Post Tagged with: "Syria"

Blurring Lines and Manufacturing Consent

Blurring Lines and Manufacturing Consent

Red lines and public outcries, a day of reckoning feels just a few tomahawk missiles away. Unfortunately, I don’t believe the people on the inside who influence the direction of our country have pure and noble intentions, or even sincere justifications.

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Liwa Fatemiyoun fighters during the Palmyra offensive (December 2016). (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Trump Escalating U.S. Role in Syria Without Congress

An additional 400 U.S. troops are prepared to hit the ground in Raqqa, Syria to assist efforts by local militia to lay siege to the Islamic State-held city. There’s only the problem.

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Anti-Trump Demonstrations Prearranged Prepaid and Predictable

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Prearranged Prepaid and Predictable

Buckle up and get ready for four years of escalating civil unrest with wall-to-wall coverage. People have complained about gridlock in Washington for years. What is coming is complete paralysis. The Left will attempt to make the country ungovernable.

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The Constitutionality of Executive Orders Banning Refugees

The Constitutionality of Executive Orders Banning Refugees

In 1952 Congress passed the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, to protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the United States. This allows the president the ability to “suspend the entry” of “any class of aliens” that he finds are “detrimental to the interest of the United States.”

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Syrian "refugees" of military age throwing away water given to them by relief workers

The History of Refugee Exclusion in America, Keeping America Safe

The president is charged in Art II Sec 3 of our Constitution with “taking Care that the Laws be faithfully executed…” We know that for multiple decades now our immigration laws have not been faithfully executed by any sitting president nor by his administration. We also know from the history of immigration to our land that our Constitution absolutely permits us to restrict or to even cut off immigration from any country in the world.

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South Dakota Senator Phil Jensen

Another RINO Smear on a Conservative

When you’re a conservative these days, you never have to wait very long before you encounter someone eager to sully your reputation. South Dakota Senator Phil Jensen is one of the state’s most conservative legislators, so his most dedicated “fan” is always ready with his brush.

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Fly Me to the Moon

Fly Me to the Moon

Some of our more bellicose presidential candidates want a no-fly zone in Syria. Some are adamant about it, and some are nonchalant, but make no mistake, however they express it, a no-fly zone in Syria is not a tool in the war against ISIS.

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Political Correctness: The Sacrifice

A school bus company has been told that it will accept buses from a source it has not been able to verify as safe and accountable. The company wants to wait until it can check out the source and the buses prior to putting them into service.

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The Christian Stance on Accepting Syrian Refugees

The Christian Stance on Accepting Syrian Refugees

Greg Koukl, on the latest Stand to Reason podcast, was asked by a caller about whether the U.S. has a moral and Biblical obligation to accept Syrian refugees. So what do Christian principles teach us about how to deal with this issue?

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Why Won’t Gov. Daugaard Stand for South Dakota?

Why Won’t Gov. Daugaard Stand for South Dakota?

With more than half the nation’s governors stating clearly that Syrian refugees are not welcome in their state without better security screening, why has South Dakota’s Governor Dennis Daugaard been so reluctant to show a little backbone and stand up for the safety of South Dakotans? There may be an answer.

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