Final Look at Lessons from the Government Shutdown
10/23/2013 05:28:51 AM
The shutdown of the Federal Government has passed and things have presumably returned to normal, whatever normal is. The government workers who were furloughed will be receiving their regular pay so they will not be losing money and basically had a short paid vacation without using any of t..
Is the Fight for the Heart of the Republican Party Over?
10/22/2013 05:25:17 AM
Those of us old enough to remember back forty to fifty years might recall the period where the Democrat Party went through the final fight for its heart and soul between the old Blue Dog Democrats and the International Collectivist Socialists who eventually won out. The transition was start..
And They Ask Why Israel is Unable to Reach a Peace with the Palestinians
10/21/2013 05:10:13 AM
There may not be countless reasons why the Israelis have been unable to reach a lasting peace with the Palestinians but let us list a few of the reasons and actions which depict the roots of the difficulty. One of the most important impasses has been the fact that the Arab world as well as ..
Iran Using Same Old Ploy with a New Face
10/20/2013 05:52:29 AM
We just had another week of a new round of negotiations with Iran concerning their nuclear program and concerns whether it is designed to simply produce energy, as Iran claims, or working towards nuclear weapons, as Israel fears. The P5+1 (United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, and ..
The President’s Newest Power
10/19/2013 05:26:02 AM
There will be talk of the President’s victory over the shutdown and still the biggest win over the United States Constitution and the complete abandonment of their responsibility by the Congress will likely not get the attention it deserves. The agreement to push the real debate over ..
Return of the Furloughed Government Employees
10/18/2013 05:56:55 AM
Yesterday was the first day where the previously furloughed government employees were to return to their jobs. Hopefully they have everything back to their normal efficient levels and things are returning to normal, a word not often used to describe government. For the vast majority of us w..
Iran Nuclear Program Talks Resume
10/17/2013 04:42:09 AM
The talks between the Iranians and the P5+1, which is made up of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, Russia, Britain, China, France and the United States, plus Germany, over the Iranian nuclear program and whether it aims to produce nuclear weapons or is simpl..
Give Gaza an Inch and They Take it a Mile
10/15/2013 06:06:23 AM
Whenever Israel responds to terror attacks they are accused of responding too forcefully. When Israel files complaints at the United Nations, the very action Israel is often told is preferable to Israel taking military steps in response to terror attacks such as rockets and mortars which la..
Abbas Begging Using Same Worn Out Ruse
10/14/2013 06:01:12 AM
Palestinian President and Palestinian Authority Chairman and Leader of Fatah and the PLO Mahmoud Abbas spoke to the media this week claiming that the Palestinian Authority may not have sufficient funds to pay their employees in November because Israel still exists and as long as Israel exis..
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