Written by George Friedman
For the past several weeks, STRATFOR has focused on the relationship between Russia and Iran. As our readers will recall, a pro-Rafsanjani demonstration that saw chants of "Death to Russia,"uncommon in Iran since the 1979 revolution, triggered our discussion. It caused us ...
Written by Conn Carroll
An overwhelming majority of Americans (72%) dont believe President Barack Obama will keep his promise to overhaul the health care system without adding to the federal deficit, according to a study released yesterday by the Quinnipiac University. According to Gallup: Americans are being asked to ...
Written by Thomas D. Segel
Harlingen, Texas,: Hateful rhetoric is wrong, be it from the far left or the far right of the political spectrum. It is wrong for citizens at town hall meetings to shout out denigrating slurs at their elected and appointed officials. It is even a greater wrong for the Administration in power and ...
Written by P. David Hornik
The State Department has complained to Michael Oren, the recently appointed Israeli ambassador to the U.S., for at least the second time in recent weeks.
Written by Sultan Knish
The Town Hall meeting has long been a hallowed symbol of American democracy, as embodied in the famous Norman Rockwell painting, "Freedom of Speech" that shows a man, surrounded by his neighbors, rising to speak his mind. It is an image and idea that states forthrightly that government belongs to ...
Written by American Patrol Report
Reported from the American Patrol Report
Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN-- August 7
Get out of the way!
Barack Obama:I don't mind, by the way, being responsible. I expect to be held responsible for these issues because I'm the president. But... But -- but I don't want the folks who created the mess -- I ...
Written by Thorsten Polleit
Ludwig von Mises Institute
[This address was given at a hearing in the European Parliament, Strasbourg, France, July 14, 2009.]
The Cause of the Disaster
Are governments doing enough to fight this financial and economic crisis? Is it a good thing that central banks have cut interest rates ...
Written by John W. Whitehead
"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical....It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government."--Thomas Jefferson to James Madison (Jan. 30, 1787)
Written by TheDailyBell.com
Venturing back to a region reeling in deep unemployment, President Barack Obama's latest mission in Indiana is to show that the costly stimulus plan he lobbied for is producing tangible help - $2.4 billion in taxpayer grants to create electric cars and tens of thousands of jobs. At a ...