War

Obama Admin Asks for Expansive War Against ISIS

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

John Kerry told Congress that Obama wants expansive war powers to pursue Islamic State terrorists wherever & however O deems necessary, asking for a new authorization that would allow the Pentagon to commit American combat troops to fight. 

America is a Nation of Pioneers, Not Immigrants

The establishment media, encouraged none too subtly by President Obama’s announcement that he was unconstitutionally granting amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal aliens, has now decreed that “Thanksgiving is about immigration” and that the Pilgrims were “illegal immigrants.”

Santorum Speech to Promote Hawkish Foreign Policy

Scott Conroy, Real Clear Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum will deliver a foreign policy address that'll outline his perspective on what he calls “the mounting conflict between the Western civilized world & radical Islamists” and will push back against the GOP’s noninterventionist faction. 

Time for Congress to Declare War on Obama

Jeannie DeAngelis, American Thinker

Based on his subversive actions, by definition Barack Obama is indeed making war against America, and it’s high time Congress responded by declaring their own war.

Terrifying Secrets ISIS Is Using to Create New Jihadists

Justen Charters, Independent Journal Review

ISIS uses children as pawns to do their killing. When they are barely 5-year-old’s they point toy guns to the back of other children’s heads in an activity called “The Execution Game.”

The Desperate Fight Against Fanaticism

There's a growing awareness among our citizens of the tremendous burden borne by our tiny defense forces and the fearsome price they pay defending our values and way of life. This Veterans Day affords us an excellent opportunity to recognize their sacrifice and commit to helping those who have borne the heat of the battle on behalf of the great majority of us.

Veterans Day Is Not A Celebration of War, But a Caution Against It

The original purpose of Armistice Day, that the end of World War I be "commemorated with thanksgiving and prayer and exercises designed to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations…" is too often forgotten.

RPaul: Obama's War on ISIS 'Now Illegal'

Brendan Bordelon, National Review

Sen. Rand Paul, probable presidential candidate, declared that the continued military operations in Iraq and Syria now violate both the War Powers Resolution and the constitutional separation of powers. 

Rove Lied, Republican Brand Died

C. Edmund Wright, Breitbart

Perhaps this astonishing lesson in moral and political failure will finally wake up donors & decision makers for the GOP to the fact that Rove & his tactics aren't the way to win elections. It's time for conservatives to do for the truth what the liberal media and the Dems do for the lie, which is to repeat it over & over again.

West: O's ISIS Operation Is a Farce & We're Losing

Allen West, AllenBWest.com

"The quasi-military operation being conducted in Iraq and Syria that has no name is a farce. It is a complete violation of every single principle of war — but then again, Obama doesn’t want to call it that so I guess he and Valerie Jarrett are doing just fine."

Constitutional Relig. Clause Prevents O From Countering ISIS

Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon

The Obama admin. is failing to wage ideological war against ISIS terrorists over fears that attacking its religious philosophy will violate the constitutional divide between church and state.

Obama Missed Over Half of 2nd Term Security Briefings

Wynton Hall, Breitbart

A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through Sept. 29, 2014.

ISIS Vote to Interrupt Campaign Season?

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Repubs. would be willing to return to Congress and debate a broad measure authorizing the president to take military action in the Middle East, a GOP lawmaker said Tues.

Boehner: US May Have No Choice But to Send US Troops to Fight ISIS

Cheryl K. Chumley, Washington Times

Speaker John Boehner took the opposite track from Obama, saying on national television that the U.S. may very well have to send U.S. ground troops to root out the remainder of Islamic State terrorists.

Boehner: I'd Recall Congress for ISIS Vote

Rick Moran, American Thinker

Speaker John Boehner told ABC News "This Week" that he would be willing to call the House back into session to debate any war authorization the president submitted. 

House GOP Leaders Back Obama's ISIS Attacks

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The current and immediate past chairmen of the House Homeland Security Comm. have publicly backed Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, despite the fact that the president didn't seek congressional approval for them.

Every War Must End

Shoshana Bryen, American Thinker

The American people rightly want to know under what conditions and with what allies their sons and daughters will be sent to the Middle East again. 

ISIS to Radicalized Americans: Kill U.S. Soldiers In Their Homes

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

One British jihadist "encouraged radicals still living in the West to use Facebook and Linkedln to find and target soldiers...Then show up and slaughter them."

Rep. Tom McClintock: Giving Arms To "Carefully Vetted" Syrians A Blunder

In McClintock’s analysis arming the allegedly “carefully vetted” Free Syrian Army defies our experience in Afghanistan and Iraq where so-called “carefully vetted” local Islamic forces have turned their weapons against us.

Cruz: Dempsey, Hagel Sound Like Social Workers

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

"When I asked Gen. Dempsey, militarily, how would we go in and kill the terrorists before they're able to take jihad to America, his answer was, 'We need to see political reconciliation,' " Cruz said. "It's not our job to be social workers in Iraq. It's our job to kill terrorists who have declared war on America."