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USA TODAY
Jeff Kuhner
August 16, 2017 - 11:57 am
Is President Trump engaging in moral equivalence? This is the charge being leveled against him by the liberal media, Democrats and establishment Republicans in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville. The simple answer is: No. Obviously, white supremacists are to blame for the death of a 32-...
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Mike Siegel
August 14, 2017 - 11:42 am
What happened over the weekend in Virginia was a true test of how far we are willing to go to protect free speech You may remember the Neo-Nazi March in Chicago at a time when the hateful bigots wanted to march in Skokie. The reason for this was because there were holocaust survivors there and the...
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USA Today
Jeff Kuhner
August 09, 2017 - 11:03 am
North Korea appears to have crossed President Trump’s red line. U.S. intelligence officials claim Pyongyang has developed a miniaturized nuclear warhead capable of being put on Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs). If this is true, then Stalinist dictator Kim Jong-Un has put North Korea on...
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Mike Siegel
August 07, 2017 - 9:02 am
There is a deep gulf in National Security Policy between the White House and the National Security Agency under H.R. McMaster. That gulf is undermining the President’s ability to carry out his foreign policy agenda and is hurting the United States in our relations with other nations. The numerous...
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dreamstime
Doug 'VB' Goudie
August 04, 2017 - 5:36 am
I'll Admit It, I'm A RAISE'ist... Overheard on CNN by a panelist on the night the immigration reform bill known as the RAISE Act was announced, "It is absolutely racist." And of course Anderson Cooper opted against challenging Ana Navarro when she said that, instead letting her talk uninterrupted...
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DREAMSTIME
Brittany Jennings
August 03, 2017 - 11:35 am
I am a proud Irish-American. And I am not offended by President Trump’s use of the term “paddy wagon.” But apparently, James Mulvaney is. In a piece in The Washington Post, Mulvaney—allegedly speaking on behalf of all Irish-Americans—cries foul over Trump’s recent speech in New York. For those of...
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USA TODAY
Jeff Kuhner
August 02, 2017 - 11:40 am
The Deep State has won. It got what it wanted: The end of any possible Détente with Russia. President Trump campaigned on restoring U.S.-Russian relations. He has lost that battle—and the consequences are immense both for the world and America. Call it Cold War 2.0. This is the real meaning of...
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Dreamstime
Mike Siegel
July 31, 2017 - 12:37 pm
The chaos in the White House rests with President Trump. It is not Reince Priebus as Scaramucci would suggest; it is not Steve Bannen; it was not Sean Spicer; it is not Sarah Huckabee sanders. President Trump is his own worst enemy as a politician. It is the ultimate irony that he wants to succeed...
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Doug 'VB' Goudie
July 27, 2017 - 3:33 pm
So now to the most horrifying story of the week; no, not Trump's twitter-bullying of Jeff Sessions, not Anthony Scaramucci's ridiculous public attacks of Reince Priebus, and not the Republicans Senate's feckless week with healthcare. NO no, there was one story this week that was much more dastardly...
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DREAMSTIME
Brittany Jennings
July 27, 2017 - 10:00 am
Women are now arming themselves. Call it the new feminism. Women in Chicago are joining gun clubs and learning firearms safety after an uptick in violence. As of July, Chicago has had 1,557 shootings and 369 people have been killed. The "Ladies of Steel" gun club in Chicago meet twice a month...
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