Dave’s Take: 35th Annual Navajo Airlift is in the Books!

Saturday marked the 35th Annual Navajo Airlift and over 40 private pilots and aircraft donated their time and airplanes to deliver tons of clothing, toys, blankets, and other necessities to Gallup, NM to be distributed by Thoreau Navajo Outreach and SouthWest Indian...

Dave’s Take: Are We Seeing an Arab Spring II?

The 2011 Arab Spring saw popular revolts in the Arab world that toppled long-entrenched rulers in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. The bloody civil war in Syria began as part of a wave of protests against the rule of Bashar al-Asad in 2011, when dissidents hoped to oust the...

Dave’s Take: Will ISIS Die with Baghdadi?

Sadly, the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is more significant to us than it is to the rank and file members of the extremist group. ISIS drew its power from the brutality of its violence. But years of being in hiding and on the run combined with a dearth of...

Dave’s Take: George Washington vs. Henry V

In 1796, our first president warned us about becoming too involved in foreign affairs and entanglements in which we had no national interest, especially among the European countries. He recommended staying away from alliances altogether, except during times of extreme...