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Floyd Anderson: ‘Hunter S. Thompson’s Famous 9/11 Interview’

Source:Floyd Anderson– one of Hunter S. Thompson’s many books. Source:The Daily Review “Hunter S. Thompson 9/11 Interview 8/29/2002” From Floyd Anderson Source:The New Democrat– Hunter S. Thompson: an American original. I don’t quite see George W. Bush as the devil that … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress I believe the only impressive point that President Obama made in his … Continue reading

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Notes on Liberty: Brandon Christensen- From The Comments: A Libertarian Solution to DAESH (ISIS/ISIL) and The Civil War in Syria

Source: Notes on Liberty: Brandon Christenson- From The Comments: A Libertarian Solution to DAESH (ISIS/ISIL) and The Civil War in Syria An interesting idea to dealing with ISIS and the Syrian Civil War. But I gotta tell you its a … Continue reading

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News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria I watched President Obama’s speech on CNN and then saw the so-called experts talk about it. And one of them was … Continue reading

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The National Interest: Robert Farley: ‘What If America Had ‘Eliminated’ Saddam Hussein?’

Source:The National Interest– American fighter jets. Source:The New Democrat “In the early days of the air campaign of the 1991 Gulf War, the United States undertook a concerted effort to track and strike Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. The effort was … Continue reading

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The American Conservative: Tom Switzer- ‘Dean of the Realists’

Source:The American Conservative– “Owen Harries/ photo courtesy of the Lowery Institute.” From TAC. Source:The New Democrat “When the first issue of The National Interest was published in 1985, its editor, Owen Harries, proclaimed an affinity between realpolitik and conservatism. By … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy Islamism, from ISIS and other groups, is not just and assault on American and Western values, but its … Continue reading

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The Onion: Nathan Eckert: The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism

Source: The Onion: Nathan Eckert: The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism Looking back at the Iraq War from over a twelve-year perspective it reminds me of someone who knows … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and that I and others are scared that this could happen in Washington, … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: Laila Lalami: To Defeat ISIS, We Must Call Both Western and Muslim Leaders to Account

Source: The Nation: Opinion: Laila Lalami: To Defeat ISIS, We Must Call Both Western and Muslim Leaders to Account I watched Senator John McCain, whose not exactly amateur when it comes to national security and foreign policy experience and knowledge, … Continue reading

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