Archive for category Foreign Policy

No More Nation Building

Nation Building The practice in which a foreign military force occupies a country to build infrastructure (such as roads and schools) and/or to protect the local government until it becomes stable. Nation building is highly controversial. Proponents argue that it stabilizes nascent democracies and protects local citizens, while critics contend that it is an unnecessary […]

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Hillary Clinton Voters Cannot Claim to be Anti-War

Say what you will about Donald Trump as a person but he is not the warmonger-in-chief candidate for president in 2016.  In an ironic partisan turn from the American political environment circa 2004 or so, that mantle absolutely and squarely belongs to Hillary Clinton. And this warmongering is not new.  While in the Senate representing […]

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My Guns Have Killed Far Less Innocent People than Obama’s “Drones”

Under intense public pressure, the White House today released its “official” accounting of “noncombatant civilians” killed overseas under the current administration as a result of the increased employment of armed unmanned aerial systems, commonly referred to as drones, to target and kill alleged terrorists. The report indicates that the president has ordered such airstrikes and […]

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Big Government is an Insanely Overbearing Boyfriend

(Source: Independent Institute)   Episodes: “An Education in Debt”   “Protection from Jobs”   “A Remedy for Healthcare Choices”   “House Poor”   “Keeping a Close Eye on Privacy”  

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If You are Tired of Hyperpartisan Nonsense…

…I highly recommend checking out the first ever (televised) Libertarian Party primary debate between Austin Petersen (CEO of Stonegait LLC ), John McAfee (of McAfee Anti-Virus fame), and Gary Johnson (the former 29th Governor of New Mexico) that aired on Fox Business Network Friday, 1 April 2016.  The candidates were often humorous in their exchanges, […]

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Obama and Confirmation Bias

Well-respected investigative journalist Sheryl Attkisson, probably best known for her stint with CBS News and by her allegations that the Obama administration is one of the least transparent in modern history, is now reporting that the president refuses to even entertain intelligence briefs about various organizations if he ideologically disagrees with their respective classifications as […]

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Growing Record Debts to Continue Financing Corruption Abroad?

So, was the administration’s hysteria regarding the debt ceiling fiasco genuine concern over the United States’ credit rating and economy as widely reported, or was it simply concern over delayed payments to a highly suspect regional “ally” that could not manage to aid in locating Usama bin Laden – all the while he was in […]

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