Dress Rehearsal for Impeachment By Patrick J. Buchanan

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court was approved on an 11-10 party-line vote Friday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Yet his confirmation is not assured. Sen. Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, has demanded and gotten as the price of his vote on the floor, a weeklong delay. And the GOP SenateContinue reading “Dress Rehearsal for Impeachment By Patrick J. Buchanan”

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the “dumbing down” of America

“The rise of idiot America today represents – for profit mainly, but also and more cynically, for political advantage in the pursuit of power – the breakdown of a consensus that the pursuit of knowledge is a good. It also represents the ascendancy of the notion that the people whom we should trust the leastContinue reading “The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the “dumbing down” of America”

US will not drive Iranian forces out of Syria, hopes Syrian govt won’t need them

“We are not going to force Iranians out of Syria. We don’t even think the Russians can force the Iranians out of Syria because force implies force, military action,”Jeffrey said on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Thursday. Jeffrey explained:

Former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency Michael Flynn says that the decision to arm opposition to Syria’s Bashar al-Assad went forward despite warnings that those weapons might fall into radical hands. Flynn says it was a “willful decision” by the Obama administration. He says that Russia’s new airstrikes should be welcomed.