Blog

My running commentary on events: local, national, and international. Areas of special interest include Israel, Iraq, and dissidents in the Muslim world.

US Congress: Pass the Taylor Force Act

July 21, 2017

by Heather Robinson

A bill is coming up for a Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote on August 11th that would cut the flow of U.S. taxpayer money to Palestinian terrorists and the families of slain Palestinian terrorists via the Palestinian Authority.

The...

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A Good Start for Macron

July 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in France on Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism.

In speaking this truth, the French President has joined the ranks of Martin Luther King...

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Trump and France’s Macron: Much in Common?

July 14, 2017

by Heather Robinson

President Donald Trump crossed an ocean this week to spend Bastille Day, France’s celebration of Independence, with the French, including France’s President Emmanuel Macron.

While much has been made of Trump’s remark to France’s first...

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A majority of one? Keisha Knight-Pulliam shows up for Cosby

June 16, 2017

by Heather Robinson

During his sexual assault trial, Bill Cosby has received support from a number of friends and fellow actors. But only one has actually traveled to the Pennsylvania courtroom where the 79-year-old actor stands trial in order to support him in...

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He didn’t have to do this

June 9, 2017

by Heather Robinson

With a Congressional hearing in full swing regarding Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, I can’t help but wonder whether Donald Trump, or “The Don” as I like to call him, ever has moments...

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A brilliant metaphor?

June 3, 2017

by Heather Robinson

In creating an image of herself holding a replica of President Trump’s decapitated head, Kathy Griffin made something awful. But she also created a brilliant metaphor for the way some on the left have treated this President and his...

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Ker Deng: a Christian Survivor

May 27, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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Over Memorial Day weekend, I spent a beautiful afternoon with a remarkable young man, Ker Deng, who hails originally from South Sudan.

Enslaved as a boy by a Muslim family during the most recent war between Muslims and Christians in Sudan, Ker...

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Iraqi Parliamentarian Supports Trump Travel Ban, Says ‘It’s not anti-Islamic, It’s anti-Iranian regime’

March 16, 2017

by Heather Robinson

Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi traveled to Washington D.C. late last month to meet with top officials in the Trump White House. I met with Mr. Alusi in Washington D.C. in the aftermath of his meetings with U.S. officials, and conducted a...

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Where is the Outrage?

February 1, 2017

by Heather Robinson

The needless, brutal deaths of American children in our own cities – and not just our own selfish, partisan concerns – is what should outrage Americans. Where is the action from New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to address...

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A Call for Unity From New York City

January 13, 2017

by Heather Robinson

In what promises to be a unique and memorable week for all Americans, the national holiday honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16th occurs in the same week as the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump...

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