Category Archives: US Senate

Senator Tom Carper Comments on Defeating ISIS at Home

U.S. Senator Tom Carper(D- DE), through his electronic Newsletter "Carpers Connection" (12/13/2015) comments on Defeating ISIS at Home: Dear Friends, This week, the Philadelphia Inquirer published my op-ed that shares my views on what I believe to be the greater threat to our homeland – homegrown terrorism driven or inspired by ISIS. Tragically, as the San Bernardino, California attacks underscored, the threat of a homegrown attack and self-radicalization is all too real. In my op-ed, I explain what we need to do to counter this threat and defeat ISIS here at home. You can read my op-ed below or click the link: “Defeat ISIS here at home .” The recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., have made it all too clear that terrorists’ threats to Americans and our allies are real. Whether these recent attacks were coordinated or inspired by ISIS or another terrorist Read more

Find Out Where US Senators Stand on Iran Nuclear Deal

By Wolf von Baumgart, Staff Writer Secureamericanow.org has furnished a link enabling people to determine where their US Senators stand on the Iran Nuclear Deal. http://www.stopthebadirandeal.com/scorecard/?e=c4ed964552f9f0b560c2a2d326600f88&utm_source=san&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fwd_america&n=4http://www.stopthebadirandeal.com/scorecard/?e=c4ed964552f9f0b560c2a2d326600f88&utm_source=san&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fwd_america&n=4 People are encouraged to contact their Senators to express their opinions. Delaware US Senators, Tom Carper(D) and Chris Coons(D) have expressed their support for the proposed Joint Plan of Action (JPOA). Read more

Debate on Iran Nuclear Deal Intensifies

By: Wolf von Baumgart, Staff Writer US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Powers, in a recent editorial in Politico has stated that the United States could find itself isolated from the international community if it rejects the proposed Joint Plan of Action (JPOA) with Iran, according to a L’Agence France-Presse (AFP) report. "If the United States rejects this deal, we would instantly isolate ourselves from countries that spent nearly two years working with American negotiators to hammer out its toughest provisions," Powers wrote in an opinion posted late Wednesday. "We would go from a situation in which Iran is isolated to one in which the United States is isolated.”, she continued. According to an article by Deb Reichmann, carried in the Huffington Post, President Obama has adequate authority to lift most sanctions against Iran by executive order, despite a override Read more