John F. McManus
Over the past five years, Obama has sent military trainers to aid rebel forces in Syria, but he has repeatedly stated that he would not put “American boots on the ground in Syria.”
There is no chance whatsoever that the next UN secretary general will do anything to slow the steady growth of power possessed by the world body. Nations wishing to be independent, certainly including the United States, should have nothing to do with the UN.
Obama has come out both for and against the use of Executive Orders to stop deportation of illegal immigrants. The Supreme Court will decide the matter soon.
In April 2016, the list of closed, or soon to be closed, factories in the U.S. grew larger when the Ford Motor Company announced its plan to build a new assembly plant in Mexico.
Completely unknown to most Americans, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is playing a dramatically important role in dealing with the refugee crisis. This UN agency has been placing individuals it designates as refugees in numerous parts of the globe. Using its power, UNHCR personnel decide who is a refugee and, additionally, where those it so designates will be placed.
The job of the Supreme Court is not to interpret the Constitution, or interpret any law properly enacted. It is to see to it that the Constitution is obeyed and that all laws passed by the federal government can honestly trace their legitimacy to what appears in its text.
Through NATO, the UN has acquired through the back door what it has not been able to achieve openly.
Donald Trump wants NATO “rejiggered” and “changed for the better.” But NATO doesn’t need to be “rejiggered” or changed. What is needed is U.S. withdrawal from it and from its United Nations parent.
In Europe, over several decades, there were numerous warnings about the creation of what would become the European Union. Many throughout the continent are now seeing where they are being taken.
Call it a big plus for Raúl and Fidel Castro and their oppressive rule. President Barack Obama’s trip to the island nation 90 miles from Florida could be termed, “He came, he saw, and they triumphed.”