In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


McDonough: “An Occupation that has Lasted 50 Years Must End”

I’m beginning to wonder if President Obama is going to provoke another Intifada. What has happened is clear. Secretary of State Kerry tried to pick up his Nobel Peace Prize – and who knows, a second for Obama? – by negotiating a “peace” agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Now that this didn’t work, and with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu firmly ensconced under the

Read More »

McDonough Takes Blame for Paris

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough took the blame Tuesday for the failure of President Obama or another senior official to attend the march for free speech in Paris earlier this month. “We’ve said we regret we didn’t send someone more senior than our ambassador,” McDonough said on NBC’s The Today Show. “That rests on me, that’s my job.” But McDonough did not say he

Read More »

Obama Privately Outraged About VA Scandal!

President Obama is angry! He’s the angriest of them all! He’s like a lion whose mane is being incessantly plucked by a relentless aardvark! Nobody in the whole world is angrier! Buhhhht . . . White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough had a tough time explaining to a persistent Major Garrett how it is that his boss – McDonough’s, not Garrett’s – could be so hopping

Read More »

Keystone May Still Be Headed for Rejection

Sure, the State Department put out a report Friday asserting that building the Keystone pipeline would have no significant impact on global warming. The State Department’s view is supposed to be determinative. But not for this White House. “The Friday report is an important input,” White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said Sunday, going on to detail the horrors of climate change. “We have

Read More »