Let us not forget about Andrew Tahmooressi

The Obama administration has been rocked by innumerable scandals, failures and displays of complete ineptness. However, one particular story has certainly not garnered the attention it certainly merits. As Mexican and other illegals pour over our southern border as if it did not exist, our brave soldier Andrew Tahmooressi rots in a Mexican prison awaiting trial from a corrupt and unpredictable legal system. Today is day 101, and most of our country has just about forgotten our comrade in arms...
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How to Win the War on Terror

The “War on Terror” was coined by President Bush, denied by Obama and fought for by our brave soldiers. However, as the Middle East burns and the rise of increased radical Islam groups like ISIS take hold, it seems that we are slowly losing it. Historians will look back and put the blame on many people and reasons for the loss. However, as our gains in the Middle East seemingly become squandered, one must ask, “What are we doing wrong?” Many can blame poor strategy, a denial of the problem, ...
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When is the next Pandemic- Could it be MERS?

People ask me as a physician if a new, incurable virus or bacteria could spread across the world, causing a massive pandemic. Unfortunately, I tell them the answer to this question is “When, not if.” The truth is that bacterial and viral pathogens have been around for millions, if not billions of years. While modern antibiotics, on the other hand, have only been around for around for less than a measly hundred years. Plus, with worldwide travel, people not taking their full prescription o...
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Journalism is Dead

Are there no good, honest reporters left on the planet? Where are the Edward Murrows or Walter Cronkites? No, I’m not saying journalism is completely dead, but in the 21st century, just about all of them have lost their credibility. Instead of asking the hard hitting questions or seeking the truth, they are bound now not to their journalistic morals but to their political agenda. Take for instance the recent coverage of Obamacare. The basic truth is that Obama lied about everything in the law...
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