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Is Obama Speaking to Rabbis to Influence Their Sermons?

We have an election coming up in just a few weeks in which President Obama’s legacy is at stake. Jews, who tend to vote in large numbers, could help tip the balance crucial states like Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire. Strangely, Obama has scheduled for late Monday morning what the White House is calling… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Week of September 25 – October 1, 2016

On Monday, President Obama will host the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington. He will also participate in a pre-Rosh Hashanah phone call with rabbis. On Tuesday Obama  will participate in a DNC fundraiser. On Wednesday, he will welcome Kyle Busch and his team members to the White House to honor his 2015… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Monday, September 26, 2016

PDB not until 10:30 am? A conference call with rabbis instead of a meeting? Obama is literally phoning it in now. 10:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:55 am || Participates in a conference call with rabbis for Rosh Hashanah 3:40 pm || delivers remarks at the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference; Washington, DC All times… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Friday, September 23, 2016

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 3:00 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Carter 4:20 pm || Delivers remarks at reception in honor of the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; The Grand Foyer All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm Don’t forget to… Continue Reading

Incrementalism Part 74: Military Seeks Another 500 Troops for Iraq

The military is requesting another 500 troops for Iraq, in the latest example of President Obama’s policy of incrementalism in fighting the war there. This is the policy that was rejected after the Vietnam War because it’s a BAD POLICY, but one that, of course, has been embraced by President Obama, who has lots of… Continue Reading