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Saudi Arabia: U.S. Foe and Friend

May 3, 2016

The Saudis view Obama’s capitulation to their demands as another example of U.S. weakness in an area where it once was the hegemonic power.

Ayatollah to U.S.: Conduct Your Military Exercises in Bay of Pigs, Not ‘Our" Persian Gulf

May 3, 2016

Khamenei ended that section of his speech by saying that the fact Iran is growing stronger by the day and “standing tall” demonstrates the failures of its enemies.

The Lessons of History: Did Peace Through Strength Win the Cold War?

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.

How Islam Erased Christianity from History

May 3, 2016

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.

Tensions Mount on Temple Mount But Cameras Won't Be Mounted

May 2, 2016

That brings us to an interesting development in Jerusalem and the holy site of the Temple Mount. Confrontations between religious groups there have been heightening.

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Wow, Elizabeth Warren REALLY doesn't want Trump to be president! (bonus reality check included)

May 04, 2016  00:10 AM

Warren vows that Trump's "toxic stew of hatred & insecurity" will never be in the White House.

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Burned again: Indiana voters prefer the thorn in Hillary Clinton's side; Another debate?

May 03, 2016  10:55 PM

Winning in Indiana, Bernie Sanders has challenged Hillary Clinton to yet another debate before the California primary.

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John Kasich's chief strategist challenges Reince Priebus on crowning of presumptive nominee

May 03, 2016  10:08 PM

If tweets were sent on paper, RNC chair Reince Priebus' message to John Kasich would have ended up crumpled in the trash.

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With November showdown all but decided, disappointed voters pin their hopes on #Kanye2020

May 03, 2016  09:25 PM

"We just need to suffer for four years until #Kanye2020."

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Will Ted Cruz suspend his campaign Tuesday night? CNN says yes; Update: 'That path has been foreclosed'

May 03, 2016  08:34 PM

CNN is reporting that Ted Cruz will suspend his campaign during his Indiana concession speech.

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