President Obama’s Afghanistan Speech: Woefully Incompetent, Dangerously Irresponsible
“America, it is time to focus on nation-building here at home,” said President Obama during his speech outlining his plans for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. First, I’m not the President of the United States and all, but I’m pretty sure we’ve been a nation for a good long while. And as Jonah Goldberg said on Twitter “Just get it over with and declare Tom Friedman the King’s | Read More »
Senators Reid and Graham Jump On Revolting Afghan Murderers-Apologist Bandwagon
This is utterly revolting: U.S. lawmakers said Sunday they would consider a request by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to formally condemn a Florida pastor’s decision to burn the Koran, after the act triggered deadly riots in Afghanistan. Note that once again it is being said that one act – the burning of paper – “triggered” the deadly riots. Not the ideology nor the people who committed the | Read More »
UN Staffers in Afghanistan Killed Due To Barbarism, Not A Burned Koran
On Friday, as many as 20 United Nations staffers were killed in Afghanistan. Reuters reported it this way (emphasis added): (Reuters) – Afghan protesters angered by the burning of a Koran by an obscure U.S. pastor killed up to 20 U.N. staff, beheading two foreigners, when they over-ran a compound in a normally peaceful northern city on Friday in the worst ever attack on the U.N. in Afghanistan. Note the | Read More »
Rep. Giffords to Petraeus: You’re Fighting Two Wars? But What About Windmills?
On Wednesday, General David Petraeus was on the Hill to brief Congress on Afghanistan. You know, that place where we are still fighting one of two wars, even though Democrats have stopped screeching that No War For Oil line ever since Obama became President. I suppose they figure that he has enough to worry about, what with busily trying to improve his golf handicap and | Read More »