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Space News Roundup – December 8, 2016

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council December 8, 2016   Extraterrestrial Gold Rush: What’s Next for the Space Mining Industry? If humans eventually want to become a space-faring species, we’ll need to be able to collect basic...

Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later

by George Friedman December 7, 2016 It is the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It happened three-quarters of a century ago, but it remains the defining moment of our time. It continues to inform the way we look at the world, and it triggered a...

The Italian Job

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard December 7, 2016 Italy’s Matteo Renzi thought the “silent majority” would save him, if only he could chivvy enough of them to polls. The prime minister misjudged disastrously. The voters certainly turned out. They smashed through the 60%...

The Rod Martin Report – December 5, 2016

The Rod Martin Report   Winning Till We’re Sick of Winning Meltdown and Delusion: Stein, Pelosi and Ellison Why Carrier (and Taiwan) Really Matter OECD: U.S. & British Economic Growth to Double Britain and Italy and France, Oh My!  Trump’s Cabinet...

Putting China on the Defensive: Trump, Taiwan and an Uproar

by George Friedman December 5, 2016 U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke on the telephone with the president of Taiwan. This caused deep upset because it was counter to an understanding in place since President Richard Nixon opened the door with China in 1972. This...

Fight For $15 Produces a Wave of Job-Replacing Kiosks

by Rod D. Martin December 5, 2016 Just as I’ve warned you — over and over — the agitators trying to raise the minimum wage to a ludicrous $15 an hour have torched the very people they claim to represent. Those people got greedy. And their greed got...

Pamala Antoinette Coleman

There are very few people in this world whom I have known as long or loved as much as Pam Coleman. Pam hasn’t been the healthiest girl in the world for a long time now. But she’s as flawless today, in the arms of her Savior, as anyone was ever created to...

The Left Embraces Apartheid

A sad reality on the 61st anniversary of Rosa Parks’ courage. by Matt Ridley December 1, 2016 The home page of Hillary Clinton’s campaign website (still up: https://www.hillaryclinton.com) has links to “African Americans for Hillary, Latinos for Hillary, Asian...

Orphans, Adoption and the Heart of the Gospel

by Chelsea Patterson November 30, 2016 November has been National Adoption Month, and my heart catches on fire whenever I discuss adoption. A large part of my passion stems from the fact that my life has been radically altered by this precious gift. I was born in...

The IRS Just Declared War on Bitcoin Privacy

by Jim Harper November 29, 2016 The Internal Revenue Service has filed a “John Doe” summons seeking to require U.S. Bitcoin exchange Coinbase to turn over records about every transaction of every user from 2013 to 2015. That demand is shocking in sweep, and it...

Thanksgiving and Puritan Geopolitics in the Americas

November 24, 2016 Summary The first winter took many of the English at Plymouth. By fall 1621, only 53 remained of the 132 who had arrived on the Mayflower. But those who had survived brought in a harvest. And so, in keeping with tradition, the governor called the...

Top Leadership Lessons of 2016

by Rod D. Martin November 23, 2016 Top Leadership Lessons of 2016: 1. Even as late as one month ago, lots of you were calling for Donald Trump to drop out of the race, certain he would lose. If he’d listened, you’d have been right. 2. Not one of...

Lessons the Democrats Have Forced Us to Learn

by Robert Allen November 21, 2016 Remember this, my friends: – when you are falsely accused of racism, your accuser is a racist, – when it is suggested you may not accept the outcome of an election and might react with violence, it is actually a threat of...

China’s Economy: Living on Borrowed Time

As we’ve been pointing out at RodMartin.org for some time now, the “certainty” that China will overtake the United States is at best premature, at worst wishful thinking. — RDM November 21, 2016 Forecast Barring a decision to loosen government...

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