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Time to stop denying Islamic Jihad is on America’s doorstep

Time to stop denying Islamic Jihad is on America’s doorstep

The beheading of an innocent woman by a radical Islamist in Moore, Oklahoma is more evidence that Americans need to wake up to the fact that Jihad is on our doorstep.

Libertarian Republicans at a pro-choice rally

Forseen and predicted: The conservative rout on social issues

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2014 — Back in 2008, the various Republican candidates for president unanimously stated their staunch opposition to same sex marriage. It was a given, or so it seemed. Indeed, even Barack Obama expressed his opposition in the run up to that general election, although one wondered at the time if such a stance

Hong Kong 2014 protests.

Financial media ignore, downplay disruptive Hong Kong crisis

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2014 – Although Chinese government police are starting to get rough with the largely student-inspired pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, they haven’t yet deployed the kind of force that resulted in significant casualties a generation ago during the eerily similar protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Perhaps the Chinese Communists learned a thing


Killing al-Qaeda: The Khorasan problem

WASHINGTON, September 28, 2014 — The death of al-Qaeda, whose decimation was announced by President Obama 32 times in 2012 alone, is generally recognized now to have been greatly exaggerated. It made that clear on Saturday when it launched rockets at the U.S. embassy in Yemen. The sudden appearance of a brand-new al-Qaeda affiliate, Khorasan,