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Is Biden Bringing Terrorists From Afghanistan to America?

Is President Joe Biden bringing terrorists from Afghanistan to the United States?

The answer: Even Biden himself cannot know for sure.

The administration is bringing two distinct types of evacuees into the United States from Afghanistan. Some hold special immigrant visas. Others are so-called parolees.

In June, the Congressional Research ...Read more

The Enduring Path to Financial Health: Graduate, Work, Marry and Have Children

The basic path to financial success in this country has been revealed once again by the Census Bureau's annual report on income and poverty, which was released this week. What did it show?

People who graduate from college, get a job, get married and have children generally earn more money than those who do not. People who drop out of high ...Read more

The 9/11 Problem That Was Not Fixed

Twenty years later, it appears they are still there.

Had you driven through a certain intersection on Leesburg Pike in Falls Church, Virginia, yesterday or today, you would have seen a group of men -- some standing, some sitting, but all waiting in the shade, apparently hoping someone would drive up and hire them to do some work.

Twenty years ...Read more

Al-Qaida and ISIS Still in Afghanistan

"Last night in Kabul, the United States ended 20 years of war in Afghanistan, the longest war in American history," President Joe Biden said in an address to the nation on Tuesday afternoon.

But is that war over?

Biden may have withdrawn the U.S. military from Afghanistan, but terrorist groups intent on attacking the United States still ...Read more

How the 9/11 Terrorists Got Here

The commercial aircraft that al-Qaida terrorists flew into the twin towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001 -- killing 2,977 people -- did not take off from some foreign land before flying toward targets here in the United States.

They were all domestic flights that took off from American cities and were headed ...Read more

The Tragedy in Kabul

The annual threat assessment that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released this April did not present an optimistic vision for the future of Afghanistan.

"The Taliban is likely to make gains on the battlefield, and the Afghan Government will struggle to hold the Taliban at bay if the coalition withdraws support," the ...Read more

Who Should Teach Your Toddler: You or Nancy Pelosi?

"Universal pre-K. I love that because it's children learning, parents earning," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at an April 29 press conference.

That was the day after President Joe Biden had presented Congress with his euphemistically titled "American Families Plan," which calls "for free universal pre-school for all three- and four-year-olds....Read more

Biden Wants To Cut Funding for 'Border Security Assets and Infrastructure' by 96%

President Joe Biden has now revealed there is at least one area in which he is a fiscal conservative: When it comes to providing the infrastructure needed to secure the border, he wants to spend far less than the government currently spends.

His administration has presented Congress with a Department of Homeland Security budget proposal that ...Read more

Illegal Aliens Convicted of Homicide Return to the US

In June, the U.S. attorney's office for the district of Arizona charged six individuals who had previously been convicted of homicide in the U.S. with illegally reentering the country.

This statistic -- published in the U.S. attorney's monthly report on immigration and border crimes -- shines a revelatory light on our justice system and our ...Read more

What Type of Speech will Biden Ask Facebook to Suppress Next?

"They're killing people."

That was the simple declarative sentence President Joe Biden uttered in response to a question a reporter asked him as he left the White House on Friday.

"On COVID misinformation, what's your message to platforms like Facebook?" the reporter had shouted as the president was walking toward Marine One.

Biden turned and...Read more

The Federal Government Spent $19,762 Per Capita in FY2020

Two years after World War I ended -- in fiscal 1920 -- the federal government spent approximately $6,358,000,000, according to Historical Table 1.1 published by the White House Office of Management and Budget.

At the same time, it collected approximately $6,649,000,000 in taxes -- and ran a surplus of $291,000,000.

When that federal spending ...Read more

Barrett, Kavanaugh and Roberts Betrayed a Woman of Faith

Can Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian, run her flower shop in keeping with her faith?

The Supreme Court -- with determinative votes cast by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh -- has effectively decided she cannot.

"My faith is a part of every aspect of my life," Stutzman said in a sworn statement ...Read more

The Greatest Act of Courage

Master Sergeant Leo P. Day, who had served 16 years in the U.S. Army and was then stationed at the Presidio, went out that evening after dinner.

He stood on the cliff overlooking Baker Beach and surveyed the scene with his binoculars.

To his right stood the Golden Gate Bridge and the majestic headlands of Marin. To his left, the posh ...Read more

 

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