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President Trump, It’s Time to Withdraw From Afghanistan

President Trump, It’s Time to Withdraw From Afghanistan

Since the 2001 invasion, the American taxpayers have spent nearly $1 trillion on military operations in Afghanistan. It’s a total that doesn’t include spending by covert branches of our government, such as the CIA or ancillary costs associated with the war incurred by organizations like the Department of Veterans Affairs. But now a bombshell report

Remember When Obama And Democrats Were For Constitutional Limits On War Powers?

I started this blog in 2003, at the height of the invasion of Iraq. My earliest years as a political observer were spent watching the political enemies of Republicans and President George W. Bush claim that he was a “war criminal” fighting an “illegal war.” I’ll not re-litigate the case for invading Afghanistan and Iraq

Forget North Korea, US Admiral Says Global Warming Is The Greatest Threat In The Pacific

Here’s a depressing juxtaposition of headlines from my feed reader this morning. First up, a US admiral declares that global warming is America’s greatest threat in the Pacific: Next up, North Korea says they’re scrapping the armistice that ended the Korean War and are considering future strikes against South Korea: To my mind, the belligerent

Gun-Controlled Chicago Sees More American Deaths Than Afghanistan War Zone

Via Gateway Pundit, there were 405 coalition casualties in Afghanistan in 2012, and 310 of them were Americans (72% of US war casualties in Afghanistan have come under President Obama). In Chicago, which claims some of the strictest gun control policies in America, there were 532 homicides in 2012. Yet, still, Chicago’s officials blame all

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