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 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

Walden presses Obama to stop natural gas export delays

by NW Spotlight With Congressman Greg Walden’s leadership, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce passed a bill last week (H.R. 6) to prevent the Administration from sitting on natural gas export permit applications. The longest pending permit? Nearly 900 … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Congress, Energy, Jobs, President Obama, Ukraine | 241 Comments

Word Gets Around: Obama’s Promises Ring Hollow

In Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, Gerald Seib writes: “Of all the lessons one might draw from Russia’s bullying of Ukraine, this may be the most coldblooded of all: If you want to behave badly, it helps to have a lot … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Ethics, Individual Responsiblity, Leadership, President Obama, Ukraine | 702 Comments

Obama’s Guile Comes Home to Roost

There are consequences for being a demonstrable liar – no one believes you.  There are consequences for being a back stabber – no one trusts you.  And there are consequences for being a feckless leader -–everyone pushes you around.  President … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Ethics, Iran, Israel, Leadership, President Obama, Terrorism, Ukraine | 22 Comments

Ukraine suffers as America stands down

by Dan Lucas A former Ukrainian foreign minister and a current member of the Ukrainian Parliament have recently called for Ukraine to rebuild a nuclear arsenal — given the West’s impotent reaction to Russia’s invasion. After the breakup of the … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:00 | Posted in President Obama, Ukraine | 418 Comments

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