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International Piracy

…you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for, you never know when they’re going to do something incredibly stupid.. 715 more words

Dialogue Continued - Dean Obeidallah and the 1797 Treaty with Tripoli

I continue to be grateful to Dean Obeidallah for his persistence in the matter of America’s Christian heritage.  His latest objection is common and has to do with the 1797 Treaty between the new American federation and the Muslim nations of North Africa which were pirating U.S. 506 more words

America's problems with Muslims began over 200 years ago with the Barbary pirates

During the First Barbary War, U.S. Lieutenant Stephen Decatur leads a military mission that famed British Admiral Horatio Nelson calls the “most daring act of the age.” 286 more words