As many as ten thousand people have been killed since the uprising against Syrian President Bashar-al Assad began roughly 14 months ago. But the newly discovered massacre in the village of Houla this past weekend could be a game changer. It unleashed some of the worst violence yet, killing over a hundred people and sparking international outrage. […]
Author Archive for Cameron Macgregor
Cameron Macgregor graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2007. He then served aboard the navy destroyer USS BENFOLD for just over two years, working primarily as an engineering officer. He completed one deployment to the Arabian Gulf in 2008, a tour that involved a diverse range of operations from anti-piracy to anti-drug trafficking. After leaving the navy Cameron briefly worked for Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC). Since, Cameron has been writing and teaching. Some of his work has appeared in the Washington Times. He is currently a graduate student at George Mason University.
As conservatives rack their brains about how to take back the White House in 2012 two likely courtroom victories may eclipse the importance of a Romney win this fall. Supreme Court hearings on the Personal Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) codename Obamacare, and SB 1070, Arizona’s controversial immigration law could define the nature of […]
The austerity express may have already left the station in Greece but the pain train bringing massive fiscal cutbacks arrived in even greater force in Spain this past week. Unsurprisingly, austerity is just about as popular in Spain as it was in Greece – inciting violence, riots and general strikes in Barcelona and other major […]
Positive economic numbers touted this week conceal the inevitable crisis soon to strike the United States. Indicators like unemployment, job creation, and stock market valuations are showing signs of recovery, according to many experts. Official unemployment numbers are down, stocks are up, and more jobs have been created in recent months than predicted. Plus, some […]
Four years ago, Barack Obama promised an end to red states and blue states and an end to economic decline and social injustice. America’s economy is instead not only stagnant – it is structurally unsound. American jobs are still “off-shored” with devastating consequences for America’s once robust middle class and Washington DC is committing fiscal […]
To Rebuild America Understand its Decline By Cameron Macgregor Talk of American decline is widespread. High employment numbers, wild fluctuations in the stock market, the growing gap between rich and poor, and the S&P downgrade of US treasury bonds are all cited as evidence of our weakening power. This matched with America’s waning influence overseas […]