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Obama and Putin: A Tale of Two Presidents

Putin-and-Obama-600x450 Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have a couple things in common. Both are domestic authoritarians and both believe themselves to be dictators of their respective countries. Beyond that, they are pretty much polar opposites. Putin, the ex-KGB agent, fancies himself a tough guy, a man's man, spending a great amount of time shirtless and probably […]

Famous Days of Thanksgiving!

pilgrims The Pilgrims fled England because of religious persecution and lived in Leiden, Holland from 1609 to 1620. Each October, Leiden, Holland, celebrated an annual day of thanksgiving for the ending of the bloody pillaging committed by Spain's "Iron Duke" during the Spanish Furies of 1572-1589. Leiden also had a Jewish population. Spain had driven out […]

Chinese Troops Invited to Train on American Soil

china us troops Several news outlets are now reporting that Chinese troops are being welcomed on American soil to train for disaster relief. This is not something new and no, there are not hundreds or even thousands participating in the training, just 80 soldiers from the People's Liberation Army. However, is there a deeper concern that should alarm […]

The Fraser Institute and Universal Health Care

health-care1 The Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank released a study today which found that "based on experiences of other countries, for-profit hospitals and insurers are compatible with universal health care." The study analyzed the universal health-care systems of six countries – Australia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland. Bacchus Barua, senior […]

Happy Thanksgiving America, Here is Your History!

The_First_Thanksgiving_cph.3g04961 We are so grateful at IOTC for the wonderful, providential year it has been. In light of this amazing holiday, I would like to give thanks for the opportunity to share the American View with others across this great country. I am especially encouraged by our American Club youth initiatives. Rush Limbaugh's "Rush Revere Newsletter" […]