The First Gulf War, or Desert Shield and Desert Storm, which was a strategic failure, but an operational success came to an end Feb. 28, 1991 with President George H.W. Bush calling a halt to combat operations after the 100 hours of combined land and air offensive.
It was the culmination of months Desert Shield’s diplomacy and military build-up beginning Aug. 7, 1990, shortly after Iraq invaded and conquered its neighbor Kuwait. Desert Storm began Jan. 16, 1991 with a ferocious air campaign that prepared the battlefield for the last 100 hours.
It is important to record operations success in the ledger of a war whose memory has become awkward and difficult. Read More
Friday, former Ohio lawmaker John Becker, who represented Ohioans from House District 65 between 2013-2020, announced his candidacy for Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party (ORP).
The top spot in the Ohio GOP is open after former Chairwoman Jane Timken announced her resignation on February 5 to run for the U.S. Senate.
The Southwestern Ohio Republican declared his candidacy in a letter to the ORP State Central Committee that contained his resume. Read More
Just as the infamous Dred Scott case in 1857 would have extended slavery throughout America, so Thursday’s decision in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California threatens to make the machinations of bureaucratic government supreme and unrepealable.
Chief Justice John Roberts’ 5-4 court opinion strengthens the grip of the administrative state – the interlocking network of bureaucracy and political correctness – over the democratically elected branches that are supposed to make us a nation of self-governing citizens. Read More
Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at 92 years old at her home in Texas. In recent years Mrs. Bush was unwell with frequent visits to the hospital in as she battled Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure. On Sunday, the office of former President George H. W.… Read More
Former US first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” after a series of hospitalizations and “has decided not to seek additional medical treatment,” her husband’s office said in a statement Sunday. It said that Mrs Bush, after consulting with relatives and doctors, had decided to “focus on comfort care”… Read More
US President Donald Trump pardoned a former White House aide convicted of lying to the FBI in connection with the leak of a CIA operative’s identity — a move seen as a message to witnesses in the current Russia probe. “I don’t know Mr. Libby,” Trump said of vice president… Read More
In his last official letter as America’s president, George Washington warned against “foreign alliances, attachments, and intrigues” that he believed were “inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty. In this sense it is that your union ought to be considered as a… Read More
LifeZette Editor-in-Chief Laura Ingraham said on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday that the “Bush GOP is over” even if Establishment Republicans “might not know it yet.” Ingraham, who was promoting her book “Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump,” said that the conservative populism trumpeted successfully by… Read More