Barack Obama: A President That Wasn’t

    Hillary Clinton once said, during her run for President against her current boss, that the Presidency was no place for on the job training. She said she would be ready to lead from day one and that she would know what to do when that 3 am call came to the White House. Whether or not true of Hillary, we have learned these last 12 | Read More »

    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    “Barack Obama says we are at war with Al Qaeda, a group this same administration and those it listens to say is a diminished threat.” You’ll remember this scene from Jurassic Park. Direct from the script:Grant charges across the compound, a fire in his eyes, ahead of ELLIE, MALCOLM, and GENNARO. HAMMOND struggles to keep up.HAMMOND Dr. Grant, Dr. Grant? Uh – -we planned to | Read More »

    ‘Regime,’ is it?

    The lack of self-respect in the Obama administration astounds me, sometimes.  From the (probably-now abortive) pushback on the call to shut down repatriating AQ terrorists to Yemen: “I am aware of a lot of people pointing back at the way the transfers were handled under the Bush administration that apparently they have some concerns about that,” said the official, who had not seen the senators’ | Read More »

    NY Daily News: No B+ For Obama Response To Detroit Bomber

    The New York Daily News under the management of Mort Zuckerman is a fairly reliable weathervane of a particular stripe of moderate, Northeastern Democrat opinion, broadly liberal in inclination but more cold-eyed and hawkish when it comes to crime, national security, and in particular the threat of Islamic extremism to the U.S. and Israel – your basic Ed Koch-type Democrat (this is not an exclusively | Read More »

    Self-Destructive Behavior

    In the U.K. Sun today was a story about 25 British born Muslims who have been in jihad training camps in Yemen. Apparently they were radicalized in mosques in Britain. Then they went for terrorist training in Yemen and are due to return to Britain in 2010. Apparently the authorities are completely aware what these guys are up to. Is sedition not a crime in Britain? | Read More »

    First We Bomb Yemen, Then Send Gitmo Terrorists There

    This past Thursday, the Obama administration did this: On orders from President Barack Obama, the U.S. military launched cruise missiles early Thursday against two suspected al-Qaeda sites in Yemen, administration officials told ABC News in a report broadcast on ABC World News with Charles Gibson. One of the targeted sites was a suspected al Qaeda training camp north of the capitol, Sanaa, and the second | Read More »

    Another tradition goes by the wayside…… What a shame. It’s wedding season in Yemen and traditionally, that’s meant three things: Music, dancing and joyously firing an array of pistols, assault rifles, rocket-launchers, anti-aircraft mortars and grenade launchers into the air to celebrate the occasion. But in the past few years, that last part has been nixed from the program. In 2007, the Yemeni government began implementing an ambitious disarmament and weapons-registration campaign in | Read More »

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