Ann McLane Kuster (Democrat), 2011: Libya = Middle East. Kuster, 2013: …NO IT’S NOT!
For the benefit of Democratic Rep. Ann McLane Kuster, (NH-02)… Benghazi is the second largest city in Libya. Libya is that somewhat large country in North Africa between Algeria and Egypt. That particular country, desperate apologists to the contrary*, is part of what most people call ‘the Middle East,’ – including, apparently, Ann McLane Kuster. From March of 2011: Kuster said she supports Obama’s recent | Read More »
Some Middle East Notes: Muslim Brotherhood Doublespeak, U.S. Involvement in Syria, and More
With the recent events in the Middle East and the continuing question of what, if any, role the U.S. should play, it’s a good idea to stay up to speed on current events in the region. My recent post “A Crisis of Faith in Egypt” was a start, but it’s a sad commentary on the turmoil in the region that, even since then, there is | Read More »
Tags: al Qaeda
, Bashar al-Assad
, Christian Persecution
, Coptic Christians
, Frank Wolf
, Gas attacks
, John Kerry
, Middle East
, middle eastern christians
, military intervention
, Muslim Brotherhood
, Orthodox Christians
, President Obama
Iraq’s Descent Back into Civil War Makes the Case for American Energy Independence
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
-George Santayana (HT: Wikiquote)
America now faces a typical conundrum that has plagued all of our recent Presidents from Dwight D. Eisenhower all the way forward to President Barack Obama. We depend upon the Middle East for much of the energy that provides our motive power. As a result of this debilitating dependence upon people who hate us and practice a system of ethics and morals totally alien to our own, we are increasingly compromised and forced into courses of action that do not benefit our national commonweal. If we produce enough of our own energy, while curbing our domestic consumption, we can break this cycle of self-sabotage. If we don’t break the cycle, every US President going forward will wage his own, pointless version of a Punic War in Western Asia. I describe the current state of play below.
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Tags: Energy Independence
, Flavious Josephus
, Groundhog Day
, Middle East
, North Dakota
, Sack of Jerusalem
Paul Bonicelli on Freedom in the Middle East
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Paul Bonicelli to discuss the uprisings in Egypt, the fight for democracy and turmoil in the Middle East.
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This Belongs in a Museum: Saving Old World Artifacts From Turbulent Times
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Victoria Coates to discuss the perils that ancient treasures face in the declining Old World, what obligation countries have to protect these treasures and if we need Indiana Jones to rescue important artifacts from the perils of modern civilizations.
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Jed Babbin Talks Fiscal Cliff and the Middle East
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jed Babbin to discuss the fiscal cliff negotiations, why Republicans are losing the argument over taxation and our damaged image in the Middle East.
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Paul Bonicelli on Libya, Egypt and Our Message to the Middle East
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Paul Bonicelli to discuss the unfolding events in Africa and the Middle East, Mitt Romney’s comments yesterday and what message we need to send to Egypt in the wake of the turmoil this week.
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Romney’s Racism of Saying the Obvious
If you believe the propaganda our major networks label as news Mitt Romney personifies the Big, Bad White Devil. He denigrates the achievements of diverse foreign cultures. He picks the scabs off of centuries old grievances over racial injustice just because he gets off on making it bleed. So how does Mitt Romney work such horrible and iniquitous injustice? He egregiously tells the truth. Here | Read More »
Syria Is As Syria Does
GOP Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich gave a speech in Nashville, TN. In this speech he addressed what he felt America should do about the current situation in Afghanistan. We are not going to fix Afghanistan. It is not possible,” Gingrich said. “These are people who have spent several thousand years hating foreigners. And what we have done by staying is become the new foreigners. “This | Read More »
McCain and Graham Claim to Speak for Conservatives on Libya
Whenever we attempt to evince bold distinctions between ourselves and the Democrats, Lindsey Graham and John McCain can always be counted upon to muddle those distinctions. Foreign policy, in particular, is a subject in which voters struggle to perceive clear differences between the parties. Consequently, we must repel the rapturous support for the so-called Arab Spring emanating from Obama’s tag team of favorite Republicans. Back | Read More »
There Will Never Be Peace In the Middle East
I hate to break the news to you, but until Jesus Christ himself returns there will be no peace in the Middle East. Not. Gonna. Happen. American foreign policy should be premised on strongly defending Israel and dealing with as friends those states who remain at peace with Israel. I realize the American media does a very poor job of it, but as Jeff Emanuel | Read More »
Will the Arab Spring Lead to a War Against Israel?
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Chuck DeVore to talk about the uprisings in the Middle East and how it could lead to a war against Israel. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do | Read More »
Barack Obama and the Cavalcade of Naivete
Please welcome Dr. Barry Rubin back to the front page of RedState. -Jeff President Barack Obama told Democratic Party contributors in Miami: “When you look at what’s happening…in the Middle East, it is a manifestation of new technologies, the winds of freedom that are blowing through countries that have not felt those winds in decades, a whole new generation that says I want to be | Read More »
George W. Bush, Up to Evil Mischief Making Again!
After taking a quick rest from breaking up Al Gore’s marriage and from magically tricking President Obama into being an utterly incompetent failure, President Bush is now nefariously insinuating his way onto Facebook and Youtube. He recently released a video on the popular video sharing website, discussing his delving onto the Facebook scene and a little summary of what he’s been up to since leaving | Read More »