US Army in action in Iraq– and still no SOFA
On Sunday the US involvement in Iraq, in its current manifestation, escalated: The United States sent attack helicopters into combat against Islamic State targets west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first time low-flying Army aircraft have been committed to fighting in an engagement that the Obama administration has promised would not include “boots on the ground.” The U.S. Central Command, in a statement about U.S. | Read More »
Leon Panetta: Obama to blame for Iraq mess
The new memoir titled “Worthy Fights” by former Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Leon Panetta is causing a stir. In the book, Panetta firmly lays the responsibility for the current mess in Iraq at Obama’s doorstep: “My fear, as I voiced to the President and others,” Panetta writes, “was that if the country split apart or slid back into the violence that we’d | Read More »
The Worst Possible GOP Candidate for 2016: Lindsay Graham
It took two insignificant events for to become the worst possible GOP candidate for 2016. First, John Huntsman had to become independent in the proud tradition of Lincoln Chafee, and then !RONPAUL! had to hang-up whatever it is that certified nut-jobs hang up when they retire. With the entrenched professional nobodies out of the way, there was a hole in the GOP roster. The position | Read More »
Infamous Obama Cultist song ‘Sing for Change,’ six years later.
This song first showed up in 2008, and it did not age well. I’m going to put the lyrics under the fold, largely because people need to be reminded about just how messed up some parents can get when it comes to using their children as political props, but let me just note something first: lots of those kids are now trying to find summer jobs. Good luck, kids! – Because | Read More »
Barack Obama INSISTS that the 2014 election is all about *him*.
You can expect to see some variant of this in ads over the next month. The first bit is from 2010: it shows then-Representative Bruce Braley pretty much backing the President to the hilt – and, to be fair: in 2010 that wasn’t such a bad strategy in Iowa. Back then people liked Barack Obama – well, more accurately they liked who they thought was | Read More »
Barack Obama Bans Flights to Israel, But Not Flights From Ebola Affected Countries
“If you like your Ebola free United States, you can keep your Ebola free United States” could be another Barack Obama promise. Just another in the long time of promises with, as Jim Geraghty of National Review has noted, comes with an expiration date. This one set on September 20, 2014, when the Ebola patient arrived in Dallas carrying the disease. Since then, the Obama | Read More »
Five Weeks and No Coherence
Have you noticed the Republicans have given up a concentrated effort against Obamacare? They have. It is barely on the radar. More and more stories come out every day about how close races are across the country. More and more stories come out about tightening polls. More and more races the GOP must win to take back the Senate seem to be slipping away from | Read More »
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo
Trailing Gov. Andrew Cuomo by nearly 25 points and unable to get New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the Republican Governors Association, to help him take on Cuomo, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino nukes Gov. Cuomo with a remake of LBJ’s infamous “Daisy” ad: The ad’s message, as stated by a narrator is, “These are the stakes. Do we reelect a governor who may end up in jail?” The ad means | Read More »
This is Unacceptable
Whether some conservatives like to admit it or not, President Barack H. Obama is the President of the United States and is therefore my President and the President of any American now reading this. For those of you who bristle at this, go see Hebrews 13:17; 1 Timothy 2:1-15; Romans 13:1; and 1 Peter 2:17. Keep in mind Paul and Peter were both about to | Read More »
Tech at Night: Barack Obama’s FBI director takes a stand against cryptographic privacy
Imagine a safe, one used to store important papers, extreme valuables, or even guns. When we put our things into a safe, to keep things secure against a determined thief. It’s very important they aren’t able to get in and take these things, so we ensure our safes are very difficult to open without authorization. The idea that we’d have a secret back door that could be exploited to gain unauthorized access, perhaps by the manufacturer, bypassing our control of the lock, would be unthinkable.
Yet, this is exactly what Obama’s FBI head, James Comey, is asking for when it comes to the safes protecting our online data. It’s madness.
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First Infantry Division Headquarters ordered to Iraq
This is a follow up to my post yesterday. Via the Army Times: The 1st Infantry Division headquarters will deploy to Iraq in the coming weeks as the U.S. expands its war against the Islamic State, officials announced Thursday. The Big Red One, of Fort Riley, Kansas, will be the first division headquarters to go to Iraq since the U.S. withdrawal in 2011. About 500 | Read More »
WaPo on Hillary: This “Middle East” thing isn’t looking good
It’s not exactly a story you’d see out of a media that seems to be going all-in for Hillary otherwise, but it’s one I’d gladly accept: “I support what they are doing,” Clinton said in the interview Wednesday, referring to her former colleagues in the Obama administration. “I personally believe the way they have thought this through and planned it and limited our involvement, avoids | Read More »
Clearest Sign Yet the GOP Will Take the Senate: Eric Holder to Resign
Eric Holder is going to resign his position as Attorney General News is just coming across the wire. Holder has been Obama’s friend and companion for six years. He has relentlessly screwed up most everything he has touched. He has overseen a Department of Justice that has been complicit in killing American border patrol agents and covering up abusive government. In the vernacular of the | Read More »