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God’s Daybreak Comfort to Those in Despair
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

Internet trolls out there wait for columns like this one.

Feeling that inestimable sadness of the heart with all that is going on in our world, I went back out onto my deck just before sunrise yesterday morning to be there for God’s daily morning orchestra, the real Twitter: the spine tingling birdsong that announces the beginning of each and every day.  In unison, the birds, like the angels of another realm so many long to someday see, join together in song to praise another dawn.



Intelligence insider on Ukraine: The other road to World War III
 By Doug Hagmann Full Story

Readers who followed my many reports exposing the truth about the September 11, 2012 attack of the CIA compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans have witnessed the painfully slow process of that truth gradually evolving into the mainstream, validating my information and source. From beginning to end, the West, and particularly Americans, were lied to about nearly every aspect of our involvement in Libya, Syria and the entirety of the “Arab Spring” in the Middle East.


Hamas’s UN Shield
 By Joseph A. Klein Full Story

Hamas not only uses civilian human shields in Gaza to protect its operatives and weapons. It hides behind the diplomatic propaganda shield that the UN too willingly provides.


A view from inside the halls of power in Israel
 By Ted Belman Full Story

Recently, I interviewed in depth a leading expert on the politics in the Middle East who is also a welcomed visitor to the PMO.  What he had to say, fascinated me.


The Long-Awaited Investigation into Alexander V. Litvinenko’s Murder
 By Arnold Ahlert Full Story

The Long-Awaited Investigation into Alexander V. Litvinenko’s Murder

On Tuesday, nearly eight years after former KGB officer-turned-dissident Alexander V. Litvinenko was killed by radioactive poisoning, the British government announced it was opening a formal investigation into the matter. The decision is likely to further strain already tenuous relations between Russia and Great Britain, who are at odds regarding Russia’s annexation of Crimea, their support of Bashar Assad in Syria, and their possible complicity in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.




Egypt’s “cold war” with the U.S.
 By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah Full Story

An unusual security search at the entrance of the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo took place two days ago as reported by Egyptian newspapers and the Italian RAI 24 news. John Kerry and his staff were asked to go through a metal detector, and one staff member was asked to show the contents of his pockets before visiting President Al-Sisi. This humiliating reversal of protocol was a sign of mistrust towards the U.S. by an Egypt never shy about expressing hostility for America’s support of the Morsi regime. Kerry’s visit to Egypt was for the purpose of brokering peace between Israel and Gaza (the Hamas terrorist organization). 


Why would Hamas negotiate with John Kerry after getting $47 million from him?
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

Why would Hamas negotiate with John Kerry after getting $47 million from him

Viet Nam Swift Boater, Secretary of State, big brave John Kerry defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban by flying into into Israel’s main airport Wednesday. TEL AVIV, Israel (CBS News/CBSDC/AP)  Some called it a sign of “sheer”  will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip.  Others, who called it so much hooey, remembered that the previous Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at least underwent “sniper fire” when landing in Bosnia.


House Border Crisis Plan: DOA
 By Arnold Ahlert Full Story

House Border Crisis Plan: DOA

House Republicans offered a dozen recommendations Wednesday to address the illegal immigration crisis. “Our focus has been to ensure the safety of the children and it has remained a top priority throughout this process,” said task force leader Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX). “In our personal meetings with the Presidents of Honduras and Guatemala they both stated that they wanted their children back, and we believe that is in the best interest of all the countries involved in this crisis. We look forward to working with these countries as they prepare to receive their children back.”


The Ultimate Argument of Kings?
 By John Thompson Full Story

Forget gun control, maybe the world needs to urgently concentrate on rocket and missile control.


The Immigration Surge has nothing to do with immigration
 By Alan Joel Full Story

One month ago (in June), the topic of immigration was at 5%.

Today? It’s 17%. According to a Gallup poll released a few days ago, immigration has surged to the top of the list as “the Most Important U.S. Problem”. This replaces “dissatisfaction with government” (16%).


Should the Government Tell You What to Eat?
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

Given the successive scandals and monster laws like Obamacare that have been imposed on Americans, the federal government’s efforts to control and determine what you eat doesn’t receive the attention that it should. The ultimate question is whether the government should tell you what to eat and then seek to enforce their views about it? The answer is no.


Conscientious Objector Gordon Hirabayashi: "The Constitution Protects Us"
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper Full Story
Conscientious Objector Gordon Hirabayashi: The Constitution Protects Us

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, I attended a presentation hosted by the Japanese American Historical Society of Southern California and the City of Torrance Public Library:

A Principled Stand: The story of Hirabayashi v. United States


Statism is the Disease, Fueled by Human Nature
 By Douglas V. Gibbs Full Story

In 1787 a group of delegates met in Philadelphia to create a new government, one based on limiting principles, individualism, and the concept that as free men our rights are natural rights given to us by Nature’s God.  Government, the founders determined, is necessary, but is also always prone to becoming tyrannical.  The way to best guard against the rise of tyranny is to divide power at all opportunity, and to create checks and balances to ensure the powerful do not collude with other parts of government, or that a minority of ruling elitists somehow gain control of the system and use it to force their will upon the people.


Home Sweet Home in Freight Shipping Containers
 By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh Full Story

While the world is sizzling and percolating in conflicts and wars, and U.S. is roiling in manufactured crisis after crisis, real or imagined emergencies, overwhelmed by the constant invasion of illegal immigrants, The Washington Post writes on the front page, “Thinking inside the box on D.C. housing costs,” living in repurposed dinged freight shipping containers. Two days before, Deborah K. Dietsch featured “Thinking big in a small way.” (Michael Laris, July 21, 2014)


Democrats Led By Obama and Harry Reid Determined to Scuttle USA
 By Jerry McConnell Full Story

It has been obvious for a long time, at least getting close to six years since the incredibly unfortunate date of January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama was illegally sworn in as our 44th president, though unchallenged proof of his eligibility has yet to be presented.  Oh, yes, phony paperwork, badly handled and mismanaged, has been presented at times by the usurper himself, but it has always been exposed for the fraudulent state that it is in.


A Great Plan to Replace the EPA
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

For years now I have been saying that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must be eliminated and its powers given to the fifty states, all of which have their own departments of environmental protection. Until now, however, there has been no plan put forth to do so.


Do we really want a parallel Sharia Compliant Economic System in the West?
 By Diane Weber Bederman Full Story

I discovered, quite by accident, that there is a Muslim based economy developing in Canada: Halal and Sharia Compliant Investments, with their own laws specific to Sharia law. It has been developing rather quietly for several years. I found a reference to the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Sharia compliant laws from 2011 on Blogwrath  after I had already lodged my own complaint with CIBC regarding these investments. I never heard back from CIBC but I did get a notification from Twitter that I was now being followed by the investment broker whom I had reported.


Calgary: Pro-Palestinian protesters aren't the problem, the cops are
 By Arthur Weinreb Full Story

As Canada Free Press reported, Pro-Palestinian demonstrations have taken place in many cities and countries throughout the West. These protests occasionally turned violent as did the one held last Friday in Calgary, Alberta. But what happened in Calgary was different.


Trudeau’s Support for Israel Undermined by Liberal Nominee Kang at Calgary Anti-Israel Hate Rally
 By Mitch Wolfe Full Story

Recently, Marc Garneau, Liberal foreign affairs critic, shared the stage with Conservative Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird at a rally in Ottawa in support of the people of Israel.



American & Canadian Politics

Recent Columns

Businesses Don’t Leave the U.S. Because of Lack of Patriotism
 By Heritage Foundation--Curtis Dubay   --American Politics
The worldwide system makes it difficult for U.S. businesses to compete with their international brethren
Putin Propagandist Confounds CNN’s Cuomo
 By Cliff Kincaid   --Media - Media Bias
This is just one round in an information war. It should be a wake-up call for CNN and the rest of the American media.
The Climate Horse Race is a Statistical Tie
 By Sierra Rayne   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
It is long overdue for the climate alarmists to start using rigorous science.
Bombshell video: In 2012, ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber argued that there are no federal excha
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Death blow.

Liberty or Laws?: Treason Against the State
 By Gary Hunt   --American Freedom
Final determination as to whether we have Liberty or are subject to laws foreign to our constitutions, resides wholly in our determination whether the governments are abiding by the documents that created them, or not



Upcoming talk at Young America’s Foundation part of why I’m encouraged
 By Herman Cain   --American Life, History, Education
Upcoming talk at Young America's Foundation part of why I'm encouraged
The political class is a mess, but a lot of young people get it. And that's what we need

Want prosperity? Embrace marriage, religious liberty, self-sufficiency
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics
Want prosperity? Embrace marriage, religious liberty, self-sufficiency
Heritage Foundation study has the numbers to prove it.

Video: Anti-Israel Protesters: ‘U.S.A. Is The Biggest Terrorist Organization’
 By News on the Net   --American Politics
The comically absurd to the downright terrifying
Removing Coal from the Energy Mix
 By News on the Net--Maureen Bader, Wyoming Liberty Group   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
The consequence for your electricity bill.
Bad Move to the U.N.
 By Claudia Rosett   --World News
The General Assembly is a terrible place to hold the Iran nuclear talks
Why Have a Bill of Rights?
 By Dr. Robert R. Owens   --American Freedom
What does matter is whether we are truly free or free only in name. Can we do what we want or can we merely do what is allowed?
IRAQ: Christians Forced to Flee Upon Threat of Death
 By News on the Net   --Christianity - Religion
Persecution and Prayer Alert, Voice of the Martyrs
ICYMI: Mary Hutzler’s Testimony on Green Energy Failures
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Geen energy, Mary Hutzler, Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Testimony
Ted Cruz Accuses Obama of Staging ‘Economic Boycott on Israel’ With Flight Ban
 By Heritage Foundation--Rob Bluey   --American Politics
Rebuffed, Cruz is now threatening to block all State Department nominees until his questions are answered
In Fond Memory of Don, My Father-in-Law
 By Lloyd Marcus   --American Life, History, Education
Don was a very good man. He is extremely missed
U.S., Qatar Sign $11 Billion Defense Agreement
 By News on the Net   --American Politics
Qatar Partnership
Depravity at the UN Human Rights Council
 By Anne Bayefsky   --World News
The light years between the UN “human rights” machinery and genuine human rights is pretty obvious.
Obama says he doesn’t really watch the news because he already knows what they’re reporting about
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Wait, what!?

Once again, Trey Gowdy destroys IRS chief John Koskinen in a brutal verbal beatdown
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

The only man who seems to scare Koskinen

Meriam Unshackled; Flies to Freedom After Long Wait
 By Christian Newswire   --World News
"Women of Sudan and elsewhere should have the freedom to read the Bible if they so choose and decide for themselves what they believe
Rep. Gowdy vs Koskinen, IRS
 By News on the Net   --American Politics
Words have consequences
Operation Protective Edge and a Fragile Regional Arena
 By INSS--Yoel Guzansky, Gallia Lindenstrauss   --World News
Operation Protective Edge has not only highlighted the rifts in the Muslim world, but appears to have aggravated them further.
The Obamacare Employer Mandate Could Die in Some States
 By Heritage Foundation--Nina Owcharenko   --American Healthcare
According to the D.C. Circuit, only 14 states (and the District of Columbia) set up state exchanges
Latest News on Israel and Hamas
 By News on the Net   --World News --News Headlines
Rocket Attacks, Jet Strikes, Troop Mobilization
ESPN (and lots of others): Tony Dungy’s opinion must not be heard
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

Even the tamest of truths about the gay agenda cannot be expressed, ever.

Federal officials won’t answer questions about immigrant children in Iowa
 By Watchdog.org--- Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog   --American Politics

WHERE ARE THE KIDS? The federal government has sent at least 139 minors who entered to country illegal to Iowa without telling state officials. Now they won’t say where the minors are or who is taking care of them.

Liberal donors lead in super PAC contributions since ’13
 By Watchdog.org--- Eric Boehm   --American Politics
Liberal donors lead in super PAC contributions since ’13
GREEN MONEY: Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer made his pile by investing in coal, oil and gas.

Terrorism is a Tactic and It Must Be Defeated
 By Daniel Greenfield   --Crime-Terror-Security

Fighting Terrorists and Fighting Terrorism

Liberty or Laws? — Militia in Aid of Our Neighbor
 By Gary Hunt   --American Freedom
The Texas laws and Constitution notwithstanding, the nature of the Union of States under the federal Constitution afford you that protection
Federal Lands Deserve an Energy Boom, Too
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Federal lands, natural gas, Obama, OCS, oil, Outer Continental Shelf
Popsicles and Plastics Go Hand in Hand
 By News on the Net   --Life-Pets-Gardens-Food
Tricks for fast, easy popsicles
Obamacare Official Gets Ethics Waiver as Former Company Faces Scrutiny
 By Heritage Foundation--Melissa Quinn   --American Healthcare
Slavitt’s new high-ranking post at CMS as well as OptumInsight/QSSI’s participation with HealthCare.gov has raised red flags for Republican lawmakers
Latest News From China
 By News on the Net   --World News
Chinese officialdom is in turmoil
Maryland passes new gun control, Beretta takes factory and 300 jobs elsewhere
 By Robert Laurie   --Gun Control - Second Amendment

Maryland enacts 'common sense job control.'

Debbie Wasserman Schultz goes on TV and embarrasses herself - again
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Facts? What facts? She don't need no stinking facts!

Black conservatives in demand . . . I should know (and I do)
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics

Those looking to silence us have good reason to be terrified.

Georgia Senate runoff: Real solutions guy takes down the GOP establishment
 By Herman Cain   --American Politics

Congratulations David Perdue . . . and Georgia voters, for seeing past the lies!

VIDEO: Rick Perry reveals that Obama threatened governors at recent meeting
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics

Petulant president.

Did Ben Carson just tip his hand about a 2016 presidential bid?
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics

Will he? Won't he? Suspense!

University of Aberdeen commissions expert artist
 By Tim Saunders   --Life-Pets-Gardens-Food
Peter Thwaites from Dorset
Travel Pages
Live To Play Another Day Starting at $869 per night*
Old Town, Key West: Ocean Key Resort & Spa


Health and Medical Pages
Sierra Leone’s chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus



Car Pages
Ford’s Focus is sharp in SE trim
Ford’s sample SE started life at $19,699 before options and ended up tallying a total of $26,599, which seems like a pretty reasonable price for what you get.








Pictures & Artwork
Obama on Hamas hiding in Ambulances, Schools and Mosques
 Dag Barkley

Obama on Hamas hiding in Ambulances, Schools and Mosques






Pictures & Artwork
Obama and 50,000 children led to the American Border by paid smugglers
 Dag Barkley

Obama and 50,000 children led to the American Border by paid smugglers







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