An Eye For An Eye: Iranian Court Orders The Blinding Of Man In Retribution For Brawl

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
The Iranian Supreme Court has again shocked the world with the application of the medieval Islamic Sharia law. In the most recent case, the court literally ordered “an…

ISIS Observes Easter By Reportedly Crucifying Indian Catholic Priest and Massacring Christian Women and Children At Playground

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
ISIS-linked extremists in Yemen has reportedly carried out their threat to crucify a captured priest, Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, 56, after he was taken hostage during a massacre at…

The Importance of Sander’s Refusal to Recant on Castro

There  was a key moment in the Univision/CNN Democratic Presidential debate in Miami on Wednesday. SALINAS: Let’s continue with another question, Senator, if you don’t mind. SANDERS: Sure. SALINAS: In 1985, you praised the… Continue reading

Welcome Home Scott Kelly

Welcome Home Scott Kelly American Astronaut Scott Kelly has returned from a record 340-days in space.  NASA is using the mission to study the effects of space travel on the human body by… Continue reading

Trump and the Art of the Constitution

Trump and the Art of the Constitution Donald Trump has run a campaign on “Making America Great Again”, a campaign which begs the question what makes America great and what does it mean… Continue reading

Remembering Harper Lee’s Greatest Achievement

Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, died today at the age of 89 in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.  One cannot underestimate  the impact of, what was until last year, her singular… Continue reading

KelleyGram – Hillary, Buddy and LA Snow

Hillary Clinton – A Democratic Trailblazer for President

Hillary Clinton – A Democratic Trailblazer for President February 1, 2016 I first met Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire immediately after the last debate before the 1992 primary.  I remember listening to her… Continue reading

Buddy Cianci, Architect of Providence’s Rebirth (1941-2016)

Great big city mayors stand out because of they are devoted to their city as if it were their bride and wear their love for their city on their sleeves.  William Donald Schaefer… Continue reading

Iowa Hit with Blizzard of Stupidity

Iowa Hit with Blizzard of Stupidity Donald Trump, giving his usual non-substantive speech about how “winning” he is, actually said that he could stand on 5th Avenue and shoot people and not lose… Continue reading

Getting Away With Murder

One year after Charlie Hebdo, we must remember that cruel attack but also remember that not only the many journalist that were killed elsewhere as well but the fact that in many of the… Continue reading

Murder of Mexican Mayor Highlights Culture of Impunity

The Murder of Temixco Mayor Gisela Mota Ocampo, who was part of the left-leaning Democratic Revolutionary Party that had vowed to “combat organized crime frontally and directly”,a day after taking office has shown a… Continue reading

Feb Primary Polls – 28 Days to Iowa

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are safely in front in three of the four February contests. Clinton is neck and neck with Sanders in New Hampshire, while Trump and Senator Cruz are tied in Iowa.

New Year’s Eve 2016


Year-End KelleyGram

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Year in Review

2015: Year in Review Below are links to my columns/posts this year. Jan-Mar Hats Off to Frederick News-Post for Kirby Delauter Editorial BGK Blog (Jan. 6) The Unbearable Rudeness of Bibi Huffington Post… Continue reading

GOP Contenders and Mexico: Amateur Hour at the Rio Grande

GOP Contenders and Mexico: Amateur Hour at the Rio Grande December 31, 2015 Diplomacy is a craft that requires knowledge of both historical forces that define our relationships with other nations and an… Continue reading