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  • Jonah
    Why Iran is 100% offensive to the free world
    Iran convicted Mohsen Amir-Aslami for “insulting the prophet Jonah” and “making innovations in religion,” according to a report in The Guardian by Saeed Kamali Dehghan. He was a psychotherapist who practiced in his own home...
  • romney
    Mitt Romney to fundraise for David Perdue in Georgia on Wednesday
    According to a Monday evening tweet by the Georgia Democrats, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Atlanta on Wednesday for a fundraising event to benefit the campaign of Georgia Republican candidate for U.S. Senate David...
  • Jodi Arias
    Four new changes in the upcoming Jodi Arias sentencing trial
    Jodi Arias' trial starts Monday and is expected to last until mid-December. At least 300 potential jurors will descend on the Maricopa County Superior Court Complex in Phoenix. There have been major changes to the trial both in the legal...
  • Charlie Crist begins "kitchen table tour" in Tampa Bay
    Charlie Crist begins "kitchen table tour" in Tampa Bay
    Charlie Crist wants to come to your home and talk about the issues at your kitchen table.According to theTampa Bay Timeson Sept. 29, Crist kicked off his "kitchen table tour" at a home in Pasco County in the Tampa Bay area. The goal of...
  • President Obama
    Obama addresses the world, ISIS brand of terrorism marches onward
    Last week President Obama took his Islamic State (or ISIS) terrorist fight to the world. His United Nations’ speech called on Middle Eastern countries to halt Islamic jihadists waging war against the West. The president did not mince words...
  • Iraqis ran from the fight
    Iraqi pluralism slipped away as America withdrew
    A lot of people saw this coming and were correct about it. The policy to withdraw from Iraq post-haste left a vacuum in the balance of power that held the notion of a pluralistic state together by a thread. Now, let’s be realistic about...
  • Occupy Central - Hong Kong
    Occupy Central: Hong Kong protest rages out of control
    China faces one of its biggest political challenges since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25 years ago as protesters take over the streets of Hong Kong on Monday.Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets after the pro-democracy...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Netanyahu addresses threat of Islamic terrorists in speech at United Nations
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke before the United Nations on Monday, saying “regional peace was possible with a fresh approach from Israel's neighbors.” Netanyahu told the gathering that he vowed to “expose...
  • Force-feeding GITMO prisoners should be exposed
    Force-feeding GITMO prisoners should be exposed
    Force-feeding GITMO prisoners should be exposed, but not to the advantage of terrorists and enemy combatants.News from The Guardian today is that Spencer Ackerman from that organization wants the Obama administration's secrecy request waved to...
  • Obama admitted that his administration underestimated ISIS threat
    Obama on 60 Minutes acknowledges administration underestimated ISIS threat
    President Barack Obama admitted 2014 that his administration underestimated the threat of ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in a CBS' '60 Minutes' interview with Steve Kroft that was taped on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 and aired...
  • Senator Dan Patrick and Senator Van de Putte set for tonight's debate
    Lieutenant Governor candidates debate at PBS studio in Austin
    The Lieutenant Governor Debate tonight will be the first and most likely only television and streamed event that the public will get to see before casting their vote for the November 4, 2014 election.In a showdown between the Republican and...
  • Pension Reform and the Jacksonville City Council
    Jacksonville a Statesman is Needed
    Having done its annual duty of reviewing , amending where necessary, and then passing the Jacksonville Budget for the 2014-2015 year, council members can rest on their laurels. But is their work really done? Yes, that’s rhetorical. Those of...
  • 60 Minutes with President Obama
    Obama finally admits underestimating ISIS
    President Obama on Sunday appeared on 60 Minutes and admitted that the U.S. underestimated the strength of ISIS before it took control of parts of Syria and Iraq. He failed to acknowledge the fact the ability of the Iraqi army to fight ISIS. Obama...
  • French pound ISIS
    Break the ISIS fight into smaller bites
    Mark Preston, CNN, provides a story today describing the outcome of a poll that says Americans want to fight ISIS but not with our troops on the ground. That is obvious. The question for military planners and experts is how can they achieve...
  • Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai
    Afghani President in pursuit of economic sustainability
    Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai President is talking economic transformation, and that could be the sweetheart story from the Middle East these days. A report by By Eltaf Najafizada for Bloomberg News shares some details, but first consider the context...