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ISIS Takes Palmyra, One of World's Oldest Cities, Now Rules Half of Syria


Earlier this week White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told us not to worry – the war against ISIS was going just fine and these things simply take a while to play out. JONATHAN KARL: On the overall track record

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Asking If Someone Would Have Invaded Iraq Is Stupid


Can We Call It A Day With The ‘Knowing What We Know Now, Would You Have Invaded Iraq’ Question? “Knowing what we know now, would you have authorized the Iraq war?” That is the ludicrous question we’re being treated to

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Pope Francis Needs to Leave Politics Alone

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“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. The things we say can be interpreted in a multitude of ways, and the importance of communicating effectively grows in proportion to one’s position

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Win-Win: Castro Continues Terrorizing His Own People & Obama Gets His Legacy

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“Under a dictatorship, a nation ceases to exist. All that remains is a fiefdom, a planet of slaves regimented by aliens from outer space.” – Wole Soyinka When the world is full of terror, it becomes as a fog, secreting

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Oh Boy. Russian Hack on Obama Email Worse than Anyone Realized

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How does this happen? Are we not the world’s wealthiest and most technologically advanced nation? Do we not have a Defense Budget that is greater than every other nation in the world combined? If China and Russia doubled, nay tripled,

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Rand Paul says Lindsey Graham is "Obama's Lapdog" on Foreign Policy

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Ouch. Senator Rand Paul just spewed some “fighting words” in fellow Republican Lindsey Graham’s direction. Sadly Senator Paul’s words weren’t exactly wrong…     This comes from a group of people wrong about every policy issue over the last couple

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Obama Team Can't Explain why Iranian Ayatollah Gets Benefit of the Doubt but Israeli Netanyahu Doesn't

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AP Reporter Jim Kuhnhenn asked the question that conservatives have been waiting for weeks to hear. He wondered aloud why the Obama administration had such an obvious double standard when it came to the way they handled issues between Israel

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ISIS At The Border—What's Next?


“Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.” – Barack Obama, quoting JFK According to sources informing Judicial Watch: “ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas…The exact location

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President Obama Removes Cuba from State Terrorism Sponsor List


As part of normalizing relations with Cuba, President Obama has taken them off the State Department’s list of terrorism sponsors. I’m not sure exactly how the two are related but apparently Cuba has promised to stop partnering with terrorists and

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Is the US the Biggest Threat to Middle East Stability?

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An opinion piece in Forbes by Doug Bandow claims that the biggest threat to Middle East stability is actually the intrusive involvement of the US military: The situation is serious, but Washington policy is almost beyond parody. Announced Secretary of

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Israel's Right to Exist Can’t Be Ignored

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A regime that refuses to recognize Israel’s right to exist cannot and must not be negotiated with. Henry Ward Beecher said that “God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them.” At our basest, we are motives;

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Israeli Prime Minister Bashes Obama’s Iranian Nuke Deal – says “Israel’s Survival is Non-Negotiable!”


Count Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as someone who is not a fan of the recently brokered Iranian nuke deal. The Prime Minister gave a statement on Friday afternoon, after the announcement that Iran had agreed to an American proposed

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