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ISIS released video in May calling for lone wolf terrorist attack on Las Vegas Strip (Amended)

The Islamic State who is now claiming responsibility for the terrorist attack that occurred earlier today at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada released a video in May of this year calling for a lone wolf terrorist attack on the Las Vegas strip. Daily Mail …The [Read More]

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Progressives’ crude political commentary about North Korea [NSFW]

Given a vexing, dangerous, and complicated problem like North Korea, Progressives reduce the issue to school-boy sniggering about sexual prowess. One of the things that distinguishes Progressives from Conservatives is that the former are certain that they’re very smart. For example, they point out that wealthy Blue enclaves have a [Read More]

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An American In Babylon – Trump’s UN Speech

President Trump’s UN speech attracted a fair amount of controversy among the chattering classes. It shouldn’t have. The United Nations has become a byword for useless, dysfunctional bureaucracy a mere 72 years after its founding. Like Belshazzar’s feast, it spends lavishly and conducts itself with opulence, but is rotted through [Read More]

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President Trump issues new economic sanctions on North Korea

President Trump with the Prime Minister of Japan and the President of the Republic of Korea See language of Executive Order below: The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 21, 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea EXECUTIVE ORDER [Read More]

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President Trump’s admirable address to the United Nations

Trump’s superb speech at the United Nations asserted American sovereignty, defended American security, and straightforwardly attacked America’s enemies. I loath the United Nations. It’s a forum that gives a ridiculous amount of power to tin-pot tyrants, especially of the Muslim variety, and that exists in large part to destroy Israel [Read More]

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Remembrances from September 11, the day America changed

It’s been 16 years, but for those of us who remember September 11, 2001, the memories are still raw. Here’s a round-up of interesting and moving articles. These are articles and videos about September 11, both remembrances and analyses, that caught my eye during my morning reading. Some are old, [Read More]

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President Trump, First Lady Lead Moment of Silence, Partake in 9/11 Observance at Pentagon.

  TRANSCRIPT: The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 11, 2017 Remarks by President Trump at the 9/11 Memorial Observance The Pentagon Arlington, Virginia 9:49 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, General. Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. I want to thank you, Secretary [Read More]

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Remembering Rick Rescorla, a hero of 9/11 (Part 3 of my 9/11 trilogy)

In Part 3 of my annual three-part 9/11 trilogy, I remember Rick Rescorla, a warrior to the bone, who saved thousands of lives but lost his own. True immortality being the Divine’s purview, we humans are limited to only two types: genetics and remembrance. It is the latter that concerns [Read More]

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Remembering Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, a hero of 9/11 (Part 2 of my 9/11 trilogy)

In Part 2 of my annual three-part 9/11 trilogy, I remember Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, a lovely, vibrant woman who calmly faced her fate. True immortality being the Divine’s purview, we humans are limited to only two types: genetics and remembrance. It is the latter that concerns me. Every year on [Read More]

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Remembering Brian Ahearn, a hero of 9/11 (Part 1 of my 9/11 trilogy)

In Part 1 of my annual three-part 9/11 trilogy, I remember Lt. Brian Ahearn, a New York firefighter who willingly sacrificed himself to save others. True immortality being the Divine’s purview, we humans are limited to only two types: genetics and remembrance. It is the latter that concerns me. Every [Read More]

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Robert Spencer at David Horowitz Freedom Center Discusses War on Freedom of Speech

Last week, Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch spoke at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, subject of which is the Islamization of America and the war on freedom of speech.  See Spencer’s speech below as posted on Vimeo. You can read the transcript here (excerpt below) courtesy of Front Page Magazine. [Read More]

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Leftist Delusion Syndrome

Yet another Liberal Malady This one discovered by William Teach of Pirates Cove The Editorial Board of the Santa Fe New Mexican has decided to take a stab at immigration issues, more specifically one specific refugee, while mixing its metaphors The U.S. should be a welcoming place Tighter U.S. security and [Read More]