18 Sep

Should ransoms ever be paid to Islamic terrorists?

A new video: The trio of videos released by the Islamic State in recent weeks have followed the same grim pattern — a helpless and unarmed Westerner is forced to kneel in front of a masked militant who threatens the … Continue reading

Posted in War On Terror | 37 Comments | 283 views
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18 Sep

Jihadi John: Joining the dots (Guest Post)

British Intelligence agency MI 5 said that they believe that they know the identity of the so called Jihadi John, the man captured on video beheading three Western men for crimes against ISIS. MI 5 is keeping the details under … Continue reading

Posted in Fanatical Islam, Homegrown Jihadi, Islam, War On Terror | 4 Comments | 218 views
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17 Sep

House votes to train and arm Syrian rebels

“You’re acting very war-like yourself!” -Senator Carl Levin (D) Media Medea Benjamin had a message to send to ISIS yesterday: Oh, no…wait. That was at yesterday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on what to do about the ISIS threat. She … Continue reading

Posted in Global Regions, Middle East, Syria, The Iraqi War | 9 Comments | 178 views
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17 Sep

President Obama’s Broad Coalition of One (Guest Post)

With great fanfare and a nationwide, prime time presidential address to the American people, President Obama announced the formation of a “broad coalition” that would wage war together to destroy the Islamic State also known as ISIS or ISIL. Although … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Fanatical Islam, Islam, Middle East, Military, Politics, War On Terror | Tagged , , , , | 20 Comments | 351 views
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16 Sep

The Strong Horse, Barack Obama and the Collapse of American Influence

Robert Kagan had an excellent piece in the Wall Street Journal a couple of weeks ago. Titled “Power Failure” it discussed the parallels between the aftermath of WW I and today. In it he talks about the feeling in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments | 484 views
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14 Sep

Domestic Violence Is Not always What it Seems

Everyone is worried over the big violent men of the NFL and their domestic violence. A man beating a woman is pathetic, the sort of behavior we expect from Muslims. However, the stories often get better for the telling and … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Daily Distraction, Feminism, Humor, Personal | Tagged , , | 12 Comments | 616 views
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14 Sep

Obama & Holder: At War With Corporate America

In this celebrity-comicon world where teleprompters send us uncomplicated pablum of feel-good lies that big government will take care of all our ills, let’s pluck some of the mainstream assessments out by the roots before the sand coagulates and our necks get permanently imbedded. There is much false nonsense to rip out of the dark morass it comes from, nevertheless observing a couple of deplorable pieces of social truth will make a good start.

Posted in Barack Obama, Economy, Law, Law Enforcement, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 6 Comments | 161 views
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14 Sep

Obama’s actions lost Iraq and gave rise to ISIS

Remember this? Remember this? Remember this? By now you have no doubt seen the video of George W. Bush predicting what would happen in Iraq if the US failed to heed military leaders and cut and ran before Iraq was … Continue reading

Posted in American Intelligence, Barack Obama, Baracks Broken Promises, Deception and Lies, Disasters, Global Regions, The Iraqi War, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 48 Comments | 800 views
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14 Sep

Sunday Funnies

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12 Sep

Obama: The Message Is The Strategy

Fifty years ago the brilliant and always challenging philosopher of communication theory, Marshall McLuhan, wrote Understanding Media, in which he exclaimed, “In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that, in operational and practical fact, the medium is the message.”

Posted in American Exceptionalism, China, Europe, Foreign Policy, Israel, Media, Middle East, Politics, Russia, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments | 174 views
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