American & Canadian Politics
Recent ColumnsA Chaplain’s Response to a Court-Martialed US Marine
By Christian Newswire --Christianity - Religion
RIVERSIDE, Calif.,—Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling suffered a court martial indictment after she placed a military leadership quote mentioned in the Hebrew Scriptures on her computer at her desk at Camp Lejune, North Carolina. The quote was “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper” (Isaiah 54:17, KJV).
How Can Christians Defend Slavery?
By Dr. Don Boys --Christianity - Religion
How can Americans defend our history of slavery? We can’t! American enslavement of blacks is an inconvenient truth that has no defense. Yes, there is plenty of guilt for everyone including the black chiefs who sold other blacks for hundreds of years before Arab slavers approached the African coast. But that does not absolve others of the horrible guilt.
Blatter Wins Re-election but FIFA Is Now a Boat That Won’t Stop Rocking
By David C. Jennings --World News
Dawn raids on glass towered corporate offices from Zurich to Miami! Indictments, extradition proceedings, executives in jail! But meanwhile the Kingpin of the entire operation puts on a brave face and says he will clean up the corruption, the same cleaning up he’s been promising for over a decade.
You might think you’ve just stumbled across a preview of the latest Jack Ryan adventure or maybe a Washington expose by Bill O’Reilly. But this is the world of professional football (soccer), and the man at the top of the totem pole is every bit as skilled in politics and corruption as the Clinton’s.
Pro-Crime Policies Work
By News on the Net --Crime-Terror-Security
Despite a generation in which radical anti-crime policies such as enforcing the law and locking up criminals slashed murder rates, there’s still plenty of debate over whether anti-crime policies work.
But no one can argue over whether pro-crime policies work.
American & Canadian Politics
Recent ColumnsHillary Clinton’s husband shook down a small school-building charity for $500,000
By Dan Calabrese --American Politics
The Happy Hearts Fund almost sounds like something George Costanza would make up, but it’s actually a legitimate charity that builds schools in poor neighborhoods. The group’s annual gala is a major part of its fundraising effort, and in 2013, founder Petra Nemcova decided to try again (after being turned down in 2011) to get Bill Clinton to attend as the event’s honoree.
Commerce Dept.: Oh hey sorry, the economy actually shrank 0.7 percent in 1Q 2015
By Dan Calabrese --American Politics
It’s certainly not the first time this has happened. In fact, the downward revision has become something of a tradition during the Obama presidency. No matter how bad the initial news is, the reality can always turn out to be even worse. And with these people running the show, you can usually count on it.
Defense Department company cards used to charge over $3 million at strip clubs, Vegas casinos
By Robert Laurie --American Politics
When I saw this story I figured I could do the typical outrage piece where I scream about how wasteful our government is. Defense Department employees using their company credit cards to burn through three million dollars with of strippers and casino snow crab should be something we’re all angry about. If the world was sane, everyone would be furious.
CCRKBA Blasts Suggestion That More Gun Control Needed In Baltimore
By CCRKBA --Gun Control - Second Amendment
BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today said a White House suggestion that more gun control is one solution to the kind of violence that rocked Baltimore over the holiday weekend in that city’s continuing unrest is “simply ludicrous.”
Barack Obama’s anti-Semitism test
By Caroline Glick --American Politics
Last week, Obama went to significant lengths to answer the question about his feelings toward Israel and the Jewish people once and for all.
Is US President Barack Obama an anti-Semite?
Cain’s Checklist for Presidential Candidates
By Herman Cain --American Politics
As the announced presidential candidates continue to grow in number, it’s going to be harder and harder for Main Street folks like us to keep up with the similarities and the differences. This is even more difficult because of the media’s uncontrollable impulse to define each candidate based on labels, sound bites, and perceptions they want to create.
Syria: Is a Substantive Change in the Balance of Power Emerging?
By INSS--Orit Perlov, Udi Dekel --World News
With the war in Syria in its fifth year, a number of developments are likely to upset the status quo and change the balance of power between the Assad regime and the supporting Shiite axis on the one hand, and the rebel groups, most of which are in the Sunni camp, on the other. The significant battles underway on the various fronts suggest possible scenarios concerning the future of Syria. This article maps these developments and analyzes the internal and regional ramifications of the emerging trends, both in general and for Israel.
The Return of Jizya
By Raymond Ibrahim --Christianity - Religion
Muslim demands for non-Muslim “infidels” to pay jizya on pain of death are growing, even as the West fluctuates between having no clue what jizya is and thinking that jizya is an example of “tolerance” in Islam.
AIM Editor Talks About Stephanapoulos and Media Corruption
By Roger Aronoff --Media - Media Bias
AIM Editor Roger Aronoff was a guest last week on the Philadelphia, PA Conservative Commandos radio show with Rick Trader to talk about Aronoff’s recent column “Stephanopoulos Fiasco is Par for the Course.”
The Socialist Pope and the Socialist President
By Guest Column---- Isaac Yetiv, Ph.D. --World News
A few days after Pope Francis recognized the “State of Palestine,” he honored the “Chairman of the Palestinian Authority” Mahmoud Abbas, in a ceremony at the Vatican, and called him “the Angel of Peace,” thus adding insult to injury. He also insulted History twice:
American Conservative Culture Wars: Wins, Losses, and Why
By Arthur Christopher Schaper --American Politics
Over the last four years, the culture wars in the United States have been revealing some unique outcomes, and should encourage conservatives to engage a wider perspective of what is going on in the world. While some trends may seem alarming and induce a sense of defeat, conservatives should embrace key victories on other pressing issues.
The Vortex—Ireland: Then and Now
By Guest Column--Michael Voris --Christianity - Religion
Asking the locals about their faith and belief.