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Obama in Oz

Obama in Oz

Writing to today’s Oregonian, Charles Krauthammer says President Obama’s latest declaration that all wars must end is straight from the land of Dorothy, yellow brick roads, and he great Wizard of Oz.

Obama Overreach

Obama Overreach

Originally published in The Daily Caller, February 7, 2013 – Drone policy isn’t the only area where Obama has stretched his authority — Occasionally, even in today’s hyper-partisan political climate, conservatives and liberals find something to agree about. That President Obama might be abusing his authority in ordering drone strikes on American citizens, without congressional […]

Sylvester Stallone for Secretary of State

Sylvester Stallone for Secretary of State

Jamie Weinstein of The Daily Caller explains why Sylvester Stallone is a better choice for Secretary of State than John Kerry or Susan Rice.

The President’s Widening Credibility Gap

The President’s Widening Credibility Gap

Writing in today’s Wall Street Journal, Daniel Henninger suggests that President Obama’s extended prevaricating about the attack on the American embassy in Benghazi may lead to his defeat in the election.

Cuban Missiles, JFK and Wiener Wraps

Cuban Missiles, JFK and Wiener Wraps

(Editor’s note.   Fifty years after the Cuban missile crisis, the Castro brothers have decided that Cuban citizens, at least some of them, will be allowed to venture off the island without approval from Cuban authorities.  It is good news for those held captive all these years, but a reminder of the human costs of tyranny.  […]

Libya and Lies

Libya and Lies

Thomas Sowell, writing in The American Spectator,  says “It was a little much when President Barack Obama said that he was “offended” by the suggestion that his administration would try to deceive the public about what happened in Benghazi. What has this man not deceived the public about?”  Read more here.

The Speech We Might Have Heard

The Speech We Might Have Heard

Originally published at RenewAmerica.com, October 13, 2012 — There’s a saying in politics, “the cover-up is always worse than the crime.” It’s not always true, but it was true with Nixon and Watergate, and it was true with Clinton and Monica. With the situation in Libya and the death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, no cover-up […]

Hello, Mitt, Are You There?

Hello, Mitt, Are You There?

Charles Krauthammer writes in today’s Oregonian that it’s not too late for Mitt Romney to make the case for sending President Obama packing.  “Make the case. Go large. About a foreign policy in ruins. About an archaic, 20th-century welfare-state model that guarantees 21st-century insolvency. And about an alternate vision of an unapologetically assertive America abroad […]

Kowtowing to Intolerance

Kowtowing to Intolerance

Ben Stein queries, in The American Spectator, why the mainstream media (MSM) insists on referring to the Muslim prophet Mohammed as The Prophet Mohammed when they would  never refer to The Son of God Jesus Christ or The Lord Jesus Christ.  “Something is wrong,” says Stein.

Why Apologize?

Why Apologize?

Good questions for the President from Ben Stein at The American Spectator – “Why should we have been apologizing as a nation to Muslims for one person making a cartoon? We didn’t apologize to the Russians when people in the USA made anti-Communist remarks. We didn’t apologize to Hitler when people in America made anti-Nazi […]

Krauthammer on Failure of U.S Policy in MIddle East

Krauthammer on Failure of U.S Policy in MIddle East

Speaking on Fox News, Charles Krauthammer discusses the utter failure of the Obama Administration’s Middle East policies.  Reported in The Daily Caller.

More on the Apologizer in Chief

More on the Apologizer in Chief

Jonathan Tobin, writing in Commentary, argues that the Obama Administration’s apology for a video offensive to some Muslims is of a piece with President Jimmy Carter’s conciliatory response to an attack on an American embassy 33 years ago.  Read Tobin’s commentary here.

What Romney Should Have Said

What Romney Should Have Said

Writing at The American Spectator, Ben Stein suggests what candidate Romney should have said in response to the Obama Administration’s apology for an inconsequential American nincompoop’s video to which a few Egyptian Muslims took offense. ——- This is the speech I would have liked to have heard from Presidential candidate Mitt Romney yesterday. “My fellow […]

Terrorism Is Not Free Speech

Terrorism Is Not Free Speech

Writing for AEIdeas, Danielle Pletka reacts to the Obama Administration’s response to the terrorist attacks against the U.S. in Egypt and Lybia.  It’s not about free speech.

A Foreign Policy Based on “Strategic Happy Talk”

A Foreign Policy Based on “Strategic Happy Talk”

Comments on Robert Kaplan’s “Revenge of Geography” by Mackubin T. Owens appear on the Foreign Policy Research Institute website.  In a nutshell, Mackubin underscores Kaplan’s argument that geography still matters in foreign affairs and that American foreign policy since the Clinton Administration has relied too much on the “end of history” idea that liberalism has […]

Great Athletes Amidst the Blather

Great Athletes Amidst the Blather

Andrew Roberts writes in today’s Wall Street Journal about the rhetoric and reality of the Olympic movement.  Enjoy the amazing athletes, says Robers, but take the sport-to-world-peace talk with a big grain of salt.

If Assad falls, the danger is not over

If Assad falls, the danger is not over

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., John Bolton, warns that ” American and its allies must prepare to secure Syria’s weapons of mass destruction.  Read Bolton’s commentary at AEI here.

Hillary Gets a Barely Passing Grade

Hillary Gets a Barely Passing Grade

Brett Stephens challenges those who have been singing the praises of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  He says she looks good only in relation to the terrible record of the Obama Administration.  By comparison to her predecessors, Stephens says she isn’t even a good secretary of state.  Read Stephens’ commentary in today’s Wall Street Journal.

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