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China’s Coronavirus Response Shows The Weakness Of Authoritarianism

February 15, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Despite China’s incredible economic success as of late, it’s important to remember that it is still fundamentally a communist country. Recent events have been a stern reminder. Freedom can be messy, but it’s nothing like the mess an authoritarian regime creates when it fears losing power. The disturbing outbreak of the […]

CoronaVirus Hope: First Sign Of A Slow Down

February 8, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Joanne Nova ~ Infected 31,526         Deaths 638         Recovered 1,764         John Hopkins CSSE Assuming that these official statistics from China bear a faint connection to reality (in trend, if not number) this may be a sign that the draconian quarantine is starting to […]

The Flu and You: Perspective and Preparedness

February 3, 2020 by

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Your primary defense against such contagions is the capacity to shelter in place. ~ Mark Alexander  ~   Thursday, the UN’s World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concer in connection with the spread of the latest coronavirus mutations and concern about human-to-human transmission. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus noted, “The main reason for […]

U.S. Military Bans Soldiers From Using China-Owned TikTok

January 3, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Apps collect data about their users. What happens when a foreign government owns that data? The U.S. military did not want to find out. According to an NBC News report, the Defense Information Systems Agency advised employees to avoid using the app, TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese regulated company […]

Syria: It’s Time to Pray

October 13, 2019 by

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Plus 1 more: U.S. to China: Free Muslims from Prison Camps to Trade with America  ~   Tony Perkins  ~ Today  (Oct. 11, 2019), Turkey is claiming to have killed more than 100 Kurdish fighters in Northeast Syria, and reports of civilian casualties continue to surface.   The streets of some towns on the Turkish-Syrian border […]

Our National Interest And The South China Sea

September 7, 2019 by

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By Walter Lohman ~ It’s difficult to explain how a country goes about defining its national interests. Sure, we know the policy processes. We know the considerations. Interests in borders, war, and peace are easy to understand. But why are other, more abstract interests, such as American concern for the freedom of navigation in a […]

Labor Day, Economics, and Hurricane Dorian

September 2, 2019 by

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On this holiday, let’s take a moment to look at the bigger economic picture. Nate Jackson · Sep. 2, 2019 Today is Labor Day, and that means the unofficial end of summer on a day of celebration of the American worker. The holiday originated in the late 19th century and was born of the labor movement, […]