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Sgt. Bergdahl and President Obama — Updated


Will a court martial determine whether he deserted, committed treason or another other serious offense? What difference does it make now? An article at Blackfive titled Big Problems With Bergdahl Deal is the best I have read thus far about the ransoming of Sgt. … Continue reading

Posted in Charles Hagel, Command influence, Commander in Chief, Congress, Conservatives, Courts martial, Executive Decree, Foreign policy, Honor, Justice, Law and Order, Middle East, Military justice, Obama, Obama's America Now, Politics, Power Line, Sgt. Bergdahl, Taliban, U.S. Military, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Peace in Our Time Awaits?


It all depends on the meaning of sex and is “peace.” My earlier attempts at analysis are here and here. Power Line provides an overview here. One part of it is reprinted below:   5. The Iranian regime never disclosed its … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Ambassador Bolton, Appeasement, Atomic bomb, Bill Whittle, Iran, Iranian Election, Islamic rage, Israel, John Kerry, Khamenei, Kiking the can down the road, Libruls, Middle East, Military, Netanyahu, New Deal, North Korea, North Korean missiles, Nuclear weapons, Obama, Obama's America Now, P5+1, Peace and Love, Political class, Politics, Power Line, Rouhani, Saudi Arabia, Under the Radar, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

President Obama and His Habitual Lying


In 1880, Mark Twain wrote an essay On the Decay of the Art of Lying. The art may have decayed, but the habit flourishes at the White House. Lies come in at least three flavors Lies told to be kind: We … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, ABC News, Abuse of Power, Advertising, al Qaeda, BBC World News, Benghazi, Cabinet offices, Commander in Chief, Corruption, Democrats, Dignity, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Government reliance, Health Control, Integrity, Libruls, Libya, Mark Twain, Muslim Brotherhood, Obama, ObamaCare, Power Line, Reporting, United States, White House | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

“Comprehensive” Immigration Reform and Severe Indigestion


Even First Lady Michelle would caution against consuming an entire ten course meal in one mouthful and direct instead that each bite be chewed separately and thoroughly, swallowed cautiously and then digested. Comprehensive immigration reform has more than ten courses, yet we are … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016 Obama's America, Administrative Agencies, Auld Lang Syne, Cabinet offices, Commerce Clause, Democrats, Elections, Food stamps, Good stuff for everone free, Government and individual choices, Health Control, Hispanic, integration into society, Libruls, Mexico, Obama, Obama Dream Order, Pelosi, Politics, Power Line, Republicans, Voting | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Freedom can be Taken. When Inherited or otherwise Given, does it Last?


If taken at great cost, it often lasts for quite a while. If inherited, not that long. If given, it is even more readily perishable.  The United States gained their freedom, by force and at great cost, from those who used … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Addiction, Appeasement, China, Civil War, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Cult of personality, Culture, Declaration of Independence, Democracy, England, Formerly Great Britain, Good stuff for everone free, Government reliance, History, Ideology, Islamic rage, Jimmy Buffett, Libruls, Obama, Political Correctness, Power Line, Religion, Scotts ballads, Socialism, States' Rights, the Basics, United States, War on women | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Who and What is that Obama Person, Anyway?


Few know and they aren’t telling us. All we know for sure is that someone  wrote his semi-fictional (auto?) biography, that he tells us things that are often untrue and harmful and that he frequently does harmful things. Is this … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Belief, Bertrand Russell, Conservatives, Cult of personality, Democracy, Dignity, Education, Elections, Facts, Freedom, Government reliance, History, Honor, Ideology, Insanity, Libruls, Lies, Media, Obama, Political class, Political Correctness, Politics, Power Line, Reporting, Society, United States | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

The Libruls are Winning. How Can We Win Instead?


Offer free reverse-lobotomies? Probably not. This is a rant. So sue me. A Hell of a Lot! The problems An article at American Thinker is titled Three Reasons Conservatives are Losing the Battle for America. Although it struck me as … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Allen West, Benjamin Carlson, Bill Whittle, Birthers, Blacks, Cain, Cancer, Conservatives, Constitution, Culture, Declaration of Independence, Democracy, Democrats, Dep't of Information, Education, Elections, Federal budget, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Freedom of religion, Government reliance, Hispanic, Honor, Ideology, Kiking the can down the road, Law and Order, Libruls, Media, Obama, ObamaCare, Palin, PJ Media, Political Correctness, Power Line, Principles, Racism, Scots, States' Rights, the Basics, United States | Tagged , | 4 Comments

What’s Wrong with the Tea Party?


Let’s have a (tea) party! Is this the establishment view of conservatives? The main problems are Republican leadership views as reflected in their actions and statements, media portrayals coupled with dejection sometimes leading to lethargy following last year’s presidential election … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Administrative Agencies, Appeasement, Benghazi, Bill Whittle, Boehner, Conservatives, Constitution, Corruption, Democrats, Freedom, Government reliance, Health Control, Honor, Integrity, Karl Rove, Law and Order, Media, Obama, Political class, Politics, Power Line, Republicans, States' Rights, TEA Groups, United States | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Team Obama has Spent so much that it has to Keep Begging for More.


The Obama Campaign has been run like the United States of Obama. Yesterday, I received just one measly begging e-mail from the Obama campaign. Starting to feel left out, I have already received three today, each slightly different from the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Advertising, Begging, Campaign contributions, Democrats, Economics, Elections, Money, Obama, Opinion, Politics, Power Line, Romney, United States | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Humor, Polls, News and Confirmation Bias


We tend to accept as factual whatever we want to believe and reject the rest. Jim Geraghty’s Morning Jolt today had a piece about reactions to a satirical post by Roger  Simon (not Roger L. Simon of PJ Media) stating … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Air travel, Campaign contributions, Conservatives, Democracy, Democrats, Dep't of Information, Elections, Freedom, Governor Romney, Humor, Idiocy, Insanity, Krugman, Media, Money, Nonsense, Obama, Opinion, Palin, Politics, Power Line, Reporting, Republicans, Society, Tina Fey, United States | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments