Obamanism Is the Real Enemy. Let's all take a deep breath and count to ten.
If you can't manage counting to ten, try four. If you can't even take a deep breath, have a good, stiff drink first. Let's look at the battle from a strategic hilltop a mile away, through field glasses. Fact 1. Hillary Clinton, ‘Smart Power’ and a Dictator’s Fall. By the time Mahmoud Jibril cleared customs at Le Bourget airport and sped into Paris, the American secretary of state had been waiting for hours.
But this was not a meeting Hillary Clinton could cancel. Their encounter could decide whether America was again going to war. Why Was U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia So Influential? Since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, liberals as well as conservatives have appropriately paid tribute to his legacy as one of the most influential justices of the twentieth century.
Commentators have noted Justice Elena Kagan’s generous tribute when she was Dean of Harvard Law School. “His views on textualism and originalism, his views on the role of judges in our society, on the practice of judging, have really transformed the terms of legal debate in this country,” she said. GOP Has A Duty To Reject Obama's SCOTUS Pick. Although nothing in his political history suggests magnanimity, Barack Obama may surprise us by nominating one of those moderate-consensus types who would provide some of that national healing he promised us eight years ago.
But he’s certainly under no constitutional obligation to do so. He can nominate whomever he pleases in the wake of the vacancy left by Antonin Scalia. And Republicans have plenty of precedent for rejecting his choice. I disagree with this view. I believe firmly that the Constitution calls for the Senate to advise and consent. Obama Speech - Confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito, Jr. Floor Statement- Complete Text. First off, let me congratulate Senators Specter and Leahy for moving yet another confirmation process along with a civility that speaks well of the Senate.
As we all know, there's been a lot of discussion in the country about how the Senate should approach this confirmation process. There are some who believe that the President, having won the election, should have the complete authority to appoint his nominee, and the Senate should only examine whether or not the Justice is intellectually capable and an all-around nice guy. That once you get beyond intellect and personal character, there should be no further question whether the judge should be confirmed. I disagree with this view. America’s Ruling Class — And the Perils of Revolution.
As over-leveraged investment houses began to fail in September 2008, the leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties, of major corporations, and opinion leaders stretching from the National Review magazine (and the Wall Street Journal) on the right to the Nation magazine on the left, agreed that spending some $700 billion to buy the investors' "toxic assets" was the only alternative to the U.S. economy's "systemic collapse.
" In this, President George W. Bush and his would-be Republican successor John McCain agreed with the Democratic candidate, Barack Obama. Denying the Obvious About Islamist Terror. Running With the Predators by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal Spring 2015. Liberal elites continue to condemn law enforcement and excuse inner-city crime.
A December 2014 protest against the police in New York City Starting in late summer 2014, a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter convulsed the country. Triggered by the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, the movement claimed that blacks are still oppressed by widespread racism, especially within law enforcement. The police subject black communities to a gratuitous regime of stops and arrests, resulting in the frequent use of lethal force against black men, according to the activists and their media and academic allies. Indeed, America’s police are the greatest threat facing young black men today, the protesters charged. Rahm Emanuel is a national disgrace: Why he represents every worst instinct of the Democratic Party. The scandal surrounding Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel’s grossly corrupt and negligent handling of police violence in his city keeps getting worse and worse.
Ever since Chicago was forced in November to release video showing the gruesome police killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald, Emanuel has been on a quest to save himself from being driven out of office. He has publicly shed tears over McDonald’s death and announced a raft of new measures intended to show that the Chicago Police Department is reforming itself. Yet events, many of them of that same police department’s own making, continue to disrupt Emanuel’s plans to evade responsibility.
Emanuel’s proposed reforms actually came after yet another police scandal. On Guns, Democrats Have Nothing Left But Emotion. The Left's argument is now just one giant appeal to emotion.
A few days ago, Barack Obama choked up pitching his recent executive actions aimed at gun owners. Here’s what “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah had to say about the episode (Esquire says it was “possibly the greatest monologue of his career so far”): See that thing you’re feeling right now, that pain in your chest that comes from watching someone weep on national television, because he knows that society can do better than to file the shooting of children under ‘shit happens.’ That feeling is how you know that you’re human. The Left's Betrayal of America. The progressives have undermined American security and damaged race relations.
The Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky once described Stalinism as “the perfect theory for glueing up the brain.” What he meant was that a regime as monstrous as Stalin’s, which murdered 40 million people and enslaved many times more, was nonetheless able to persuade progressives and “social justice” advocates all over the world to act as its supporters and defenders. Uk.businessinsider. Guns and Racism. Obama and the Insanity of the Liberal Mind. Paine may have been discussing the British monarch circa 1776, but his insight is equally applicable to Obama and Co., who reign like kings while exhibiting ignorance and incompetence.
This is particularly surprising, given that many liberal policymakers, including Obama, are highly educated, and therefore presumably adept at critical thinking and analysis. But after seven years of Obama leading the Democratic Party in insane notions of transforming the country, it is clear that rational thought and common sense are skill sets greatly lacking among liberal elites. Whether blinded by ideology, motivated by egocentrism and nihilism, or solely focused on their goals of destroying America’s exceptionalism (while ensuring that Democrats rule forever), liberals are incapable of scientific inquiry, common sense analyses, and reason. The Decline of Unions, Part One: President Jimmy Carter, Union-Buster Extraordinaire. The following is the first of a three-part series on the decline of unions. Unions have never represented a majority of the American workforce.
However, to listen to today’s union bosses, one might be led to believe that they did. Ever since their peak, in 1945, when unions represented a total of 35.5 percent of the workforce unions in the private-sector have been on an almost steady decline. The problems with democracy – continuing the conversation into a new year. An invitation from the British Library to give the first in a new public lecture series called “Enduring Ideas” was never a request I was going to decline. But what “enduring idea” might I focus on and what exactly would I want to say that had not already been said about an important idea that warranted such reflection? What Explains the Vicious Left? Iranians Don’t Trust US — Outrageous! This just in: Iran doesn’t trust the West. Exclusive: CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran.
The U.S. government may be considering military action in response to chemical strikes near Damascus. But a generation ago, America’s military and intelligence communities knew about and did nothing to stop a series of nerve gas attacks far more devastating than anything Syria has seen, Foreign Policy has learned. In 1988, during the waning days of Iraq’s war with Iran, the United States learned through satellite imagery that Iran was about to gain a major strategic advantage by exploiting a hole in Iraqi defenses.
U.S. intelligence officials conveyed the location of the Iranian troops to Iraq, fully aware that Hussein’s military would attack with chemical weapons, including sarin, a lethal nerve agent. Americans Are Not “Little Eichmanns” « Looking at the Left. The Busybody Left - Thomas Sowell - Page full. Why the Rahm Story Matters. Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s tough-talking mayor who was elected to a second term just last spring, is facing a snowballing political crisis that now threatens to derail his mayoralty. Full Story on What’s Going on In Oregon – Militia Take Over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge In Protest to Hammond Family Persecution…
The Fall of Chicago. What our Marxist friends call “internal contradictions” are bringing down Chicago, as they have already bankrupted Detroit. Newly released emails reveal coordination after teen's death. CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago mayor's office, police and the body that investigates police shootings closely coordinated their response in the months after a white officer fatally shot a black teenager in 2014, newly released emails revealed. Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev and Disarmament. After his reelection in 1984, President Ronald Reagan sat for an interview with Time magazine. It Has Come to This. The United States of America that we grew up in, and in some cases fought for, no longer exists. NAACP: It's not Discrimination When They Do It. End the Anti-Cop Witch Hunt. Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. The dirty alliance between Obama and #BlackLivesMatter has torched cities, goosed crime rates, killed cops and suppressed law enforcement with the Ferguson Effect.
Police fatally shoot nearly 1,000 people in 2016. 90% of the Racism in America Comes from the Democratic Party and the Left. Dear White America. Christmas Challenge To Leftists: Stop Appropriating Christian Culture. Islam & Terrorism: Opposing It Is Not the Same as Fomenting It. Althouse: I force myself to read one — just one — of the many racial-politics-of-Donald-Trump articles I've been reflexively avoiding. The Felon in the White House. Psychological Warfare for Conservatives. Happy Kwanzaa! The Holiday Brought to You by the FBI - Ann Coulter - Page full. America’s Dying Virtue. Jihadi Cool: Why ISIS Propaganda Is So Powerful. Sorry conservatives: You lost the “war” on Christmas! How Saddam Hussein Gave Us ISIS. Anti-Muslim Hate-Crime 'Wave' Is Nonsense. Living with the Muslim Hum. Beyond Hope? Beyond Change? San Francisco Values. Do Muslims help call the shots on U.S. anti-terrorism policy?
Fear of the Other: Xenophobic & Racist Reaction to Syrian Immigrants - Triggering Decline by Arthur Milikh, City Journal December 21, 2015. Donald Trump Is No Archie Bunker by Myron Magnet, City Journal December 21, 2015. Obama’s Denial of Jihad’s Ideological Roots Gravely Endangers the Nation. John Kerry on Climate Change: The Fight of Our Time. Pentagon Expands Inquiry Into Intelligence on ISIS Surge. 'Sad Irony' In Obama's Criticism of Bush's Iraq War Surfaces.
Bill Clinton Was In An ISIS Recruitment Video. Connecting the Dots in Obama’s Intelligence Scandal. Draconian new transgender guidelines for NY City. Democrats Push Pro-Hijab "Islamophobia" Resolution. Hagel The White House Tried to ‘Destroy’ Me. Hagel: The White House Tried to ‘Destroy’ Me.