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Where Have All the Allies Gone?

Victor Davis Hanson,   The so-called Islamic State has left destruction everywhere that it has gained ground. But as in the case of the tribal Scythians, Vandals, Huns or Mongols of the past, sowing chaos in its wake does not mean that the Islamic State won’t continue to seek new targets for its devastation. If unchecked, […] Read More →

Congressional reaction to Obama’s speech

 Congressional Republicans and Democrats reacted Wednesday night to President Barack Obama’s expanded campaign of military airstrikes and support for partner forces to combat the Islamic State militant group: ___ The president “has finally begun to make the case the nation has needed him to make for quite some time: that destroying this terrorist threat requires […] Read More →

Thomas Sowell: Cheap Politicians

 The recent bribery convictions of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are only the latest in a seemingly never-ending series of convictions of government officials. A little item on the Internet featured government officials in prison, either currently or in recent times. Among them were a mayor of New Orleans, a mayor of […] Read More →