Browsing All posts tagged under »Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)«

U.S. Boots in the Air Not Enough to Stop ISIL Gains + More – Daily Digest

October 8, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “There is not in the whole science of politics a more solid or a more important maxim than this – that of all governments, those are the best, which, by the natural effect of their constitutions, are frequently renewed or drawn back to their first principles.” –James Wilson, Lectures on […]

First Case of Ebola Confirmed in Dallas + More – Daily Digest

October 1, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Speculation – peculation – engrossing – forestalling – with all their concomitants, afford too many melancholy proofs of the decay of public virtue; and too glaring instances of its being the interest and desire of too many, who would wish to be thought friends, to continue the war.” –George Washington, […]

Obama Throws Intelligence Under the Bus + More – Daily Digest

September 29, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair.” –Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Noah Worcester, 1817 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Obama Throws Intelligence Under the Bus The U.S. intelligence community is now sporting the […]

The Islamic State Must Be Fought On The Ground. But Which Arab Army Can Be Trusted?

September 26, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Thomas Friedman is right (!) but not right enough: … the Islamic State is a killing machine, and it will take another killing machine to search it out and destroy it on the ground. There is no way the “moderate” Syrians we’re training can alone fight the militant group and the […]

Let the Bombing in Syria Commence + More – Daily Digest

September 23, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[W]e still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry, and grasping the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised, to furnish new pretenses for revenues and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without tribute.” –Thomas […]

Where Have the Unaccompanied Alien Children Gone? + More – Daily Digest

September 2, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Shame on the men who can court exemption from present trouble and expense at the price of their own posterity’s liberty!” –Samuel Adams (“Candidus”), 1776 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Where Have the Unaccompanied Alien Children Gone? The government has shut down three shelters at U.S. military bases holding the unaccompanied […]

Washington Whispers on Obama’s Immigration Action + More – Daily Digest

September 1, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” –Alexander Hamilton, Report on Manufactures, 1791 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Washington Whispers on Obama’s Immigration […]

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 […]

Mississippi Mud + More – Daily Digest

June 25, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right, from the frame of their nature, to knowledge, as their great Creator, who does nothing in vain, has given them understandings, and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, […]