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What We Learned From Boston

April 26, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” –Patrick Henry Since the bombs exploded in Boston last Monday, the terror attacks have dominated the news cycle. There are some important things to learn from this latest act of jihad against our […]

A Day Late and a Trillion Dollars Short 

January 4, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” –John Marshall Waiting until after the U.S. technically plunged over the so-called fiscal cliff on Jan. 1, Congress and the White House finally reached a […]

Leftists Exploit Pain for Political Gain

December 21, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “The right of the citizens to keep and bear arms has justly been considered as the palladium of the liberties of a republic.” –Joseph Story The nation is still reeling over the dreadful events in Newtown, Connecticut, one week ago. We mourn the tragic loss of life, and we weep and […]

ISW Discusses the Surge in Afghanistan with Recent Commanders

December 7, 2012 by

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Institute for the Study of War ~          For Immediate Release ~ Washington, D.C. – On November 30, 2012, the Institute for the Study of War welcomed Major General (Promotable) James Huggins and Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable) J.B. Vowell to The Army and Navy Club to discuss the effects of the surge in Afghanistan and the […]

Gambling With the Nation’s Future

November 30, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected without being truly respectable.” –James Madison Good news, America: Those who believe that our nation has “barbarians at the gates” are dead wrong. The bad news: The barbarians are already well inside the gates, running the federal government. The Barbarian-in-Chief […]

The Heavy Burden of ObamaCare

November 16, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.” –Thomas Paine Now that the reality of Barack Obama’s re-election is settling in, the U.S. economy is shifting and making the necessary adjustments to brace […]

Obama’s Debate Debacle

October 5, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “[T]here is a degree of depravity in mankind which requires a certain degree of circumspection and distrust.” –James Madison If you were among the 67 million Americans who tuned in to Wednesday night’s presidential debate, you saw Barack Obama utterly outmatched by Mitt Romney in such dramatic fashion that Obama’s Leftmedia […]

Overreaction to Nuclear Troubles in Japan + More

March 18, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “In planning, forming, and arranging laws, deliberation is always becoming, and always useful.” –James Wilson Government & Politics Beware Nuclear Fallout The March 11 earthquake off the coast of Japan and the ensuing tsunami is a tragedy hard to comprehend. Thousands are dead, entire villages are gone and hundreds […]

SCOTUS Westboro Ruling Both a Tragedy and Correct + More

March 7, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Brief The Foundation “We must take human nature as we find it, perfection falls not to the share of mortals.” –George Washington Opinion in Brief “Fred Phelps, the deranged pastor of the Westboro Baptist Church — which is more like a family entourage of psychos — has devised a scheme for getting […]

The Definition of ‘Flexibility’

March 4, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 45 Government & Politics It Depends on What the Definition of ‘Flexibility’ Is ObamaCare remains so unpopular […]

Obama Takes A Stand on Libya

February 27, 2011 by

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By Nancy Morgan Obama has finally taken a stand on the ongoing carnage in Libya. After nine days of silence, he has finally, and forcefully, condemned the “outrageous” crackdown by Libyan security forces on protesters. He also said that a unified international response was forming. Whew. Translation: America will stand firmly behind the United Nations. […]

Shutdown Showdown + More

February 25, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reeactments, because a constant hold, by the nation, of the strings of the public purse is a salutary restraint from which an honest government ought not wish, nor a corrupt one to be permitted, to be free. … We must not […]

Nightmare Scenario

February 25, 2011 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon It’s one AM. Earlier, I saw a newscast of Gaddafi’s insane ramblings about how Al Queda is behind the Libyan rebellion. Just before I trudged off to bed, I sketched this cartoon about what if Whacko Gaddafi were telling the truth and nobody believes him. I showed it to the LSW […]

Human Rights

February 23, 2011 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon Yup. In May of 2003 the Human Rights Commission of the United Nations elected the ambassador of Gaddaffi’s Libya to be its president. The vote was 33 to 3 in favor. Read More Dry Bones by Yaakov Kirschen

The UN’s Judges Are The Crooks

October 4, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt Emeritus Professor Irwin Cottler, a former Canadian Attorney-General, says the UN needs to be cleaned up: The election of Libya—one of the world’s worst human rights violators—to the UN Human Rights Council as it commences its new session is an affront to the case and cause of human rights… Indeed, what is […]

Obama Wasn’t Quite So Tough On The Bomber Last Year

July 26, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt Barack Obama wasn’t quite as opposed to the disgraceful freeing of the Lockerbie bomber as he now claims: THE US government secretly advised Scottish ministers it would be “far preferable” to free the Lockerbie bomber than jail him in Libya. Correspondence obtained by The Sunday Times reveals the Obama administration considered compassionate […]

ABC Reporter Skips Over Gadhafi’s Wish That Obama ‘Stay Forever As President’

September 26, 2009 by

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By Tim Graham Talk radio noticed, but the networks did not. During his long-winded speech to the United Nations on Wednesday, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi proclaimed “We are content and happy if Obama can stay forever as the president of the United States of America…The American presidents used to say to us, they shall terrorize […]

Lockerbie, The Anger

September 5, 2009 by

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As American anger grows at the release of the Lockerbie Bomber (for “compassionate” reasons) the real story is starting to break. According to the London Sunday Times: Secret Letters Reveal Labour’s Libyan Deal“DURING the past year a small ship bristling with computers and seismic equipment has been crisscrossing the Gulf of Sidra, in the Mediterranean […]

America’s International Standing Flounders Under Obama

August 31, 2009 by

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By Christopher G Adamo Once again, a dose of reality is needed to properly assess the real effect that Barack Obama is having on America’s standing among the nations of the world. And as usual, the truth is far less glowing than the liberal media enclave would have us believe. Americans are incessantly told that […]

Gadhafi’s Camping Trip Is A Bloody Outrage

August 29, 2009 by

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By Michelle Malkin How much more suffering does the Obama administration want to inflict upon American relatives of the Lockerbie bombing murder victims? Watching Lockerbie terrorist Abdel Baset al-Megrahi walk free after serving a measly eight years of a life sentence was cruel enough. Next, Lockerbie families endured the despicable hero’s welcome party thrown for […]

Lockerbie Outrage

August 24, 2009 by

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The news as reported by the Reuters News Agency: LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – “Scotland, unaccustomed to the hot spotlight of international diplomacy, fought to justify its release of the Lockerbie bomber on Sunday, after a U.S. official angrily accused the country of rewarding terrorism.Scotland, which is part of the United Kingdom but has its […]

Dangerously Stupid, Dishonest And Naive

August 24, 2009 by

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By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. More about the release of the Pan Am Lockerbie bomber. What is it with politicians who make deals among themselves that are contrary to public opinion, deals that then patently backfire as in this case, and then they have have the hide to turn around and tell us that […]

Libya’s Hero, Britain’s Shame

August 23, 2009 by

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By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Sometimes it’s easier to stay in the background, and not make a comment for fear of offending someone. The hard thing to do is to speak out about something you believe. I am an average person, and I believe I have as much compassion as the next man. In […]

United Nations

March 16, 2009 by

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According to Claudia Rosett, writing at Forbes: The U.N.’s Year Of Libya“It’s hard to think how anyone could be a worse choice than this year’s president, the anti-American, radical leftist retread Sandinista, Nicaragua’s Miguel d’Escoto Brockman, who opened last year’s General Assembly by denouncing the U.S.But the U.N. has found a way. The expectation is […]

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