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Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no longer obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity. Saul Alinsky, Rules For Radicals pp. 128 That is quite a telling statement; one that

Surprise! Okay, so it’s probably not that surprising to any observer with at least an ounce of intellectual honesty. If you hadn’t already heard, let me be the one who breaks the news to you. On Friday, the media began reporting that the Obama administration had narrowed their list of

Last November Mikhail Lesin, former press aide to President Vladimir Putin and the founder of RT, was found dead in a Washington D.C. hotel room. The chief medical examiner there has concluded that Lesin died of “blunt force injuries to the head” but did not specify the cause of death

ISIS weighs in on the US Presidential election. ISIS in America. Tom DiMassimo, the 22-year-old protester who leaped out of the crowd at Saturday’s Donald Trump rally in Dayton, Ohio, was featured in a pro-ISIS video reportedly uploaded to YouTube in May 2015. The video, captured by LiveLeak before it

Forget for a moment what you might think of Republican contenders Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for better or worse. Consider that these two presidential candidates are those whom establishment elites, both Democrat and Republican, find the most odious and consider the most threatening. First of all, in the case

For the first time ever, total credit card debt in the United States is approaching a trillion dollars.  Instead of learning painful lessons from the last recession, Americans continue to make the same horrendous financial mistakes over and over again.  In fact, U.S. consumers accumulated more new credit card debt

Earlier this week hedge fund manager Marin Katusa explained that up until the recent stock market hit all the easy money flowing into the energy sector was being exuberantly spent on hookers, blow and fancy toys. Now, as oil prices hover under $40 per barrel, Katusa said more pain is likely coming

The United States has been hit by seven historic floods since the month of September, and the latest one is making headlines all over the planet.  This week, nearly two feet of rain triggered record-setting flooding in parts of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, and more rain is expected for the area as

The Democratic Party has a problem: superdelegates. A system the party created to protect itself from the wrong kind of Democratic nominee. But those superdelegates could actually destroy the Democratic Party going into this year’s presidential election. This is a Reality Check you won’t see anywhere else. “Well, look, I

Senator Rand Paul may have ended his presidential bid after failing to win the primary in Iowa, but that doesn’t mean that he’s stopped fighting for the American people. Paul is once again standing on principle and fighting back against the cronyism, waste, and corruption in Washington, D.C. This time