"And we are here faced by fascists. Not just their calculated brutality, but their belief that they are superior to every single one of us in this chamber tonight, and all of the people that we represent. They hold us in contempt. They hold our values in contempt. They hold our belief in tolerance and decency in contempt. They hold our democracy, the means by which we will make our decision tonight, in contempt. And what we know about fascists is that they need to be defeated. And it is why, as we have heard tonight, socialists and trade unionists and others joined the
Members of both parties cheered and the motion passed.
In the U.S., we get moronic statements claiming that climate change is "directly related" to terrorism (Sanders), endure calls for more gun laws when current gun laws are disobeyed, and stand bewildered as our president, in the face of attacks by radical Islamists, says, "We cannot turn against one another by letting this fight be defined as a war between America and Islam," while Attorney General
In his brief address Sunday, President Obama offered no new strategy for defeating Islamic terrorism. He disingenuously claimed his policies are working. If this is success, what does failure look like?
The UK and U.S. have invited this madness by admitting thousands into our countries, many of whom come from regions that do not embrace Western values, foolishly hoping these people will assimilate.
The FBI says it is investigating ISIS suspects in every U.S. state. Why, then, are we allowing more refugees in before these investigations are concluded and action taken?
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich described the Islamist movement as a "virus." A virus must be isolated and eradicated. Bombing a foreign country is not enough. Just as a virus requires leadership from the medical community and cooperation from those at risk of infection, the ISIS virus requires political leadership, which President Obama has failed to provide.
What will our leaders say if these murderers succeed in acquiring weapons of mass destruction? What happens if one of these weapons wipes out
Eighty-one years later, we are again unsafe.