Tag: United States

Is Xi Jinping’s Taiwan reunification push hastening a US-China clash?

Fragile power balance in Taiwan Strait exposed with superpowers locked in a trade war. Taipei using the US as a hedge against mainland’s pressure campaign. Beijing’s renewed push for reunification with Taiwan has exposed the fragility of the balance of power in the Taiwan Strait – a relationship increasingly in question with China and the United […]

US missile defense facilities in Europe located within Russia’s reach

Missile defense facilities of the United States in Europe are located within a reach of Russia’s effective striking forces, Strategic Missile Force Commander Colonel-General Sergei Karakayev said in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper. “We must not forget that the European missile defense facilities are located within the reach of other [not nuclear] effective striking […]

Telemedicine-abortion ban for Kansans in flux

Kansas clinics still don’t know whether it will be legal for them to offer telemedicine abortions in January even though a state-court judge derided an upcoming ban as an “air ball” that can’t stop doctors from providing pregnancy-ending pills to patients they don’t see in person. An abortion-rights group seeking an order to block the […]

A federal judge has ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. So now what happens?

On Friday, a federal judge fulfilled a wish conservatives have held for more than eight years by ruling the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor agreed with a group of 20 states with Republican governors or legislatures that argued the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate dissolved when Congress removed the tax penalty for the uninsured. In […]

WATCH: Planned Parenthood admits unborn are babies in sex-ed video

“A baby grows in a parent’s belly” It seems that even abortion conglomerate Planned Parenthood agrees with pro-lifers that the little being who grows inside a woman’s belly for nine months is, in fact, a “baby.” Released this past November, an animated sex-ed video from Planned Parenthood teaches parents about how to speak to their […]

No Separation of Satan and State? Satanic “Christmas” Displays Aren’t Progress

What would the Founding Fathers have said about satanic displays at Christmastime on government property? Would they have insisted their First Amendment mandates allowing such or that something has gone terribly wrong with their American experiment? The Land of Lincoln is now more like the land of Satan, because in the Illinois Capitol Rotunda we […]

Senior Chinese military officer calls for attacks on US ships

The South China Sea is a powder keg, and one senior Chinese military officer seems interested in lighting the fuse. Dai Xu, a People’s Liberation Army Air Force colonel commandant and the president of China’s Institute of Marine Safety and Cooperation, suggested at a conference in Beijing on Saturday that the Chinese navy should use […]

Russia warns US

A senior Russian diplomat has warned that the planned U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era arms control pact could critically upset stability in Europe. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that if the U.S. deploys intermediate range missiles in Europe after opting out of the treaty banning their use, it will allow Washington to […]

Group pushing United Methodist Church to fully include LGBTQ community

Dozens of people from around the metro area want the United Methodist Church to fully include gay people in their congregations. Former Kansas City, Kan., Mayor Mark Holland is leading the global campaign for change. With the elections of Sharice Davids in Kansas, a gay state representative from Lenexa, Kan., and a gay governor elected […]

Iran news: Could World War 3 break out between Iran and the USA?

IRAN is facing its “toughest ever” sanctions by the USA today. But could World War 3 break out between Iran and the USA? Thousands of Iranians chanted “Death to America” at a rally in protest on Sunday. They were protesting the Trump administration bringing back all sanctions the were previously removed under the 2015 nuclear deal. […]