I Fear for My Country

Count me among those who fear that the current struggle over whether this nation will allow sanctuary cities to flourish and multiply or abolish them threatens to be the single impetus which will escalate into our second civil war. Illegal sanctuary jurisdictions now number over 500. Under Obama, they were encouraged to spread like a [...]

By | 2017-04-06T12:32:30+00:00 April 6th, 2017|blogroll, News From the Front, United States of America|Comments Off on I Fear for My Country

The Enviro Left Is Both Wrong and Dangerous to US Survival

On March 5, North Korea simultaneously launched four missiles into Japan’s territorial waters. In his new year’s address, the North’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, bragged that his nuclear-armed rogue state would soon be testing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US. A day later, President Trump tweeted in response, “It won’t happen!” [...]

By | 2017-03-22T11:55:15+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|blogroll, Civilization History, News From the Front, United States of America|Comments Off on The Enviro Left Is Both Wrong and Dangerous to US Survival

The Dangers Facing Trump and Those He Will Govern

On inauguration day, due to his predecessor’s many foreign policy failures, Donald Trump will inherit a much more dangerous world than the one Barack Obama inherited eight years previously. Despite the fact that Obama pledged to end America’s wars, the US is waging three active wars, Iraq/Syria, Afghanistan, and a worldwide fight against jihadis that [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:04+00:00 December 9th, 2016|blogroll, News From the Front, Presidential Election, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America|Comments Off on The Dangers Facing Trump and Those He Will Govern

A Constitutional Republic No More

The deliberations of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were held in strict secrecy. Citizens gathered outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia during the proceedings, attempting to learn what sort of government had been agreed upon behind closed doors. As he exited the Hall, a women asked Benjamin Franklin, "Well, Doctor, what have we got a republic [...]

By | 2016-10-31T10:19:28+00:00 October 27th, 2016|blogroll, News From the Front, Presidential Election, Townhall Magazine, United States of America, US History|Comments Off on A Constitutional Republic No More

Book Review: The Field of Fight by Lt. General Michael T. Flynn

The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Islam and Its Allies As we are in the final run up toward a presidential election where one of the candidates is arguably guilty of criminal malfeasance and very possibly treason, General Flynn’s new book, The Field of Fight, is an important argument for [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:04+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Book Reviews, Islam, News From the Front, Presidential Election, Resurgent Islam, United States of America|Comments Off on Book Review: The Field of Fight by Lt. General Michael T. Flynn

If You Broke It, You Own It

At the outset of the first Iraq war, Colin Powell warned President Bush 41 that he saw no exit strategy for the U.S. if our forces pursued Iraqi troops from Kuwait all the way to Baghdad. He followed his warning with an admonition that has become known as the “Pottery Barn” allegory and is now [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:05+00:00 March 12th, 2016|Islam, News From the Front, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America|Comments Off on If You Broke It, You Own It

How Does the Next President Stop Losing the War on Terror

I spoke to Cliff May who is the founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies which he created immediately following 9/11. FDD today is one of the nation’s most highly regarded national security policy institutes. Kelley:  Do you agree with my assessment that we are losing the war on terror which, of course, is a misnomer? [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:05+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Islam, News From the Front, Presidential Election, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America|Comments Off on How Does the Next President Stop Losing the War on Terror

The 45th President Will Need to Employ Smarter Power

Before Obama’s election in 2008, in the halls of American academia, among the deans of international studies, the concepts of soft power versus hard power had been well-established bipolar modes of operation by which America conducted its foreign policy. For the academics, soft power was comprised of diplomacy such as the offering of mutually beneficial [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:05+00:00 February 4th, 2016|News From the Front, Presidential Election, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America|Comments Off on The 45th President Will Need to Employ Smarter Power

Forgetting What It Was Like to Live in a Free Country

A new Gallup poll concludes that Americans hate their government much more than they did when Obama first took office. In 2009, the burden of government was ranked fourth on the list of problems faced by Americans. At that time, seven percent of those surveyed ranked burdensome government as the worst problem they faced. At [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:05+00:00 January 12th, 2016|News From the Front, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America|Comments Off on Forgetting What It Was Like to Live in a Free Country