America's #Hashtag Foreign Policyby Wendy McElroy
1.Florida Man Ordered by City to Keep BBQ Smell From Leaving His Property
2.After 11-MONTH Investigation, La. Cops Working With DEA Bust Teens For A Few Grams Of Marijuana, MDMA
3.Police Shut Down Benefit Concert Because of Hologram of 'Unacceptable Role Model'
4.Cop Caught on Private Dashcam Threatening to "Blow a Hole" in Driver's "F**king Head" During Stop
5.Obama Frees 46 People While Three-Quarters of all Prisoners are Locked Up for Victimless Crimes
6.DEA's Confidential Informant Program Basically Being Run With No Oversight Whatsoever
7.Smoking Gun: MPAA Emails Reveal Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Via Today Show And WSJ
8.Obama Pledges to Use Last 18 Months in Office Pushing Gun Control
9.Astonishing Heroism: Police Officer Thwarts Suicide Attempt By Letting the Jumper Land on Him
10.Florida Cops Enter Family's Backyard and Shoot 8-Year-Old Daughter's Beloved Dog
A foreign policy driven by twitter and celebrity 'selfies' holding signs is an embarrassing disaster. On April 14, 250+ Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by the radical Islamic Boko Haram, which is on America's terrorist list. (Sources vary on the number of girls.) As of May 8, #BringBackOurGirls had been tweeted more than 1.6 million times and by such luminaries as Sean Penn and Angelina Jolie. Apparently that's enough for President Obama to send a team including military advisors into Nigeria.
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