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Obama’s Pledge to Combat Piracy

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After hearing the news that Capt. Richard Phillips was rescued by the U.S. Navy, President Obama issued a statement.  In it he said: “We remain resolved to halt the rise of piracy in this region,”  What he forgot to say:  “I and My administration will cut Defense spending by more than 10%.   Under my administration, that very Navy that came… Read more »

The Obama Response to North Korea: 2 Wrongs Make A Right?

  Obama’s response to N. Korea is wrong in at least two ways: 01.  Instead of taking action with our allies, Obama awaits answers from the “international community” (whatever that is- you tell me; I beg you) and the U.N.  The U.N. is still unable to come to any decision (shocking?).  Indecision is the same as not acting at all- and this is… Read more »

Obama, A Diplomacy Problem…

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  Russia, China, Pakistan (the Russ-Chi-Pak issue). Russia, under the unyielding fist of Vladimir Putin, is still wearing communist undergarments under a democratic jump suit.  Though communism per se may not be in Russia’s near future, the stringent restrictions on personal freedom, the government dominance in most spheres of Russian life echo much of what the mantle of Communism had… Read more »

F-22 Raptor: Air Superiority Matters

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One of the three legitimate and correct roles of the federal government is to protect its citizens from enemies foreign and domestic.  Funding should not be cut on the F-22 Raptor, the amazing aircraft that gives the U.S.A. air superiority.  The F-22 Raptor has come under a lot of political fire because of its cost.  Under Obama’s administration it is… Read more »