Category Archives: America

U.S., to Russians seeking to visit: NYET!

Reuters reports that the U.S. government is making it much harder for Russians to visit the United States. “Capacity for interviews in the future will be greatly reduced because we have had to greatly reduce our staffing levels to comply … Continue reading

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Nope, waving the flag doesn’t make you more American than someone else

I’m always amused when I come across someone who believes he or she is a real and patriotic American simply because that person proudly displays the U.S. flag. It doesn’t matter whether that flag is flown outside the home, worn … Continue reading

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As the U.S. burns, China and the E.U. start flirting

The Diplomat reports that as the U.S. continues to convulse under the awful presidency of Donald Trump, China and the European Union have the potential to hit America where it could really hurt. If the world’s foremost power has decided … Continue reading

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Steve Bannon: North Korea has U.S. over a barrel

The American Prospect’s Robert Kuttner reports that White House adviser Steve Bannon called him yesterday to talk. And, wow, did he talk. The men discussed North Korea, and Bannon left little doubt that there is no White House solution to … Continue reading

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America has a 1-in-3 chance of a second civil war

The New Yorker examines why the United States — seemingly already at war with itself — might really be in the coming years. Based on his experience in civil wars on three continents, Mines cited five conditions that support his … Continue reading

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And yet ANOTHER NFL player refuses to stand for the national anthem has the story. Bennett has been vocal in expressing his opinions on social issues over the past year. He spent time with Colin Kaepernick during the offseason and wore a T-shirt supporting Kaepernick’s “Know Your Rights” camp during a spring news … Continue reading

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America is in deep trouble

For however many more years the good Lord has me on this Earth, I never want to see anything like Sept. 11, 2001, again. It was a day of hell. And for the families who lost a loved one, that … Continue reading

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