What kind of stupidity is this? We are leaving Da’ish fighters alive to return to the battlefield!

My mind is boggled. From The New York Times: Islamic State Convoy Remains Stuck in Syria By Rod Nordland | August 31, 2017 BEIRUT, Lebanon — For four days now, an Islamic State convoy with more than 600 people has been stuck in the middle of the harsh Syrian desert, blocked by American airstrikes, as …

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Marie Harf gets #Outnumbered

From Fox News: ‘That’s Obama Propaganda’: McCain, Harf Battle Over ‘Success’ of Iran Deal April 20, 2017 | 12:47 PM EDT On “Outnumbered” today, Meghan McCain and Marie Harf got into a testy exchange while discussing the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran. McCain agreed with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s assessment that the Iran …

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Economics 101: When more low-skilled refugees are accepted, more low-skilled Americans see their wages decrease

We asked previously why we should bring in 110,000 Syrian refugees when we already have a too-high U-6 unemployment rate. Now this from The Wall Street Journal: What Happens to Wages When Refugees Arrive? More Than You Might Think An influx of refugees can hurt the economic prospects of natives with similar skills, but benefit …

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