Obama embarrassing America over Syrian mess

ObamaRoseGardenIt is not amusing any more.  Obama’s handling of the Syrian conflict has proven once again the grave mistake Americans made by re-electing Barack Obama into the White House, a man as gutless as a balloon full of hot air, as utterly ineffectual as an ant in combat with a scorpion.  It’s one thing to show your ineptitude behind closed doors.  But here, the entire world is watching – and laughing. Continue reading

She did not commit suicide because of gun control

In one of the more creative writings in support of gun control that I have read in months, Veronica Cassidy tells a heart-wrenching tail of her battle with depression and how close she came to ending her own life.  She had decided to kill herself with a gun.  But Ms. Cassidy lives in New York with extremely strict gun laws, where law-abiding citizens are treated like criminals until the state decides they are worthy of the 2nd amendment. Continue reading

Ron Paul: Why are we at war in Yemen?

Most Americans are probably unaware that over the past two weeks the US has launched at least eight drone attacks in Yemen, in which dozens have been killed. It is the largest US escalation of attacks on Yemen in more than a decade. The US claims that everyone killed was a “suspected militant,” but Yemeni citizens have for a long time been outraged over the number of civilians killed in such strikes. The media has reported that of all those killed in these recent US strikes, only one of the dead was on the terrorist “most wanted” list. Continue reading