Daily Archives: October 27, 2011

‘Rising’ to Empire, Falling From Grace by William Norman Grigg

“If we have to use force, it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future.” This panegyric to what is commonly called “American Exceptionalism” could have been composed by … Continue reading

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Napolitano silent on alternatives while criminal aliens released in U.S.

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a House committee that she is “not aware” of any actions the Obama administration has taken against countries that will not accept back illegal immigrants in “deportation status,” some of whom have committed crimes. … Continue reading

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General: Cuts risk Marines’ war-fighting missions–Warns Congress against reduction

A top Marine Corps general told Congress on Thursday that cutting the Corps to 150,000 Marines, as some analysts project, would mean it could not fulfill its mission during a major war, or respond adequately to crises and humanitarian disasters … Continue reading

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History Lesson: Prepare for a Faux-Recovery

In 1936, Franklin Delano Roosevelt defeated Alfred Landon by an electoral vote of 523 to 8. This was the only contested election in which the major losing candidate received fewer than 10 votes (1788, 1792 and 1820 were uncontested). The … Continue reading

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Latest Steve Jobs Mystery Revealed: How He Drove Without License Plates

The multitude of mysteries revealed following the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ death now includes one that puzzled car enthusiasts for years: How did Jobs get away with driving without a license plate? It was common knowledge that Jobs … Continue reading

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Bachmann criticizes Obama’s student loan plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann criticized a directive by President Barack Obama to ease student loan debt as an “abuse of power” that will give people incentive to dodge debt. The candidates reacted Thursday to … Continue reading

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Orlando Jones’ Death Threat Against Sarah Palin Shows Double Standard

Orlando Jones, the actor and comedian, is in hot water over a tweet in which he compared former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to Moammar Gadhafi and suggested liberals band together and kill her. Though Jones, under a withering Internet onslaught … Continue reading

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