Trump Foreign Policy Speech

Since most of the media has decided to view Donald Trump as a public enemy rather than as a candidate for President, I have decided to post his foreign policy speech from yesterday so our readers can have access to

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Who Is Unfit to be President?

Fifty foreign policy figures, most from the Bush 43 administration, have issued a letter slamming Donald Trump.  Some of the names are notable and most are deservedly obscure, being relatively low ranking munchkins.  Here is the text of the letter:

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Sleep Easy America, Biden is on the Job!

Father Z points out a celebration of the fierce comments of beloved National Clown and Veep Joe Biden on ISIS/ISIL:   Meanwhile, from The People’s Cube, we have a solution to the problem of ISIS! I hope the President is

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Everything You Need to Know About ISIL in Iraq

    Media coverage of events in Iraq is by and large pretty poor, reporting day to day events without giving much needed context.  Strategy Page performs a public service by giving briefings that provide a fantastic overview of just

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Obama: A Reappraisal

    I have long thought that Obama is more incompetent than malevolent.  In light of  the Obama administration trading five terrorists for U.S. Army Sgt. Berghdahl, who, according to the men who served with him, is at best a deserter

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Impotence as Foreign Policy: Part II

Fresh off their laurels of establishing that the US has no policy regarding Vladimir Putin except to post disapproving internet pics, go here to read all about it, the Obama administration is trying the same thing in regard to the kidnaping of hundreds

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To Intervene or Not to Intervene, that is the Question

      President Obama is deciding whether to intervene in Syria against the Assad regime.  I think any hesitation is for show, and the decision to intervene has been made.  Intervening in the Syrian Civil War is not popular, so

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Shrewd, Very Shrewd

    In the age of Obama it is possible for Americans to forget that there are leaders who are very shrewd indeed:     The Egyptian defense minister ordered the engineering department of the armed forces to swiftly repair all

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The Woman Beside Weiner

    As Anthony Weiner demonstrates that being a sociopath is not always an advantage in politics, Andrew McCarthy, who was the lead prosecutor in the successful prosecution of  Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman and eleven others for the 1993 World Trade

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The Forgotten Men & Women of America

In 1883, William Graham Sumner published an essay titled “The Forgotten Man” (originally titled “On the Case of a Certain Man Who Is Never Thought Of” – not quite as catchy) which is as relevant today as it was when

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We Apologize For Breathing

Hattip to AllahPundit at Hot Air.  Your tax dollars at work.  The State Department is paying for the above video to run in Pakistan.  I find it breathtaking in its complete incomprehension.  The foolish anti-Mohammed video is merely a pretext for

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Ronald Reagan on Foreign Policy

We in America have learned bitter lessons from two world wars: It is better to be here ready to protect the peace, than to take blind shelter across the sea, rushing to respond only after freedom is lost. We’ve learned

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Has the U.S. Government Betrayed Chen Guangcheng?

Matthew Archbold as well as the folks at Hot Air have done a fantastic job covering the story of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng.  Matt discussed this story a few days ago. Chen Guancheng is a blind human rights activist who

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Ron Paul’s Foreign Policy: Golden Rule or Relativism?

If you move about those regions of the internets in which righteous display their moral superiority by posting sixty second video clips showing just how bad their opponents are, you have probably seen headlines lately along the lines of “Christians

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No Strongman for Honduras

Tomorrow will mark one month since Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was roused from his bed by members of the military and escorted, in his pajamas, to a plane heading out of the country. Later that same day, June 28th, the

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Book Review: Empires of Trust (Part II)

[Empires of Trust, review Part I] Review of: Empires of Trust: How Rome Built–and America Is Building–a New World My apologies for taking so long to get back with a second part to this review. In the first installment, I

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Free Iran

In the proud tradition of news photos of beautiful women protesting against political oppression, the Boston Globe provides a series of photos of the protests over Iran’s apparently rigged presidential election, but the first is this one: (In all seriousness,

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Book Review: Empires of Trust (Part I)

It may seem like overkill to write a multi-part book review, but historian Thomas F. Madden’s new Empires of Trust: How Rome Built–and America Is Building–a New World explores a thesis I’ve been interested in for some time, which has

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