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Witch Hunt: The Story of the Greatest Mass Delusion in American Political History (AMAZON)
How did a small group of powerful intelligence officials convince tens of millions of Americans that the president is a traitor, without a shred of evidence?
Now that every detail and argument set forth in the #1 New York Times bestseller The Russia Hoax has been borne out by the Mueller report, the author is back with a hard-hitting, well-reasoned evisceration of what may be the dirtiest trick in political history.
What people tend to forget about witch hunts is that they require people in power to believe there really are witches. [Read More]
Despite Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declaring the nation’s capital a “sanctuary city” for those who violate federal immigration law, one city councilman believes that additional legislation is needed to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement from removing illegal aliens from the city. [Read More]
The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with a planned military operation in northeast Syria, as U.S. troops who have been deployed and operating with Kurdish-led forces in the area began pulling back from their positions.
The decision sent shockwaves through the region and Washington, with U.S. officials telling Fox News that top Pentagon officials were “completely blindsided” and “shocked” by the order to pull back hundreds of U.S. troops, a move that effectively green-lights the Turkey operation. President Trump spoke with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by telephone. [Read More]
The rate of active duty service members who take their own lives has been rising an average of 6 percent year-over year the past five years, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
The number of suicides jumped from 285 to 325 between 2017 and 2018, according to the 2018 Annual Suicide Report, for a rate of about 22 suicides per 100,000 service members to about 25. Officials did not draw any conclusions about why the numbers continue to rise despite efforts to train commands and troops on preventing suicide and seeking behavioral health care. [Read More]
First Lady Melania Trump unveiled the White House’s Christmas decor and, for the second year in a row, she is being attacked, mocked and even vilified for the people’s house’s holiday furnishings, which many critics feel is a sign of widespread hypocrisy. The patriotic red used this season has been condemned by critics, with many detractors claiming it looks like the handmaids’ outfits in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’
When exactly is it appropriate to begin embracing the festive spirit? Well, 43 percent of Americans think it’s suitable to put up holiday decorations before November 1, according to new research. [Read More]