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GOP Trashes Rand Paul for Telling the Truth About ISIS

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The conservative media and other GOP presidential contenders are beating up on Rand Paul for telling the truth about ISIS. Breitbart’s saying that Paul has “joined the left” in “blaming the GOP” for ISIS’s existence. Rick Santorum compared Paul to

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Rand Paul Says GOP Hawks Have Helped ISIS Grow Stronger

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With words closely echoing his father’s foreign policy concerns, Rand Paul has said that the GOP penchant for making war has actually created the current ISIS crisis: In an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Paul was asked about the criticism

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Asking If Someone Would Have Invaded Iraq Is Stupid

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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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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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Obama's Legacy Will Mean The Annihilation Of Israel

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Israel covered in ashes could end up being Obama’s legacy. “Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.” – Mwai Kibaki As Kibaki said, leadership is indeed a privilege.

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Obama Is Negotiating the Terms of Our Own Destruction

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The way Obama is negotiating with Iran cannot lead to anything good. “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” – Henry David Thoreau There are two men—let’s call them

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Ben Carson Fires Second Torpedo Into His Own Campaign

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Having already torpedoed his candidacy with his atrocious response to a question about same-sex attraction on CNN, it seems Dr. Ben Carson—once a bright light among conservatives—wants to fire out one last torpedo on the off chance the first didn’t sink his

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Was Congress’ “Warning” Letter to Iran an Act of Treason?

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Some bloggers and twitts are calling a 47-member Congressional letter to Iran an act of treason. Some Congress members, led by freshman Tom Cotton (R-AR), informed Iran that any deal reached without Congressional approval would not necessarily be honored in the

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The Final Price of War in the Middle East … $6 Trillion!

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There are many reasons we shouldn’t be waging wars in the Middle East. But one of the most compelling at this point should be that we just can’t afford it. According to a recent study, our wars in Iraq and

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Barack Obama Can’t Admit Christians Killed

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Obama Issues Statement about Christians Killed by ISIS Without Using The Words “Christian,” or “Radical Islam” “They were killed simply because they were Christians.” – Pope Francis Several days ago, 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians were slaughtered on the beaches of

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Irreligious Extremism: Atheist UNC Shooter Murders Three Muslims

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It’s not something you are going to hear much about, but Craig Hicks, the guy who allegedly just shot three Muslims in North Carolina, may have had religious motives in the killing. Was he a right-wing religious fanatic? No, of

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