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Trump’s first foreign challenge: The Baltics?

John Moody, The largely overlooked deployment this past weekend of some 4,000 U.S. troops to Poland is an important message from Washington to Moscow: Don’t mess with Eastern Europe, especially the Baltics. It is a message that Donald Trump needs to reinforce, no matter how much he admires his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. “We have

Pat Buchanan: Can Trump and Putin Avert Cold War II?

Pat Buchanan, In retaliation for the hacking of John Podesta and the DNC, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered closure of their country houses on Long Island and Maryland’s Eastern shore. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that 35 U.S. diplomats would be expelled. But Vladimir Putin stepped in, declined to retaliate at all,

The road back for Democrats: Identity politics is not the way

Charles Krauthammer, One of the more salutary outcomes of the recent election is that Democrats are finally beginning to question the wisdom of basing their fortunes on identity politics. Having counted on the allegiance of African-Americans, Hispanics, gays, unmarried women and the young — and winning the popular vote all but once since 1992 —

Russia’s military mulls restoring bases in Vietnam, Cuba

Russia is considering plans to resume its military presence in Vietnam and Cuba where Moscow earlier had military bases, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Friday. The last time relations between Washington and Moscow were this lousy, Madonna and Wham! were top of the charts and Soviet leaders

Thomas Sowell: The Academic Curtain

Back in the days of the Cold War between the Communist bloc of nations and the Western democracies, the Communists maintained pervasive restrictions around Eastern Europe that were aptly called an “iron curtain,” isolating the people in its bloc from the ideas of the West and physically obstructing their escape. One of the few things

Will the Presidential Rumble Come Down To The Debates?

John Kass, Mercifully, those mind-numbing national political convention infomercials are finally over. They were full of exaggerations, lies, boring testimonials and people waving their arms claiming their product was best. Not to mention being a big waste of perfectly good balloons. I bet that if you stood on any street corner and stopped random sober

Here Come Hillary’s Convention Lies, Dems Play Russian Roulette for the Crook

Brendan Kirby, Amid DNC turmoil, Clinton campaign manager accuses GOP of becoming ‘pro-Russia’ Caught by a scandalous revelation that the Democratic National Committee is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hillary Clinton campaign, Team Clinton is desperately trying to change the subject by accusing Russia and Donald Trump of joining force. There was not a

Trump Trashes 70 Years of U.S. Foreign Policy in NATO Attack

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump trashed seven decades of U.S. policy toward Europe in one interview that left foreign policy experts and some in his party saying his approach could embolden Russia and make the world more dangerous. By questioning whether the U.S. would defend its NATO allies equally, Trump appeared to be rolling back

Pat Buchanan: Will the West Survive the Century?

“Nativism … xenophobia or worse” is behind the triumph of Brexit and the support for Donald Trump, railed President Barack Obama in Ottawa. Obama believes that resistance to transformational change in the character and identity of countries of the West, from immigration, can only be the product of sick minds or sick hearts. According to

Professor Rejects Marxism After Traveling The Globe: ňúSocialism Doesn’t Work’

The College Fix | Kate Hardiman “Academia has developed its own culture, a subset of the wider elite culture.” At least one professor in America does not feel the Bern. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Professor Jack Stauder says his political and ideological conversion away from socialism and Marxism occurred when he actually witnessed these systems in action.