Tumult in Turkey: Obama’s Latest Mistake

Last Saturday elements of the Turkish military, intent on removing President Recep Erdogan from power, staged an attempted coup.  It failed primarily because, for the first time in a long list of Turkish coups, the military failed to act as … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton, Iran, Israel, Leadership, Liberalism, President Obama | 3 Comments

Where Did President Obama Stay in Cuba?

By Steve Buckstein Last week, Barack Obama became the first U.S. President in nearly 90 years to visit the country of Cuba. While security concerns may have prevented him staying in a private home rented through Airbnb, he would have had … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cuba, Economy, Foreign Relations, Government reform, Political Correctness, President Obama, Transportation | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Ignominious End to Politics and Truth

By Larry Huss, No wonder the political class is universally despised. It is virtually impossible for them to tell the truth about anything. In most instances the truth is found in what the politicians choose to ignore. Here are three … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Cuba, Ethics, Foreign Relations, Government corruption, Hillary Clinton, Iran, President Obama | 5 Comments

President Obama: Idealism Adrift

The Islamic terrorist attacks in Paris, Mali, Egypt, Cameroon (and the list goes on forever) have heightened criticism of President Barack Obama and pressed a demand that the United States take a leadership role in combating ISIL in Iraq and … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Foreign Relations, Individual Responsiblity, John Kerry, Leadership, Liberalism, President Obama | 13 Comments

Revisiting Republican Congressional Campaign Commitments (3rd Edition)

This is the second update to a column I wrote in April of this year and updated in July. It will also be the last because nothing has changed. Nothing is likely to change and the thought of revisiting the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Congress, Foreign Relations, Government Waste, Illegal Immigration, Leadership, Obamacare, Paul Ryan, Taxes | 8 Comments

Will Hillary Withdraw?

The hottest topics of conversation at the moment in circles that care about politics are two: Will Hillary Clinton (D) drop out of the presidential race in light of the criminal investigations relating to her use of a private email … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Bernie Sanders, Carly Fiorina, Congress, Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden | 21 Comments

Rewarding Consistent Bad Behavior

Psychologists, economists, criminologists and parents routinely tell us that past performance is the best predictor of future behavior. Only in politics is that adage routinely ignored – and no more so that when liberals/progressives find past performance an inconvenient barrier … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Election, Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton, Iran, John Kerry, Liberalism, President Obama, Progressivism | 9 Comments

Our Most Overestimated President

This past weekend’s Wall Street Journal carried an article entitled “Our Most Peculiar President” which reviews two new books on former President Richard M. Nixon. The reviewer concludes that Mr. Nixon was an extreme introvert in an extreme extrovert job. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Foreign Relations, Leadership, President Obama | 6 Comments

Apparently peace prizes don’t stop nuclear missiles

by NW Spotlight 2009: President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize for his “pledges to reduce the world stock of nuclear arms.” 2015: Russia is getting 40 new nuclear missiles. From the Associated Press today “Russia’s military this year alone … Continue reading

Posted by at 10:09 | Posted in Foreign Relations, President Obama, Ukraine | 3 Comments

The Difference Between Educated and Accomplished

Former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT) marshalling all of the noblesse oblige elitism of the progressive movement criticized Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) for not having graduated from college. MRC Newsbusters reported on February 12, 2015: “What a snob! On today’s Morning … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2016 Presidential Election, Economy, Foreign Relations, Leadership, Obamacare, President Obama | 17 Comments

The Strange World of Obama’s Foreign Policy

  It has been a strange couple of weeks for President Barack Obama as his legacy has come home to bite him. On a domestic level we have known for a long time that Mr. Obama is liar – not … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, President Obama | 7 Comments

Will President Obama Accede to the Demands of Iran?

As this column is being written the determination as to whether the administration of President Barack Obama and the leadership of Iran will strike a deal on limiting Iran’s ability to develop nuclear weapons remains undetermined. At last report Iran … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Economy, Foreign Relations, Iran, John Kerry, Leadership, President Obama | 4 Comments

The Duplicity of the Obama Foreign Policy

As this column is being written, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing to address the United States Congress. I have no idea what is in that speech but I do know two things about the speech. First, it is … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cuba, Foreign Relations, Hillary Clinton, Iran, Israel, John Kerry, Leadership, Liberalism, President Obama, Terrorism, Ukraine | 13 Comments

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