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Remembering 9/11: defeating and destroying Iran

By |September 13th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Terrorism|Tags: , , , , |

On this 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on U.S. soil by jihadi forces, it is right that we honor our war dead and commit ourselves to defeating those primarily responsible, including the government of [...]

Think again: Trump, Obama and evidence-free politics

By |August 13th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week during the most-watched primary debate in history, a U.S. senator fired a cogently argued objection at his party’s leader, drawing a contemptuous and insulting personal attack. No, it wasn’t Sen. Rand Paul, who [...]

Kerry faces a tough sell on foreign policy blunders

By |August 1st, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Kelly Sloan, <em>'76</em> Contributor) John Kerry spends an awful lot of time these days trying to sell the Obama administration’s latest foreign policy mistakes — the restoration of normal ties with communist Cuba and [...]

Spinning White House yarns and Iranian nukes

By |July 18th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Melanie Sturm, '76 Contributor) Unable to ignore millions of cancellation letters and a rare presidential apology, fact-checkers at PolitiFact and the Washington Post designated “If you like your health care plan, you can keep [...]

Iran deal dangerous and disconnected from reality

By |July 18th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By John Guandolo, '76 Contributor) The “Joint Comprehensive Plan”(JCP) – also known as the “Iran Deal” among many – is dangerous for America’s security and demonstrates a true disconnect from reality by those who work [...]

I witnessed a speech that may change history

By |March 14th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

“All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare penned, and last week I was fortunate to behold a performance for the ages, one that moved its standing-room-only audience. Sitting in the gallery above a joint session of Congress and feeling history’s weight at our civilization’s fateful crossroads, I watched Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enter the House chamber to thunderous bipartisan applause before delivering a gracious, credible and consequential speech. […]

An Obama legacy of less freedom and more danger?

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

As the last two years of his tenure move toward their conclusion, President Barack Obama’s increasingly probable legacy — on top of the much-discussed debt he will leave to punish future generations — could be a nuclear-armed Iran and a striking diminution of rule of law and American freedoms. […]

Why coexist with a mortal Iranian threat?

By |February 14th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , , , |

Imagine catching a lethal, fast-growing, yet operable cancer in a child before it’s spread. The doctors assure a high survival rate, assuming traditional protocols. Meanwhile, a third opinion proposes no treatment, believing the child can coexist normally with cancer. […]

Think again: spinning White House yarns and Iranian nukes

By |December 22nd, 2013|Categories: Foreign Policy, World|Tags: , , , , , |

Unable to ignore millions of cancellation letters and a rare presidential apology, fact-checkers at PolitiFact and the Washington Post designated “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it” as their “Lie of the Year.” Reeling from Obamacare’s deceptive sales tactics, Americans dread its fallout but know that our system allows us to Think Again. We can repeal and replace bad laws. […]

Head On TV: War Drums, Hick Punts, Obama Stumbles

By |March 17th, 2012|Categories: Centennial Institute, Colorado, Government, People|Tags: , , , , |

The president rightly rebuked the GOP presidential contenders for “casualness” in regard to a potential war with Iran, says Susan Barnes-Gelt in the March round of Head On TV debates. No, replies John Andrews, Obama merely hopes to distract from his own failed policy on Tehran’s nuclear aspirations. John on the right, Susan on the left, also go at it this month over Hickenlooper’s leadership style, liberal antipathy to the automobile, a tourism tax giveaway, and the presidential race. […]