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President Obama has pledged to close the detention facility for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, but a war resolution against the Islamic State could complicate his plans. (Associated Press)

On Gitmo, stick with the House

Approximately one year ago, President Obama released five senior Taliban leaders from detention at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, then held by the Haqqani Network in Afghanistan following his capture under then-unclear circumstances.

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Rusty Humphries with Bob Dornan

Guest Bob Dornan is a radio host and former congressman. He is as outspoken as anyone you may have ever heard on the issues. Also, Rusty looks historically at what happens when American troops are left in countries after a war. And when did George Snuffalufigus become a non-bias journalist?

This Oct. 26, 2014 photo shows a statue of Englishman William Penn in Old New Castle, Delaware. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

Rand Paul should filibuster Patriot Act extension

Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, should filibuster the impending attempt by the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, also a Kentucky Republican, and his jihadists for a risk-free existence to extend section 215 of the Patriot Act past its scheduled June 2015 expiration date.

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An appeal to Obama to secure the grid

Last week, more than 30 prominent national security practitioners - including influential former legislators and military leaders - urged President Obama to address what is indisputably the most acute danger facing our country today.

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Plenty of breathing room in the luxurious 2015 Infiniti QX60

Reasons to like the Infiniti brand are many. Reasons to become particularly attached to the 2015 Infiniti QX60 begins with the fact that for large families this vehicle is not only spacious and comfortable, but even for a SUV seating seven, it also radiates luxury.

Myron Penn, a prominent Alabama attorney and former Democratic state senator, is under fire for removing the Confederate flags that decorated soldiers' graves at an old Confederate cemetery in downtown Union Springs. (WSFA) **FILE**

Freedom of speech must be protected -- even when it is offensive

It is not without irony that an Alabama attorney and former Democratic state senator by the name of Myron Penn took it upon himself recently to remove the Confederate flags from that old Confederate graveyard. His reason? He said that he -- and others in his community -- found the flags offensive. He sees the flags as symbols of racism and oppression. They may well be, but his actions to remove them dishonor the American flag and the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution those stars and stripes represent.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John A. Boehner have tussled with their right flank over how best to advance a conservative agenda at the Capitol. (Associated Press) **FILE**

With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?

If real Americans could sue politicians for breaking their promises, the Republican Party would be bankrupt. The Democrats may be the Party of Treason, but at least they tell America what they are doing and they try to keep their promises. That certainly cannot be said of the Republicans.