Mark Figley: Good reasoning expressed by a middle schooler
Most people have likely never heard of Middleborough, Massachusetts, but a seventh-grader there might just have put it on the map.
Mark Figley: Left keeps provoking violence
When Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or AOC for short, calls out Tucker Carlson and Fox News for “incitement of violence,” it’s time to take a closer look at who is really doing the inciting across the American political landscape. One doesn’t have to look far to find examples.
Mark Figley: False alarm from earth worshippers
Earth worshippers, AKA climate alarmists, are everywhere these days, and rarely does a day go by that doesn’t include clear evidence of the fact. Yet while the average person may give this little thought, the implications are clearly life-altering.
Mark Figley: What’s the end game in Ukraine?
As the war in Ukraine enters its second year, there is no apparent end in sight. For its part, Ukraine defines victory as a return to the borders that existed prior to the Russian takeover of Crimea in 2014. Meanwhile, Russia has no intention of relinquishing control of 40,000 square miles of southeastern Ukraine, nor of Crimea, which guarantees it quick naval access to the Eastern Mediterranean, Balkans and the Middle East. Ethnic Russians also comprise a significant portion of the overall population in eastern and southern Ukraine.
Mark Figley: Footage shows the truth about Jan. 6’s events
Following Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson’s release of official video footage from the so-called “Jan. 6 insurrection,” the deep state went apoplectic.
Mark Figley: Continuing need for monument
In another sign of the cancel culture’s societal rampage, a little-reported independent commission has recommended that the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery be taken down. Obviously, history was a factor completely ignored in reaching this conclusion.
Mark Figley: Another disaster by Buttigieg
On Jan. 28, 16 train cars derailed near Keatchie, Louisiana. Two cars spilled toxic propinoic acid and acetic anhydride, forcing 130 people to be evacuated. On Feb. 13, 21 train cars derailed in a deadly collision with an 18-wheeler near Splendora, Texas. Then, on Feb. 16, a Norfolk Southern train accident occurred outside Detroit’s Van Buren Township, where at least seven cars derailed, one of which was carrying toxic materials.
Mark Figley: Waking up to treachery from China
Just when you thought it was safe to look up in the sky, the Pentagon shot down an unknown object off the coast of Alaska, one over Canada and yet another over Michigan’s Lake Huron. At least two of them initially entered U.S. airspace undetected.
Mark Figley: ‘Velma’ pushes woke agenda way too far
In an ever-maddening world, nothing is off-limits to woke revisionists. One of the latest examples is the roll-out of “Velma,” the prequel to the classic Hanna-Barbera animated “Scooby-Doo” series which debuted in 1969.
Mark Figley: Document timeline is suspect
With the recent discovery of classified government documents in the possession of Joe Biden, one thing has become apparent. On the heels of concealing the damning elements associated with son Hunter Biden’s laptop computer during the 2020 presidential campaign, “Hidin’ Biden” has further mastered the art of secreting information prior to the 2022 midterm election.