Jay Carney to CNN, Starts Tonight

By |September 10th, 2014|

Jay Carney joins CNN. "I'm thrilled to be joining CNN at a time when there is so much happening in the nation and the world," Carney said in a statement. [Politico] IT'S GOOD to be Jay Carney. CNN: Jay Carney, former press secretary to President Barack Obama, will join CNN as a political [...]

Chuck Todd Pegs Obama on Immigration Decision: “Saving a Democratic Senate”

By |September 7th, 2014|

President Obama gets direct and blunt questions from Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press." Announces speech for Wednesday on ISIS. Outlining his strategy, the day before commemoration of 9/11. "I got a somewhat snarky email from a casual viewer who said, 'the United States gives a lot of military aid to Saudi Arabia. [...]

Sen. Warren Tells Couric Destroying ISIS “No. 1 Priority” [Video]

By |September 4th, 2014|

Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks with Katie Couric. "ISIS is growing in strength. It has money, it has organization, it has the capacity to inflict real damage. So when we think about a response we have to think about how to destroy that," Warren told Yahoo's Katie Couric. [The Hill] THE FOREIGN POLICY of [...]

IS Video Reportedly Shows Beheading of Steven Sotloff

By |September 2nd, 2014|

Steven Sotloff reportedly beheaded by IS in brutal video execution. THE Islamic State has reportedly beheaded freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist slaughtered on camera, the first being James Foley. Relishing the power they're wielding inside Iraq and Syria, the IS savages also threatened the life of David Haines, a British [...]

Secy. John Kerry to World, No More Freeloaders, Signed Obama

By |August 30th, 2014|

Secy. John Kerry makes Administration pitch for global coalition to combat IS. [State Department photo/ Public Domain] What’s needed to confront its nihilistic vision and genocidal agenda is a global coalition using political, humanitarian, economic, law enforcement and intelligence tools to support military force. - Secretary John Kerry AFTER A confusing press conference [...]

Sen. Rand Paul, All Criticism on Clinton, No Plan of His Own *Updated*

By |August 29th, 2014|

Sen. Rand Paul would be wise to view the latest Pew Research Poll. Americans are getting nervous. Sen. Rand Paul is long on criticism, short on solutions, except to watch war crimes and destabilization of a region, which the American people are slowly seeing is a bad option. Pew Research graph [...]

Clean Up Begins on “We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet”

By |August 28th, 2014|

“I don’t want to put the cart before the horse. We don’t have a strategy yet.” - President Obama LISTENING TO Julie Mason on SiriusXM on Wednesday, Josh Rogin, foreign policy reporter for The Daily Beast, made a comment that sums up the dangers of IS and the world's response so far. The situation "couldn't [...]

Expansion of Surveillance in Syria, As Obama Mulls Strikes *Updated*

By |August 26th, 2014|

Surveillance in Syria expands, as Pres. Obama mulls limited airstrikes. Photo during vacation by Pete Souza "The Pentagon is preparing to conduct reconnaissance flights over Syria," a senior U.S. official said. "There is no decision yet to do strikes, but in order to help make that decision, you want to get as much [...]

Mr. Cool’s Icy Golf Message to Maureen & Co.

By |August 24th, 2014|

Mr. Cool playing golf has the pundits, the press and the chattering classes across the pond talking. It's not like if Pres. Obama stopped playing golf the world would change or the midterms would be less challenging. Official photo by Pete Souza HOW QUICKLY the Maureen Dowd forgets. George W. Bush told us [...]

Obama’s Moment, When The Gloves Came Off

By |August 22nd, 2014|

Secretary Hagel makes a chilling statement, with Obama's next move on ISIS a defining moment for his presidency. A news briefing scheduled for Friday afternoon. President Barack Obama talks on the phone with British Prime Minister David Cameron in the Oval Office, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) "ISIL [...]