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Our Next Mideast War -- Syria

May 15, 2015 - 6:00pm

Jeb Bush has spent the week debating with himself over whether he would have started the war his brother launched on Iraq.

When he figures it out, hopefully, our would-be president will focus in on the campaign to drag us into yet another Mideast war -- this time to bring down Bashar Assad's regime in Syria.

Is a UK Crackup Ahead?

May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

David Cameron is the most successful Tory Party leader since Margaret Thatcher.

Yet history may also record that his success led to the crackup of his country, and Great Britain's secession from the European Union.

On a Fast Track to National Ruin

May 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

In the first quarter of 2015, in the sixth year of the historic Obama recovery, the U.S. economy grew by two-tenths of 1 percent.
And that probably sugarcoats it.

For trade deficits subtract from the growth of GDP, and the U.S. trade deficit that just came in was a monster.

Killer Cops or Malicious Prosecutor?

May 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Who killed Freddie Gray?

According to Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby, Freddie was murdered in a conspiracy of six cops who imprisoned him in a police van and there assaulted and killed him.

Hillary Blames the Cops

May 1, 2015 - 6:00pm

Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today.

A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine?

April 17, 2015 - 6:00pm

"Could a U.S. response to Russia's action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?"

Will Bob Corker Save the GOP?

April 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

"Pat, sometimes it seems like our friends want me to go over the cliff with flags flying," President Reagan once told me.

Diversity -- or Meritocracy?

April 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

A voracious and eclectic reader, President Nixon instructed me to send him every few weeks 10 articles he would not normally see that were on interesting or important issues.

Are NGOs Agents of Subversion?

March 24, 2015 - 7:00pm

Though "Bibi" Netanyahu won re-election last week, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will still look into whether the State Department financed a clandestine effort to defeat him.

Is the European Union Dying?

March 13, 2015 - 7:00pm

As the European Coal and Steel Community of Jean Monnet evolved into the EU, we were told a "United States of Europe" was at hand, modeled on the USA. And other countries and continents will inevitably follow Europe's example.





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