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Never mind who poked at the hive and stirred up an angry storm. Those are lessons of blowback for those with memory and perspective. Right now the reactionary fervor is all that matters. Indeed, it is difficult to focus on much else. In hindsight, the nation became sick and tired

I was absolutely stunned to learn that the Baltic Dry Shipping Index had plummeted to a new all-time record low of 504 at one point on Thursday.  I have written a number of articles lately about the dramatic slowdown in global trade, but I didn’t realize that things had gotten

President Obama threatened late Wednesday to veto legislation aimed at screening Syrian refugees, which demands FBI background checks and sign-offs by top officials.   So how long will it take Americans to decide if the problem is “Islam” or “radical Islam” or “Hijacked Islam”? These days (after the Paris attacks), both

This is a must read, a must share, a must distribute. People need to understand how this propaganda is disabling and disarming this nation in the gravest threat to our freedom, our lives, our children and our future. Please share widely. Blood still stains the streets of Paris. France is

The world’s attention is fixed on Paris. France is, tonight, a police state. There is concern over ISIS infiltrating Syrian refugees. And, of course, the big question, how will the world rid itself of the Islamic State? But before you listen to one more politician tell you what we need

Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters wrote a scathing critique of the Obama administration’s efforts against ISIS for the New York Post earlier this week. Peters argues from history that our unwillingness to do what needs to be done may end up being our downfall in the war on terror.

The Kremlin has announced that traces of explosives were found in the debris of the Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt last month. According to the Russian Federal Security Service, Metrojet Flight 9268 was brought down by a bomb estimated to contain 2.2 pounds of explosives. Russia initially played down assertions

In a video that appeared earlier this month, a man is claiming that he videoed several buses that are carrying people who were brought in from a United Parcel Service flight. He discusses what he saw prior to filming which he described as people who came in on a UPS

Of all the hair-brained maneuvers out there, one has to think that defending the 1400 year-old death cult of Islam while said death cult is in the midst of a genocidal war in the Middle East and a new invasion of Europe (they’ve done this before) must be near the

If the U.S. economy really is in “great shape”, then why do all of the numbers keep telling us that we are in a recession?  The manufacturing numbers say that we are in a recession, the trade numbers say that we are in a recession, and as you will see