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Obama, on his way out, still is asking for more money

Here’s what President Barack Obama is sending out the day before his farewell speech: Friend — Tomorrow, I’ll give my final address as President — so this is a major moment as we prepare for what’s ahead. What we do now determines how we’ll rebuild and reimagine our party, and how we will fight back... Read more »

Donald Trump scorecard: He gets it right on Cuba.

…when he tweeted: If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 28, 2016 What did the Cuban ruling elite  get out of the deal? Money. Jobs. Recognition. What did America get out of... Read more »

Fidel Castro was a brutal, murderous dictator

Many of today’s Americans were alive when Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries successfully took over Cuba in 1959, and memories of show trials and thousands of his political executions remain quite alive. Castro was a brutal, murderous dictator who will go to his reward after he died today. But why no mention of his executions... Read more »
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Checking Obama's or any other candidate's presidential qualifications is not racist

No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen... Read more »

Iran is NOT abiding by its nuclear deal with Barack Obama

And the evidence just keeps piling up. Here’s more: “Truth Catches the Iran Deal; Obama trumpets an agreement that Tehran violates at every turn.” We always could count on Iran’s good will and honest, right? Like when they took U.S. diplomates hostages. Read why Americans need to learn about the nation’s most ignored war. Find out what freelance... Read more »

It's time for Congress to debate a declaration of war on ISIS

Instead of waiting around for President Barack Obama to do something (besides doing the wave at a Cuban baseball game or playing golf), Congress ought to exercise its exclusive power to declare war on ISIS. Nothing in the U.S. Constitution requires Congress to wait around for the president to send it a request to declare war.... Read more »
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Mr. Obama, give us your best shot for the new Supreme Court justice

Bring it on. Republicans shouldn’t be afraid of who President Barack Obama will nominate to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. I say, Mr. President,  send the best ya got. Find someone, if you can, that won’t anger the radical left or the hard right. See if you can follow... Read more »

The Illinois legislature is the perfect place for Barack Obama to show up

What could be more fitting? A bumbling president addressing the disastrous Illinois legislature. How appropriate that President Barack Obama should hang out with the Democrat-controlled legislature that has  left the state of Illinois  teetering on the brink of a fiscal collapse. No doubt Obama and his White House script writers  haven’t noticed the irony that... Read more »

Why lawsuit challenging Ted Cruz' citizenship will fail

The lawsuit challenging Ted Cruz’ citizenship will fail because a federal court threw out a previous lawsuit challenging Barack Obama’s citizenship because the plaintiff’s (“birthers”)  “lack standing.”  How ironic. Said the court regarding the Obama case, according to the LA Times: None of the dozens of so-called “birthers” who filed a federal lawsuit against Obama... Read more »
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UPATE: 12 important, unanswered questions about Iran's hijacking of two U.S. Navy riverine boats in the Persian Gulf

UPDATE: One explanation was that there was a GPS problem that lead to a navigation error that brought the two boats into Iranian waters. I don’t know; that doesn’t sound realistic to me.  As a former U.S. Navy officer, I have to demur from the Obama administration’s self-congratulations for peacefully “resolving” the capture and imprisonment... Read more »
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