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Turning Corners In Afghanistan

December 1, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In the latest issue of Foreign Policy journal, Paul McLeary quotes Gen. John Nicholson, head of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, who claims, that after 16 years of war, the United States and its Afghan partners “have turned the corner,” the “momentum is now with Afghan security forces,” and […]

Virginia Shoots Itself in the Foot + More – Daily Digest

December 23, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “I never consider a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” —Thomas Jefferson, 1800 MERRY CHRISTMAS! At the end of each year, I ask my editors and staff to take leave between Christmas and New Year’s Day in order to be […]

Obama to Keep U.S. Troops in Afghanistan + More – Daily Digest

October 15, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of […]

CNN to Help Democrats Avoid Actual Debate + More – Daily Digest

October 13, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” —John Adams, 1770 TOP RIGHT HOOKS CNN to Help Democrats Avoid Actual Debate Democrats are gearing up for their first presidential debate on […]

Russia Authorizes Boots on the Ground in Syria + More – Daily Digest

September 30, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The rights of neutrality will only be respected when they are defended by an adequate power. A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral.” —Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 11 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Russia Authorizes Boots on the Ground in Syria Russia’s parliament Wednesday unanimously gave […]

Yep, Bergdahl Deserted + More – Daily Digest

March 26, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Wisely, therefore, do they consider union and a good national government as necessary to put and keep them in such a situation as, instead of inviting war, will tend to repress and discourage it. That situation consists in the best possible state of defense, and necessarily depends on the government, […]

GDP Growth Slows, Biden Says Things Are ‘Really, Really Hard’ + More – Daily Digest

February 2, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “We repose an unwise confidence in any government, or in any men, when we invest them officially with too much, or an unnecessary quantity of, discretionary power.” –Thomas Paine, Serious Address to the People of Philadelphia, 1778 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS GDP Growth Slows, Biden Says Things Are ‘Really, Really […]