and their media allies hope James Comey will deliver a body blow to the Trump presidency by telling lawmakers Russia undermined the the 2016 presidential election and that President Trump’s claim that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower is groundless.

Among other things, they discourage foreign leaders from speaking with the president.

An acrid stench of repression is spreading through America.

President Trump met earlier this week with the Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed Bin Salman.

MARCH 19, 2017

Antifa “soldiers” are impervious to the charge that their “anti-fascist” mantra allows them to behave like fascists, just as Hitler’s brown shirts behaved.

Why should you be interested in the French presidential campaign? Because it might as well be going on next door to you.

Critics of the order have celebrated the panel decision, though many of us (including opponents of the immigration order) criticized the opinion as poorly written and supported.

MARCH 18, 2017

Many experts, genuine or self-proclaimed, assert that the battle against radical Islam will be won, not so much by killing its adherents, but by discrediting the ideology. That sounds profound indeed, yet, what exactly does it mean?


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