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China Greets Obama with Disrespect

A Chinese government-run newspaper – are there any other kind? – greeted President Obama, who is in the country for a three-day stay, with mocking disrespect. From an “editorial” by the paper: Obama always utters “Yes we can,” which led to the high expectations people have for him. But he has done an insipid job offering nearly nothing to his supporters. U.S. society has grown

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U.S.- Russia Reset Button Failure Led to Bushehr Reactor Fueling

Note to Readers: Reporting for this story was conducted over a period of six months by a team of three White House Dossier correspondents who met secretly with dozens of administration and other officials in Washington area parking garages and ate chicken sandwiches for lunch. An exclusive White House Dossier investigation has determined that Russia’s surprise decision this week to begin fueling the Iranian nuclear

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Kerry Comes to Bore Obama, Possibly to Death

There are certain senators who cause reporters to scatter the minute they come to the microphones because the scribes just know they’re in for a long winded treatise on anything said senator happens to think is vital for him to address at the moment. One of these senators was Mr. Joe Biden of Delaware. Now these reporters have to stay put while he talks because

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A Look Inside an East Room Press Conference

President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron today held a short press conference in the East Room in which they proclaimed that they like each other, that Britain and the United States are good allies and even speak the same language, that it was wrong the release the Lockerbie bomber since he’s really not too sick, and blah blah blah blah blah. What, you were

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NASA Stops Reaching Out to Muslims

The White House today did a 180 on the question of whether it is NASA’s job to reach out to the Muslim world, deciding after all that this should be left to, like, the State Department, and not to spacemen. In an apparent reference to the invention of the flying carpet thousands of years ago in Persia, NASA Chief Charles Bolden late last month told

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Obama Meets Guy From the Dominican Republic

It’s one of those awful rituals that U.S. presidents must suffer, and it’s happening today. President Obama will meet with the leader of a tiny, poor nation – in this case, the Dominican Republic – and pretend we care deeply about its welfare and need its help in building a better world. Why must Obama meet with the leader of a tiny, poor Island nation?

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Obama Cancels Asia Trip, Again

The White House has announced that Obama is canceling his upcoming trip to Indonesia and Australia for the second time, promising to get to them later. Here is a statement from Gibbs: President Obama spoke tonight with Prime Minister Rudd of Australia, and with President Yudhoyono of Indonesia.  President Obama expressed his deep regret that he has to postpone his trip to Asia that was

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