Tag Archives: national defense

Why deep defense cuts MUST be avoided at all costs

I could just as well title this article “why defense must always be fully funded” or “why America must always maintain a strong, second-to-none defense”, but all three titles effectively mean the same thing, so I have chosen the above one. We are being told from all directions by various kinds of people – from… Read More »

Obama Administration Renews Push to Ratify Law of Sea Treaty

The Obama administration has initiated a renewed push to convince the U.S. Senate to approve the 1982 United Nations Law of the Sea treaty. Administration officials claim approval of the pact is necessary to protect the U.S. Navy’s right to carry out exercises off the coast of China. In the past Chinese ships have harassed… Read More »

Obama’s foreign policy shares fate of North Korea’s rocket launch

On Thursday, North Korea’s launch of its Unha-3 rocket – purported to have an orbital satellite as a payload – broke apart shortly after launch and fell into the ocean – along with the current administration’s foreign policy approach. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had said on Thursday that a launch by North Korea would… Read More »

2 Wrongs Don’t Make a Right

The rush to quell fears that the president’s latest executive order is a vast overreach of authority seems to have grabbed hold of both left and right pundits by the teeth. Clamoring in desperation to sound “reasonable” and “fair” their justification for the president’s move sounds a lot like, “well it’s always been done this… Read More »

Entitlements, not military spending is the reason behind our enormous debt!

Contrary to popular opinion, the enormous national debt crisis we find ourselves in is not due to an escalation in military spending, but is a direct result in the steady increase in entitlement spending. The disagreement over the cause of the debt exists not only between the Democrats and Republicans, but it also creates a… Read More »

Rep. Ron Paul: Sanctions on Iran are "an act of war"

Rep. Ron Paul doesn’t get much time at the game show-style Republican debates to explain his policy views. Most of the questions he’s gotten center on his domestic policy which line up with a large portion of the Conservative base. On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace took a few minutes to have Rep. Paul tell… Read More »

Julian Assange is Even More Dangerous Than You Have Heard

WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange is an obvious security threat to the United States and its allies.  The media is reporting on all the leaked documents on the Iraq/Afgahnistan wars and more recently, the State Department’s diplomatic cables.  What we’re not hearing is the more grave threat Assange represents if he falls into enemy hands. So… Read More »