America Dropped Treaty Problems

October 2, 2018

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Hundereds of diplomats from around the world converged on New York last week for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran is today’s David facing the American Goliath. In this confrontation, as in the Bible, the odds favor Goliath. American leaders are threatening Iran in terms more […]

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Journalist Not Enemy of People

August 16, 2018

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“Fake news.” Biased reporting.” But there’s a new melody now, a new thread added by Trump. “Enemy of the people.” It’s an old phrase, one used all the way back to Roman times, as well as the Soviet Union against dissidents. A form even appeared in Nazi Germany, when Jewish people were called an “enemy […]

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Dog Days and News

August 2, 2018

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Once upon a time this part of summer, especially August, was known as the dog days. Everything went w-a-y d-o-w-n like a snoozing hound. Schools were out. So was the sun. Everyone, it seemed, was on vacation or about to be. Including those slow-motion clowns in Washington. The definition of important news changed too during […]

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Evangelical Leaders to Long Silent

July 20, 2018

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It feels surreal, as our country approaches the 242 anniversary of its freedom, to be celebrating the fact that our government is no longer pulling crying toddlers and infants away from their parents along the southern border. All because a federal judge ordered the children be returned to their parents. And the government seems unable […]

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Russian Cyberspace Attack on NATO Nations

July 5, 2018

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When leaders of NATO’s 29 member countries meet in Belgium July 11-12, President Donald Trump will be one of them addressing the main topic of finding ways to address Russia’s escalating attempts to use information-warfare tactics to create fear and discord within America and Europe especially during election time. That kind of warfare is difficult […]

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Threat To World Order

June 15, 2018

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“The transatlantic relationship has been shattered since the G7 summit. Right now, relationship care is important.” said German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. He went on to say he will use a secret weapon, and the Swabian entrepreneur Doyen and donor Berthold Leibinger explained how it should work as reported in the Stuttgarter Zeitung. Germany has […]

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Old Political Parties Vanished

May 31, 2018

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The old Republican and Democrat Parties have vanished. Years ago the old Democrat Party was an ardent defender of Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East. Two decades ago, a popular Democrat president fought hard for a North American Free Trade Agreement, signed the Iraq Liberation Act and kept his promise to “end welfare […]

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