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  • Obama's Re-WOT (revived war on terror)

    President Obama has a knack for repeatedly declaring peace. Now he is taking America to war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and its barbarian army of Islamist terrorists. The focal battlefield for President Obama's war on terrorists is, of all places, Iraq. In 2011, as he oversaw...

  • One thing Hillary Clinton's memoir doesn't explain about Benghazi

    In her memoir, Hard Choices, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton included a chapter on the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012. But she failed to specifically explain why Ambassador Chris Stevens was there that day.

  • Boeing can thrive even without Export-Import Bank financing

    It is hard to justify government involvement in foreign purchases from Boeing when private sources of financing have never been more plentiful.

  • Cheap politicians have a high price

    The damage done by government officials who betray the public's trust goes far beyond the money stolen or misused, or whatever particular abuse of power landed them behind bars.

  • The stupidity of 'don't do stupid stuff'

    Never use force, don't threaten force, and no one will blame you for anything. Pull out of wars and your foes will stop fighting. Don't send men to war and your hands will be clean.

  • Mob rule economics aren't democracy

    The latest examples are the mobs in the streets in cities across the country, demanding that employers pay a minimum wage of $15 an hour, or else that the government makes them do so by law.

  • Favors and loot for sale

    Why do people and organizations cough up billions of dollars to line political coffers? One might answer that these groups and individuals are simply extraordinarily civic-minded Americans who have a deep and abiding interest in encouraging elected officials to live up to their oath of office to...

  • Will the Justice Department do justice in Ferguson?

    It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events.

  • Why I wrote 'Jesus on Trial'

    It is on Christian apologetics, which means it defends the Christian faith and its truth claims, but it also includes my personal journey from skeptic to believer and a discussion of basic Christian doctrine.

  • What defines success or failure for Obama on foreign policy?

    Everything in Obama's history suggests that he is going to leave the job half done, so long as that gets the issue off the front pages and off the TV newscasts.

  • Why didn't Obama pass immigration reform when he had the chance?

    Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.

  • Obama's delusions dispelled? Well, we can hope for change

    This is not what President Obama expected for his presidency. The world was not supposed to fall apart.

  • GOP governors' cave-in on Medicaid is shortsighted

    A growing number of Republican governors are caving in to Medicaid expansion through President Obama's healthcare law.

  • The 'Obama touch' could doom Democratic candidates

    Latino voters are now beginning to figure out that, like American allies abroad, to be a friend of Obama is to invite — indeed, to ask for — betrayal.

  • In New York, the populist Left takes up its pitchforks against Cuomo

    Liberal lawyer and activist Zephyr Teachout has grabbed the pitchfork and is storming Cuomo's mansion in Albany, in a fight against the corporatism and cronyism embodied by the governor.



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    When it comes to military actions, President Obama likes to declare the end of wars, regardless of whether America’s opponents agree that is the case. When it comes to economic wars, he has no...

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  • Second Time’s a Charm?

    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...

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