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by | Nov 4, 2021

Charles Wiley, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, with over 65 years experience as a foreign/military correspondent and lecturer, says: I’m against the United States being the policeman of the world. I’m against a policy of nation building. Unfortunately, our country followed…

by | Nov 2, 2021

When last we met in this space, the subject of the aging Joe Biden’s mental acuity came up. I essentially contended that he wasn’t as far gone as many conservatives would have it. But now I’m not so sure. Since…

by | Oct 19, 2021

Too many people who think they are smart and aware actually just don’t grasp the obvious. So they have to be hit in the head — figuratively! — with a hammer … again and again and again … until they…

by | Oct 17, 2021

Since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan on August 15, there has been very little news about the hundreds of American civilians abandoned by President Joe Biden to the mercies of the Taliban and al-Qaeda. One report last week said…

by | Sep 30, 2021

Today’s Five Quick Things promises to be actually quick, which is a departure from our usual mode. 1. Stu Scheller Shouldn’t Be In The Brig. The People Who Put Him There, Though… Give credit to Tucker Carlson for making this…

by | Sep 30, 2021

Tuesday’s testimony in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee told every American who was paying attention exactly what we needed to know about Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. Almost none of us with the ability to think critically didn’t already…

by | Sep 26, 2021

Turning to then-Vice President Joe Biden during a 2009 national security meeting, President Barack Obama famously said, “Joe, you do Iraq.” This allowed President Obama to turn his attention to the “Good War,” and his abortive “Afghan Surge” strategy —…

by | Sep 21, 2021

The greatest tragedy of Afghanistan is not that the United States was defeated but that the Afghan government collapsed. America will recover from this retreat from empire, but “failed states” are a much more serious problem. Regimes are crumbling in…

by | Sep 21, 2021

Last week Chris Bedford had a very notable column at The Federalist recognizing that the current Team D crowd driving policy and media in this country is obsessed with three things nobody else is clamoring for. And he was right,…

by | Sep 21, 2021

Afghanistan — of all places — may have saved America. An important part of our democracy has been stolen from us — far more devastating than the right to vote. Democracy cannot work, despite the ostensible presence of other freedoms,…

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