Showing posts with label diplomacy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label diplomacy. Show all posts
July 18, 2016

Rand Paul: "Trump Derangement Syndrome" has gone over the top and people have lost the big picture

fromRealClearPolitics: The big picture is that we should be engaged with Russia. We have serious conflicts in various parts of the globe. It would be a mistake not to have open lines of communication with them.  
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Walter E Williams: Our rules of the game: US Constitution

fromCreators: We should demand that Supreme Court justices act as referees and enforce the U.S. Constitution.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle         The Pursuit of Happiness

Starbucks bans plastic straws, winds up using more plastic

fromReason: A Reason investigation reveals that the coffee giant's new cold drink lids use more plastic than the old straw/lid combo. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

U.S. to make more drugs easily available, cutting role docs play

fromBloomberg: An excellent move that should have been done long ago. BTW, these drugs are available now at, and others. 
Regulation Nation

The Left’s outrage over Trump-Putin diplomacy shows brainwashing power of 2-party system

fromFreeThoughtProject: To the new left and the neocons, war is the only answer and if you attempt to prevent it through diplomacy, you are committing treason. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption 

Police kill man with bulldozer over 10 marijuana plants

fromReason: Drug war absurdity meets police recklessness. 
Police State America        The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Thomas Sowell: The Iran 'Agreement' Charade

Throwing Israel to the wolves.      By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran's nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved the semblance of a preliminary introduction to the beginning of a tentative framework for a possible hope of an eventual agreement with Iran. But even this   ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Etiquette Versus Annihilation

The negotiations of a fool.  Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their nuclear program, should tell anyone who does not already know it that any agreement with Iran will be utterly worthless in practice. It doesn't matter what the terms of the agreement   ... MORE

Matt Welch: America's Free Speech Retreat

The shoddy response to consulate attack in Libya.  On the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, scores of men armed with rocket propellers, hand grenades, and automatic rifles assaulted two separate U.S. diplomatic buildings in Benghazi, Libya, for more than four hours, killing Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other        ... MORE

Ben Stein: We Have An Illegal War

What will tomorrow bring from this third-rate crowd?
Okay, kids. Now, let's see where we are today in the wacky, mad, wonderful world of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton playing at war and diplomacy. When we last looked in, Hill and Barack had just junked the U.S. Constitution and gone to war at the order -- not of Congress but of the United Nations Security Council... But look.  ....  MORE