SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TAKE ON CRIMEA REFERENDUM

SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TAKE ON CRIMEA REFERENDUM

On March 16th Crimea will have a referendum as to whether or not they would like to become a part of Russia. More likely than not, if Russia had the gall to invade it is safe to assume (though at this point still conjecture) that they will tilt the election to go whichever way that they favor. This most-likely being annexation by Russia. In the eyes of the G7 partners, this is abhorrence, and in much of the world community this is seen with a …

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ARE WE GOING TO WAR, AGAIN?

ARE WE GOING TO WAR, AGAIN?

I use the term war rather loosely here because America hasn’t declared a war since WWII. That’s right. Korea was not a declared war, neither was Vietnam, Somalia, Grenada, Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, or Libya. But my understanding of the definition of war involving the United States is that Congress has the sole power to declare war. Congress fails, almost always, to accept that responsibility, opting instead to just tell the President to just go ahead and get them, reserving the right to criticize the President …

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STAY OUT OF SYRIA

America prides herself on being the so-called indispensable nation. It’s in our blood to do so. Founded with just a few million souls, its ideals forged in fire, and its freedom purchased in blood; America is as close to exceptional as can be created by men.

What made us indispensable and exceptional was our absolute resolve to those ideas from which we were created. As the years passed, each generation added to our Republic and replenished its soil so that new leaders could emerge in place …

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