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A glorious opportunity is opening, if Obama will just seize it

  “Those who don’t know history, are doomed to repeat it”             –Edmund Burke   The President’s commitment to get out of Afghanistan is a huge mistake. The ISIL beheading war, the fracturing of Iraq, the power vacuum in that … Continue reading

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Sharia must be confronted, like slavery was…

The single most important civil right any person can possess is the right to worship the God of your choice. For many in the world, this right is more important then death itself. Governments are responsible for defining, protecting and … Continue reading

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We need Cameras for Cops, everywhere, now

The Post below was first published in August. Since the President is now calling for this, I thought I’d refresh it. By Karl Spain We have a serious problem in this country. An ever-growing number of Americans, black and white, … Continue reading

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Viva La France! Viva La Kurdistan!! Viva La America?

Or, What exactly is a refugee? If a person or family fleeing; murder, forced religious conversion, and additional violations of every existing civil and human right is a refugee, than the Christians fleeing the ISIS use of slaughter, rape and … Continue reading

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This is Just for Old Newspapermen and Women, or, it’s 1984 again

I’m rarely at a loss for words. I’ve typed millions of them. And it terrifies me that I am unable to express my full horror, dread, an emptiness inside really, at what I see happening in this country. I was … Continue reading

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Please Mr. President…reconsider

By Karl Spain President Obama has this Egyptian crisis, constitutionally upside down. His call to the now deposed Egyptian president Morsi, reassuring him that the U.S. supported him because he was “legitimately” elected, and his subsequent call for a review … Continue reading

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What an Egpytian General Sees

President Obama’s Egyptian Opportunity Despite considerable reporting to the contrary, negativity never solved a single problem. Egypt’s a mess, but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It’s also a huge opportunity, maybe the biggest opportunity for the U.S. … Continue reading

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The Thousand Year Thaw

By Karl Spain Once again, the people of Egypt have defied the world’s expectations and done something courageous, beautiful and wholly democratic. They’ve taken to the streets, literally by the millions and demanded a government that truly represents them. And … Continue reading

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