Midwestern Conservative Thought for the 21st Century

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Suggested Articles: 10-16 February 2019

Suggested Articles 10-16 February 2019 1. China to sell its first and only aircraft carrier to Pakistan Stavros Atlamazoglou of NEWSREP reports on the sale of China’s first and only aircraft carrier to Pakistan. The sale was reportedly a step to increase the capabilities of the Pakistani navy. Atlamazoglou writes that there is a “geostrategic […]

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Suggested Articles: 3-9 February 2019

Suggested Articles3 – 9 February 2019 1. The unpredictable rise of China Dan Blumenthal of the American Enterprise Institute explores two factors that make China and its rise in global prominence dangerous. First is China’s belief that they’re the rightful center of the world; second is their increased internal turbulence — a factor that has […]

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Suggested Articles: 27 January – 2 February 2019

Suggested Articles 27 January – 2 February 2019 1. Arms control deja vu Pax Americana Institute advisors Ambassador Hank Cooper and Dan Gallington review the Trump administration’s Missile Defense Review and new missile strategies. The policies are likened to those of the Strategic Defense Initiative of the Reagan administration. According to them, American missile power […]

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Suggested Articles: 20-26 January 2019

Suggested Articles20-26 January 2019 1. What’s the Best Way to Respond to China’s Economic and Military Might? Henry Olsen of the Ethics and Public Policy Center writes about the growing need to counter China’s economic and military expansion worldwide. According to him, China expands their global reach through investments, then uses their relationships with technology […]

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Suggested Articles: 13-19 January 2019

1. A 2019 Guide to the English Language Dr. Lamont Colucci, in his Newsmax column-From the Heartland, covers some of the most recent terms used by the American left to shame and silence those of differing opinion. Political correctness, the first of Dr. Colucci’s explained terms, is what modern-day “liberals” love to use as a […]

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Suggested Articles: 6-12 January 2019

Suggested Articles6-12 January 2019 1. Marco Rubio: Will we shape societal trends, or be helplessly shaped by them? Florida Senator Marco Rubio comments on the issues Americans face in society today and how those living in the United States can shape a prosperous American future. Senator Rubio explains that conservatives must fight to keep conservatism […]

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Suggested Articles: 30 December 2018 – 5 January 2019

Suggested Articles30 December 2018 – 5 January 2019 1. Jimmy Carter’s bad ideas on China Gary Anderson of The Washington Times provides insight into former President Jimmy Carter’s foreign policy ideas concerning China. Former President Carter’s proposal came after a rear admiral of the Chinese navy suggested sinking US naval ships to show their regional […]

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Suggested Articles: 23-29 December 2018

Suggested Articles23-29 December 2018 1. In Africa, the US needs to counteract China and Russia — without becoming them This editorial in the Washington Examiner covers the expansion by Russia and China into Africa. Both nations are currently expanding their global reach by investing in nations and acquiring strategic pieces of land or businesses. The […]

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Suggested Articles: 16-22 December 2018

Suggested Articles16-22 December 2018 1. Stay in Syria The editors of The National Review write about the newest development from the current administration concerning a troop withdrawal from Syria. Pulling troops out of Syria has serious implications, considering operations there have done well to both help defeat ISIS and check Russian intervention in the Middle […]

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Suggested Articles: 9-15 December 2018

Suggested Articles 9-15 December 2018 1. Allowing the State to Search Gun Seekers’ Social-Media Accounts Is a Terrible Idea Katherine Timpf of The National Review comments on the issues now posed by an upcoming bill in New York which would allow police to search through potential gun owners social media accounts. The issue with the bill, […]

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