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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Justice Department Destroys Case Against Trump Travel Ban

Washington Examiner columnist Byron York shows how President Trump is clearly within the law with his immigration order banning travel from seven countries where terrorist organizations operate. And he indicates part of what is animating the Seattle judge who stayed to order is the judges own opinion on national security matters. From the piece: James Robart, the U.S. district judge in Washington State, offered little

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Where Were You on September 11, 2001 When You Heard?

I know most of you probably remember where you were and what you were doing when you heard about the Sept. 11th attacks. On the 15th anniversary of the attacks, I thought maybe some of you might like to share what you were doing, and perhaps what you were feeling and thinking when you first became aware the planes had struck. And perhaps some of your

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Biden Expects Gitmo to Close by the End of Obama’s Presidency

Vice President Biden said Thursday it is his “hope and expectation” that the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison facility in Cuba will close before President Obama leaves office. Biden spoke during a press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Stockholm. President Obama appears to be relentlessly determined, no matter the cost to national security, to follow through on his “promise” to close Gitmo. This is

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American University in Kabul Under Attack

American University in Kabul is under attack, according to various reports. There was at least one explosion, and gunmen reportedly stormed the campus. CBS News is following the story closely, and you can find updates here. Help we are stuck inside AUAF and shooting flollowed by Explo this maybe my last tweets — Massoud Hossaini (@Massoud151) August 24, 2016 UPDATE: At least one person is

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Democrat Sit-In Hypocrisy

Well, at one lawmaker decided to confront the Democratic 1960s nostalgia ride. Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, tried to remind the Democrats staging Occupy House FLoor what the real issue was, saying “Radical Islam killed these poor people.” It’s not a gun issue. The free speech advocates sitting on the House floor shouted him down. Of course, they are being celebrated. Note in the video below

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Fight ISIS by Not Teaching Kids the United States Sucks

Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation and a former George W. Bush administration official, has an interesting idea about how to combat ISIS recruiting among U.S.-born Muslims: Start making the Schools teach that the United States is actually a good country. Give them an alternative. Have any of you looked at the lessons your kids or grandkids are being taught by the

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Earnest Called Out for Obama’s Focus on GOP Critics

Michelle Kosinski of CNN Tuesday illuminated a piece of the effort by President Obama and the White House to create straw men and distract from Obama’s failure to stem ISIS terrorism. Not saying this was necessarily her intent. But it was the result of her sharp questioning. In this case, she asks White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest about why Obama, in his remarks earlier

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Obama Blasts Trump for Focus on Muslims

President Obama today delivered and emotional rebuttal to Donald Trump, castigating the presumptive Republican nominee for his proposals to ban Muslim immigration and for his call on Muslims to do more to expose terrorists within their communities. Obama spoke at the Treasury Department following a meeting with his national security team: We now have proposals from the presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United

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Obama’s Gun Control Red Herring

President Obama Monday suggested that the Orlando attacks must spur a balanced response, one that fights terror but also addresses gun control. That’s what’s known as taking your eye off the ball. Which is also what Obama first did when he removed troops from Iraq and bragged about it, opening the way for ISIS. America left troops in Germany after World War II and South Korea after

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Obama to Deliver Oval Office Address on San Bernardino

From the White House: On Sunday, December 6th at 8:00PM EST, President Obama will address the nation from the Oval Office about the steps our government is taking to fulfill his highest priority: keeping the American people safe. The President will provide an update on the ongoing investigation into the tragic attack in San Bernardino. The President will also discuss the broader threat of terrorism,

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Let’s Get Real About Islamic Terrorism

As tragedy descended Wednesday on San Bernardino, California, a dangerous haze of political correctness descended on our leaders and the media, who refused to recognize the attack for it almost certainly was: Islamist extremist terrorism. For days, people have been talking about the possibility that what happened Nov. 13 in Paris could happen here. Nineteen days later, it happened. But instead of discussing how we

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