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The person referred to as good Justin Trudue simply closed the boarders so the soldiers of the US who are being alleged to have done war crimes do not go to the North. 130 palabras más


The Bankruptcy of the Democratic Party

W.J. Astore

Why did Donald Trump win the presidency?  A big reason is that he was willing to take unpopular stances.  He criticized the Afghan and Iraq wars in the strongest terms.   591 palabras más

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Yes, the Democratic leadership is still bankrupt of principles, even as it's rolling in donor money. Joe Biden, for example, promised a $15 federal minimum wage. He abandoned that promise. He promised a single-payer option for health care and lower prescription drug prices. Cue the sound of crickets here. A $2000 Covid relief check became only $1400 and was means-tested. Student debt relief is a non-starter. And yet a compliant and complicit media is trying to present Joe as a visionary, the next FDR. Meanwhile, Trump lurks in the wings, waiting for his chance to announce he's running again in 2024. A fraud and charlatan like Trump should never have had a chance in American politics. Sure, the Republican Party is complicit, but so too are establishment Democrats, who love the status quo because it serves their needs and interests. It enriches them, in short, while impoverishing most of America. Nevertheless, when it comes to ideas and principles and integrity, the DNC and its leaders remain bankrupt, which may yet provide Trump with another opportunity to sell his snake-oil "solutions" to desperate Americans.

Vermont Army National Guard first to open all combat roles to women

Source: Nworeport

MONTPELIER, Vermont: The Vermont Army National Guard has become the first in the nation to recruit women into all combat units.

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Musings for Monday

W.J. Astore

A quick Google search reveals that, “According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, it would cost $20 billion to end homelessness in the United States.” That’s roughly the cost of a few dozen ICBM interceptor missiles (estimated cost: … 463 palabras más

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U.S. war with China becoming increasingly likely

Source: Independent Australia

It is becoming a case of when, not if, there will be a war between the U.S. and China.

Nobody wants war and yet the public is being convinced that it might happen and if it does it will be a necessary evil. 784 palabras más

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Should God Protect Our Troops?

Biden addresses Congress, 4/28/2021. He ended his address by asking God to protect our troops.

W.J. Astore

President Joe Biden favors ending major speeches with an invitation or invocation to God… 402 palabras más

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