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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

Obama Schedule || Thursday, September 22, 2016

10:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:45 am || Delivers remarks at the 2015 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal ceremony; East Room 3:00 pm || With the first lady, interviewed by Robin Roberts of ABC’s Good Morning America; Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington All times Eastern Live… Continue Reading

Eight Things Trump Must Emphasize to Win the Debate

From a piece I did for LifeZette: The topics for Monday’s crucial first presidential debate are “achieving prosperity,” “securing America,” and “America’s direction.” This is a gift to Donald Trump, because under the Obama administration, of which Hillary Clinton was a part, America is not achieving prosperity, it’s not secure, and it is headed in… Continue Reading