Syrian refugees: Choice between public safety and compassion

by Sen. Doug Whitsett It’s been almost a year and a half since the dangerous international terrorist organization, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), declared a global caliphate. Even before that proclamation, ISIL had already committed countless atrocities … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:04 | Posted in Gov. Kate Brown, ISIS, President Obama, Syria, Terrorism | Leave a comment

Is Islam at War with the West?

With the recent rise of the newest barbaric terrorist group – the self-proclaimed “Islamic State” – and the increasing number of individual attacks by home grown Islamic terrorists, the question I hear most often is “Are we at war with … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Iran, Islam, President Obama, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Syria | 363 Comments

Confronting the Islamic State in Spite of Obama

In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s monumental gaffe admitting that he did not have a strategy for dealing with the Islamic State terrorists in Syria, America’s pundits have had a field day. They are roughly divided into two camps … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Iran, Iraq, Leadership, President Obama, Syria | 18 Comments

Ukraine: Another Foreign Policy Failure by Obama

It is difficult to determine which is more tragic: Justin Bieber trying to act like a “hardass” to prove he is grown up, or President Barack Obama trying to act resolute to prove he is a world leader on the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Leadership, President Obama, Syria | 33 Comments

With Syria we’re 100 bad decisions down the road

by Dan Lucas There’s been a great deal of criticism of President Obama’s handling of Syria lately, including by members of the media who are usually his cheerleaders. The real problem with Syria, though, is that we’re about 100 bad … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Iran, Iraq, Israel, President Obama, Syria, Terrorism | 1,336 Comments

Rep. Greg Walden: I OPPOSE military action in Syria

by Rep. Greg Walden When the United States decides to intervene militarily in the affairs of another country, two thresholds must be met: establishing a threat to our own security, and setting a clear goal or definition of victory to … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:01 | Posted in Military, President Obama, Syria | 418 Comments

Syria: America’s Dilemma is President Obama’s Failure

In the recently published Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard there is a lengthy description of the events leading up to the Bay of Pigs disaster.  An irresolute President John F. Kennedy, after ordering the invasion of Cuba … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Leadership, President Obama, Syria | 2,822 Comments

Backing Away From the Syrian “Red Line”

On March 21, 2013, President Barack Obama stated without reservation: “We will not tolerate the use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people, or the transfer of those weapons to terrorists.” Most everyone who has watched Mr. Obama make and … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:00 | Posted in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, McCain, President Obama, Syria | 6,954 Comments

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