Tag: ISIS

It's time for Congress to debate a declaration of war on ISIS

Instead of waiting around for President Barack Obama to do something (besides doing the wave at a Cuban baseball game or playing golf), Congress ought to exercise its exclusive power to declare war on ISIS. Nothing in the U.S. Constitution requires Congress to wait around for the president to send it a request to declare war.... Read more »

Hillary Clinton invokes American exceptionalism in fight against Islamic state

Hillary Clinton today outlined in detail how she would engage in a war against the Islamic state and worldwide terrorism. In essence she trumped both President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump by calling for, among other things, a “new phase” in the fight including a stepped up military offensive. But for me,... Read more »

A dozen 'root causes' for Islamic extremism that Obama basically ignored

The Barack Obama White House, including the president himself and Secretary of State John Kerry, today continued to examine the “legitimate grievances” that have caused the rise of “violent extremism.” Addressing an international White House Conference on terrorism, the two emphasized that the world is “not at war with Islam,” as if the cruelty and... Read more »
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Pervert ISIS says rape and abduction are God's will

ISIS/ISIL/The Islamic State now goes out of its way, indeed, it brags, that they are carrying out God’s will, by raping, abducting and selling into slavery “infidel” women and children. The unbelievable declaration by Islam’s radical branch comes in its own English-language digital magazine called “Dabiq:” One should remember that enslaving the families of the... Read more »

What's needed in the Middle East now is Saddam Hussein

Everyone would have been better off if we had just left Iraqi tyrant Saddam Hussein alone. We would have saved the more than 4,000 American lives and $1 trillion wasted in the Iraq War. Saddam was such a force for stability that we wouldn’t be worried today about the Islamic State barbarians. No beheadings. No... Read more »

Please, Mr. President Barack Obama, put a sock in it

Because every time you open your mouth, you make things worse. The latest is the passing-the-buck goofiness of trying to blame the intelligence community for the failure to recognize the dangers of ISIS/ISIL/The Islamic State in enough time. That was the kind of blunder you can’t explain away, seeing as how the facts say it... Read more »
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Let's retire 'boots on the ground'

The expression has become a meaningless, simple-minded and insulting cliche. Yet, it keeps showing up with increasing and aggravating frequency in the language of politicians, partisans and news readers. Every ounce of meaning has been squeezed out of it by usage that has become so widespread and undefined that it is no longer of any... Read more »

More hot air from the discredited Barack Obama about beheaded American journalist James Foley

Maybe President Barack Obama in his nationally televised statement that ended a few minutes ago didn’t want to disclose what he plans to do to carry out his threats to  “do what is necessary to see that justice is done” regarding the death of American journalist Jim Foley because he doesn’t want the enemy to know... Read more »
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