Ethan Couch

Affluenza: Ethan Couch and the curse of the rich kid

Until a few years ago, nobody had ever heard the word Affluenza. Then, in a case that outraged the nation, State Judge Jean Boyd sentenced a North Texas teenager, Ethan Couch, to 10-years of probation for drunk driving, killing four pedestrians and injuring 11 after his attorneys successfully argued that the teen suffered from affluenza […]

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Syrians stream into Iraq's Kurdistan Region

A Humane Solution to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

As the flow of Syrian refugees continues unabated, the very serious question persists of whether or not to admit them into the United States. Now, in the wake of the horrifying attacks in Paris, this matter has become much more urgent and emotional. The revelation that one of the attackers apparently had come to France […]

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ISIS Attacks in Paris: If ever there was a time for war

The sadistic beheadings of innocent civilians recorded on video as grotesque theater, the enslavement of thousands of young girls and women who are routinely raped every day without mercy by multitudes of savage men, the massacre of non-Islamic minorities by the thousands, the downing of a Russian jet killing hundreds, and now the horrifying slaughter […]

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Jonathan Pollard

Why Jonathan Pollard’s release shouldn’t be celebrated

Now, after completing virtually his entire 30 year sentence, convicted spy Jonathan Pollard is expected to be released from prison. With his parole, there will be a collective sigh of relief from both the U.S. and the Israeli camps. For far too long, Pollard’s continued incarceration has been a lightning rod for American Jews and […]

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