Girl Trumps Boy

Call it the big Whew!  After weeks of shrinking polls numbers for Hillary Clinton and small but steady gains in momentum for Donald Trump, voters were finally able to see them one on one. What they saw was a clear case why Donald Trump is not qualified to be President of the United States. More …

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Seeking sanity on Syrian refugees

 ISIS boasts that it's embedding its fighters in the flood of refugees escaping war-torn Syria. Frontline Greece says it doesn't have the resources to properly screen the tsunami of humanity. Brussels, after years of looking the other way, is on lockdown looking for terrorists involved in planning  the Paris attacks and more,  who travel freely in a borderless …

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Richard Berman for President?

Federal Judge Richard Berman nullified Tom  Brady's four-game suspension Thursday, and suddenly all was right with the world.  Signs at the final preseason game declared with relief "Tom Brady is Free" and "Richard Berman for President."  Why not? Even if there was no clear exoneration of Brady or declaration of the Patriots' innocence, and even if …

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Congress: a profile in cowardice

Will it take a Baltimore Orioles/Washington Nationals World Series to bring members of Congress back to Washington soon?  If so, it only highlights Congress' cowardly unwillingness to exercise its Constitutional responsibility and vote on the ISIS war. This least productive, shortest session of Congress ended with no debate on President Obama's new response to the terrorist threat roiling …

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Iraq: Hell no, we shouldn’t go

President Obama said Friday the United States will not be sending American troops back into Iraq. That was firmer than his earlier comment that every possible response to the sectarian war was on the table.  The difference is a important.  Insanity, we are told, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Earlier that day, Fourth …

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