Far Left Mayor Demands Removal of Private, Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Mural.

The Democratic Mayor of Salem, Oregon – Chuck Bennett – has ordered the removal of a private business owner’s mural depicting the iconic, patriotic flag-raising at Iwo Jima during WWII. The mural is painted on the side of Valley Roofing in Salem, Oregon, which is privately owned by local businessman Jon Taylor. Taylor commissioned the mural from local artist Mario Jr. DeLeon. Many of Taylor’s friends and family have served in the U.S. military, and the piece was designed to honor them and other Americans who have and are currently serving. Local veterans said of Taylor, “[he] does a lot

WASHINGTON: Trump is Responsibly Bringing Endless Wars to a Close

Typically, lofty promises disappear after elections — but this hasn’t been the case with Donald J. Trump and his policy to draw down American involvement in foreign wars. On the 2016 campaign trail Trump promised to scale back America’s entanglements, specifically calling out Afghanistan as a drain on our valuable human and economic resources. This was understandably a hit with military families, veterans and active duty service members. Several years ago, President Trump stressed the importance of ending the U.S. engagement in Syria, vowing to “get out” of the country in the near future. “I want to bring our troops