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Quote of the Day || September 12, 2014

“Well, Iraq has indeed formed a more inclusive government, but we’re not going to start seriously bombing ISIS until the government begins offering Iraqi children healthier lunchtime choices.” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Friday, September 12, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:20 am || Delivers remarks at the AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary Event; South Lawn 3:20 pm || Departs White House 3:40 pm || Arrives Baltimore 3:55 pm || Tours Fort McHenry 5:55 pm || Appears at a fundraiser for Senate Democrats; private residence, Baltimore 6:30 pm || Departs Baltimore 6:50 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern

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Kerry: We are Not at War With ISIS

Out-Orwelling Orwell, Secretary of State John Kerry today said we are not at war with ISIS, merely engaged in “a major counterterrorism operation.” Well. That’s a bit like calling a bank robbery “a very aggressive withdrawal of funds.” We are dropping tons of bombs on their heads, aren’t we? And we’ve got more than a thousand troops in the arena. Might be mistaken by some

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Obama’s Three Fatal ISIS Delusions

With his address to the nation Wednesday evening, President Obama revealed that he is a leader in deep denial about the threat the United States faces, and about the steps that are necessary to deal with it. In his remarks, Obama offered up a series of delusions, each of which point to the ultimate defeat of the United States in the war he has embarked

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Carney Ripped Apart by McCain

Starting his gig as a CNN commentator, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Wednesday ran up against something he’s not used to – an aggressive challenge, free of the protocols of a White House briefing, in which a knowledgable adversary tolerates none of his spin. Carney, who hasn’t figured out yet that he has to make real arguments now instead of offering up preprogrammed propaganda,

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