Tag: Politics

President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping have been sparring over trade. (Image by AP)

America’s falling prestige is as big a problem as China’s rise

The confusion in US politics cannot be ignored. Australia should consider hedging its bets by broadening our ties with like-minded nations. While much attention has been devoted to Australia’s problems dealing with the rise of China, too little is paid to the equally important dilemma raised by the strains in our relationship with the US. The US is still our […]

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If I Were the Devil - Paul Harvey (Good Audio)

If I Were the Devil – Paul Harvey (Good Audio)

 If I Were the Devil – Paul Harvey (Good Audio) (by dlrose10/YouTube) Paul Harvey first broadcast the “If I Were the Devil” speech in 1965. Through the years, he updated the speech. This version was probably broadcast in the 1990s and describes the state of the USA right now in 2020. Music in this video Song: If I Were The […]

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President Donald Trump’s full speech at the Republican National Convention | 2020 RNC Night 4

President Donald Trump’s full speech at the Republican National Convention | 2020 RNC Night 4

President Donald Trump’s full speech at the Republican National Convention | 2020 RNC Night 4 (Youtube/PBS) President Donald Trump said this year’s election is “the most important election in the history of our country” in his address on the final night of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 27, 2020. He opened his remarks by acknowledging the Americans affected by […]

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President Donald Trump participates in a law enforcement briefing on the MS-13 gang in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

As the pandemic worsens, major retailers, grocery stores, and city and state leaders are making the tough decisions that the President has shirked

President Donald Trump isn’t leading America much as its pandemic worsens. But that’s not stopping Walmart — along with Kroger, Kohl’s, and city and state leaders and officials — from making the tough decisions that the President has shirked. Source: Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Given Trump’s approach, if the country is to exit the building disaster without many more […]

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Muscogee (Creek) Nation (Amanda Rutland/Muscogee Nation/ZUMA Press/Newscom)

US Supreme Court rules half of Oklahoma is Native American land

The ruling means that some tribe members found guilty in state courts for offenses committed on the land at issue can now challenge their convictions. Justice Neil Gorsuch, a conservative appointed by President Donald Trump, sided with the court’s four liberals and also wrote the opinion. He referred to the Trail of Tears, the forcible 19th Century relocation of Native […]

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Trump cancels overflow crowd address due to low turnout

Trump cancels overflow crowd address due to low turnout

President Donald Trump’s campaign canceled a previously scheduled speech to an expected overflow crowd outside of his campaign rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, because turnout numbers are lower than expected. CNN’s Abby Phillip reports.

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Follow Up: A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

Follow Up: A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

This is a reminder about the special Teleconference Prayer this Sunday, June 14 at 7 PM EST. This prayer is part of a nationwide Concert of Prayer for the healing of our land and the world from the devastation of COVID-19 Pandemic virus. And also for us here in the United States for the recent and still ongoing protests and […]

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A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

A Prayer for Our Nation and Our World – Sunday June 14, 2020 at 7PM EST

As we face these uncertain times in our nation and the world, preaching a sermon on prayer at a time like this would be like the idiomatic phrase “preaching to the choir“. When the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) issued the first call for nationwide prayer for Sunday June 14, it was to lament those we’ve lost due COVID-19 and […]

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Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country

Barack Obama says protests across the country aren’t like the 1968 riots, which some think helped elect Nixon

KEY POINTS Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday he doesn’t think the protests erupting across the country are like those the U.S. faced in 1968. Many have drawn comparison to the two years, which saw economic challenges and racial strife. Richard Nixon was elected president in 1968, by campaigning on “law and order” in the wake of those riots. Former […]

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The ‘Blob’ Strikes Back

The ‘Blob’ Strikes Back

A recent defense of the foreign policy establishment is no more successful than the policies its authors supported. If America’s adversaries were made of strawmen, the defenders of the foreign policy “Blob” would have a foolproof strategy for defeating them. Unfortunately, a recent defense of the U.S. foreign policy establishment’s record is no more successful than the policies that its […]

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