Editorials

Kasich is right; America needs a president who thinks before speaking

There he goes again: Once again, Donald Trump has made an emphatic statement of what his policy would be if he is elected president and once again he has been forced to retract it.How long will Trump get away with shoving his foot in his mouth before he starts losing Republican Party primary ...

Terrorist organizations must be destroyed, not ‘contained’

The indoctrination, beatings and drugs Boko Haram terrorists used on a 10-year-old girl in Cameroon this week were not enough. They were able to strap explosives to her and send her out on a suicide bombing mission.But she kept her wits about her. She and an older child went to a police station ...

Fidel Castro’s words prove Obama’s Cuba visit achieved little

Lest anyone forget the regime President Barack Obama flirted with in Cuba last week, that nation's former ruler Fidel Castro penned a mocking response to Obama's visit and speeches, which was published in the Communist government's official newspaper, Granma, on Monday. That means little ...

Obama, Democrats hypocritically crying foul on Supreme Court process

President Barack Obama warned last week that Republican senators risk damaging the Supreme Court nomination process "beyond repair" if they continue to reject action on his nominee for the high court.In an op-ed article published in a Houston newspaper, Obama claims the GOP action "betray(s) ...

Knowledge is best weapon to avoid falling for scams

It seems like clockwork every year. When income tax season rolls around, so, too, do the scammers looking to prey on unsuspecting people.And while many will read the accounts of how these dishonest individuals swindled their latest victims and wonder "How could anyone fall for that?", the truth ...

Terrorists excel at US vs. USSR

Brutality is only part of the game plan being used so successfully by Islamic terrorist organizations. Manipulative diplomacy - often unrecognized, much less countered by the United States - allows them to play potential foes off against one another.Russia provided an example of the terrorists' ...

Obama’s reluctance to use larger forces puts Americans at risk

Exposing a few dozen Marines to a potentially catastrophic attack by Islamic terrorists is not going all-out to defeat the barbaric murders. It is taking a terrible risk with American lives, however.After the terrorist bombings in Belgium this week, President Barack Obama pledged to do all in ...

Failure to comply with FOIA requests is greatly concerning

It is illegal for government officials to refuse to turn over most official documents to anyone who asks for them. Yet President Barack Obama's administration has set new records in failing to turn documents over to journalists and in dragging its feet, sometimes for years, when it does ...

ISIS will only be stopped when it is destroyed

Throughout Europe on Tuesday afternoon, heads of state made pledges similar to that from German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Her country stands in "full solidarity" with Belgium, where 31 people were killed and nearly 200 wounded in bombings by Islamic terrorists, Merkel said.European Union ...

Does Obama have ‘Plan B’ if Cubans are not granted more freedom?

People who have reason to hope their native land will become less repressive do not risk their lives in small boats on the Atlantic Ocean, in the hope of better lives in the United States. One wonders if that occurred to President Barack Obama as he was planning his trip to Cuba this week.On ...