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Why Focus on Military Spending?

March 27, 2017

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You have to wonder what’s behind President Donald Trump”s proposed budget that maximizes military expenditure for hard-powered war preparation with more tanks, bombers, missiles and even more nuclear weapons. Trump wants $54 billion more for these expenditures. It should be remembered, however that the most sophisticated and expensive military on earth, our own, could not […]

Trump Punishes Germany on Defense

March 21, 2017

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After meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Donald Trump has again usurped the agenda with a couple of outrageously ignorant tweets, saying that Germany “owes vast sums of money to NATO” and that the U.S. “must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany.” A straight answer to […]

Power of Words

March 14, 2017

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We are living in a time when our president calls news, “fake news” and he offers “alternative facts.” He says the news media is an enemy¬† of the American people. However, we offer kudos to the dedicated journalists for being the mirrors of the world, no matter how disfigured the images may be. Newspaper columnists […]

Trump’s Serious Accusations

March 7, 2017

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The basic premise of the First Amendment is that truth should defeat her opposite number, Falsehood. Free speech and debate between citizens doesn’t apply to accusations made by the government. Those are something altogether different. In a rule-of-law society, government allegations of criminal activity must be followed by proof and prosecution. If not, government is […]