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Ongoing Fallout From Trump’s Press Conference And Helsinki Summit With Putin

<b>Helsinki Summit – A Disaster and a bigly clean up job</b><p><b>Donald Trump</b>, after approximately 24 hours of <b>furious reactions</b> to his abominable actions in …

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The GOP Congress’ Disgraceful And Desperate Peter Strzok Hearing

It’s indisputable that much of what takes place in congressional hearings have a partisan edge to them. It is essentially baked in the cake. That is …

Trump And Kim’s Singapore Handshake Deal – Why You’d Use A Hand Sanitizer

<b>Singapore Handshake Deal</b><p><b>Donald Trump</b> arrived in <b>Singapore</b> on Monday, <b>leaving the wreckage of our relations</b> with America’s closest and most important …

Neema Mission Centre – Bringing Change To Uganda At The Community Level

I have my first international mission trust and infatuation – and I’d like to entice you to partner with me in it. There’s plenty of room for …

The Robin Williams Effect: Why Celebrity Deaths Lead To An Increase In Suicides

After comedian <b>Robin Williams</b> committed suicide on August 11, 2014, the number of people in America who took their own lives increased 10% over the …

Is Roger Stone About To Flip On Trump?

Last week, President <b>Donald J. Trump</b> issued a presidential pardon for <b>Dinesh D’Souza</b>, the polarizing maker of films promoting dubiously documented …

Reality Winner’s Case May Determine Who Is A Journalist In The Social Media Age

By the time <b>Reality Winner</b>, a former intelligence specialist in the <b>United States Air Force</b>, goes to trial, she will have been imprisoned for nearly 18 …

When Pain Becomes Government Regulated, We Are All Potential Victims

By <b>Janice Barlow</b> with <b>Richard Cameron</b><p><b>No one should doubt that we’re still</b><p>in the midst of an opioid crisis and have been for the better part of a …

North Korea’s Kim Gets Cold Feet Before The Wedding – Put The Champagne On Hold

In the last 24 hours, the narrative about the upcoming summit between <b>Donald Trump</b> and North Korean dictator <b>Kim Jong-un</b>, has pivoted from upbeat …

Red State Pushes #NeverTrump Writers Overboard – Becomes OrangeState

<b>Red State’s Friday Massacre</b><p>At this point, many of you have perhaps heard that a significant number of writers at <b>RedState</b> have been cashiered. Even <b>CNN</b> …

Why North Korea Is Now Suddenly Adopting A Conciliatory Nuclear Posture

The term <b>“Hermit Kingdom”</b> was coined in 1882, by <b>William Elliot Griffis</b>.<p>It has most frequently been used in reference to <b>North Korea</b> since the partition …

As Long As Assad Remains In Power, The West Is Losing In Syria

<b>Assad will remain in control of Syria – Missile strikes or not</b><p><b>President Trump</b> rightly called Syrian dictator <b>Bashar Al-Assad</b> a monster. That is …

Middle East

Here’s The Problem With Trump’s Trade War: Trade Deficits Aren’t Necessarily Bad

<b>Trade War Between Trump And Credible Economists</b><p>You could hit an imported Chinese golf ball into a room full of economists and have a pretty good …

50 Years After MLK’s Assassination – A Tale Of Four Cities, Memphis To Beijing

<b>Memphis and Martin Luther King’s Assassination</b><p>On this day, 50 years ago, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death. He had come to</b> …

Trade Wars: Rarely Won And Costly To Americans

by <b>Lynda Bryant-Work</b><p>“Trade wars are good, and easy to win.”<p>So <b>President Trump</b> tweeted after announcing the United States would impose steep <b>tariffs</b> on …

America Is Heading Towards A Second Civil War

<b>Thirty-five percent.</b><p>That was the consensus chance a panel of national security experts polled by <b>Foreign Policy</b> magazine in 2017 said America had of …

Trump Toadies For State And CIA – Mike Pompeo And Gina Haspel Under The Microscope

As is typically the fashion with <b>Donald Trump</b> – looking for appointees that he perceives will put loyalty to him and his personal interests ahead of …

Generation Gap Will End The Republican Party

by <b>Wes Walker</b> via libertyisftw.org<p><b>Leadership is not about the next election, it’s about the next generation.”</b> <b><br>-Simon Sinek</b><p>Earlier this month, <b>Pew</b> …

Rex Tillerson Dumped By Trump For Not Following Trump’s Line On Russia

<b>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson</b> was fired this morning (Tuesday) by <b>Donald Trump</b>. Trump’s manner of communicating the dismissal was via Twitter …

China Moves To Make Xi Jinping Dictator For Life – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The <b>South China Morning Post</b> reported on Sunday that the mainland Chinese authoritarian one party state will accede – essentially rubber stamp <b>Chinese</b> …

Marco Rubio’s Performance At The CNN Stoneman Douglas Shooting...

<b>Marco Rubio</b> made an appearance at the <b>CNN town hall</b> last night, which was touted as a forum to discuss solutions to school shootings in the wake of 17 …

Notes, Observations And Analysis Of The Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting And Mass Shootings Generally

As was the case with the mass shooting in <b>Las Vegas</b>, where scores of people were shot at a music festival, I always hesitate and hold back doing a …

Space X’s Falcon Heavy Mega Rocket Gets High Marks In Successful Cape Kennedy Launch

<b>SpaceX</b>, the largest private rocket business in the world, today successfully launched it’s revolutionary <b>Falcon Heavy</b> rocket into space this afternoon …

Can Donald Trump Rely On His Shrinking Base To Carry Him Through The 2018 Mid Terms?

<b>National Compass</b> has been periodically examining the health of <b>Donald Trump’s</b> presidency, by looking at the ‘medical charts’ – a variety of national …

The Economic Pulse

by <b>Wes Walker</b> via libertyisftw.org<p><i>If you got a business – you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”</i><p><i>-Barack Obama, 2012</i><p>The <b>Bureau of</b> …

Are Evangelicals And The Religious Right Damaging Christianity With Their Trump Worship?

A friend and colleague, alerted me to an interesting article published in the online site, <b>Baptist News Global</b>, entitled, <b>“The death of Christianity in</b> …

Religion

Do We Still Need Black History Month?

Starting next month, we will have to hear from angry conservatives talk about how <b>Black History Month</b> is racist and why don’t we have White History …

Black History

Donald Trump Again Dredges Up Baseless Claims Of Intelligence Community Misconduct

This is a follow up to a report I wrote originally last March in reaction to <b>Donald Trump’s</b> wild and unfounded claims that former President <b>Barack …

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