|Wednesday, August 14, 2013||
Israel’s Tilted Negotiating Table
Two things have happened in the last week in the lead up to talks between Israel and the Palestinians that illustrate why negotiations are unlikely to produce peace. First, under pressure from the Obama administration, the Israeli government announced that it will release 104 Palestinian prisoners.
|Tuesday, August 13, 2013||
“Painstaking Research And A Ruthless Attitude”
GOP Washington elites are still trying to figure out how Barack Obama, with the burden of a terrible economy, managed to win reelection against the establishment’s choice, Mitt Romney. A new book byWashington Post reporter Dan Balz entitled “Collision 2012” contains some of the answers.
Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan reviewed the book in the weekend Wall Street Journal. Her column and the book should be required reading if the GOP is going to learn anything in time for 2014 and 2016.
|Monday, August 12, 2013||
President Obama held a rare White House press conference Friday afternoon in which he actually took a few questions from reporters. Asked to explain his unlawful delay in implementing parts of Obamacare, the president lashed out at Republicans with his usual demagoguery. Here's what Obama said:
|Friday, August 9, 2013||
Obama Gets Tough In Middle East
The Obama Administration is getting tough with countries in the Middle East, but unfortunately it is cracking down on our allies rather than our enemies.
|Thursday, August 8, 2013||
Conservatives know that media bias is a fact of life. But I often fear that we underestimate just how much of an obstacle it really is. For example, liberal journalists routinely play word games with the latest economic data in order to make the administration look good. Consider this headline about today's figures: "Jobless Claims Total 333,000 vs. 337,000 Estimate."
|Tuesday, August 6, 2013||
Planned Parenthood Under Investigation
Responding to a request from more than 70 members of Congress, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has announced that it is launching a formal investigation of Planned Parenthood and other left-wing outfits that promote abortion. The lawmakers want to know exactly how these organizations are using our tax dollars.
|Friday, August 2, 2013||
A Big Crack In Benghazi Stonewall
There has been a major new development in the "phony" Benghazi scandal, as President Obama calls it.
Without the tenacity of Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), the Benghazi scandal would likely have been forgotten long ago. But like a junk yard dog, Rep. Wolf has refused to let go of the story. His efforts were partially vindicated last night by the liberals at CNN.
|Thursday, August 1, 2013||
Barack Obama may dismiss them as "phony," but the NSA and IRS scandals are back in the headlines. News broke yesterday that congressional investigators have discovered e-mails from the Federal Election Commission to Lois Lerner at the IRS inquiring about the tax status of several conservative organizations.
|Wednesday, July 31, 2013||
Obamanomics Failing Middle Class Americans
Continuing his series of economic speeches, President Obama spoke at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, yesterday. During his remarks Obama pitched his latest plan for a "grand bargain" on the economy -- corporate tax cuts, more infrastructure spending and the elimination of federal government spending cuts forced by sequestration.
|Tuesday, July 30, 2013||
"No Jews Allowed"
Efforts to restart stalled Middle East peace talks began yesterday at the State Department. Unfortunately, we already have seen two outrages, one from Barack Obama and one from Mahmoud Abbas.