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Let’s not be so quick to believe gun-control rhetoric

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In this Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 photo, a dealer arranges handguns in a display case in advance of a show at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds in Little Rock, Ark. Arkansas gun advocates in the Legislature are supporting bills that would… Continue reading

Don’t Forget About Ukraine

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ISIS. ISIS. ISIS.
Since the beginning of the ISIS insurgency in Iraq just a few weeks ago, the world’s attention has been focused squarely on containing – and possibly fighting – this dangerous organization.
To be sure, the implications of… Continue reading

Putin Is Undermining Ukraine’s Democracy — And Obama Is Letting Him

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Vladimir Putin’s disdain for democracy is no secret.
He has quashed dissent at home, and the passage on Tuesday of a new “Blogger Law” is only the latest move by the Kremlin to control media and police the internet. As… Continue reading

Lacking Leadership On Ukraine — And Everywhere Else

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As of late, there have been a series of scathing criticisms of current US foreign policy, especially concerning our inaction in Ukraine.
The Economist asked, “What would America fight for?” Unsurprisingly, the answer was far from clear. As the editorial… Continue reading

Obama Orders New Sanctions Against Russia

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After more than a month of threats, the Obama administration ordered travel bans and asset freezes for seven Russian officials, including two said to be in Putin’s inner circle, and froze assets for 17 companies this morning. Thirteen Russian companies… Continue reading

16-year-old alleged school stabber should not be tried in adult court

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Alex Hribel, the 16-year-old sophomore charged in the mass stabbing at his Murrysville, Pennsylvania high school, has been charged as an adult with four counts of attempted homicide and 21 counts of aggravated assault.
Despite the horrific nature of Hribel’s… Continue reading