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Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

 With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region — the survival or fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad — there is still no plan. And that means the West’s […] Read More →

Weak Wages Stir Voter Ire at Obama Amid Gridlock

 The U.S. economy has posted its strongest six months of growth since 2003, news that usually would be a boon to the party in power heading into congressional elections. Yet President Barack Obama and Democrats haven’t been able to take credit for the gains. On Election Day, they’re at risk of losing control of the […] Read More →

A Halloween Sack Full of Subsidized Sugar

Jim Martin,   If you really want to put a spook into people this Halloween, maybe dress up like the Free Market. That’s a vision that scares a lot of folks these days – especially those who grow the sugar in our favorite holiday candies. Here in America, where the free-enterprise system should be celebrated, the […] Read More →

The Era of Trust in Government Is Over

William Jacobson,   In 1986, Ronald Reagan joked that the most terrifying words in the English language were “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.” In the age of President Barack Obama, Reagan’s maxim is no joke – it’s playing out weekly before our very eyes. Recent surveys indicate that trust in the government […] Read More →

Top Experts Agree: Ebola Can Spread Via Aerosols

It’s Insane that Frontline Healthcare Workers Still Aren’t Wearing Respirators. Washington’s Blog  A U.S. government agency has warned preliminary data shows Ebola is aerostable, meaning it can survive in the air and potentially be transmitted via airborne means. The document was released in a federal government announcement seeking research proposals from private firms for Ebola treatment and […] Read More →

Black Democratic Politics Under Attack, by Blacks, for Preying on Them

Arlen Williams, The Sovereignty Campaign (SovCam)  Black Chicago activists who have escaped and risen above the prison cycle are drawing lines on the pavement and pointing at the chief oppressors in their neighborhoods, the progressive plantation masters of the Democratic Party. Good. Damn the neo-Marxist “political correctness.” It’s time to get real. Let’s get real. […] Read More →

Pork Feast in Vietnam Spurs Monsanto GM Corn Push

 Vietnam plans to sow genetically modified crops for the first time as demand for corn to fatten hogs expands in the country where pork consumption climbed 80 percent in the past decade. The Ministry of Agriculture approved four traits for food and feed use in August. Dekalb Vietnam Co., a unit of St Louis, Missouri-based […] Read More →

The Ebola Story Doesn’t Smell Right

The only intelligent and responsible policy is to stop all commercial flights to and from ebola areas. The federal government has announced that thousands of additional US soldiers are being sent to Liberia. General Gary Volesky said the troops would “stamp out” ebola. The official story is that combat troops are being sent to build treatment structures for those […] Read More →

POLL: Race for Congress tightens, confidence in Obama low

 Enthusiasm in the midterm elections remains in the Republicans’ favor — but the spread has significantly narrowed, according to a new Fox News national poll.  Among likely voters, 45 percent of Republicans are “extremely” interested compared to 41 percent of Democrats. Two weeks ago, the GOP was up 15 points on that question. Party loyalty […] Read More →

DHS increases security at federal buildings over terror concerns

 The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it has increased security at federal buildings across the county, citing terror threats and recent attacks in Canada and elsewhere. The announcement was made by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who said Federal Protective Service officers are providing the increased security. Officials said the move was a “precautionary” […] Read More →

New Book “Stonewalled” : Obama’s Washington Spying on Sharyl Attkisson

 Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s new book, “Stonewalled: My Fight For Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington,” goes into detail about the insertion of viral monitoring software into her computer.  It’s a problem she has only spoken vaguely about in the past.  It turns out more than just her computer was compromised, […] Read More →

Trey Gowdy Shoots Down Obama’s Pick Of A ‘Dadgum Lawyer’ As Ebola Czar

 “why in the world the president…”  Frequently outspoken South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy offered his unequivocal disapproval of Barack Obama’s pick as the nation’s Ebola czar during a hearing Friday, citing the heavily criticized fact that Ron Klain has no medical background qualifying him to deal with the deadly disease. Addressing Health and Human Services […] Read More →