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“Shirt-fronting” could well become the new buzz word in international diplomacy
Shirt-fronting Putin Can Help Eradicate Islamic State Crisis

 By David Singer Full Story

The possibility of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott shirt-fronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Brisbane next month over the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 in Ukrainian sovereign territory with the loss of all on board - including 38 Australians - has receded following Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s 25 minute meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the Asian Europe Summit held in Milan this week.

What Congressmen Are Told About Ebola
 By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh Full Story

What Congressmen Are Told About Ebola

The Congressional Research Service has been driving the legislative debate since 1914, giving our Congressmen information on various topics. The latest report on October 3, 2014, entitled, “Ebola: Basics about the Disease,” by Sarah Lister, Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology, provides the following information obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Iran’s regional hegemony threatened by the war against ISIS
 By Amir Basiri Full Story

After years of enjoying the position of the main hegemon in Iraq and Syria, Iran is now facing an escalating dilemma as other powers have entered the scene to deal with the rising threat of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), an extremist group which has occupied stretches of Iraqi and Syrian territory in the past months.

Canadian PM calls possible terrorist attack a possible terrorist attack
 By Arthur Weinreb Full Story

Canadian PM calls possible terrorist attack a possible terrorist attack

Although the incident was tragic, it was refreshing to see Prime Minister Harper use the “t” word when describing an incident that took place in Quebec. Had what happened occurred south of the border, it would have been called an unfortunate car accident or at best, an incident of road rage.

The Hand of God is always there
 By Judi McLeod Full Story
The Hand of God is always there

Even amid the doom and gloom seeping out from the deliberate destruction of America by its own president; even in the despair that comes along with the increasing perversion of the current Pop Culture, the Hand of God is always at work.

The "Malaise" Has Returned
 By Alan Caruba Full Story
The Malaise Has Returned, Jimmy Carter, Obama

The joke is that Jimmy Carter is happy that Barack Obama has replaced him as the worst President of the modern era.  It is a supreme irony that Obama’s campaign theme was “Hope and Change” when Americans have lost a great deal of hope about their personal futures and the only change they want is to see Obama gone from office.

Even ‘Shock-a-holic’ presidents can’t stampede nations into mass hysteria
 By Judi McLeod Full Story
Even ‘Shock-a-holic’ presidents can’t stampede nations into mass hysteria

That Americans aren’t caving in to widespread hysteria on the current Ebola outbreak scare is a major headache for propagandist president Barack Hussein Obama.

BHO must have been in a real flap when he took to the microphones for his weekly radio address on Saturday:  “This is a serious disease,” he said, “but we can’t give in to hysteria or fear, because that only makes it harder to get people the accurate information they need.” (Los Angeles Times, Oct. 18, 2014)

Let's all hope Obama's new Ebola Czar, Ron Klain, stayed at a Holiday Inn last night.
 By Robert Laurie Full Story

Let's all hope Obama's new Ebola Czar, Ron Klain, stayed at a Holiday Inn last night

Last week, President Barack Obama made a largely symbolic move by appointing his new “Ebola Czar.” Since he had to look like he was doing something, he did. The man he chose is Ron Klain - someone who knows nothing about medicine or science.

Quarantine Quandary
 By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh Full Story
Quarantine Quandary

As the ISIS crisis is conveniently ignored right before the election, the main stream media is focusing on the next crisis, the Ebola spread and the schizophrenic response from the CDC. Meanwhile Congress is silent, waiting for guidance on what opinion they should form before they actually do the job they were elected to do, legislate to protect the best interests of the American people.

CNN Columnist: Americans don't care about Ebola in Africa, because they're racists
 By Robert Laurie Full Story

CNN Columnist: Americans don't care about Ebola in Africa, because they're racists

Ah, CNN.  At one time, Ted Turner’s news network was the only one of its kind. These days, it’s near the bottom of a rather large pack, and has become the most banal example of an entire genre.  When your claim to fame is “doing slightly better than MSNBC” you know things are bad.  Perhaps, like their closest rival, CNN’s years of painfully obvious bias have something to do with the decline.

The War on Police, Revisited
 By Cliff Kincaid Full Story

The War on Police, Revisited

The justified police killing of black thug Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, was used by the media to accuse the police of being “militarized” when they brought out the heavy equipment to cope with rioters. At the same time, Brown was portrayed as an innocent black man shot with his hands up. All of this was false, and it has now been proven to be false.

Democratic Voting Bloc-Heads
 By Alan Caruba Full Story
Democratic Voting Bloc-Heads

As this is being written, Rasmussen Reports says that 48% of likely voters approve of President Obama’s performance in office while 50% disapproved. Other polls indicate far more unhappiness with Obama, but in general one must conclude that half the voters are idiots. He is an enormous failure domestically and with his foreign relations.

Why Doug Ford Will Beat John Tory, aka, “John Liberal”
 By Mitch Wolfe Full Story

Why Doug Ford Will Beat John Tory, aka, John  Liberal

It is the Scarborough subway, stupid.

For a brief moment, I thought of ending this article, right here and now.  Samuel Beckett-style.  Simple, elegant, concise, but profound.

Big government no solution to helping the poor
 By Rolf Yungclas Full Story
Big government no solution to helping the poor

Whenever there is lots of money in a centralized source, there is a need to take extraordinary measures to keep it from being stolen. Yet we have a federal government that is involved in the centralized collection and spending of trillions of dollars that is being run by thieves.

Dying Man Reunited with Beloved Dog Makes Complete Turnaround
 By Jerry A. Kane Full Story

Dying Man Reunited with Beloved Dog Makes Complete Turnaround

James Wathen, a terminally-ill patient at Baptist Health Corbin in Corbin, Kentucky, had stopped eating and had become weak and frail. His condition kept deteriorating, and he was barely able to talk. Wathen managed to whisper to a nurse his wish to see his dog, Bubba, just one more time. The 73-year-old hadn’t seen his one-eyed Chihuahua with no bottom teeth since he arrived by ambulance at the Whitley County hospital six weeks earlier.

A Plague on Both Houses: Insane Ebola Policy Exposes American Suicide Culture
 By Kelly OConnell Full Story

Has America passed the point of no return, where dying cultures arrive when their internal logic and external conversations descends into illiteracy, and then madness? Perhaps. For example, how is it possible that persons fresh from the site of outbreak of one of the world’s worst viruses, simply walk off airplanes into American cities? Or, consider the dangerous, utterly indefensible policy of allowing the border to stay open, and illegal entries to cross, allowed to stay, even when criminal convictions for violent crimes are proved.

Killing Confidence in Our Government
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

Killing Confidence in Our Government

What has been the over-riding theme of life in America since Barack Obama became President in 2008?

How has Liberia's President Responded to Ebola? By Taking Extra Powers
 By Alan Joel Full Story

Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Last week on October 7, it was reported that Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, asked for more emergency powers to help contain and prevent the current Ebola crisis. Liberia is already under a state of emergency and curfew, which began in August. But according to VOA News:

An Ill Wind working to blow out world light
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

There’s a bitterly cold,  ill wind blowing all over the land and another brutal winter lurking ‘round the corner.  The ill wind is raising up dust devils of a most hideous nature.  The most worrisome dust devil of the moment is Ebola, which the United Nations-run World Health Organization (WHO) predicts will have spread to 1 million by this January.

Latest Breaking News

Latest News on Ebola and Infectious Diseases
Rwanda Starts Testing American Visitors for Ebola | US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days | Ebola outbreak: How Nigeria is beating the killer virus | Canada urged to cancel Ebola vaccine licence, transfer rights to bigger company |

Latest News On ISIS and Radical Islam
Suspect in attack on 2 soldiers in Quebec 'had become radicalized' | Prevent Hamas Re-Arming Before Investing in Gaza | U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to ISIS | Hamas leader's daughter received medical treatment in Israel: sources |

Latest American News
Told He Wouldn’t Live Long: They Rejected Abortion | Voting Machine in Chicago Hardwired to Vote Democrat | Feds Getting Ready for Executive Action on Immigration | US troops get just 4 hours of Ebola training |

American & Canadian Politics

Recent Columns

Canada Opens a Coal-fired Plant with CCS Technology
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Canada, carbon capture and storage, ccs, Coal
Alaska US Senate Race: Sullivan v. Begich, elections
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper   --American Politics
Alaska is a rugged territory, difficult for polling, but not difficult for identifying conservative values
Hollow Justice and Courts of Order in an Age of Government-Sanctioned Tyranny
 By John W. Whitehead   --American Freedom
The need for a guardian of the people’s rights has never been greater.
President Obama Evolves on Marriage. Again
 By Heritage Foundation--Ryan T. Anderson   --American Politics
According to the Obama of today, the Obama of early 2012 held an unconstitutional view of marriage.
ISIS Video: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands
 By News on the Net   --Crime-Terror-Security
U.S. humanitarian aid was flowing into ISIS controlled areas near Kobani by truck
As Democrat hopes sputter, desperation kicks in. Beware falling race cards
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics
As Democrat hopes sputter, desperation kicks in. Beware falling race cards
Sad party screams 'racism' some more. If GOP takes the Senate they’ll pass laws using a shady tactic called ‘reconciliation’
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics If GOP takes the Senate they'll pass laws using a shady tactic called 'reconciliation'
Otherwise known as 'how we passed ObamaCare'

Statement By The Prime Minister Of Canada
 By News on the Net   --Canada
The Death Of A Canadian Armed Forces Member In Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Kennedy got it right
 By Sarge   --American Politics
Obama has finally fallen through that fuzzy pink cloud he’s been floating on since becoming the first black president
“If Assad Stays, ISIS Stays”: The Coalition Airstrikes as Reflected in the Syrian Discourse on Socia
 By INSS--Orit Perlov   --World News
The Absence of No-Fly Zones and the Failure to Arm the Opposition Forces
Uncle of Benghazi Victim: Will We Ever Learn?
 By Heritage Foundation--Michael Ingmire   --American Politics
Once again, in the name of fighting ISIS, we are repeating similar mistakes, and our battle plans are being dictated by Islamic heads of state
New UK Gun Policy Should Be A Warning To American Gun Owners
 By CCRKBA   --Gun Control - Second Amendment
What’s happening now in the United Kingdom will be touted as the next ‘common sense’ step for gun control in the United States
Curbing Obama Power Grabs
 By Paul Driessen   --American Politics
The courts and Senate provide no checks and balances. Could a Republican Senate help?
Liberals attack First Amendment in Wisconsin, Illinois, Texas and Idaho
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Freedom
Liberals attack First Amendment in Wisconsin, Illinois, Texas and Idaho

Speech isn't free if politicians don't like it.

Obama the virtuoso manager
 By Caroline Glick   --American Politics
 Obama the virtuoso manager

Obama’s mastery of the federal bureaucracy is complete. It is not incompetence that guides his policy. It is malicious intent toward the US’s closest ally in the Middle East

Resource guides engaged voters to placement in their local poll
 By News on the Net--True The Vote   --American Politics
2014 Poll Watcher Training Guide
Shouldn’t be we fighting a war on terrorism not on fossil fuels?
 By Marita Noon   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Shouldn't be we fighting a war on terrorism not on fossil fuels
Support America's economic potential and energy security while tamping down the fear, uncertainty, and doubt that are the popular tools of Obama's moneyed allies

Farmer’s Harassment Claim Against Green Group to Get Airing
 By Heritage Foundation--Kevin Mooney   --American Politics
There is nothing in the conservation easement that gives the PEC the power to harass and humiliate Martha Boneta
The Progressive Pajama Boy Era is Over
 By Daniel Greenfield   --American Politics
The Progressive Pajama Boy Era is Over

The progressive will continue to haunt American politics, but his current hipster incarnation is headed for extinction.

The Time to Fight Back is NOW
 By Tim Dunkin   --American Politics
The radical Left's efforts to punish people essentially for being Christians and for morally opposing the Gaystapo agenda
November 4: the most important election in history
 By James Simpson   --American Politics
Whatever the outcome, the GOP needs to fight this with everything it has
Winner for the billboard contest
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics
Winner for the billboard contest
After several thousand entries, here are the best!

WSJ: ObamaCare ‘cost controls’ haven’t, don’t and won’t
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Healthcare


Government to Ordained Ministers: Celebrate Same-Sex Wedding or Go to Jail
 By Heritage Foundation--Ryan T. Anderson   --American Freedom
Ministers face a 180-day jail term and $1,000 fine for each day they decline to celebrate the same-sex wedding.
Health Board: wind turbines are a hazard to human health
 By Guest Column--Mark Duchamp   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
“The wind turbine acoustic standards differ dramatically from other noise sources
Gittin’ Sumpin’ Fuh Nuttin’
 By Jimmy Reed   --American Life, History, Education
Gittin’ Sumpin’ Fuh Nuttin’
Thaddeus, a hog farmer: Government money, unemployment benefits, entitlements, including food stamps for his 'non-farming'

Arkansas US Senate Race: Pryor v. Cotton
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper   --American Politics
Arkansas US Senate Race: Pryor v. Cotton
Arkansas was one of the last Dixie-crat, conservative Southern Democratic strongholds, yet has now trended Republican

Idaho city tells pastors: Celebrate gay weddings or face fines, jail time
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics
Idaho city tells pastors: Celebrate gay weddings or face fines, jail time

Fascism: Idaho case involves Donald and Evelyn Knapp, both ordained ministers, who run Hitching Post Wedding Chapel

Why the Obama Administration can’t handle Ebola (or anything else)
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics
Why the Obama Administration can't handle Ebola, or anything else
There's a right way to do executive leadership. Obama has no clue what it is

GOD IS LOVE by Alexander, the great poet!
 By Chris Robinson   --Christianity - Religion
The Bible is my Teacher; and the chalk-board, my heart
The Republican Party: A Play in the Theater of the Absurd?
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper   --American Politics
Ideological conflicts are breaking out in the Republican Party today, where candidates and activists seem to be transforming into RINOs
Angela Merkel Casts Doubt Over EU Climate Summit
 By Guest Column--Dr. Benny Peiser   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Britain Needs Political Climate Change To Cut Soaring Energy Bills
Plympton Wyoming, Ontario, Mayor Lonny Napper, council issue groundbreaking Wind Turbine Noise bylaw
 By Guest Column--Sherri Lange   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
“When I took an oath to protect my community, I took it very seriously
Niqab: Is it an affront to democracy?
 By Diane Weber Bederman   --Canada
Niqab: Is it an affront to democracy?
Niqab: Is it an affront to democracy?

The Vatican’s Surprise Move
 By Church Militant   --Christianity - Religion
DAILY ROME REPORT: Watch Michael Voris recap the surprisingly good developments today from the Vatican
EBOLA: Lack of Common Sense, Money or Conspiracy?
 By Leigh Bravo   --American Politics
Government corruption, lies makes it impossible to trust our elected officials. Is Ebola is here due to a lack of common sense, preparedness, lack of funds, conspiracy
Left Tries to Blame Ebola Crisis on Republicans
 By Roger Aronoff   --American Politics
In an election season, do the liberal mainstream media really care about facts? Or are they desperately seeking any means possible to help the Democrats retain control of the Senate?
Pope Harming The Church
 By Church Militant   --Christianity - Religion
Breaking News From Rome: Burke Confirms He’s Been Ousted!
India’s Sanitation Problem
 By Jack Dini   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
India's Sanitation Problem

Diarrheal diseases kill 700,000 children in India every year

Houston’s mayor is a villain, not a hero
 By Jeff Crouere   --American Politics
Pastor Castano speaks for millions of Americans who are sick and tired of political correctness run amok
The Dangers of Obama Appointees Frightfully Apparent in Their Public Statements
 By Jerry McConnell   --American Politics
Incredibly high degree of utter stupidity that is so rampant in the Obama Administration
EU Hangs On with Hookers, Drug Dealers & Gun Runners
 By Arnold Ahlert   --World News
The questionable accounting gimmick countries are using to claim economic progress. Calculating the economic output of hookers, gunrunners and drug dealers to boost GDP
Venezuela, Russia’s New Ally on the UN Security Council
 By Joseph A. Klein   --World News
Venezuela’s presence on the Council will no doubt make the body even more dysfunctional than it has been to date.
CDC director: No travel ban, because it would harm African economies
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Foreign cash trumps American lives

Party time in D.C.: Federal tax revenues top $3 trillion
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

In case you were wondering where your money went. Your congressman has it.

Sheila Jackson Lee: You know whose fault Ebola is? Republicans
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics

Knee, meet rubber mallet

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Is Obama deliberately letting Ebola inside the borders?
 Dag Barkley

Is Obama deliberately letting Ebola inside the borders

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America needs to be quarantined from Obama
 Dag Barkley

America needs to be quarantined from Obama