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What Does It Mean To Discredit Radical Islamic Ideology?

March 20, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Many experts, genuine or self-proclaimed, assert that the battle against radical Islam will be won, not so much by killing its adherents, but by discrediting the ideology. That sounds profound indeed, yet, what exactly does it mean? Former Trump National Security Advisor retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn in his 2016 […]

Trump Halfway To First 100 Days

March 11, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump this week threw his support behind a House Republican plan aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare. While it’s not yet to the liking of everyone in his party, a health care proposal was a key pledge candidate Trump said would be part of his first 100 days in […]

The Chasm Widens

January 26, 2017 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ Not many people in the Portland, Maine area see the world as I do. It’s been five years since my wife and I bought a second home across the bridge in South Portland and I’ve kept a low profile. I do meet, however, with a group of writers every couple of […]

Senate Casts Eye On Global Hot Spots

January 15, 2017 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Russia tops chart as Trump’s security picks scrutinized While a lot of white-hot issues will be hammered on in the coming weeks during U.S. Senate confirmation hearings for the incoming administration’s Cabinet secretaries, no topic will generate more sparks than Russia. No real surprise. Moscow has been a huge headache […]

What Happens For Consumers After Congress Repeals Obamacare

January 14, 2017 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ All the talk about congressional Republicans preparing to repeal Obamacare may have some Americans on edge, but GOP lawmakers say they intend to craft a plan that will phase out the health care law to ensure a “stable transition” for consumers who depend on it. Republicans say they want consumers to keep […]

Don’t Defund The U.N., Just Say ‘Go!’

January 9, 2017 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ There are some swamps that we have to drain because they’re our swamps. Washington is our swamp. The lesson of the 2016 election is that people across the ideological spectrum are furious at Washington. Our incoming president won because he convinced enough people that, while Hillary was a swamp creature, […]

How Trump’s Presidency Could Retool The Auto Industry

January 7, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ President-elect Donald Trump’s public campaign to push U.S. companies to make their products in America is already having an impact, especially on one of his favorite targets: the auto industry. On Tuesday, Ford Motor Co., the nation’s second-largest automaker, said it will cancel a plan to build a small-car assembly plant […]