The American Sniper culture war
By Lt. Col. Bill Conner Full Story
“As much as the left would like you to believe it, Chris Kyle was not a bloodthirsty warmonger; he was a noble warrior who fought to defend his fellow troops, watched over the lives of his brothers, and advanced the cause of (eventual) peace. This is where the true success of ‘American Sniper’ comes to light.” – Pete Hyseth, CEO of Concerned Veterans of America and an Iraq combat veteran
With the record-shattering success of the Clint Eastwood-directed movie ‘American Sniper’, we are all experiencing the fault lines of American culture. The vast majority of Americans have praised the movie.
By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Full Story
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- U.S. State Department officials met Jan. 28, 2015 with the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi a day after the committee’s chairman, Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), “complained about resistance [from the White House] and vowed to ‘ratchet up’ his inquiry.to schedule interviews with up to 22 potential witnesses who work for the State Department or have knowledge of the attacks,” according to reports. Frustrated that the investigation has stalled, Gowdy said, “Letters haven’t worked. Southern politeness hasn’t worked. We’re going to ratchet it up.” See benghazi.house.gov and foxnews.com]
2016: Scott Walker versus The Establishment
By Douglas V. Gibbs Full Story
This writer has already established that Scott Walker is the best candidate to represent the Republican Party for President of the United States. He is fearless, stands on his principles, and in the State of Wisconsin, as governor, he endured attacks by the left and the labor unions that put him in a position to face three elections in four years. . . and Scott Walker prevailed, in a blue State, because of the positive results of his conservative policies, and his willingness to stand firm while under fire.
Obama's Policy Proposals are the Opposite of "Tax Reform"
By Alan Joel Full Story
Obama has consistently talked about how he is for “tax reform” all during his presidency. But clearly, he has no idea what that even means. True tax reform is a mechanism that produces a cleaner and clearer tax code. A great example of this was the 1986 IRC reform, where Reagan set the highest rate at 28% in exchange for eliminating massive amounts of tax shelters and gimmicks.
Obama ad nauseam
By Alan Caruba Full Story
I made a promise to myself that I would not write about President Obama’s State of the Union speech because that would require me to watch him deliver it. Like many others I can barely watch him under any circumstance because, to my mind, that means having to watch a psychopathic liar. The problem with that is that he is the President for two more years.
By Barry Shaw Full Story
Europe has always been a place where it’s been easy to push a Jew around. Now, the rhetoric of anti-Israelism has filtered down to the neighborhood bully.
Obama’s Vaunted “Coolness” Goes Missing in Immature Assault on Bibi!
By John Lillpop Full Story
When Barack Obama was first touted as a presidential candidate to succeed George W. Bush, weak-minded Democrats claimed that The One was favored because of his cool, detached demeanor.
Obama Funding the Anti-Bibi Campaign
By Matthew Vadum Full Story
The Obama administration is using taxpayer dollars to fund a radical anti-Israel group that aims to drive Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office in March parliamentary elections.
Sons of Liberty: A Review
By Nelson Hultberg Full Story
The History channel’s new miniseries, Sons of Liberty, will anger the purists and the prudes. But it will delight the swashbuckler in the rest of us. It is a big, bodacious screening with superb production values that covers the lead-up years to the American Revolution, 1765-1775. Yes, certain liberties are taken with some of the facts and events.
The Michelle Obama Valerie Jarrett Publicity Hound Tag Team
By Judi McLeod Full Story
Are first lady Michelle Obama and her mentor Valerie Jarrett, who is her husband’s senior advisor, complicit in a publicity stunt making it appear that they champion women’s rights?
An Auschwitz Anniversary
By Alan Caruba Full Story
There was some serious irony when U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew gathered together with French President Francois Hollande and a Russian delegation led by Sergei Ivanov, Putin’s chief of staff, along with leaders from Germany and Austria to participate in the January 27 ceremony commemorating the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945 by Russian troops.
Film narrator: Obama's missed calling
By A. Dru Kristenev Full Story
What does it take to be a great narrator for documentaries? The ability to read a teleprompter with conviction. While the majority of Americans may not believe that President Obama has the last quality in hand, most will agree that the first is his best attribute. He is a teleprompter reader par excellence. Though it may be a useful skill, it doesn’t take the place of being a leader, even a poor one.
Obama's Proposed Capital Gains Rate Hikes Will Hurt the Economy
By Alan Joel Full Story
President Obama just told the country during his State of the Union address that he is going to increase the capital gains rate again in order to raise revenue for new spending programs. Given that Obama already knows that raising the capital gains rate actually REDUCES revenue, we are left with a President who believes that we can pay for increased spending by reducing revenue.