Put Vladimir Putin’s name in the Little Book.
You know, the one with Later For YOU written on the cover. The United States and Russia agreed Saturday on an outline for the identification and seizure of Syrian chemical weapons and said Syria must turn over an accounting of its arsenal within a week. [snip] Senior administration officials had said Friday the Obama administration would not press for U.N. authorization to use force against | Read More »
America’s exceptional faith
Today we got to enjoy Vladimir Putin’s critique of American exceptionalism at the New York Times: My working and personal relationship with President Obama is marked by growing trust. I appreciate this. I carefully studied his address to the nation on Tuesday. And I would rather disagree with a case he made on American exceptionalism, stating that the United States’ policy is “what makes America different. | Read More »
Putin Twists the Knife in Obama’s Side
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Vladimir Putin’s NYT Op-Ed, Obama’s credibility on Syria and what may happen next in the hostile Middle East.
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Vladimir Putin Trolls America
Vladimir Putin has decided to troll America with an op-ed in the New York Times. He gets the better of Barack Obama with much of his op-ed, including pointing out that if our rule is we won’t touch countries with nukes it is just going to incentivize countries getting nukes. But he ends with this: My working and personal relationship with President Obama is marked | Read More »
Will Obama Take Credit for Russia’s Potential Syria Deal?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Jim Carafano to discuss the potential chemical weapons deal Russia has brokered with Syria, what this means for tension in the region and what to expect from Obama’s speech tonight.
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Scandal in Putin’s Russia
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a dramatic scandal at the Bolshoi Ballet, what it says about Putin’s Russia and we answer a listener question.
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Responding to Russia’s Adoption Ban
Before the fiscal cliff nightmare came to a head, families across the globe were celebrating the holidays; thoughts of politics being far from the minds of many. Spending extra time with family is often one of the beloved highlights of the holiday break. Yet for so many families in the United States, this past season was heartbreaking. 46 families in particular were forced to focus on | Read More »
The “Don’t You Love The Citizens United Case?” Friday Open Thread.
I mean, I personally love the Citizens United case. Aside from liking free speech, it seems to be a positive spur to creativity. Check out this latest spy spoof from American Crossroads, with Barack Obama starring as the almost-urbane secret agent trying to fumble-finger the rest of us into giving up our missile defense plans: For the record: no, really, Vladimir Putin really does go | Read More »
Obama sells out American values and interests in Russia
I applaud House Speaker John Boehner for his letter to President Barack Obama on Russia. I also applaud him for holding fire on Obama while he was abroad at an important security summit. It much more clearly articulated Obama’s shocking behavior with respect to Russia than any other criticism to date: The Russian government has not lived up to its obligations to support the world | Read More »
Obama in South Korea is no Reagan in Reykjavik
One the arguments Mitt Romney’s opponents have against him was defined by Romney’s own campaign’s “etch-a-sketch” comment. No one seems to know what Mitt Romney really stands for and the etch-a-sketch comment gave a visual image, created by Romney’s own campaign, to drive home the lack of trust in Mitt Romney. With an open microphone, Barack Obama has now done the same to himself. One | Read More »
Their Guy vs. Our Guy
I got this from a friend on email and thought it was worth sharing. Their guy: Our guy: