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Netanyahu's speech sinks Obama's empty rhetoric about Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s speech before a joint session of Congress today sank President Barak Obama’s empty rhetoric about how to keep nuclear weapons out of Iran’s hands. Netanyahu torpedoed every one of Obama’s arguments that supposedly support how his “delicate negotiations” will prevent the Iranians from becoming a rogue state violating international agreements by... Read more »

A dozen 'root causes' for Islamic extremism that Obama basically ignored

The Barack Obama White House, including the president himself and Secretary of State John Kerry, today continued to examine the “legitimate grievances” that have caused the rise of “violent extremism.” Addressing an international White House Conference on terrorism, the two emphasized that the world is “not at war with Islam,” as if the cruelty and... Read more »

Obama's flawed comparison of today's radical Islam with long-ago Christianity

Obama’s flawed comparison of today’s radical Islam with long-ago Christianity should be recognized, even by his most ardent supports, as apples and oranges. Obama made this strange comparison during a speech Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast. And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember... Read more »
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Illinois Legislature not the best place to learn how to compromise

Or for learning wisdom. President Barack Obama is meeting today with Congressional leaders, hoping to figure out a way to move forward with the nation’s business. Compromise  and swallowing your pride will be required. So, while most of those he’s having lunch with are experienced hands at lawmaking, of which compromise is an integral part,... Read more »

Lay off the Ebola nurses Amber Vinson and Nina Pham

Ain’t it wonderful how, overnight, we’ve all become experts in public health? Hindsight and second, third and fourth vision. Coulda, woulda, shoulda. The worst of all the second guessing was initially directed at the two nurses, Amber Vinson and Nina Pham who became infected with Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, so far the only person in the United States... Read more »

More Obama lies, this time on vote fraud

President Barack Obama on April 11 to Al Sharpton’s National Action Network echoed the progressive/liberal/Democratic line that there’s so little voter fraud in America that we don’t need to impose stricter voter identification laws or even be concerned about it. This usually brings about big yucks for people who have been around Chicago for any length... Read more »
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'Equal pay day' rubbish

April 8 is Equal Pay Day, marking the number of extra days into 2014 the average woman has to work to earn as much as her male counterpart did in 2013.–HuffPost Rubbish. Variations on the theme that women make 77 cents for every dollar their male counterpart makes are endlessly repeated, often by careless, biased... Read more »

Illinois can't afford Barack Obama's presidential library

Chicago is where Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum should be. Nowhere else comes close to making a legitimate claim. Hawaii, Obama’s native state? Columbia University in New York City where he pursued his undergraduate degree? Not even close. Only Chicago and Illinois could have spawned the Barack Obama who today sits in the Oval... Read more »

Poll: Most Americans think race relations haven't improved since Obama became president

That’s according to a an Economist/YouGov Poll. Said the poll: As for current perception of the first black President’s impact on race relations, many see no change – and many think things have gotten worse. That is particularly true of white Americans, 45% of whom say race relations have gotten worse since Barack Obama became President.  Nearly... Read more »
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