How Does Sec. Clinton’s Latest Statement Help?

By |March 23rd, 2011|

I have absolutely no idea the purpose of these remarks on ABC from Sec. Clinton, beyond covering for a commander in chief making his way home as a crisis escalates, this time politically. They make absolutely no sense to me at all at this point, but nothing the Obama administration is doing or saying on [...]

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Newsweek Asks ‘How Dumb Are We?’ Ask Oprah.

By |March 21st, 2011|

[National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon speaking] [...] Fourth, the circumstances arose with the passage of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, the night before a congressional recess. So he did, even with that, call Congress, those who remained in town on Friday and those who are out of town, on the phone to consult [...]

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Anne-Marie Slaughter Slams Obama for ‘Fiddling’ on Libya

By |March 14th, 2011|

**UPDATED** When Democrats join with neoconservatives like Bill Kristol on Libya, as well as Michael Barone who accused Obama of voting "present" on Libya, all I can see is the ghost of Iraq preemption dancing in my head. Ms. Slaughter didn't learn squat from her support for the Iraq war and its devastating results. Her [...]

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International Women’s Day Question: When Will U.S. Catch Up with Liberia?

By |March 8th, 2011|

It's the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day. It's a good day to ponder when the United States will catch up with countries like Liberia. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected the 24th President of Liberia, but we are still contemplating the all boys' club on the Left, while the Right ignites with an anti-feminist, anti-women [...]

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Obama Administration ‘Senior Official’: Women’s Rights in Afghanistan ‘special interest and pet project… pet rocks in our rucksack’

By |March 6th, 2011|

"Nobody wants to abandon the women of Afghanistan, but most Americans don't want to keep fighting there for years and years," the official said. "The grim reality is that, despite all of the talk about promoting women's rights, things are going to have to give." - In Afghanistan, U.S. shifts strategy on women's rights as [...]

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Alex Jones Takes Over ‘The View’

By |February 28th, 2011|

When your guest cites Col. Kurtz from "Apocalypse Now" you know it's about to hit the fan. It was meant as a segment to have the "radio talk show host" who had interviewed Charlie Sheen on "The View" to tell the story. What happened was quite different. A filibuster started the unraveling. There's more at [...]

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Picture of the Week Represents Rolling World Events

By |February 18th, 2011|

**UPDATED** Oddly enough, the union battle in Wisconsin, which has the added element of Pres. Obama and the DNC entering, adds a U.S. labor element to workers rising up from Tunisia to Egypt to Bahrain and even Libya. Col Muammar Gaddafi is the longest-serving leader in the Arab world. Protests are not allowed in Libya, [...]

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Egyptian Revolution Inspired by Liberalism

By |February 13th, 2011|

"He gave me a lesson in democracy and said: 'We see the democracy the United States spearheaded in Iran and with Hamas, in Gaza, and that's the fate of the Middle East,'" Ben-Eliezer said. "'They may be talking about democracy but they don't know what they're talking about and the result will be extremism and [...]

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Looks Like Third Way & Blue Dogs Killed the DLC

By |February 8th, 2011|

The DLC hit the ground campaigning after the Reagan revolution and the Mondale loss of '84, because Democrats were certain not being centrist got them beat. Hoisting candidates on voters who couldn't make the sale against a master marketer, Ronald Reagan, was the real problem, with the wrong lesson learned why they couldn't. Blue Dogs [...]

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Sect. Clinton Slaps Cheney

By |January 19th, 2011|

**updated below** In an interview that included yet another comment from Clinton that she wouldn't commit to a second term at State, she leveled a signature Hillary retort to former Vice Pres. Dick Cheney reiterating his opinion that Barack Obama will be a "one term president." "I am pleased that former Vice President Cheney is [...]

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