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Timely and always to the point, "The Group's View" Blog includes Tom Rogan, Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift and Clarence Page plus an on-going array of recent guests and thought leaders discussing the hottest issues concerning our nation and world today.
November 18, 2020
Why Israel won't bomb Iran's nuclear sites before Trump leaves office
Israel is highly unlikely to launch military strikes against Iran's nuclear program before President Trump leaves office.
Some European officials apparently believe differently. Speaking to Business Insider, three security officials suggest that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might view the final two months of Trump's presidency as his last chance to eliminate Iran's nuclear program, with assurance of U.S. military support in the aftermath. But while it's true that President-elect Joe Biden is likely to be a more skeptical Israeli partner on Iran than is Trump, Israel won't judge a military strike in its interests.
November 17, 2020
Beijing Sends Biden a Warning
Biden repudiates an “America First” foreign policy that puts U.S. security, sovereignty, liberty and vital interests above the interests of any other nation. But what is it, then, that Biden puts first? Globalism. A New World Order. A Crusade for Global Democracy.
Because of Donald Trump, Vice President Joe Biden thundered during the campaign, the U.S. “is more isolated in the world than we’ve ever been … America First has made America alone.”
Biden promised to repair relations with America’s allies. And he appears to have gone some distance to do so in the congratulatory phone call he received from Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan.
November 11, 2020
Biden’s COVID Co-Chair: The Right Hates Him Already, and That’s Good.
As FDA chief in the 1990s, David Kessler made dramatic changes for the better—nutrition labels, tobacco regulation. Yep, the right already hates him.
Moving quickly to show leadership as COVID continues its relentless march, President-elect Joe Biden turned to former FDA Commissioner David Kessler to co-chair a 13-member pandemic task force. Kessler earned his reputation as David going after Goliath when he took on Big Tobacco in the 1990s and turned the FDA into such an aggressive watchdog on public health that critics derided him as a “nanny state food Nazi” for championing standardized nutrition labels on food.
He now emerges as a lead health official at a time of widespread public skepticism about the pandemic and strong resistance to government efforts to impose social distancing and mask wearing. Getting the virus under control is Biden’s top priority, but in places with the highest number of new cases per capita, the overwhelming majority of people voted for President Trump, presumably buying into his rhetoric about having “turned the corner” on the virus.
November 17, 2020
How ’defund the police' sabotaged Democrats on Election Day
Democrats won the White House, whether President Donald Trump wants to face that non-alternative fact or not.
But, as the celebratory confetti and honking car horns settled down, new disputes broke out in the famously factional party over how and why they lost just about everywhere else.
They expected to flip the Senate back from Republican control. But they didn’t.
They expected to gain seats in the House as they did in the 2018 midterms, but instead they lost seats — in some of the same purple districts that they won two years ago. Read More