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Save The Children from Those Getting Rid of “Unwanted Life”

Paul Greenberg, There was a time when those out to kill the unborn were all for the filibuster, since saving it was one way to stop congressional efforts to save these innocents. Old-timers will recall a folk saying about being as safe as a babe in its mother’s womb. But that’s just where they have

Obama admin ripped over ‘secret’ deal aiding Iranian banks

The Obama administration is coming under tough new criticism for its dealings with Tehran after a Wall Street Journal report claimed the U.S. agreed to sign a “secret document” lifting international sanctions on Iranian banks just as the regime was releasing four American prisoners. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday called on Obama to provide

This Time, Trump’s Not the Problem

Mark Davis, When Republicans have a severe communications mishap, all conservatives should be concerned about getting the situation righted as soon as possible. If someone seeking to speak for all Republicans commits a seething unforced error, it must be addressed promptly so that voters know they can expect better moving forward. I am referring, of

Donald Trump vows to embrace his status as his party’s standard bearer

Rarely straying from the pre-written text scrolling on two TelePrompters, a relatively reserved Donald Trump vowed to embrace his status as his party’s standard bearer — even as skepticism mounted from members of his own party about what his leadership would entail. “I understand the responsibility of carrying the mantle and I will never, ever let you

Is the First lady Michelle Obama running for the Senate?

 First Lady Michelle Obama is everywhere. She’s traveling to China. She’s raising money for Democrats. She’s issuing plaintive tweets seeking the rescue of the kidnapped Nigerian girls. She’s wading uncharacteristically deep into the Washington political mud pit to defend her school lunch program against Republicans, assailing them last Tuesday for opting to “play politics with

Reports Indicate That Michelle Obama Is About To Get A Lot More Power

B. Christopher Agee  Michelle Obama’s astounding level of activism has led many to assume she is not satisfied with merely attaining the status of first lady. As Hillary Clinton proved, someone in her position can effectively use name recognition to energize a political career for which she might otherwise be deemed woefully unqualified. A recent

Russia oil talks pose new hurdle to Iran nuke pact

The United States could impose economic sanctions if Iran and Russia move forward with a reported oil-for-goods contract, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, discussing with a Senate panel an emerging threat to talks designed to finalize a nuclear deal with Iran. The Russian business daily Kommersant has reported Russia plans to buy 500,000

Russia oil talks pose new hurdle to Iran nuke pact

The United States could impose economic sanctions if Iran and Russia move forward with a reported oil-for-goods contract, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, discussing with a Senate panel an emerging threat to talks designed to finalize a nuclear deal with Iran. The Russian business daily Kommersant has reported Russia plans to buy 500,000