Sandernista Political Terrorism II: Sanders Derangement Syndrome, the Liberal Tea Party, & How Nevada Riot Pretty Much Sums Up Team Bernie

Author’s note: with a Bernie Sanders candidacy again looming over the Democratic Party and the country as a whole, here…

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Orlando Terror Sad Reminder of Rise of Hate & Violence in World & West

Violence and hate feed each other, as the violence in the Middle East shows; the West must be careful not to play…

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Trump Foreign Policy Speech Latest Example of GOP Bankruptcy in Foreign Policy Ideas, Competence

A detailed examination of Trump’s foreign policy speech from a few weeks ago reveals how little substantive thought or ideas…

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How W. Bush & Obama Paved Way for Trump: A History of Risky Precedents for Becoming President

Without George W. Bush’s presidency, it’s hard to imagine Obama’s 2008 victory; without both, it’s hard to imagine Trump being…

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The Word Terrorism & Its Diminishing Returns: Towards a Rational, Useful Definition & Application

For the crime of terrorism to have weight, we must move globally towards a more specific definition that goes beyond…

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Western Democracy Is on Trial, More than Any Time Since WWII

Author’s note: when I wrote this, I was confident Clinton would win but still worried about the chance of a…

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I Declare War on Bernie Sanders and His Fans: Why They May Become the Liberal Tea Party and Why They Must Be Stopped

Bernie Sanders and his supporters are not good for Democrats, and they will only empower Republicans and the likely nominee,…

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State of the Clinton-Sanders Democratic Race Post-Debate, Pre-Nevada/South Carolina

Neither candidate can be said to have chipped into the other’s core support as a result of the debate Thursday…

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This Map Proves Sanders’ Political Revolution a Delusional Fantasy, or, My 1 Question for Bernie

“How, Bernie?” The math and data that show why the “political revolution” can’t and won’t happen anytime soon.  Originally published on…

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Obama’s Final State of the Union & His Legacy: What I Will (and Won’t) Miss About Him

Obama’s final State of the Union speech exemplified him and his presidency, both strengths and weaknesses.  In the end, Obama’s…

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Happy—Wait, No—Risky New Year 2016

Happy Risky New Year If people thought 2015 was bad, 2016 shows no sign of letting on up on risk.  The…

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2015 Year in Risk Review: Risky Business

2015 was a tough year, but not altogether bad… Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse January 4, 2016   By Brian E. Frydenborg…

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This ONE Chart Breaks Down the Obama ISIS / Terrorism Strategy and Why Republican Ideas Will Make Things Far Worse

This is THE ONE chart / infographic you need to see that breaks down the broad components of Obama’s very…

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Claiming Obama’s Iraq Withdrawal Created ISIS Problem Is Absurd; Here Are the Top 5 Reasons Why

People claiming that the withdrawal from Iraq of U.S. forces carried out by the Obama Administration from 2010-2011 explains the…

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Republican Criticism of Obama’s Sound ISIS Strategy Myopic; GOP Ideas Help ISIS, Endanger Americans

GOP Ideas Help ISIS, Endanger Americans Just because Obama’s ISIS, counterterrorism, and Middle East strategy is complex and will not…

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