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Refugees rest on the roadside after police stopped them near the border between Austria and Germany, in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

The coming rape of America

No, this is not the feminazi version of rape, where a woman can decide much later that a consensual sexual encounter was actually rape. No, this is the worst form of violent, nonconsensual, criminal rape.

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One for a trip to the COP21 climate change conference in Paris, on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mr. President, people are scared. What are you going to do about it?

What does NOT work is hiding the truth, pretending that the threat doesn't exist, changing the subject, and refusing to provide rational advice. In other words, Mr. President, your performances on the topic of international terrorism when you were 10,000 miles away from home were exactly the WRONG ways to approach the near panic caused among many Americans when the latest Paris and Mali disasters were reported.

Front page of The Palestine Post

Carmen Fowler LaBerge: The Middle East-- When peace is in your hopes but not on your calendar

On this anniversary of the 1947 UN resolution that resulted in the establishment of the State of Israel, let us remember just how nascent a nation we're talking about. But let us also remember that for the Jews, there's nothing nascent about Israel, it's as old as the promise of God to Abraham. For many in the midst of the conflict peace is something that is in their hopes but not on their calendars. So, today, let us not imagine that we have the answers or that we know the timeline. Let us simply pray for the peace of Jerusalem as those who live and labor there consider what it will take to make peace.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lay flowers at the monument to the first Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Yekaterinburg, the city in the Ural mountains, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. The sign reads Yeltsin. (Alexander Astafyev/Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP)

Turkey cements Putin's hold on Russia

From the "Nazis" in Ukraine to the terrorists in the Middle East, Vladimir Putin is very good at using international incidents to keep the Russian public's mind off their problems at home.

As we near the first primary and caucus dates, Tim Constantine examines the odds of each remaining candidate becoming the 2016 nominee.  Today, we look at businessman Donald Trump.

2016 Odds Revisited: Donald Trump

As the 2016 presidential primaries and caucuses approach, Tim Constantine looks at the odds of each remaining candidate becoming their party's nominee. Today, a look at businessman Donald Trump.

Illustration on U.S. oil exports by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Obama should support rescinding oil-export ban

After the House of Representatives' recent vote to lift a 40-year-old ban that prevented exporting domestically drilled oil, Mr. Obama promised a veto. He claimed that "Congress should be focusing its efforts on supporting our transition to a low-carbon economy."

Police officers walk outside the house of the mother of the female suicide bomber Hasna Aitboulahcen, in Aulnay-sous-Bois, near Paris, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Aitboulahcen is believed to have detonated a suicide vest after a brief exchange with police officers. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

President Obama, meet Hasna Aitboulahcen

"Apparently, they're scared of widows and orphans coming into the United States of America as part of our tradition of compassion." That was President Obama speaking in the Philippines this week, criticizing Republican presidential candidates for their concerns about the program resettling Syrian refugees in the United States.

As we near the first primary and caucus dates, Tim Constantine examines the odds of each remaining candidate becoming the 2016 nominee.  Here, his thoughts on Senator Marco Rubio.

2016 Odds Revisited: Marco Rubio

As we near the first primary and caucus dates, Tim Constantine examines the odds of each remaining candidate becoming the 2016 nominee. Here, his thoughts on Senator Marco Rubio.

In this Oct. 24, 2015 file photo, former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, wave to supporters after the Iowa Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner in Des Moines, Iowa. Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. She and husband have made $35 million from 164 paid speeches to financial services, real estate and insurance companies since leaving the White House in 2001. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Taxing the rich won't solve our problems

I'm sure many of you saw the clip from Neil Cavuto's show the other week where the leader of the Million Student March, Keely Mullen, said we need to tax the top 1 percent of earners more. At one point, she even suggested taxing them at a rate of 90 percent.

Religious bigotry, stupidity and fear

The religious bigotry and industrial scale stupidity and fear exhibited in the United States following the Islamic State mass murders in Paris verify Ecclesiastes: "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun."