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 »
Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them. Can we all agree | 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 »
State Department used Fake Name to Ignore Security Standards in Benghazi
(Via Caleb Howe at TruthRevolt) The quest for the truth on Benghazi made a little progress yesterday, but that hasn’t stopped the developments from being any more outrageous. As the Benghazi Select Committee discovered yesterday, Hillary Clinton’s State Department fabricated the name “special mission compound” for a portion of the embassy’s facilities at Benghazi in order to dodge security standards for it. Representative Pete Roskam (R-IL) | Read More »
The Clinton Machine
Ben Domenech, one of our illustrious founders, has a great piece at Commentary about the Clinton machine being alive. It is worth reading for a number of reasons, but most especially may be this. History may ultimately consider Obama’s 2008 nomination as a representation not of progressivism’s resurgent appeal, but as its death rattle—a speed bump along the way to the Democratic Party’s becoming a | Read More »
“Safe, Legal, and Rare”
“[Our] core beliefs and values can guide us in reaching our goal of keeping abortion safe, legal and rare into the next century.” -Hillary Clinton The quote above represents the three-pronged appeal the left uses to make abortion feel nice and cozy. In reality, abortion is a brutal and barbaric practice which needs to be sent to history’s landfill to rot with institutions such as | Read More »
The New York Times reconciles itself to losing the Senate.
(H/T: Hot Air) It wouldn’t publish an article like this unless it had come to terms with the situation: A Republican takeover of the Senate this fall would hurt Mr. Obama for the final two years of his presidency, but it might help Mrs. Clinton if she runs to succeed him. Republican control of both the House and Senate would provide Mrs. Clinton a clearer | Read More »
Hillary Clinton is About Hillary Clinton
At RCP, Michael Barone notes that Hillary Clinton has been almost totally absent from either stumping or fundraising for Democrats in this midterm election cycle. Barone notes that when Nixon lost the GOP primary to Goldwater in 1964, he went out on the campaign trail in force for Republicans in 1966 and helped them win a significant number of off-year seats. Barone observes the difference | Read More »
Clinton versus Obama on Syria and foreign policy
The kerfuffle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama is all in the news right now. Clinton, who sees her coronation as Democrat presidential candidate for the 2016 as a done deal, is trying to establish some daylight between herself and her former boss on foreign policy. There is a good reason for that. Other than coasting through 2009 with an “I’m not George Bush” strategy | Read More »
Jed Babbin on Hillary’s Foreign Policy and 2016
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jed Babbin to discuss the Hillary vs. Obama battle, the failed foreign policy of Hillary’s time as Secretary of State and who in the GOP can make a credible challenge in 2016.
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Let’s Hug it Out
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined Sarah Isgur Flores to discuss the Hillary and Obama “hugging it out” moment, why she has to walk a tightrope in her criticism and if she is still the inevitable Democrat nominee in 2016.
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Clinton, Yamamoto and the Gutting of American Military Muscle
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the failed Obama-Clinton foreign policy, waking a sleeping giant and the long-term impact of Obama’s systematic dismantling of our military.
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