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Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych speaks during the interview with The Associated Press, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Yanukovych says the annexation of Crimea was a tragedy and he would have done everything possible to prevent it, had he remained in power. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

A case of abuse feminists should really care about

I'm speaking of Iryna Savytskaya, an accountant from Ukraine who is currently languishing in a Georgian jail in the Caucasus. Ms. Savytskaya traveled to Georgia on a business trip and was imprisoned apparently at the behest of the Ukrainian government. The detention appears to be a carefully pre-arranged operation between the Ukrainian and Georgian officials.

Building a culture of self-reliance

Recently, I came across the book by Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, a first-time elected office holder, titled "The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance."

President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Central Asia can aid U.S. national security

U.S. President Donald Trump announced recently a new American strategy for the country's longest war: Afghanistan. The major change is a shift from the "deadlines," used to the detriment of American national security by the Obama administration, to a focus on "conditions."

A view of the MGM National Harbor, which is located near D.C. in Prince George's County, Md. (Photo by Robb Scharteg)

MGM National Harbor: Vegas does D.C.

The MGM National Harbor looks across the Potomac River from its perch on prime land in Prince George's County, Maryland, and knows it is just the beginning of a long and fruitful friendship with the nation's capital.

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks after he received the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The honor is given annually to an individual who displays courage and conviction while striving to secure liberty for people worldwide. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Patriotism is last refuge of John McCain, Elon Musk

Section 1615 of the pending National Defense Authorization Act smuggled in by Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, to repay political benefactor Elon Musk proves philosopher Samuel Johnson's adage: "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel."

Get back in there and run the tax cut play! (Illustration by Gary Varvel for Creators Syndicate)

Join the Tax Reform Coalition - now

It was two weeks ago that congressional GOP leaders unveiled their "Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax System," and its opponents (read: every special interest group that employs a tax lobbyist) have launched their campaigns to protect their loopholes.

FILE - In this Saturday morning, May 21, 2011 file photo, Boy Scouts salute during a "camporee" in Sea Girt, N.J. The Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 Boy Scouts of America announcement to admit girls throughout its ranks will transform what has been a mostly cordial relationship between the two iconic youth groups since the Girl Scouts of the USA was founded in 1912, two years after the Boy Scouts. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

The Boy Scouts are waging a War on Boys

This may sound cheesy to some, but to me as a very young teenager, I remember it being a very big deal. It was towards the end of Boy Scout summer camp in the marshlands off Savannah, Ga. The event I'm speaking of was the 'ordeal' for the Order of the Arrow, a rite-of-passage of sorts.

Mike Huckabee's new TV show launched October 7 on TBN.

Mike Huckabee heads to heartland of America

Mike Huckabee's new TV show launched this weekend on TBN. Huckabee brought a high level of energy and fulfilled his promise to both inform and entertain the audience--intermingling discussion with a tax policy expert with a segment on Pietown, Arizona. And Huckabee kickstarted the show with a lively interview he had taped with President Trump in the White House.

A screenshot from Real Clear Politics website.

Election polls are fake news, too

It's been almost a year since the 2016 election that brought Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States. The weeks prior to the only poll that mattered on Election Day were filled with false predictions and downright fraud by polling companies seeking to impact the eventual outcome of the election by showing Hillary Rodham Clinton the obvious winner.

A patient gets a flu shot. (Associated Press)

Brace for a big flu season

Flu season is at our doorsteps and already taking a toll with many communities reporting roughly double the amount of hospitalizations compared to the same time period as last year.

In this June 13, 2017 photo, University of Houston incoming students tour the campus as part of an orientation in Houston. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Bridging the skills gap

I recently cited an article written by marketing expert Ashley Yazbec smartly pointed to research showing that while 72 percent of educational institutions believe recent graduates are ready for work only 42 percent of employers believe the same.