Posts Tagged ‘Current Events’

Is Joe Bidin’ His Time?

January 19th, 2016

Several independent factors have surfaced—some influenced by Vice President Joe Biden, some not—to suggest he has, and may well have all along had, a plan in place to make a presidential run in 2016. Old Joe may have just been biding his time, waiting for events, over which he lacked control, to play out. That

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Stars and Stripes Oped: Stars are in the new SOCOM leader’s DNA

January 15th, 2016

Jan. 2 was a day of mixed emotions for me. Entering the U.S. Naval Academy grounds in Annapolis, Md., my visit had a twofold purpose — one bringing sadness; the other, joy. Sixteen years earlier, on Jan. 2, 2000, my father died. A Class of 1943 Naval Academy graduate who graduated in 1942 due to

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The Blaze Oped: Dying Democrat’s Wish for Hillary Voters Justified By Recent Email Revelations

January 14th, 2016

Honoring his wife’s request, Joe Fydrych published her advice to friends and family in her obituary following her Aug. 13, 2015 death. Elaine, 63, cautioned all not to vote for Hillary Clinton on the basis of her disastrous handling of the 2012 Benghazi attack that left four Americans dead. Had she lived five months longer, Elaine would have felt

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The Blaze Oped: Hijab Solidarity by Western Women Should Be a Road Less Traveled

January 12th, 2016

In 1936 sociologist Robert K. Merton popularized what is now known as the law of unintended consequences—i.e., an unforeseen and unintended outcome of a purposeful action. Well-intentioned Western women, seeking to show solidarity with Muslim women by publicly donning the “hijab”—commonly but incorrectly called a headscarf—unwittingly trigger the law. This was most recently demonstrated by Wheaton

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Breitbart Oped: Shutting Down Islam’s Cauldrons of Hate

January 11th, 2016

Four days after the November 13 Paris attacks, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said the U.S. will have “absolutely no choice” but to close down mosques where “some bad things are happening.” He suggested people need to—and are finally starting to—understand this. In a word association game, conservative Donald Trump’s name would not trigger as

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Breitbart Oped: Christ Hidden in Our Schools, While Muhammad Roams the Halls Freely

January 9th, 2016

Jesus Christ has had to go into hiding in our schools today, while Prophet Muhammad roams the halls freely. In the U.S., the media mocks those who make their Christian practices public—such as praying for victims of terrorism or young people committing to abstain from sexual relations until married. Yet that same media attacks those voicing

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The Blaze Oped: TIME’s Top Three Person Of The Year Selectees All Stand in the Shadow of One Not Nominated

January 6th, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was selected as TIME’s Person of the Year for 2015. Interestingly, Merkel and the two runner-ups she edged out for the title—Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump—have all taken political positions influenced by one man who, either purposefully or naively, was not even considered. While this particular

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Navy’s new stealthly Zumwalt rescues stricken fisherman off Maine coast

December 14th, 2015

The U.S. Navy’s brand new $4.3 billion stealth destroyer, the Zumwalt, came to the rescue of a fisherman suffering chest pains early Saturday off the coast of Maine. It was only Monday that the Zumwalt, the largest destroyer ever built for the Navy, headed out to sea for the first time. Coast Guard officials reported

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The Blaze Oped: Muslim Mantra Proclaims Islam and Muslims Are Real Victims of Paris and San Bernardino Attacks

December 14th, 2015

As was the case with the 9/11 attacks, we hear in the aftermath of the Paris and San Bernandino attacks a two-pronged Muslim mantra reverberating throughout the Western world. This mantra justifies the attacks while claiming the real victims are not those killed and wounded but, rather, Islam’s followers suffering the West’s Islamophobic wrath. This

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Breitbart Oped: Turkey: From Empire to Ataturk to Erdogan — And Back Again

November 11th, 2015

Seventy-seven years ago today, the founder of the independent Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, died in his bedroom at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul. Ataturk is still considered a national treasure, having resurrected Turkey from among the ashes of the Ottoman Empire in the aftermath of World War I. His ghost must have shuddered, however, upon

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