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"Some people know everything, but that's all they know."

THE ALL-IMPORTANT 0.45 PERCENT

Americans know about Occupy-Wall-Street’s 99 percent vs. the 1 percent. Most have heard about the secretly recorded “47 percent will vote for Barack Obama no matter what” remark Gov. Romney made at a fund-raiser. Those that follow the presidential election campaigns know about presidential daily tracking poll percentages. How many Americans know about the all-important 0.45 percent?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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THE ISLAMIST-JIHADIST TET OFFENSIVE

 

Surely, Muslims from London to Sidney aren’t burning American flags and calling Americans names because of a stupid, amateurish movie trailer hardly any of them have ever seen.  (Read the full column at EWRosss.com)

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AMERICAS DIPLOMATS IN HARM’S WAY

The many attacks on U.S. diplomatic and military facilities and killings of official Americans abroad since the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979 have had a profound and detrimental effect on U.S. foreign policy. The September 11, 2012, sacking of the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the murder of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others is another in a long list of incidents that limit U.S. access and influence abroad.  (Read the Full Column at EWRoss.com)

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THE LASTING LEGACY OF 9/11

This week is the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Is their lasting legacy greater security for Americans from terrorist attacks because of everything the United States has done in their aftermath? Or, is it the erosion of our privacy and freedom?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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AMERICA, TAKE HEART: THE BEST IS YET TO COME

Americans are pessimistic about the future. News from around the country and around the world tells us America’s days at the pinnacle of power are over. We have to lower our standard of living. Our children won’t be better off than we are. Take heart America, nothing could be further from the truth.  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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