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It’s Time for Substance

In the 2012 presidential election corny phrases like, “Let’s get America working again,” or, “Jobs, jobs, jobs,” are passed off as well-reasoned statements. Is this how the American people want to be treated? Are we so shallow that we can’t even spend a little time to educate ourselves why the economy is in miserable shape, [...]

The Hypocrisy of Barack Obama

On the second day of his presidency, Barack Obama promised, “Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.” Here is an honest look at Barack Obama in his own words, to ensure his promise of transparency does not fall by the wayside. Due Process “The detention of American citizens, without [...]

Rasmussen 2012 Poll – Ron Paul 38%; Barack Obama 39%

Today, Rasmussen reports that in a hypothetical 2012 match-up, Ron Paul would receive 38% of the vote versus 39% for Barack Obama: Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul earns 38% of the vote to President Obama’s 39% in the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters. Fourteen percent (14%) like some other candidate, [...]

Osama bin Laden’s Assassination Changes Nothing

“10 years, 2 wars, 919,967 deaths, and $1,188,263,000,000 later, we managed to kill one person.”‎ Even after the supposed victory of bin Laden’s death, who wants to bet that the U.S. military remains in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen, and the other 130+ countries we occupy for an indefinite amount of time? Osama bin Laden’s [...]

Finding the Balance in Foreign Policy

Since World War I, the U.S. has generally accepted a foreign policy of military involvement overseas. It almost seems as though we believe things would completely fall apart were we not to be militarily present around the world. However much we may accept these ideas, they do not represent the foreign policy of a free, [...]

American Principles of Foreign Policy

Today foreign policy has largely taken a backseat to the economy as the main issue being discussed locally and nationally. But foreign affairs have done anything but settle down over the past several months. During the Presidential debates between Senators’ Obama and McCain, the main debate on foreign policy was over how to best invade [...]