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After Missile Attack, The Challenges Facing Trump In Syria

April 8, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ After President Donald Trump was mostly cheered by the international community for his missile strikes targeted at the Syrian government, he must now grapple with how to pair his first use of decisive military force with a strategy to contest a six-year-old war that has challenged the world. U.S. officials described […]

Putin Hits Road, Leaving Assad In Driver’s Seat

March 18, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ As I suggested to readers two weeks ago here (see “Russia playing Syria ‘cease-fire’ to its advantage,” March 2), Moscow wouldn’t have settled for a “cease-fire” in Syria if it didn’t think it was in a good spot. The Kremlin basically confirmed that on Monday. As you know by now, […]

DOJ Refuses to Convict IRS Official Lois Lerner + More – Daily Digest

October 26, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Nothing is more essential to the establishment of manners in a State than that all persons employed in places of power and trust must be men of unexceptionable characters.” —Samuel Adams, 1775 TOP RIGHT HOOKS DOJ Refuses to Convict IRS Official Lois Lerner This is “justice” for Lois Lerner, the […]

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 […]

Reforming Sentencing by Releasing Prisoners? + More – Daily Digest

October 7, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[I]t is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our Government…. Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” —Thomas Jefferson, 1801 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Reforming Sentencing by Releasing Prisoners? Alcatraz. Photo courtesy Pfnatic, Wikimedia Commons The Justice Department announced it […]

Obama’s ‘Gun Violence’ Pivot Point + More – Daily Digest

October 2, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor. A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.” —Thomas Jefferson, 1781 FEATURED RIGHT ANALYSIS Obama’s ‘Gun Violence’ Pivot Point By Mark Alexander On Thursday evening, […]

Obama, the JV Commander in Chief + More – Daily Digest

October 1, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “But the mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.” —James Madison, Federalist No. 42 FEATURED RIGHT ANALYSIS Obama, the JV […]

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 […]

Congress Plans to Continue Unconstitutional Redistribution + More – Daily Digest

September 29, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Hence as a private man has a right to say what wages he will give in his private affairs, so has a community to determine what they will give and grant of their substance for the administration of public affairs.” —Samuel Adams, 1772 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Congress Plans to Continue […]

The Most Distrusted Administration in History + More – Daily Digest

September 24, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “In the first place it is to be remembered that the general government is not to be charged with the whole power of making and administering laws. Its jurisdiction is limited to certain enumerated objects, which concern all the members of the republic, but which are not to be attained […]

Obama Opens Jihadi Pipeline Into U.S. + More – Daily Digest

September 11, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “To judge from the history of mankind, we shall be compelled to conclude that the fiery and destructive passions of war reign in the human breast with much more powerful sway than the mild and beneficent sentiments of peace; and that to model our political systems upon speculations of lasting […]

Obama’s Middle East Legacy: A Catastrophic Humanitarian Crisis

September 9, 2015 by

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Action and Inaction Have Consequences By Mark Alexander ~ “A feeble executive implies a feeble execution of the government. A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must be, in practice, a bad government.” —Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69 (1787) There has […]

As Syrian Regime Teeters, Obama Lacks A Plan

August 3, 2015 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Tired of the bantering about the deeply-flawed Iran nuclear deal? No worries, there are plenty of other scary scenarios to mull over during your morning coffee beyond the ayatollahs splitting atoms. For instance, what’s our plan for when the regime of Syria’s Bashar Assad falls? Yes, I said “falls.” If […]

The Syrian Rubics Cube

September 30, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ One has to have some sympathy for those in the CIA or the White House folks charged with telling the President what has been going on in Syria since 2011 when the opposition to Bashar al-Assad’s dictatorship turned into a fighting war. It must have looked and felt like playing with […]

Burger King’s Move a Sign of Deteriorating Business Climate + More – Daily Digest

August 27, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Experience teaches, that men are often so much governed by what they are accustomed to see and practice, that the simplest and most obvious improvements … are adopted with hesitation, reluctance, and slow gradations. The spontaneous transition to new pursuits, in a community long habituated to different ones, may be […]

Higher Taxes, Higher Spending + More – Daily Digest

February 21, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support.” –Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1792 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Higher Taxes, Higher Spending Details of Barack Obama’s 2015 budget have leaked out, and […]

FOUR-YEAR-OLD “Mujahid” in Syria Vows to Slaughter Infidels – Video

February 6, 2014 by

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By MEMRITVVideos This is sick that adults would exploit children this way and encourage them to do evil. This also very sad for the children who are corrupted this way; who lose their childhood and their humanity. Related articles VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Toddler Believed to be Youngest Mujahid Fighter in Syria Syrian school: Muslims must slaughter […]

Ole’ John Kerry Gives Away the Farm, E-I-E-I-O!

December 8, 2013 by

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By Molli Nickell, a Granny Guerrilla ~  Here’s a new fable, a special offer for super-duper stocking stuffers, and an opportunity for the right person to become part of my Politically Incorrect Fable team. Ole’ John Kerry Gives Away the Farm, E-I-E-I-O! Once upon a time there lived a haughty politician with a great head […]

Friday Digest Train Wreck Proceeds as Expected + More

October 11, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected without being truly respectable.” –James Madison GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Train Wreck Proceeds as Expected The fight began with ObamaCare, and it led to 17% of the government shutting down. The House GOP offered a deal Thursday night to raise […]

Monday Digest Second Amendment: Another Push for Gun Control

September 23, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.” –Patrick Henry CULTURE Second Amendment: Another Push for Gun Control Barack Obama once again stood on the caskets of innocent murder victims to call for gun control. His shamelessness knows no bounds. The president spoke at […]

As Obama Turns Tail, Iran Gives Chase

September 19, 2013 by

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By Amil Imani ~ The civilized world witnessed in revulsion the graphic images, which emerged showing the aftermath of a dawn poison gas attack in the suburbs of Damascus, Syria. The attack wiped out some 1300 people as they lay sleeping in their beds. The Obama administration claims President Bashar al-Assad’s forces launched the nerve […]

Hope ‘n’ Change: Playing by the Same Rules

September 13, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “We lay it down as a fundamental, that laws, to be just, must give a reciprocation of right.” –Thomas Jefferson GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Hope ‘n’ Change: Playing by the Same Rules On Thursday, the House passed the “No Subsidies Without Verification Act,” 235-191, which would block ObamaCare insurance subsidy payouts […]

Spinning the Syrian Spin Again And I Thought It Couldn’t Get Worse…

September 12, 2013 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “Necessity, especially in politics, often occasions false hopes, false reasonings and a system of measures, correspondently erroneous.” –Alexander Hamilton (1788) Let it never be said that Barack Hussein Obama’s “foreign policy” has devolved as far into the realm of absurdity as possible. I thought that two weeks ago I’d said all that […]

Wednesday Digest National Security An Impaired Speech and More

September 11, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject.”—George Washington NATIONAL SECURITY An Impaired Speech The commander in chief addressed the nation last night regarding Syria. The address had been planned to bolster […]