Author: Greg C. Reeson

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July 14, 2007

Proud to be an American

Howard Zinn, writing recently in The Progressive, said that this Independence Day Americans “…would have done well to renounce nationalism and all its symbols: its flags, its pledges of allegiance, its anthems, its insistence in song that God must single …

July 9, 2007

Understanding the Iraq Surge

Filed under: Featured Conservative,War On Terror - 09 Jul 2007

Unfortunately, when the discussion concerns Iraq, many Americans tune the President out, his words no longer carrying the weight they once did. But perhaps the words of the senior counterinsurgency adviser in Iraq could prove insightful, or even useful, for …

July 3, 2007

Moving Iraq Forward

Filed under: War On Terror - 03 Jul 2007

In its just published Third Quarter Forecast for 2007, private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting (STRATFOR) predicts that the governments of the United States and Iran “…are now closer than ever to reaching an agreement…” on Iraq.

June 26, 2007

Europe’s Move Toward Conservatism

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 26 Jun 2007

Private intelligence company Strategic Forecasting, Inc. (STRATFOR) recently published an article describing what it sees as the imminent end of the leftist domination of Europe. Specifically, the article says, “…2007 will see the end of the left as a leading …

June 22, 2007

Iraq Surge Pronounced D.O.A.

Filed under: American Military,The Democrats,War On Terror - 22 Jun 2007

It seems that saying the Iraq war was already “lost” was just not quite enough for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). Apparently he and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sent a letter to President Bush saying, “…the …

June 16, 2007

Ignoring Consequences, Democrats Push Hard for Iraq Withdrawal

The Washington Times reported June 11 that Democrats in the House and Senate are currently circulating more than forty pieces of legislation that would seek to end America’s involvement in Iraq. The Times quotes Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as …

June 11, 2007

Iran and the U.N.

As the United Nations Security Council prepares to debate a third round of sanctions against Iran for its continuing refusal to stop its uranium enrichment program, it is time for the five permanent, veto-wielding states to get serious about their …

June 1, 2007

An Iraqi Tet Offensive?

Filed under: American Military,War On Terror - 01 Jun 2007

The Guardian (UK) reported in its May 22, 2007 edition that Iran is working to establish ties with al-Qaeda elements and Sunni insurgents in order to launch a major summer offensive against coalition forces in Iraq. The intent of such …

May 22, 2007

The Un-Fairness Doctrine

If you were to ask a stranger on the street to name the top talk radio personalities in the country, you would inevitably receive an answer that included the likes of Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly. …

May 12, 2007

Iraq’s Kurdish Problem

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 12 May 2007

A professional acquaintance of mine, who is affiliated with the Kurdistan National Assembly of Syria, recently forwarded me an article about a speech delivered at a conference of Kurdish leaders from Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran. The author of the …

May 3, 2007

Democrats Need Iraq Surge to Fail

Given the steady flow of anti-war and anti-surge rhetoric spewing from the mouths of the Congressional majority and Presidential candidates seeking the Party’s nomination, I have to wonder if key Democratic players suffer from a genuine lack of understanding regarding …

April 27, 2007

Imus, Sharpton, and the Racial Double Standard

This past weekend, when I took my family to a nearby amusement park, I noticed several t-shirts worn by park patrons that made me think about a racial double standard that exists in this country, one that was recently highlighted …

April 10, 2007

Media Bias Taints Perception of Iraq War

There’s general agreement among Americans that when it comes to the subject of bias in the mainstream media, Republicans and Democrats hold very different views. The former often complain that the major news organizations slant considerably to the left, and …

March 29, 2007

The Disturbing Words of John Edwards

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 29 Mar 2007

Normally I don’t tune in to 60 Minutes on Sunday evenings, but this past weekend I made an exception so that I could watch the much-publicized Katie Couric interview with Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth. After …

March 20, 2007

Democrats in Congress Reinforce Terrorist Beliefs

As the Senate and House of Representatives continue to work feverishly on measures criticizing the President’s conduct of the war in Iraq and calling for immediate to near-term troop withdrawals, a clear message is being sent to terrorists throughout the …

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