Category: National security

Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. U.S. Navy Minesweepers Find Old Dishwashers and Car Parts.

Iran Has Hundreds of Naval Mines. U.S. Navy Minesweepers Find Old Dishwashers and Car Parts.

As tensions heat up in the Persian Gulf, the Navy’s minesweeping fleet may once again be called into action, but its sailors say the ships are too old and broken to do the job. “We are essentially the ships that the Navy forgot.”

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Biden: Russia Will Pay a Price for Interfering in Our Elections

Biden: Russia Will Pay a Price for Interfering in Our Elections

Reacting to former special counsel Robert Mueller's disclosure Wednesday that Russian interference in US elections continue to this day, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised he would ensure Russia's meddling would be met with consequences if he is elected next year.

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How Border Security Could Determine the Outcome of 2020

How Border Security Could Determine the Outcome of 2020

While the economy, welfare, and foreign policy are the main fault lines along which elections are generally fought, border security was at the forefront in the 2016 elections.

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Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

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Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

Just One Reason Why You Don’t Want an Isolationist United States

An isolationist United States is a really dumb idea. It would harm US commercial interests and therefore the US economy.

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Getting to the Truth Behind Trump’s Aborted Iran Attack

Getting to the Truth Behind Trump’s Aborted Iran Attack

To say that Trump called off the attack because of the cost in lives, though -- does that sound like the blustering president we’ve all come to know, distrust and feel disgusted by?

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Experts on Trump Saying He Will Still Accept Intel from Foreign Nations: It’s a Welcome Mat

Experts on Trump Saying He Will Still Accept Intel from Foreign Nations: It’s a Welcome Mat

The commander-in-chief has now invited foreign interference in the 2020 election, experts say.

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Tulsi Gabbard: We Are ‘on the Brink of War with Iran’

Tulsi Gabbard: We Are ‘on the Brink of War with Iran’

'The American people need to understand how devastating and costly such a war would be...'

Bias

Opinions

Yes, Donald Trump Is Rooting for Break-up of the EU

By Alex Denethorn

Of course Donald Trump is hoping for a dissolution of the European Union, and it's not a secret.

Why Minorities May be Socially Conservative But Vote Democratic

By Dallas Mitchell

The Republican brand of social conservatism is for other people.

Why the Sanders Candidacy is No Longer Viable

By Tony Panaccio

Before the first presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon, the talk on the street was that Nixon was going to mop the floor with JFK.

July CNN Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2

By Allison Hellman

The second Democratic debate is over, and I have to say that last night was a huge surprise, but also a huge disappointment.

July CNN Democratic Debate Night 1

By Allison Hellman

We’re staying up late again to watch the next round of Democratic debates, and give all the candidates the grades they deserve.

Let’s Talk About The 7th Maryland Congressional District

By Chris O'Leary

Let’s talk about Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, the subject of Trump’s latest weird tweetstorm, and aside from reminding Donald Trump that he actually is the president of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, let’s look at it just from a “facts” standpoint first.

Maybe The Fault Lies With Us, Not Mueller

By Alex Denethorn

You can tell that we're not holding presidents to the same standards as we used to.

The Death Penalty’s Fatal Flaw is Finding a Way to Do It Right

By Tony Panaccio

As the federal government is gearing up to start executing death row inmates, I found myself remembering my first, and incredibly surreal, experience with capital punishment.

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

By Chris O'Leary

The bias you see when you look at your Google search results is your own.

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.