Obama: Debating is hard. Like governing, apparently.

When I saw this in my Twitter feed my first thought was that Charlie had written on one of those satirical pieces in The Onion that strikes extremely close to home. *New Video* Obama: I’m still trying to get the hang of this debating thing washingtonexaminer.com/article/2511011 — Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 17, 2012 But no: Obama really did say he’s still trying to g... More

Obama’s Brother’s Keeper

I was recently having dinner with John Sullivan, the writer and director of the Dinesh D’Souza film “2016: Obama’s America.” I have a brief appearance in the film, speaking about Frank Marshall Davis, a mentor to young Obama in Hawaii, who I’ve written a book about. I know John beyond the film. “You’ll never guess who called Dinesh,” Sullivan said to me. “Who?” I asked. He... More


[UPDATED] Osama is dead, Al Qaeda is alive. Obama is a liar, Part III

[UPDATE 10-10-12 at 5:16 p.m.: Turns out part of my point is spot-on. A book about to be released by Mark Bowden that chronicles fairly in-depth details of the process within the Obama administration to hunt and get Osama corroborates my point that Obama hunted Osama as the sine qua non of foreign policy. Why did this article appear today and the book will be released soon? As  @bdomenech put it... More

There’s nothing patriotic about President Obama’s ‘new economic patriotism’

I don’t buy the narrative being pushed by the Democratic Party that Governor Romney was in any way disrespectful, impolite or rude during last week’s presidential debate. He came off assertive, bold, and – to borrow a term from Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly – fresh. He needed to persuade Americans that he’s not the stiff-necked caricature Democrats make him out to be. And polls suggest h... More

Lawlessness. It’s what’s for re-election.

"Sire, the peasants are REVOLTING!" "You said it, they stink!" We have this principle in our country called the “rule of law.” It means that no matter who you are, the law applies to you. No one can simply set the law aside for personal gain. No one. This is a large reason America has flourished and from its outset was different from its European forbears: contracts... More

Hope-n-Change v. “One-Term Proposition,” Part I: The Gas Commercial

This is the first in a series of posts evaluating President Barack Obama against his own statements. His recent whoppers on Benghazi and his “one-term proposition” comment made a more full review of his penchant for saying just any old thing almost a fun exercise (if it weren’t so depressing that a man in his position could combine such self-regard with such a dearth of self-know... More

Obama’s Insincere War Against the ‘Slavery’ of Human Trafficking

Yesterday, President Obama gave one of his most insincere speeches to date, and about one of the most vicious and grotesques realities of our time: human trafficking. He stood before those gathered at the Clinton Global Initiative,  a coalition of civil society groups in New York, and decried the horrors of human trafficking. Calling it a modern day ‘slavery’ and calling on nations t... More

Jobs, Food Stamp, and Disability Numbers Don’t Lie.

Obama isn’t working. And neither are 36.5 percent of able-bodied workers in this country. Today comes news that more people were added to the food stamp roles AND more people were added to disability roles than found jobs earlier this year. This chart is from the Senate Budget Committee: This is not how it was supposed to be. Some can (and will) bleat about “obstructionist republicans... More

“My bad. Turns out: No, We Can’t.”*

The biggest lesson our President, elected on a platform of HOPE and CHANGE, has learned in the last three and a half years? “You can’t change Washington from the inside.” Really? Why then, in heaven’s name, is he running for reelection? Is he looking to remain part of the problem? Is he looking to maintain the status quo? The rancor? The unfettered racking up of debt? The ... More

100% of the news on 47% of the brain.

A rundown of the events of the past week or so: The Inspector General reported that, contra Eric Holder’s assertions, top Justice officials in Washington *did* have damning knowledge of Fast and Furious, the gun-walking scandal that has left at least one American law enforcement official, and hundreds of Mexicans, dead. Our ambassador to Libya, who was barely guarded, was murdered in Bengha... More



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