In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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U.S. Conducts Massive Exercise in Japan as Warning to North Korea

New sheriff in town. But President Trump must remember that shows of force may have to be back up by . . . force. A Japan-based combat-ready Air Force wing showed off its aircraft Wednesday in a clear warning to North Korea, the Washington Examiner reported. Fox News reported the 18th Wing conducted a surprise military exercise at Kadena Air Base in Japan as North

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White House Dodges Charges of Trump “Flip Flopping”

Some conservatives and other Trump backers are getting a bit noivous. President Trump’s evolving positions on China, NATO and other issues can be chalked up to either circumstances moving closer to Trump’s positions or his desire to improve the lives of Americans, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday, according to the Washington Examiner. Trump has been slammed Thursday for flip-flopping on a number

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U.S. Drops the “Mother of All Bombs” on Afghanistan

A president who is intent on winning a war? What unique new concept. The U.S. has dropped one if its largest non-nuclear bombs on a tunnel complex in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said, according to the Washington Examiner. The use of the GBU-43/B is a first for the battlefield, and was dropped in Nangarhar province on Thursday. The target was a tunnel complex in Achin

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Top U.S. Catholic Bishop Rebuts Trump on Immigration

The top Roman Catholic bishop in the U.S. lauds President Trump for his anti-abortion views, for comments on the importance of Catholic schools and for promising to defend religious liberties. When it comes to refugees and immigration, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo says he and Trump will “have to agree to disagree,” the Associated Press reported. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, DiNardo, the archbishop

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