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Old King Coal Still Rules The Land Down Under

October 11, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Politics makes strange bedfellows and even stranger divorces. Take the Chinese boycott of Australian coal, which began about a year ago. China is upset over Australia’s assertions that China was at fault for the COVID-19 pandemic and egregious human rights violations. [China in response accused the U.S., Australia, and NATO of human […]

Is God A Republican?

October 10, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Most of us who look at Joe Biden sitting in the Oval Office would love the chance to ask God why He has forsaken us. The other day I found myself thinking that because the Left has gained control of so many things (the media; pop culture; academia from kindergarten through […]

A Warning From Australia About Power Of Government

October 6, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Is Australia turning authoritarian? As COVID-19 cases in Australia increased over the past few months due to the delta variant, we’ve seen images of mass protests alongside police and military crackdowns. The Australian military has been unleashed in Sydney to enforce draconian lockdowns and extreme restrictions on travel. Officials often have […]

Elephants In The Hood

October 3, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ If you don’t get the reference, it’s because you never saw a certain segment on some news show years ago. There are so many terrible things taking place in America, it’s hard to keep track of them. And hard as it is to believe, not all of them are Joe Biden’s […]

The Fourth Reich

September 28, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ There are obvious parallels to life in Germany before Nazism fully took hold. I keep hearing those on the Left calling out people for daring to compare America in 2021 to Germany in the late 20s and early 30s. At first blush, it can seem a bit over the top. After […]

Lack Of American Trade Leadership Would Leave US – Australia – UK Partnership Incomplete

September 27, 2021 by

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By Anthony B Kim and Sharan Kumar ~ The recently unveiled U.S.-Australia-U.K. trilateral security partnership is intended to deepen the security ties between the three longtime allies. The new partnership has been marketed as a strategic security alliance, with the Biden administration underscoring that “[AUKUS] is a fundamental decision—fundamental—that binds decisively Australia to the United […]

The Miraculously Immune

September 26, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ “Health experts” would have us believe that only Americans — specifically white Republicans — can get Covid. There is always the chance that I’m not thinking straight, but it seems to me that the health experts, a large group that includes not only Anthony Fauci and Rochelle Walensky, but Joe Biden, […]

American Wokeness Threatens To Infect Europe

September 25, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ There’s a sickness emanating from America that seeks to contaminate all of Western civilization. In the words of French President Emmanuel Macron, “Certain social science theories entirely imported from the United States” are responsible for fomenting a wave of sentiments critical of the French Republic. It’s beyond dispute that many of […]

Politico Confirms Hunter Biden Laptop Story They Previously Slammed As ‘Russian Disinfo’

September 23, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Well, congratulations Politico! It only took you nearly a year to finally recognize the validity of a major news story that most other media outlets already admitted was valid. The story in question was the October 2020 scoop by the New York Post about emails and other scandalous material found on […]

Why Taiwan Matters To The World

September 21, 2021 by

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By Anthony B Kim ~ In his recent commentary titled “Reimagining A More Resilient UN System With Taiwan In It,” Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu presented a case for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the global body. Wu said, “Taiwan’s effective response to the pandemic, its rapid capacity expansion to meet global supply […]

AUKUS (Something New)

September 21, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ And now for something entirely new. It’s AUKUS . . . A brand-new military alliance of English-speaking countries to face the China threat. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Let George Do It

September 19, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ George Washington warned us to avoid entangling alliances. When I heard that Joe Biden and Britain’s Boris Johnson had agreed to a New Atlantic Charter, my blood ran a little colder than usual. As Alex Newman, writing in The New American, pointed out, “The document advances a dizzying array of internationalist […]

The Drake Well: Not To Be Forgotten

September 14, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ American oil history began for certain in a valley along a creek in a remote area of northwestern Pennsylvania on August 27, 1859. There a well drilled, with the intention of profiting from the extraction of oil, by Edwin Drake reached 69.5 feet into the ground and filled with oil […]

Scientifically Improved Crops: Expediting Africa’s War Against Poverty

September 13, 2021 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ The popular mainstream media hardly captures the struggle for development in Africa. Apart the usual anecdotes on poverty, we are seldom showcased the actual interventions needed in the continent. According to latest estimates, about 490 million people in Africa are living in extreme poverty. That is more than the population […]

The Dogs Of War

September 12, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Four hundred military service dogs were left at the Kabul Airport. Knowing how I feel about dogs, I’m sure you understand how disgusted I am with my government over the 400 military service dogs who were already in their cages waiting to be transported being left at the Kabul Airport. The […]

20 Years Later, Battered But Not Beaten

September 11, 2021 by

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By Nate Jackson ~ Properly remembering 9/11 is far tougher after Joe Biden surrendered Afghanistan. Twenty years ago tomorrow, on a crystal clear September morning, terror struck America. Nineteen jihadi hijackers murdered 2,977 Americans. Yet that assault united every American in the effort to, as President George W. Bush put it, “take the fight to […]

Citizens Organize To Block Offshore Wind Projects

September 6, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Biden administration’s plans to erect a string of giant offshore wind-energy projects off the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf Coasts is encountering stiff headwinds from local residents who will have to deal with the economic and ecological consequences of the ruling class’s embrace of renewable energy. On Nantucket Island, Massachusetts […]

We’re Not The Only Crazy Ones

September 5, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Even in far off New Zealand, the politicians have the people locked down. It wasn’t that long ago that I wanted everyone in the world to be more like Americans, and for the life of me I couldn’t imagine why they all didn’t just try harder. But that was then and […]

America Deserves Answers On Botched Afghanistan Withdrawal

August 31, 2021 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ Viewing the chaos, death, and destruction accompanying the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Americans have many unanswered questions. Cable news anchors repeatedly quiz their guests with questions such as, “Should the U.S. have abandoned Bagram Airfield in early July?” Others rightly ask, “How could the U.S. have come to be dependent on […]

The Swinging Pendulum

August 29, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Inevitably, in overcompensating in favor of one group, you wind up mistreating others. It is probably inevitable that in the process of making up for past misbehavior that one over-compensates. But it is equally inevitable that in overcompensating in favor of one group, you wind up mistreating others. For instance, because […]

4 Keys To What’s Next In Afghanistan As 13 US Service Members Die In Attacks

August 27, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Deadly terrorist bombings Thursday at Kabul’s international airport demonstrate that U.S. evacuation efforts there, as well as the general situation in Afghanistan, are deteriorating. Here’s a look at what lies ahead in the hastily executed U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years there to prevent more terrorist attacks like those […]

Biden’s Afghanistan Disaster Shows He’s More Bystander Than World Leader, In Over His Head

August 24, 2021 by

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By James Carafano ~ President Joe Biden stepped out of the Oval Office on Friday and delivered yet another defense of his Afghanistan withdrawal. For those convinced he’s in over his head, he did not disappoint. His excuses were as pathetic as ever—but there was more in these remarks. Biden, an inept statesman and a […]

NY Times Bashes Biden On Afghanistan Incompetence: ‘Seemingly At Odds With Reality’

August 23, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the situation in Afghanistan becomes only more grim, the New York Times is properly condemning the Biden Administration’s lack of foresight and criticizing Biden’s false statements regarding the US evacuation. Saturday’s front page featured a “news analysis” from Peter Baker, which suggested Biden’s botching of the Afghanistan pullout might damage […]

Amy Coney Barrett Is No Diana Ross

August 22, 2021 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ It’s becoming increasingly apparent that Barrett, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh are CINOs (Conservatives in Name Only). It’s true that as Supremes go, Diana Ross clearly outshines Justice Barrett. But it’s probably unfair and may even smack of sexism if I failed to mention that Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh also pale when […]