by | Jun 10, 2019

The extremism of the Democrats, their honed-to-a-fine-edge radicalism, is displayed almost daily on the subject of abortion. When anyone — like poor old Joe Biden — strays an inch on abortion, they’re quickly reined in as Biden was last week…

by | Mar 14, 2019

The Trump administration just delivered a massive budget to Congress. A look at the numbers and the talking points drafted to defend it confirms that budgets favor politics over policy. This also confirms that it really doesn’t really matter who…

by | Feb 21, 2019

If you drive an imported car, as I do, your vehicle may soon be declared a national security risk by the Department of Commerce. If you drive an American-assembled car, your car may also pose a threat to U.S. national…

by | Feb 4, 2019

President Trump’s continuing feud with the intelligence community has gone on too long. It must, somehow, be repaired because the making of defense and foreign policy relies on the best, most credible and accurate intelligence we can gather. In the…

by | May 29, 2018

You know the old saying that when you try to be everything to everybody, you end up being nothing to no one and make everybody mad? Well, it seems that Amazon has fallen into that trap. Amazon Web Services (AWS)…

by | May 9, 2018

In the most important national security and foreign policy decision of his presidency to date, President Trump announced Wednesday that America was withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear weapons deal that former president Obama entered into with Iran, China, Russia, Britain,…

by | May 7, 2018

This column has, to date, not analyzed the manifest problems with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Trump for two reasons. First, because it fell outside my national security/foreign policy strike zone. Second, because many others — especially my…

by | Feb 1, 2018

The Intelligence agencies’ pressures on President Trump to block the House of Representatives’ decision to release a summary of the FBI’s highly classified misdeeds are instructive comedy. The House’s decision shows what no one should ever have doubted: the FBI,…

by | Dec 12, 2017

Korea, Russia, Jerusalem, Iran — what about national security right here at home? The Trump administration should abolish the arguably unconstitutional TSA, itself immune from security. Recent scandals included staff linked to terrorism. Indeed, a Somali warlord passed a TSA…

by | Jul 26, 2017

Loyalty — fealty to one’s nation, religion or smaller social group — is one of those concepts that Americans have allowed to lose its meaning. The media are the most guilty because they have decided that loyalty to the nation…

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