The second of the seven churches addressed by Jesus was in the city of Smyrna. It was a wealthy city, but the Christian community there was poor, shut out of normal business activity because they refused to bow the knee to pagan gods and the Imperial cult—the worship of the emperors.
Critics accusing President Trump of abandoning the Kurds in Syria are giving former President Obama a pass for creating this mess. The Obama administration armed the Islamic rebels who forced the Kurds to take up arms in the first place.
Apparently, it goes deeper than we thought. Now Hillary Clinton says Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) is being groomed to run as a third-party candidate by President Trump because they’re both Russian agents who want Trump to win in 2020.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is committed to an impeachment inquiry without a full vote of the House. There is no constitutional requirement for her to call a vote, but it’s bringing up comparisons to England’s secret Star Chamber courts of the 16th and 17th centuries.
LTC Robert Maginnis (US Army, Ret.) explains why he says the media, many of the political class, and too many of our political generals (active and retired) are wrong to criticize President Trump’s goal of getting American soldiers out of Syria.
Syria’s army moved into positions that could bring it into conflict with Turkish forces battling Kurdish militia. Meanwhile, the Kurds appear to have reached an agreement with Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad.