Posts Tagged ‘ refugees ’

Sweden and Fake News

Sweden and Fake News

  Rigidly defending the President’s precise formulations will always pose a problem for his supporters. I think even his staunchest backers will acknowledge that Donald Trump isn’t Churchillian in his eloquence. That said, nearly every time he is assailed by his pseudo-sophisticated, morally inverted critics in the culturally Marxist press, it turns out that...
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Bad Religion

Bad Religion

For those of you who think erasing our national identity is the Christian-or Jewish-thing to do, you might want to read the words of Dr. Thomas Williams.
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The Demise Of The European Project

With Marine Le Pen’s formal declaration, it’s fitting that we reflect upon how Europe arrived at this point.
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Loose Talk

Loose Talk

Update: CIS has published a backgrounder on this agreement.  Whatever adjectives can be used to describe our new President, ‘diplomatic’ is not one which springs readily to mind. His phone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull merely serves to reinforce a reputation for bluntness that was already solidified within the public imagination. In...
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The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens

As if the President’s first week in office weren’t interesting enough, he has decided to fire Attorney General Sally Yates, who had been the placeholder until Jeff Sessions is confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Or so we thought. The proximate cause of her dismissal was her refusal to defend the legal actions of the...
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Passing Through

Passing Through

As most of you probably know, a federal judge has blocked portions of President Trump’s executive order pertaining to refugees from 7 Muslim majority nations. Josh Blackman has published a good summary of what this injunction accomplishes, as well as a copy of the temporary restraining order itself. According to reports, it applies to a...
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The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

President Obama’s last week in office has brought with it a flood of breaking news. The biggest story, of course, is his commutation of Chelsea Manning’s 35 year prison sentence. My own impression is that his decision is designed as a cynical bit of legacy-building, with the added benefit of perhaps inducing Julian Assange to...
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The Problem Of Refugees

The Problem Of Refugees

One of the most frustrating aspects of the ongoing invasion of Europe is the unwillingness of those who supported this disastrous policy to admit that they were wrong. It’s not simply the men and women who ushered in his collective insanity-primarily Angela Merkel, but also the rulers of the unaccountable, unelected European Union-who refuse...
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Thanks, Merkel

Thanks, Merkel

When you surround an army, leave an outlet free.  Do not press a desperate foe too hard. -Sun Tzu Those barriers are designed to prevent a repeat of the massacre that occurred this week at a Christmas market in Berlin. Thankfully, the perpetrator behind that particular atrocity has been put down by a brave...
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Meanwhile, In Europe…

Meanwhile, In Europe…

Heckuva job, Merkel! At the beginning of 2016, Europol stated that at least 10,000 minor and unaccompanied refugee children are missing in Europe.
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