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The Dangerous, Erroneous Assumption Guiding Obama’s Mideast Policy

President Obama, like most liberals, is under the unfortunate and rather self-indulgent misimpression that the rest of the world is just like us. That’s why Obama and his friends have a hard time being American exceptionalists. That’s why they trust, but aren’t really serious about verify, and to the extent they are, they blithely assume that someone’s going toContinue Reading

Schumer Poised to Succeed Reid

Did Harry Reid get on your nerves? Well soon you’ll have Chuck Schumer under your skin. Retiring Senate Minority Leader Reid has designated New York Sen. Schumer, number 3 in the Democratic leadership, as his successor, and the number 2, Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, has agreed to back off, according to Politico. Schumer isContinue Reading

The Obama Morning News || March 27, 2015

U.S. declassifies report detailing Israel’s nuclear program . . . The Pentagon early last month quietly declassified a Department of Defense top-secret document detailing Israel’s nuclear program, a highly covert topic that Israel has never formally announced to avoid a regional nuclear arms race, and which the US until now has respected by remaining silent. ButContinue Reading

Poll Shows Hillary in Trouble

The wheels coming off a Hillary Clinton campaign is not something unexpected. But this is very early for a meltdown. A new CBS poll is out showing only a quarter of Americans have a favorable opinion of Clinton and less than half think she is honest. These are not the numbers of a frontrunner. WatchContinue Reading

Obama Schedule || Friday, March 27, 2015

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 3:15 pm || Meets with members of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; Roosevelt Room 4:25 pm || Meets with Treasury Secretary Lew All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm Don’t forget to share

“Can You Pick Me Up? I’m Flying Into Obama”

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel floated the idea Wednesday of naming one of Chicago’s airports after President Obama. According to Politico: When asked at a candidate forum at Chicago State University why he was no longer supporting his own proposal to name two high schools after Obama and influential religious and community leader Arthur Brazier, EmanuelContinue Reading

Dressing Up Spending as Something Else

I have some great news for you. The government has stopped spending your money! Instead, it’s investing your money for you. And it’s all just middle class economics. Not welfare. Please. I share with you the White House statement from Wednesday night on the budget that passed the House earlier in the day. I’ve highlightedContinue Reading