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War… Again: Trump, Syria, and Gary Johnson.

During the last election cycle, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was asked for his policy views on the Syrian Civil War – specifically, what was happening at the time in the city of Aleppo. He replied with a mildly blank stare, “What is Aleppo?” He was heavily derided at the time as an uninformed moron. Me? […]

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UK General: “Bombing ISIS is Futile.”

On The Sunday Times, we read: A Former head of the UK military warned this weekend that Isis, also known as Islamic State, will never be defeated by air attacks alone… General Lord Richards, who stepped down as chief of the defence staff last year, said a conventional military campaign on the scale of the […]

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Obama’s War on ISIS Summarized.

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Stockman: “Hell No, Taxpayers Shouldn’t Go To Syria!”

From David Stockman, as posted to David Stockman’s Contra Corner: Barrack Obama has rekindled 1968. Back then the folly of Vietnam had become so self-evident and omnipresent that the most power-obsessed President in US history was driven from office and his bloody escalation of the war on Vietnam was stopped in its tracks by the overwhelming […]

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“New Era of Jihad” – ISIS Declares Islamic State.

The armed militant group ISIS (The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), which has conquered large areas of Iraq and war-torn Syria, has formally declared the establishment of “The Islamic State”. The announcement was made by Sheikh Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, who has had himself declared Caliphate, Amir Al-Mu’minin, which means “Leader of Believers”. As […]

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Drudge: “No real differences” between Democrats and Republicans

Matt Drudge, editor of the wildly popular Drudge Report, lashed out in a twitter tirade against the mainstream Republican Party earlier this week. Drudge, known generally as a conservative with a libertarian slant, made it clear that he has had enough of GOP leadership, especially where support for the immigration bill and War in Syria […]

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White House seeks Allies and Support for War in Syria as Britain Says No.

The US Government finds itself increasingly alone in pursuit of a war with Syria, especially as the British Parliament rejected any such military strike in a vote held early Thursday. In spite of the probable loss of UK support, administration officials said that President Obama, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, was still […]

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7 nations, 5 years: A Two-Minute Video.

A possible joint US/UK invasion of Syria may come about any day now. I am not a huge Wes Clark fan, but I take what he says in this video seriously. Watch and consider this video while you ponder recent events.

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