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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the Security Council in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 29, 2015.  Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday to make losses of Russian troops who are on "special operations" in peacetime,  a state secret. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Give Up Your Seat For The Pregnant Women Please

Recently the Moscow Metro celebrated its eightieth birthday and the city government put on a big show. In a cool, hipster idea, the audio announcements that play automatically on the subway were changed to the voices of famous Russian actors and actresses. I have to admit, it was a nice touch. The metro in Moscow is stunningly efficient and over-the-top beautiful--a most pleasurable experience for someone used to the grind and filth of the New York subway.

European rescue crews are responding regularly as boats filled with refugees from Africa and the Middle East attempt a perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea. As many as 700 drowned trying to reach shore over the weekend. (Associated Press) **FILE**

If you can't be a good example, at least be a horrible warning

There is an old adage that goes, "If you can't be a good example, at least be a horrible warning." That is a warning America should pay attention to as this nation heads into the 2016 election. The Democrats want America to be much more like Europe. Europe has never been a good example but now at least parts of Europe are a horrible warning of what will happen if America continues to elect liberal Democrats.

President Barack Obama walks out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, may 27, 2015, to board Marine One on the South Lawn for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., before traveling to Miami to attend DNC fundraisers. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama expands his taxpayer-funded solar boondoggles overseas

After frittering away $535 million on the Solyndra solar energy boondoggle, which promised to revolutionize solar power, but ultimately did nothing more than devour tax dollars and leave 1,100 Americans without a job, President Obama has continued has continued to burn through an average of $39 billion annually on various subsidies to support solar energy here in the United States.

Tim Constantine Commentary 05-27-15

Obama won't acknowledge dangers of radical Islam

Tim Constantine looks at the dangers of radical Islam around the world. "After the various ISIS attacks or beheadings around the world Americans often ask why no Muslim leadership stands up and denounces the atrocities." Tim may have the answer.