Topic: military

Drafting Women Means Equalityin Slavery ~ Ron PaulPhyllis Schlafly Statement On House Actions on Women in Draft (May 17, 2016): Today, Phyllis Schlafly congratulated the House Rules Committee for ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Sometimes politicians have trouble making up their minds. During election years — with the looming prospect of voters having a say — their decision-making proc ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Recently in an interview, Lt. Col. Allen West said that President Obama’s decision to ignore his generals was “probably the greatest military blunder the ... discuss

. . . An attempted list of all Trump's abuses of women over the years. Caution for those who can't process "snark" and "wit."by Ann Coulter: The New York Times' front-page article last Saturday on Don ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: Our country was built on business. Free market, survival-of-the-fittest, improve-or-die business. The United States of America has always been the land of opportun ... discuss

Fox News host and author reveals how little the threats against America have changed since"Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates."by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Fox News host Brian Kilmea ... discuss

by Newt and Callista Gingrich: This election year has been defined by candidates in both parties who are promising a political revolution. A majority of the American people are calling out for real c ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is set to meet tomorrow with Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP congressional leaders in Washington, D.C., in an effort to ... discuss

'The First Time The Senate Has Approved A Stand-Alone Bill To Fund Energy And Water Programs Since 2009'SEN. MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): “The Energy and Water Appropriations bill is important for Amer ... discuss

I admit it. I am burned out on politics.I followed the current slog to the nominations with decreasing interest as candidates I thought I could support gradually fell by the wayside, and the horror of ... discuss

(died 7 May 721) was an Angle bishop during the time of the kingdom of Northumbria. He was the Bishop of Hexham and then the Bishop of York which was the most important religious designation in the ar ... discuss

From The National InterestBy Adriel KasontainShareIt may not be apparent to everyone today, but written constitutions are a relatively modern phenomenon. The two earliest examples date only from the l ... discuss

By: Cliff Kincaid | Accuracy in Media While Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is talking about cooperation with Russia, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that one of America’ ... discuss

Martland learned last August that, as a result of the 2011 incident and his subsequent official reprimand, he would be placed in the Army’s Qualitative Management Program (QMP) and involuntarily sep ... discuss

Donald Trump is coarse. That is indisputable. But his coarseness simply reflects the discourse of our time, and he has skillfully harnessed it to his advantage. However, that should not blind us to th ... discuss

I'm willing to roll the dice for Trump!by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: I voted for Ted Cruz in the South Carolina primary. Last night, after getting Trump-thumped (again) in Indiana, Cruz pulled o ... discuss

by Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt: San-Francisco Democrat Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has announced her 4-step plan to promote the homosexual agenda in Congress, reports LifeSiteNews."By legalizing same-sex ... discuss

Saw a statistic recently that we had approximately 16.1 million in uniform during WWII and there are not many still alive and are dying at a rate of 390 per day. No wonder they were called our greate ... discuss

Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek: Αθανάσιος) (also spelled "Athanasios") (ca. 293 – May 2, 373) was a Christian bishop, the Bishop of Alexandria, in the fourth century. He is revered as a sa ... discuss

After finishing the last book this month, I realized that 3/4 of what I read this month centered around rather depressing topics. Methinks I need a more balanced literary diet in the next few months. ... discuss

We are unused to referendums in this country, so we tend to think in terms of general elections. Behind much of the coverage of the EU debate is the assumption that voting to leave somehow means put ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananWhether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America.The old order in this capital city is on the way out, America is c ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. It looks all so official, proper, formal, and stately. A complex issue goes before The Supreme Court. Wise men are asked to use their formal education, knowledge of the l ... discuss

With this entry, I begin to chronicle my temporary Sunday wanderlust, in the form of an experience at a different parish church each Sunday. It will run each week until I'm tired of running.+ &nb ... discuss

The war on Christians continues unabated. Throughout the Middle East, in most of Europe, and even here in the United States, the future of Christianity is becoming bleak. Is there a unified structure ... discuss

Family Policy Alliance: Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee rejected an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would have turned military base hospitals into abortion ... discuss

After oral argument this morning in United States v. Sterling before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, there is reason to remain hopeful that the court will see the clear Religious Freed ... discuss

Dear Friends, Modern culture is overloaded with news, social media, electronic images, technological advances, advertisements and so forth. The limits of our time and attention are pressed to new boun ... discuss

Major Victory: Sergeant First Class Martland Exonerated, Will Remain in Military | American Center for Law and Justice It’s a massive victory more than six months in the making. Sergeant Firs ... discuss

ACLJ Sends Letter Defending National Day of Prayer in Military from Anti-Christian Zealots | American Center for Law and Justice The delusional anti-Christian zealots at the Military Religious Free ... discuss

Nsukka, Nigeria, May 3, 2016 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While the Diocese of Nsukka in southeastern Nigeria is still searching for answers following the massacre of dozens of Christians, Bishop Godf ... discuss

ARRA News Service Editor: Barack Obama, in normal ham-handed fashion, attempted threatening the British into submission last week on Brexit. And as is usual for "the messiah", his efforts backfired: w ... discuss

USS Cole. . . American lives don’t Daniel Greenfield: On Thursday morning, sailors on board the USS Cole were lining up for an early lunch. Seventeen of them died as an Al Qaeda bomb on bo ... discuss

Saint George by Gustave Moreau. Español: San Jorge por Gustave Moreau. Galego: San Xurxo por Gustave MoreauSimple (1955 Calendar): April 23Who was the real St. George?  When St. George is m ... discuss

The Conservative Action Project, founded by former Attorney General Edwin Meese and chaired by The Honorable Becky Norton Dunlop, is designed to facilitate conservative leaders working together on beh ... discuss

SWANTON, Ohio (AP) — Military officials say the U.S. Air Force is considering northwest Ohio for one of two Air National Guard bases that will house next-generation fighter jets. ... discuss

MINAMIASO, Japan (AP) — Eleven people remained missing Sunday in southern Japan from two powerful earthquakes that killed 41 people, as the U.S military announced it was preparing to join relief eff ... discuss

Several candidates have participated in a circular firing squad, shooting accusations of dishonesty at each other.  Some accusations stick, some don’t. Donald Trump has nick-named Ted Cruz as & ... discuss

MINAMIASO, Japan (AP) — Eleven people remained missing Sunday in southern Japan from two powerful earthquakes that killed 41 people, as the U.S military announced it was preparing to join relief eff ... discuss

ASO, Japan (AP) — The latest on the earthquakes in Japan (all times local): ... discuss

ASO, Japan (AP) — Thousands of rescue workers searched a debris-strewn village in southern Japan for about a half-dozen missing people Sunday, as the Japanese government said U.S. military aircraft ... discuss

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's new president on Sunday pledged to continue efforts to release remaining political prisoners as part of the sweeping democratic changes his government envisions afte ... discuss

Putin continues to taunt Obama, why, because he knows he CAN,  and he knows Obama is a coward. It’s been many years since Russia has done any “Saber Rattling” towards the U.S. beca ... discuss

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation's first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and me ... discuss

  Hillary Clinton is proving to be the “teflon candidate.” In her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, she has escaped damage from major scandals, any one of which would destr ... discuss

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters (Ret.) was very blunt in his assessment of the incident in the Baltic Sea on Monday, when a Russian warplane buzzed awfully close to a U.S. Navy destroyer. “I’m very ... discuss

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An incoming freshman female student at The Citadel has asked the military college to let her wear a traditional Muslim headscarf when she begins classes in the fall, the firs ... discuss

Loyola Marymount University’s choice to honor disgraced, pro-abortion former President Bill Clinton as its spring 2016 commencement speaker on May 7 is a new low in the University’s repeated betra ... discuss

“I lived in New York City in Manhattan all my life. My views are a little different than if I lived in Iowa.” — Donald Trump, Interview with NBC’s Meet the Press host Tim Russert ... discuss

“I lived in New York City in Manhattan all my life. My views are a little different than if I lived in Iowa.” — Donald Trump, Interview with NBC’s Meet the Press host Tim Russert ... discuss

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government troops newly-trained by a Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen's Shiite rebels routed al-Qaida militants on Friday from a city in the country's south, military of ... discuss

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A military vehicle has overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, leaving at least four soldiers injured. Two are in critical condition. ... discuss

Also, many feel like they do not fit into the box that’s promoted as “biblical womanhood.” Single women feel left out because women’s roles tend to focus heavily on being a wife and mother. Wo ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Putin Flexes MusclesRussian President Vladimir Putin is flexing his muscles again. Two days this week Russian aircraft buzzed a U.S. destroyer conducting ... discuss

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he will be visiting an aircraft carrier in the South China Sea, the visit coming a day after he announced new military aid to the Ph ... discuss

BEIJING (AP) — China's Defense Ministry has accused the U.S. and Philippines of militarizing the region with stepped-up military cooperation and says China will steadfastly defend its sovereignty an ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 14, 2016 / 04:05 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Two years ago, radical Islamists with the militant group Boko Haram stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping 276 teen girl ... discuss

MIAMI (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says that under U.S. military rules of engagement, the Navy ship that was buzzed by Russian military jets in the Baltic Sea this week could have opened fir ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the sight of wounded service members riding bicycles is a reminder that service doesn't end when they take off the uniform. ... discuss

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. says it will be keeping nearly 300 troops, including Air Force commandos armed with combat aircraft and helicopters, in the Philippines through the end of the mon ... discuss

I just want to preface this video by saying, I might disagree with President Barack Obama’s politics especially on domestic issues and free trade. However, make no mistake about it, President B ... discuss

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli military says it's investigating a fire that erupted while soldiers were raiding the offices of a West Bank money changer suspected of funding Palestinian mili ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military justice system is in the spotlight as it investigates a soldier caught on tape shooting to death a subdued Palestinian attacker, a case that has polarized the nati ... discuss

George McFall clearly needed some of David Shimp’s bone marrow more than Shimp needed it. When Shimp – McFall’s first cousin – refused to give it, McFall took him to court. The judge’s gavel ... discuss

Update: Welcome, JAG readers! And my readers: I am being refuted. For the record, I didn't consider this post to be an attack -- just an engagement. Truth is, I sort of want to be persuaded by this pa ... discuss

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus had a simple message Tuesday for 1,500 Marines and sailors: The decision to let women compete for all military combat positions is as irreversi ... discuss

Free conference with New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer April 14 - 16 at Cox Arena, 1 Myriad Gardens, Oklahoma City, Ok Collecting NEW board games, Legos and puzzles for local They Ser ... discuss

(February 4, 1906 – April 9, 1945) was a Lutheran pastor, theologian, participant in the German Resistance movement against Nazism, and a founding member of the Confessing Church.Bonhoeffer was born ... discuss

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Img via 'State of the Nation' (2012): War Epidemic and The Need for Radical Wisdomby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: What are the sources of the interminable wars throughout the world today? Why ... discuss

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Saturday defended its policy of selling arms to both Armenia and Azerbaijan, whose military forces have faced off in a sharp escalation of fighting around separatist Nagorno- ... discuss

Question: "Doesn't the fact that the Old Testament has laws that allow for slavery constitute an endorsement of slavery?"I have previously addressed the issue of why slavery existed during the period ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior military leaders take their political neutrality seriously. But this year's presidential election — with its forays into national security issues that have included propos ... discuss

Hamas terror operatives in Gaza tunnel (The Jerusalem Post)by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Last night, CBS Evening News ran a story about parkour, which it described as "an extreme sport blending ... discuss

With Antonin Scalia's death, the subsequent 4-4 split on the union case, and the twists and turns in the Little Sisters of the Poor case, I've been thinking about Scalia and his approach to const ... discuss

I was reading Chuck Baldwin’s Weekly Column and man does he ever hit the nail on the head. In his column, “where do we go from here?”, He writes: A sizeable percentage of the profes ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will send about $40 million in military assistance to the Philippines to beef up intelligence sharing, surveillance and naval patrols, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Fr ... discuss

DALLAS (AP) — Military officials investigating an apparent murder-suicide that happened Friday on a U.S. air base in Texas are trying to determine whether the gunman was authorized to have a weapon ... discuss

CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman for a Saudi-led coalition behind a year-long military campaign against Yemen's Shiite rebels says it's ready to commit to a cease-fire as long as the rebels abide by a U.N ... discuss

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1) Looking Back: A Book of Memories by Lois Lowry ~ half of this book is photographs, so it was an “easy” read in that regard. Emotionally, however, it was much deeper. Lowry has had heart ... discuss

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Military Court of Cassation on Friday sentenced a former Cabinet minister convicted on terrorism charges to 13 years in jail, three months after he was set free on bail pendi ... discuss

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced stop in Baghdad on Friday to meet Iraq's prime minister and other top officials at a time of increased military momentum against ... discuss

Jacob Cushing (1730-1809) was a graduate of Harvard in the mid-18th century, and he served as a pastor in Waltham, Massachusetts, nearly a half century, from 1752 on. He had 15 sermons published and k ... discuss

Cardinal Raymond Burke, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and ecclesiastical advisor to The Cardinal Newman Society, rebuked the University of Notre Dame for the “great scandal” of ... discuss

by James R. Harrigan: It’s hard to fathom now, but there was a time, a long time actually, when superheroes were the colorful embodiment of the American cause. In the comic book world, from roughly ... discuss

\"I've been around guns all my life. I know how to use them, and arming our people on our military bases and allowing them to carry concealed, privately owned weapons -- I do not recommend that as ... discuss

A Pentagon spokesman said that conditions on the ground will determine whether the United States establishes more all-American military outposts to support Iraqi troops in their fight to retake Mosul. ... discuss

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dealt delicately on Thursday with concerns about persistent human rights abuses in Bahrain, stressing America's close military relationship ... discuss

TOKYO (AP) — Searchers have found one of the six crew members from a Japanese military jet that disappeared a day earlier while flying over southern mountains. ... discuss

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A local official in Albania says a military helicopter has crashed at Shkodra Lake in the north of the country, Albania, with two of its crew still missing and one injured. ... discuss

What does a suffering military veteran have to do to force an unresponsive government to change its ways? ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia and China present the greatest cyber security threat to the U.S., but Iran is trying to increase and spend more on its capabilities, the Navy admiral in charge of the milita ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps dog that sniffed out explosives and protected thousands of troops has been honored with a prize for animals serving bravely in military conflict. ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananAs Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican no ... discuss

Forty six years before my birth in Brooklyn, my father was born in 1912 Dublin, Ireland.  He was the youngest of seven in a Catholic family.  After he died in 1984, all those siblings outli ... discuss

  How great would it be if someone would “grow a pair” and start “IMPEACHMENT” hearings on  His Excellency, Mein Führer Obama  Via Daily Beast: Two senior intelligenc ... discuss

In a special report posted on the Department of Defense website, details about the ongoing fight against Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria are revealed, including “as of February 29 ... discuss

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of U.S. and Philippine troops, along with Australian special forces, have begun annual military drills to be able to rapidly respond to a range of potential cris ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it has demolished the West Bank homes of three Palestinians who killed an Israeli security officer and seriously wounded another in Jerusalem in February. ... discuss

HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) — A 92-year-old Oregon man has been honored for his military service 70 years after he returned home from World War II. ... discuss

HIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces took the northern edge of the Islamic State-held town of Hit, west of Baghdad, on Sunday in an operation led by the country's elite counterterrorism forces, military of ... discuss

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is accusing three Turkish foundations of supplying weapons and military equipment to the Islamic State group in Syria and says $1.9 million worth of explosives and chemi ... discuss

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Armenian Defense Ministry says heavy fighting has broken out with Azerbaijani forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, a section of Azerbaijan that is under the control of local ethni ... discuss

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says fighter jets have carried out strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq. ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review “Ten states in the US now ban some of the most inhumane forms of animal confinement, several including rules on the treatment of egg-la ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — A transgender Israeli teenager, jailed for refusing to join the military as a conscientious objector, is petitioning the army to be moved to a women's prison. ... discuss

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian combat engineers arrived Thursday in Syria on a mission to clear mines in the ancient town of Palmyra, which has been recaptured from Islamic State militants in an offensive th ... discuss

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's military has launched a new operation to rid the country of Boko Haram militants "once and for all" and soldiers are prepared to storm one of the group's remainin ... discuss

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States has given Lebanon three military helicopters to help the country's armed forces in their battle against extremists near the border with Syria. ... discuss

31 March, Old Testament Joseph was the son of the patriarch Jacob and Rachel — and was his father's favorite son. He incurred his older brothers' jealousy and anger (both through Jacob's f ... discuss

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Leading Mexican human rights groups announced Wednesday that a military court acquitted six of seven soldiers charged with breach of discipline in the 2014 killing of 22 suspects, ... discuss

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says 23 Kurdish rebels have been killed in security operations in the country's primarily Kurdish southeast region. ... discuss

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's slow transition to democracy took a momentous step Wednesday as a trusted aide to ruling-party leader Aung Suu Kyi took over as the country's president, officiall ... discuss

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Htin Kyaw, a trusted friend of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, took over as Myanmar's president Wednesday, taking a momentous step in the country's long-drawn transition t ... discuss

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Security threats from violent extremists and criminal groups in Mali are still "alarming" and the government must deploy more troops to the volatile north and step up efforts t ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — US military orders families of Defense Dept personnel to leave southern Turkey amid security fears. ... discuss

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range projectile from an area near its eastern coast on Tuesday in what appears to be another weapons test seen as a response to ongoing military ... discuss

In many countries across Asia, governments are growing less tolerant of critical reporting, even arresting journalists and closing media outlets in some cases. In China, authorities recently removed a ... discuss

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's proposed new constitution was unveiled to the public on Tuesday, amid criticism that the charter is undemocratic and gives too much power to the military that staged a coup ... discuss

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says its peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic is investigating the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl by peacekeepers from Burundi in early March ... discuss

American defense officials have announced that a very senior Islamic State (ISIS) leader has been killed in a U.S. military operation. ... discuss

In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, workers at South Korea's agency for recovering and identifying soldiers killed in action prepare to put the remains of Chinese soldiers into coffins as Chinese militar ... discuss

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says bomb squads are working on removing mines and bombs planted by the Islamic State group in the historic town of Palmyra. ... discuss

AYTHAYA, Myanmar (AP) — When a democratically elected Myanmar president takes office this week after decades of military rule, some will be toasting the historic moment with a beverage decidedly not ... discuss

BEIJING (AP) — China has ordered its armed forces to end all paid outside work within the next three years as part of a push to make the world's largest standing military more professional and battl ... discuss

A woman preparing a send-off for a relative entering the military was killed when she crossed a railroad track on a path used by locals between houses in a small North Carolina town, authorities said. ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is defending the military after footage emerged of a soldier lethally shooting a Palestinian attacker who had already been shot and subdued. ... discuss

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is to beef up its military forces all the way from its western border to the Pacific islands amid ongoing strains with the West, the military said Friday. ... discuss

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's military chief on Sunday pledged to join hands with a new civilian government that takes over the Southeast Asian country next week, after 54 years of rule by the ... discuss

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) — Firefighters trying to snuff out the biggest wildfire in Kansas history are getting help from military helicopters — and a potential assist from rain or snow. ... discuss

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A military veteran says his instinct and training kicked in when a man being chased in a pickup truck by Arizona authorities tried to steal the vet's motorcycle. ... discuss

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says a Turkish soldier has been killed in northern Iraq by rockets fired by Islamic State militants. A second soldier was slightly wounded in the incident. ... discuss

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea warned Saturday that its military is ready to attack Seoul's presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologizes for "treason" and pu ... discuss

CHICAGO (AP) — A leading hospital system is courting military veterans with a multimillion-dollar ad campaign, raising concerns from some veterans groups that private sector marketing could weaken t ... discuss

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in a soccer stadium south of the Iraqi capital on Friday, killing 29 people and wounding 60, security officials said, as the military announced new ga ... discuss

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran's Hassan Rouhani arrived Friday in Pakistan on a landmark visit, his first since becoming president, at a time when Saudi Arabia is courting Islamabad to increase participation ... discuss

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government forces pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra, where Islamic State militants appeared on the verge of collapse Thursday, while in Iraq, a military spokesman ... discuss

They say abortion is supposed to empower women, but thousands of cases worldwide over the years show abortion empowers men who shirk the responsibility of parenthood. In England, a man who changed his ... discuss

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says its jets have carried out new airstrikes targeting Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq. ... discuss

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military backed by U.S.-led coalition aircraft on Thursday launched a long-awaited operation to recapture the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, a military ... discuss

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Kyrgyzstan has accused Uzbekistan of building up its military presence at their shared border in retaliation for Kyrgyzstan's attempt to reclaim a water reservoir at a con ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's substantial support for NATO, both in money and military aid, has long been a source of frustration for U.S. leaders, and questioned by some as a throwback to the Cold Wa ... discuss

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top military commander in Syria says that Russian special forces have been active in the country. ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Chinese businessman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack into the computer systems of U.S. defense contractors, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, accordi ... discuss

The Obama administration has been unrelenting in its fight to force a group of Catholic nuns to violate their beliefs and pay for abortion-causing drugs and contraception, arguing that they are essent ... discuss

“My client would love to be a conscientious objector. The government insists they be a conscientious collaborator.” That line, offered by attorney and former Solicitor General Paul Clement ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has imposed a four-day closure on the West Bank, banning Palestinians from entering Israel during the Jewish festival of Purim. ... discuss

Yesterday, I was contacted and interviewed by phone by Rob Capriccioso who wrote the article, Online Quicksand. His emphasis is on blogs in the way that people used to discuss the telegraph--as someth ... discuss

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it has closed a military liaison office in the disputed Western Sahara after Morocco gave the U.N. observers there 72 hours to leave to protest remarks ... discuss

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says troops have raided a Palestinian university in the West Bank and seized militant propaganda linked to Hamas and other groups. ... discuss

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president-elect on Tuesday proposed an 18-member Cabinet that will include party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the former dissident who campaigned for decades to repla ... discuss

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian police say extremists have attacked the European Union military mission in the capital, Bamako. ... discuss

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired five short-range projectiles into the sea on Monday, Seoul officials said, in a continuation of weapon launches it has carried out in an apparent response ... discuss

In glimpses of daily life from around Asia last week, a Kashmiri man strolled through a field of yellow mustard flowers against the backdrop of a towering mountain, while in Beijing a military band di ... discuss

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from an Indonesian military helicopter crash rose to 13 on Monday, the military said, with the discovery of the body of a missing soldier. ... discuss

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Kenyan military says its troops killed 34 fighters from the Islamic extremists of al-Shabab in clashes in Somalia. ... discuss

HONOLULU (AP) — The military is considering whether an Army medic charged with conspiring with his lover to kill his wife will be court-martialed for child pornography and prostitution charges. ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review At last: The Obama State Department has finally and formally acknowledged that ISIS is committing genocide in the Middle East.  This fol ... discuss

There is something wrong in the United States. The political system is tearing itself apart and for no discernible purpose and to no appreciable benefit. The system is broken and we don't know why or ... discuss

A federal judge notched a win for religious freedom last week by ruling in favor of a Sikh Army captain requesting an exemption to grow his hair and beard for religious reasons. This ruling is a posit ... discuss

Since Trump looks likely (I think there's still a chance for Rubio -- see the Weekly Standard take on the rally I missed out on in the previous post), I have been thinking hard about him. First, to se ... discuss

Since the last GOP debate in South Carolina, the tenor of the campaign has become rather childish. At the center of all this is the worlds richest teenager, Donald Trump. Yes, Marco Rubio also called ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 3 — February 2016.   morass: 2. a complicated or confused situation ... discuss

It has to be painfully obvious to anyone with any knowledge of national defense issues that the United States Army, like the rest of the armed forces, is in dire need of a complete, top to bottom, res ... discuss

President Obama is already practicing his congratulatory handshake for his Black, lesbian, double-amputee, military veteran Supreme Court nominee, played here by a White stand-in. (2016-02-15) — ... discuss

I recently came across a meme in my Facebook feed that depicted a sad, small, dirty child with a plastic spoon in his mouth. The tag read, “Imagine a world where ‘pro-life’ efforts ... discuss

I recently came across a meme in my Facebook feed that depicted a sad, small, dirty child with a plastic spoon in his mouth. The tag read, “Imagine a world where ‘pro-life’ efforts ... discuss

Currently, the United States has a serious problem with its own sovereignty. This problem is two fold, as I see it. On the one side is the immigration issue, and the other side is an issue relating to ... discuss

Courtesy of Roamin' Catholics. As the mother of a young lady of 13 who has Down syndrome, I am accustomed to seeing how God's ways are far above our ways. Many times we have stood in awe at what Our L ... discuss

On June 11, 1963, a Buddhist monk named Thích Quang Duc was among the procession of approximately 350 monks and nuns who surrounded the intersection at Phan Dinh Phung Boulevard and Le Van Duyet Stre ... discuss

... to make her sit down, in a nice, private, secure setting, and watch this, without distraction, without interruption, without speaking, without looking away: And if you (might) support Hillary, so ... discuss

By Michael Johns“By the rude bridge that arched the floor, their flag to April’s breeze unfurled. Here once the embattled farmers stood, and fired the shot heard round the world.”  &nb ... discuss

"O God, You have rejected us.You have broken us;You have been angry;O, restore us."--- Psalm 60:1CHARACTER FLAWSTo a large extent the current content of the character of America is embodied ... discuss

2015 was a very bad year for the moms, marriage, and the American way. SUPREME SCANDALThe United States Supreme Court in one major decision managed to put another nail in coffin of the nation called A ... discuss

I live in a country that accepts a greater than 50% collateral damage from drone strikes. In other words, most drone bombings kill humans, young, old, women, and children, who are guilty of proximity. ... discuss

This Week's Show now in the Archives: What is the real cost of fighting terrorism, not only for our nation, but for each American citizen? Economic Researchers report that the probability of the ... discuss

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This post is the third part of my response on a gun control thread on Facebook. Specifically, my response to:3. Self defense is a natural right, but it is not unlimited.This statement is obvious, and ... discuss

Senator Ted Cruz stood in front of a Congressional Committee to bring forth his bills that would stop the Syrian Refugees from coming into America.  As always Sen. Cruz did and outstanding j ... discuss

We've all seen "Saving Private Ryan" and "Band of Brothers," but here's a list of facts from World War II that youprobably didn't know.  The first German serviceman killed in the war was kil ... discuss

THE FINAL TOAST! They bombed Tokyo 73 years ago.   They once were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States .. There were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, ... discuss

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Pentecost 24Mark 13:1-13“Saved in the End”You see this fancy temple? It's toast. You see these tall pillars? They're coming down. The Holy Place? Scrap it. The Holy of Holies? First they'll ... discuss

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I've had several discussions with Steven D Greydanus on Facebook recently dealing with firearms. For those who don't know, Steven is a film critic at the National Catholic Register, and a smart guy. B ... discuss

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This Week's Show: Top News of the Week and the 2016 Election then, as the Middle East continues to rage with horrific acts of terror, Pres. Obama is not only signing away our security by refusing to f ... discuss

Loretta Lynch and her Boss Barack Obama will now attempt to force upon the American people a whole set of new gun restrictions, and possibly seek to repeal the Second Amendment. Every American sh ... discuss

"The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornications. And on ... discuss

A fight scene from "Deadwood"SourceI recently heard a priest describe the Catholic blogosphere as the Wild West where anything goes. Anyone who has watched "Deadwood" on HBO has a good idea of just h ... discuss

SourceI recently did a post entitled, "Why Kim Davis is Wrong."  In my post, I stated that as a Christian, I absolutely agreed with Kim Davis in her refusal as Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk of Cou ... discuss




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