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Thanks to PC western leaders, it’s Happy Hunting for the Terrorists
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

When terrorists look in the rear view mirror after their latest slaughterhouse jihad in any land, they clearly see the cowardice of all western leaders and plenty of opportunities in what millennials would call ‘wiggle room’.

Islamic State--The Bogeyman Haunting The Lindt Chocolat Café
 By David Singer Full Story

The joint press conference given by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on 16 December after the siege at the Lindt Chocolate café in Martin Place had finally ended - was particularly noteworthy for certain viewpoints expressed by Mr Abbott during that conference.

Has America Finally Begun to Despise BOTH Parties?
 By Jim Yardley Full Story

For many years average Americans, regardless of color, gender, national origin, religious affiliation (or lack of any religion), level of formal education or any other cultural identity have despised Democrat politicians more than Republican politicians.

Oh terrific: U.S. thinks China, Iran or Russia may have helped with hacker attack on Sony
 By Dan Calabrese Full Story

Has it occurred to you amidst all the coverage of the Sony hacker attack that the whole thing seems unusually sophisticated to be coming from the Norks, who are better known for making grand claims they can’t back up and initiating missile tests that turn out to be duds?

Senators Vow to Halt Obama's Castro Odyssey
 By Matthew Vadum Full Story

Lawmakers opposed to President Obama’s sudden move to cozy up to Communist Cuba are vowing a full-court press to prevent official diplomatic recognition of the tropical prison republic from going forward.

America under dictatorship
 By Judi McLeod Full Story

Just as Fidel Castro became Cuba’s dictator when he and his guerrillas triumphantly entered Havana on January 7, 1959, President Barack Obama became America’s dictator on Dec. 17, 2014.

Obama: Normalize Relations With Congress Before Cuba
 By Arthur Christopher Schaper Full Story

President Obama has announced his intentions to normalize relations with Communist Cuba, a nation with which the United States has maintained a no-travel embargo for decades. The Latin American island’s current leader, Raul Castro, even suggested that Obama lift restrictions through executive order. Nothing like one dictator egging on another to act on policy without the consent of the governed, or their representatives.

Can We Send Alan Gross Back to Cuba?
 By Matthew Vadum Full Story

This article originally appeared in The American Thinker

Why did President Obama engineer a prisoner swap with Communist Cuba involving Alan Gross, an American citizen who badmouthed his own country mere hours after he arrived back on U.S. soil?

Obama, Castro and the Pope
 By Elvira Fernandez Hasty Full Story

Growing up as a child of conservative parents in a Catholic environment, today, after 53 years living in the USA, I find a new world that is upside down.  When Fidel Castro came to Cuba, soon after there were rumors of the government takeover of private schools.  I was sent as a young teen to the USA via the Pedro Pan program to live with cousins of my mother in Tampa, Florida.  It was to be a temporary situation, just until the government in Cuba changed to a democracy.  After all these years, Cuba is still a communist country but it is the USA that has changed.

Obama's 'Operation Choke Point'
 By Arnold Ahlert Full Story

Almost unbelievably, the Obama administration is involved in another scandalous abuse of power, one that has largely escaped the public’s attention. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a report December 8 detailing the abuses by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), operating under the auspices of a program known as Operation Choke Point. Run by the Departments of Justice and Treasury, Operation Choke Point was supposed to target illegal businesses and prevent them from obtaining access to the U.S. financial system.

Worrying About China
 By Alan Caruba Full Story

If there is one thing various experts and pundits like to do most it is to worry about all manner of speculative threats. I can recall when much of their focus was on the Soviet Union until 1991 when it collapsed along with the decline in the cost of oil. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 signaled that it was no longer the feared power it had been.

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Historic Day for Washington, Havana…and Pyongyang’s Hackers
 By Claudia Rosett   --American Politics
In Moscow, Beijing and Tehran, they must be watching in awe. It's not every day an American president hits a grand slam--for the wrong team.

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Camelot Would Be Appalled at Obama’s Tyranny and anti-American Decrees!
 By John Lillpop   --American Politics
Shame on you, Barack Obama, for moving the Bay of Pigs into the Oval Office!
IRAN: Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s Dramatic Heart Change
 By News on the Net   --Christianity - Religion
Persecution and Prayer Alert, Voice of the Martyrs
Liberty Counsel Supports Court Clerks Who Uphold Florida’s Marriage Laws
 By Liberty Counsel   --American Freedom
Liberty Counsel will defend-at no cost to taxpayers-any Florida court clerk who is sued for defending natural marriage.
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 By Christian Newswire   --Christianity - Religion

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A Really Bad Day for Freedom
 By Heritage Foundation--Steven Bucci   --World News
If you threaten and bluster, America will fold
North Korea-set film starring Steve Carell the latest casualty of ‘The Interview’ fallout
 By Robert Laurie   --American Politics
North Korea-set film starring Steve Carell the latest casualty of 'The Interview' fallout
Cancelled before it was even made.

Vermont’s liberal governor abandons single-payer plan because state couldn’t handle the taxes
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics
Vermont's liberal governor abandons single-payer plan because state couldn't handle the taxes
What? It would cost money?

Interesting Times
 By Sarge   --American Politics
An old Asian saying specifically warns us with its cryptic irony: “May you live in interesting times.”
Raw Video of Sharyl Attkisson’s Interview With the Man Who Waterboarded the
 By Heritage Foundation--Melissa Quinn   --American Politics
‘We Had to Do Our Duty’
America gives communists best day since the Bolshevik revolution
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics
America gives communists best day since the Bolshevik revolution
Castro wins recognition; Bowl Cut Jr. rules the cinema.

Media pushes a turbulent world . . . but your world doesn’t have to be
 By Herman Cain   --Media - Media Bias
Media pushes a turbulent world . . . but your world doesn't have to be
What things look like after a short self-imposed news blackout.

Texas theater offering free screening of ‘Team America’ in place of ‘The Interview’
 By Robert Laurie   --American Life, History, Education
Texas theater offering free screening of 'Team America' in place of 'The Interview'

Must-Watch: On Senate Floor, Rubio Talks Cuba, Summit, Blinken and Venezuela
 By News on the Net   --American Politics
Senator Rubio Discusses The Future Of U.S. Foreign Policy On The Senate Floor
Israel looks on Europe with utter dismay
 By Barry Shaw   --World News
It's a question of whether the winds of political change in Europe will arrive in time to save itself and Israel from the damaging tsunami of current political moves
Interview with an Interrogator: Megyn Kelly Gets the Scoop
 By Roger Aronoff   --Media - Media Bias
Interview with an Interrogator: Megyn Kelly Gets the Scoop

None of the CIA people involved in the interrogations, nor the directors or deputy directors, were interviewed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) committee

Lena Dunham, Al Sharpton, Eric Holder and the New Barbarism
 By News on the Net   --American Politics
Bill Whittle: A Truth Revolt video.
Prices Are Dropping, But Gas Is Still Historically Expensive
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
EIA, gas prices, gas tax, oil production
Cuomo Gives Cold Shoulder to New York’s Poor
 By Institute for Energy Research   --Global Warming-Energy-Environment
Andrew Cuomo, hydraulic fracturing, Marcellus Shale, natural gas, New York
Theaters cancelling premiers of ‘The Interview’ due to threats from Bowl Cut Jr.
 By Dan Calabrese   --American Politics
Theaters cancelling premiers of 'The Interview' due to threats from Bowl Cut Jr.

Principles of Constitutionalism: The Moral Basis for the Constitution in Natural Law
 By Tim Dunkin   --American Freedom
It was to the compact of the Constitution that our people originally acceded out of a desire to safeguard their liberties before God, and no subsidiary law or office can overturn that primal accession
U.S. and Cuba Swap Prisoners; Obama Ends Isolation Policy
 By Heritage Foundation--Josh Siegel   --American Politics
President Obama unveiled the most dramatic change in U.S. policy toward Cuba since the 1961 embargo.
Students Sign Petition to Make Jonathan Gruber Sec. of Defense
 By News on the Net   --American Life, History, Education
Dan Joseph man-on-the-street interview
UN: Turning back the clock to pre-1948 is the real endgame
 By Anne Bayefsky   --World News
Apparently, a direct attack on the legitimacy of the UN member state of Israel is now interpreted in UN circles as consistent with the principles of the United Nations.
Star Trek TNG goes out with a bang on Blu-ray
 By Jim Bray   --Science-Technology
If you're a Trekkie waiting to finish off your set, it's a definite must have

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Obama and Pope Francis
 Dag Barkley

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Obama restoring relations with Communist Cuba
 Dag Barkley

Obama restoring relations with Communist Cuba

Ted Cruz on the passing of the Cromnibus Bill and Amnesty
 Dag Barkley

Ted Cruz on the passing of the Cromnibus Bill and Amnesty

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