President Obama today commuted the sentences of 22 convicted drug dealers. Mostly cocaine. Remember, it’s a commutation, not a pardon. They still got a record. Below is a representative sample. You can see the whole list here if you like. • Dwight Anthony Goddard – Decatur, GA Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (Middle District of Georgia) Sentence: 235 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (Feb.
Everything in the Obama White House starts late, including Obama. The White House announced today that it is open to completing the deal with Iran at least a day late. Because that’s how we roll around here. Tardiness actually has the unfortunate effect of revealing underlying unseriousness, inattentiveness, a lack of discipline, and a penchant for screwing things up. It says something about the place
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today said the United States would agree to continue talks with Iran past the Tuesday deadline, at least until Wednesday. “If necessary, if the talks continue to be productive, it’s possible the talks could continue until tomorrow,” Earnest said. “If we are making progress toward the finish line, then we should keep going.” Earnest did not say when the
The briefing has concluded.
No deal . . . Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran’s nuclear ambitions by the end of June, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Officials had set a deadline of March
“Romney didn’t win, did he?” That was Harry Reid’s response to charges that he lied about Mitt Romney of not paying taxes and that his attacks on the Koch brothers were McCarthyite. It’s always the same with the Left. The ends justify the means. Because the ends are so pretty.