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If millions of dollars partnered with “aggressive social media” can wipe out corruption and bald-faced lies, then Hillary Clinton, who comes with great stores of both, could be America’s next president
American dollars bequeathed us Ireland’s successful referendum

 By Judi McLeod Full Story

That it was suddenly magnanimous, home-grown Irish, a coming together of young and old, who made their country the first to approve same-sex marriage by way of referendum, is an exaggeration that surpasses the gifts said to come to the kissers of the legendary Blarney Stone.

Memorial Day 2015
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

We need to remind ourselves that Memorial Day is not just another three-day weekend or a day when all manner of sales are offered to those who want to go shopping. It is a day set aside to honor the ultimate sacrifice of those who have fought to defend our nation and take military action in foreign nations. We honor, too, those who suffered wounds and returned home.



The Congressional Board of Exchange
 By Sandy Stringfellow Full Story

We are living in a political world of the UniParty; it's sort of like the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, a historic commodity and – in these modern times – financial derivative exchange based in Chicago.

I'm Standing With Pat
 By Dr. Robert R. Owens Full Story

I am proud to say I have been a viewer, reader, and supporter of Pat Buchanan for decades. I have watched all the different shows that he has either participated in or founded. His career as a commentator has stretched from the 1970's with his radio program the Buchanan--Barden Program and his commentaries for NBC. His work in television has helped shape a whole industry of imitators. He founded Crossfire on CNN and was a founding member of the McLaughlin Group. He was also a founding member of the Capital Gang on PBS.

Obama's Policies to Empower ISIS Exposed
 By Raymond Ibrahim Full Story

--Raymond Ibrahim
For months, many Western observers have been closely following the minute-by-minute developments concerning the battle between Islamic State and coalition forces in the hopes that such data will help them discern what the future may hold.





Republicans lose faith in Party Leadership
 By Jeff Crouere Full Story

A new Pew Research Center poll shows that America is unhappy with the GOP led Congress. In fact, Americans are disgusted as Republican congressional leaders only registered a 22% overall approval rating.



The Jefferson Davis ‘Memorial Day’ Funeral Train
 By Calvin E. Johnson Jr. Full Story

Why is the proud history of the South being attacked?

Did you read about students at a Texas University who want a statue of Jefferson Davis removed from the campus?

Why compassion for illegal immigration is wrong
 By A. Dru Kristenev Full Story

Unchecked immigration is destroying our nation by undermining and overrunning the very institution that was built to harbor immigrants through the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution...

Don't call it compassion when the president, elected officials or a candidate takes a stand that illegal immigrants deserve a pass to stay in this country and receive citizenship, let alone resident status. It is approval of America's demise; an uncontrolled decimation of what the Founders established in the new world expressly to provide free exercise of faith, industry and speech.

The Problem with Jade Helm
 By Arnold Ahlert Full Story

Jade Helm 15, a large-scale military operation conducted by U.S. Army Special Operations Command and service members from the military’s four branches, scheduled to take place in several states between July 15 and September 15, 2015, has elicited a firestorm of criticism. Many have gone so far as to claim the exercises are a prelude to the imposition of martial law, especially in Texas, one of the states designated as “hostile” territory. However, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) puts the issue in the proper perspective, noting why it's reasonable that Americans would be concerned about the operation.






How the Media Got Into Bed with the Clintons
 By Cliff Kincaid Full Story

Republican operative Karl Rove writes in The Wall Street Journal that “few demonstrate as much contempt for journalists as do Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.” That may be true for Obama, but Mrs. Clinton has taken a different approach. Her platforms, the Clinton Foundation and its project, the Clinton Global Initiative, have given the appearance of humanitarian work, drawing many big names from the media into her network of influence. No wonder they treat her with deference and respect. The media have been compromised.

Sidney Blumenthal Fathers Yet Another Clinton Scandal
 By Matthew Vadum Full Story

Longtime Clinton attack dog Sidney Blumenthal is under fire over allegations that he used his connection to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to promote an unusual business scheme involving Libya and possibly the embattled Clinton Foundation.

Protecting Thought or Paychecks?
 By Jim Yardley Full Story

I spent yesterday evening driving to our local high school, which is the polling place for any votes that relate to membership on the local school board. Equally important, but much more inflammatory, the school budget is also subject to approval through votes by local citizens.






American & Canadian Politics

Recent Columns

Stop Slave Museum Ship Sellout!
 By Nadra Enzi   --American Politics

“Just like some Africans colluded with willing Arabs and Europeans to sell their brethren, so New Orleans majority Black city council plots with White tourism brokers to profit off the slave trade. To say this is OBSCENE is being kind. This Slave Museum Ship Sellout proves how un-liberal and un-liberating modern liberalism has become! In the spirit of the Africans, American Blacks and righteous Whites who opposed slavery, I must now oppose this obscene plan to profit from human misery. ” Cap Black, Anti Crime Activist.




American & Canadian Politics

Recent Columns

Wolf Trap - Act I - Habeas Corpus
 By Gary Hunt   --American Freedom

Setting the Stage:  Ten years after the Ashwander Decision, an Act of Congress established a far more authoritative agency structure, creating a Fourth Branch of Government.  Though intended to affect less than 1% of the population, or so they said, it now affects nearly every one of us.


Wolf Trap - Act I - Habeas Corpus
 By Gary Hunt   --American Freedom

Setting the Scene: This Act is a series of scenes that will lead up to the events, the paper chase, that are going on in Montana, in an effort to persuade the Court to recognize that rights of William wolf and the limitations of federal authority, as conceived by the Founders. It will provide an understanding of what was, why it was, and what happened to deceive us into believing that it no longer existed. It will conclude with the ongoing effort to restore the proper relationship between the federal government and us.


De-Islamization is the Only Way to Fight ISIS
 By Daniel Greenfield   --Crime-Terror-Security

Obama can’t defeat ISIS with soft power, though ISIS could beat him with soft power assuming its Caliph ever decided to agree to sit down at a table with John Kerry without beheading him. Iran has picked up billions in sanctions relief and the right to take over Yemen and raid ships in international waters in the Persian Gulf just for agreeing to listen to Kerry talk for an hour.


End this Tyranny
 By Guest Column----Kathleen M. Dynan   --American Freedom

Tyranny is defined in the Merriam Webster Dictionary as:  cruel and unfair treatment by people with power over others; a government in which all power belongs to one person.  Escaping the tyranny of a monarch was the reason America was founded.  Our Declaration of Independence from another country, England, states: “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”  Our forefathers fought a war to earn America’s freedom from tyranny.




American & Canadian Politics

Recent Columns

Shavou’ot (Pentecost) highlights US-Israel relations
 By Yoram Ettinger   --Christianity - Religion

The US-Israel relations have experienced many crises, beginning with the Department of State’s opposition to the establishment of the Jewish State in 1948, the Department of State-inspired 1948/49 military embargo (while the British supplied arms to Egypt, Jordan and Iraq), and Foggy Bottom’s sustained refusal to recognize any part of Jerusalem as an Israeli territory.


Camp Lone Star - Nor Shall Private Property be Taken…
 By Gary Hunt   --American Freedom

Massey received at “Notice of Seizure and Administrative Forfeiture Proceeding” from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, dated November 19, 2014.  In it, the government had listed weapons and ammunition, which, according to their assessment, total $1134.90.  This included three .45 caliber and two 7.62 mm weapons, and over 2500 rounds of ammunition—do the math—the weapons, alone, would exceed the BATF total.


Obama Establishes New Cabinet-Level Position: Appoints Mitch McConnell
 By John Lillpop   --American Politics

Satire

The much maligned “odd couple” tryst between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitch McConnell became dramatically more intense Friday when Obama took the extraordinary step of announcing that he (the president) has established a new cabinet level position title and has appointed McConnell to the post on a permanent basis, effective immediately.


IMF’s Disingenuous Attempt to Tax Energy Use
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its estimate of global fossil fuel subsidies for 2015 at $5.3 trillion—almost ten times higher than the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) calculation of $548 billion for 2013.(i] The difference is not the change of a 2-year span, but the methodology. The IEA uses a “price-gap” methodology, which is the difference between end-use prices and supply costs that include shipping costs, margins, and value-added taxes. In other words, the agency calculates subsidies that the governments pay their own citizens to enable them to buy energy more cheaply than the market price.


Oh joy: Hillary offers her thoughts on how to ‘jump start small business’
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

Hillary offers her thoughts on how to 'jump start small business'It’s hard to imagine anything more frightening than the image above (and just think how it must make Bat Boy feel), but one possibility might be the prospect of Hillary Clinton developing strategies for how to “jump start small business.” I have been a small business owner since 1999, and it’s hard to imagine anything in common between good small business practices and the things Hillary Clinton does.


UN casts Israel as worst violator of health rights in the world
 By UN Watch--Hillel Neuer   --World News

Exclusive Report and comment by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer:

GENEVA, - As Israeli hospitals continue their life-saving treatment for escalating numbers of wounded Syrians fleeing to the Golan from the Assad regime’s barbaric attacks, the U.N. reached new heights of absurdity today by adopting a draft resolution portraying Israel as violating the health rights of Syrians in the Golan.


Hillary plans June 13th rally to announce Presidential campaign. Wait, what?
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Hillary plans June 13th rally to announce Presidential campaign. Wait, whatBack on April 12th, the New York Times covered the announcement of Hillary Clinton’s presidential aspirations like this:

Ending two years of speculation and coy denials, Hillary Rodham Clintonannounced on Sunday that she would seek the presidency for a second time, immediately establishing herself as the likely 2016 Democratic nominee.


Latest Military News
 By News on the Net   --News Features

US approves large guided bomb sale to Israel
The US State Department has approved the sale to Israel of over 20,000 guided bomb kits and 8,650 associated warheads, including additional 5,000 lb ‘bunker busters’, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 19 May.


India Won’t Shift Away From Coal, Minister Tells UN
 By Guest Column--Dr. Benny Peiser   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment

India has told a high-level energy meeting here that it will not be fair to expect it to move away from coal to meet energy requirements of millions of Indians, underscoring that coal will continue to remain the “mainstay” of its energy needs for the “foreseeable future.”—Press Trust of India, 22 May 2015


FEC backs off plan to regulate Internet
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

The Internet isn’t totally out of the woods with the news we’re sharing here, but at least it’s something positive. The FCC still intends to regulate the Internet in the manner of a 1930s-era telephone company, meaning the ObamaNet continues to loom over everyone. But at least the FEC is backing off - for now - on a plan to squash free speech by demanding that everyone who uses the Internet to express political opinions file spending reports with the federal government. And the best news is that it was public pressure - it still works if you use it, folks! - that forced Democrat commissioners to back down:


Clinton Foundation: So hey, turns out we took in $26.4 million more than we disclosed
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

One of the curiosities I’ve had about the Clinton Foundation slush fund is how Hillary just wantonly ignored the agreement she’d made with the White House to disclose the donations they were getting while she was Secretary of State. Not that it surprises me she would welch on the agreement. Not at all. That’s classic Hillary. But usually they find some sort of clever way to break their word while being able to claim they kept it. That’s the Clinton way. I was a little surprised at the idea that she would have just hidden the donations and basically said “screw you” to the White House in the process.


Migrating golden eagles to be slaughtered in Ontario
 By Guest Column--Mark Duchamp   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment

In October/November each year, as snow covers their hunting grounds, golden eagles from Canada fly south to warmer climates in the United States. Those migrating from Northern Ontario and the western half of Quebec (all the way up to the Ungava Peninsula) must deal with a major obstacle: the Great Lakes.


Run, “Professor” Xavier Becerra, Run!
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper   --American Politics

So, the California Democratic Party is in a tussle over who will succeed Barbara Boxer in the US Senate.


North Korea’s Takeaway From The Iran Nuclear Talks
 By Claudia Rosett   --World News

Forbes.com
In defense of the Iran nuclear talks, Obama administration officials have made a number of unlikely claims, including the repeated proposition that under the current Tehran regime Iran’s nuclear program could be transformed into something “exclusively peaceful.” But one of the most bizarre statements yet came just last weekend from Secretary of State John Kerry. Speaking to reporters in Beijing, Kerry said he hopes an Iran nuclear deal could have a “positive influence” on North Korea.


Obama Claims Anti-Semitic Iranians are Just Being ‘Rational’
 By Warner Todd Huston   --American Politics

Obama has now decided that being a wild-eyed hater of Jews is a “rational” action and that the Iranian’s hate for Jews doesn’t make them bad people. How can Jews still support Obama?

In discussing his foreign policy ideas concerning Iran getting a nuke, Obama once again had harsher things to say about Israel than he does about Iran despite that Iran has actually helped kill thousands of American soldiers.












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