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  • White House: Obama golfs for 'clearing of the mind'

    The White House on Friday defended President Obama for spending so much time on the golf course amid growing crises abroad and domestically.

  • Weekly Examiner: 'The entire world is appalled'

    On Tuesday, video was released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria showing one of their men beheading American journalist James Foley. Foley went missing in Syria in November 2012 and hadn't been seen since.

  • Obama, realist or defeatist?

    President Obama, depending on whom you ask, has crawled into a shell either because he can't change Washington or is simply smart enough to recognize the limitations of his office.

  • VIDEO: Obama says 'entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley'

    President Obama on Wednesday condemned the murder of journalist James Foley, saying, "Today the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group [the Islamic State]."

  • Obama heads back to Martha's Vineyard after quick break

    President Obama on Tuesday heads back to vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., after making a quick stop back in Washington. Obama took the break from his vacation to meet with advisors and address the nation about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the conflict in Iraq.

  • Weekly Examiner: Obama's working vacation

    President Obama is on vacation this week in Martha's Vineyard. In between golfing and family time, he's had to make this a working vacation. 

  • VIDEO --- White House: Never a perfect time for the president to take time away

    Much has been made about President Obama's trip this week to Martha's Vineyard. With ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine, critics of Obama have said he should be at the White House.

  • Weekly Examiner: Obama orders airstrikes

    President Obama announced Thursday he was authorizing airstrikes over Iraq, saying the U.S. could no longer ignore the humanitarian crisis happening there. Two airstrikes were carried out Friday morning over northern Iraq targeting Sunni Islamic extremists.

  • Have you taken your Obama oath?

    Jonathan Alter at The Daily Beast has an idea that will infuse the president's "economic patriotism" rhetoric with some bite: Compel companies to take "loyalty oaths" to prove their patriotism.

  • VIDEO: House holds emergency hearing on Ebola outbreak

    With the Ebola outbreak in West Africa dominating headlines in recent weeks, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs convened an emergency meeting Thursday during their summer recess to figure out how the U.S. can help to contain the spread of the disease -- and if an experimental drug is the answer.

  • Historians will be kicking Richard Nixon's legacy around for another 40 years

    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency, the Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president.

  • VIDEO: President Obama previews day at U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

    President Obama is wrapping up the three-day U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. Wednesday. 

  • Intellectual hubris hampers presidential geniuses

    It's now two and a half years to the can't-come-too-soon end of Obama's adventure, but his legacy seems to be settled already; he is the smartest man in all of U.S. history to screw up so many big things.

  • VIDEO: Obama, Biden focus on business opportunities in Africa

    President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden focused on developing business in Africa at today's U.S. - Africa Business Forum as a part of the three-day U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit.

  • Like Watergate 40 years ago, Americans can bring the presidency down to size again

    Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon, backed into a corner by the Supreme Court, surrendered Watergate’s “smoking gun” tape. Recorded six days after the break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters, it revealed the president scheming to get the CIA to quash the investigation —...



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

    Ferguson, Mo.

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  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

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  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...

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