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October 11th, 2019
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By: Merrill Matthews – ipi.org – October 8, 2019 It looks like the decade-old U.S. shale oil boom may keep us out of war. Recall that when Iraqi President Saddam Hussein invaded neighboring Kuwait in August 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush led a coalition of countries against Iraq — though it was mostly a U.S. effort. The aerial attack began in January...
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October 9th, 2019
former KS Gov - Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback
by Jeffrey Cimmino – washingtonexaminer.com – September 11, 2019 Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback said Christians are possibly facing the worst period of persecution in history and accused Western countries of failing to protect Christians because of a sense of guilt. “There is more persecution of Christians now, arguably, than any time in the history of world, and the Christian...
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October 8th, 2019
By: Tzvi Joffre – jpost.com – October 8, 2019 The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights denied a report by Syrian state news agency SANA earlier on Monday evening claiming that Turkey had conducted airstrikes in Syria against the Syrian Democratic Forces. According to the SOHR, the airstrikes hit targets in Iraq.A White House official stated later on Monday night that...
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October 4th, 2019
hong-kong-riot-police
But did she wake up just in time or too late? In these times of near civil war, Americans agree on almost nothing. Yet sometime in 2019, almost all of America finally got “woke” on China. For years, our leaders had yawned about Silk Road neo-imperialism in Africa and Asia, and gross abuses of human rights against Chinese religious minorities...
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September 26th, 2019
Joe Biden
Hundreds of pages of never-released memos and documents – many from inside the American team helping Burisma to stave off its legal troubles – conflict with Joe Biden’s narrative about the … Source: Solomon: These once-secret memos cast doubt on Joe Biden’s Ukraine story | TheHill
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September 17th, 2019
Sattellite image of saudi oil field
By: Shane Harris, Erin Cunningham & Kareem Fahim – washingtonpost.com – September 17, 2019 President Trump on Monday stopped short of directly blaming Iran for a major attack on Saudi Arabian oil installations, allaying, at least for the moment, fears of a military conflict between the United States and Iran. Officials in Washington and Riyadh spent the day analyzing satellite photos and other intelligence that they...
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September 11th, 2019
Donald Trump & China's President Xi Jinping shake hands
By: Jim Geraghty – nationalreview.com – September 10, 2019 Is China Starting to Feel the Pain from the Trade War? Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal had a fascinating front-page article that could have deep political ramifications. Right now, Trump’s trade war with China looks like slamming our collective foreheads against a brick wall, hoping we do more damage to the wall than the...
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August 16th, 2019
democratic-candidates debate
By: Alan S. Blinder – wsj.com – August 14, 201 In my book “Hard Heads, Soft Hearts” (1987), I bemoaned that it was difficult to be both a Democrat and an economist. Democrats, I wrote, often advocated economic policies that were well-intentioned but softheaded. Yes, ends matter, but so do means. Later, it became easy to be a Democrat and an...
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August 15th, 2019
Ice Agent in vest
By: Matt Vespa – townhall.com – August 14, 2019 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are Nazis. They have concentration camps set up at the border. They should be abolished. That’s the narrative that Democrats, the liberal media, and their activist goons have been peddling for months and the results have turned violent. In Tacoma, Washington, an activist with the extreme...
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August 14th, 2019
Hong Airport - Protestors
By:  James Jay Carafano – Foxnews.com – August 14, 2019 Hong Kong International Airport has been crippled as protests continue over a Chinese extradition bill; Greg Palkot reports. The outside world can do little to assure the future of freedom in Hong Kong beyond making the case that preserving the principles of liberty are at stake. Nevertheless, the plight of...
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