Category Archives: Obama Takes Charge

Selling Syria

It was a day of surprises, the week after Barack Obama surprised everyone. Yes, that Assad used chemical weapons on his own people – civilians, including hundreds of children – but with the Brits deciding they’d rather not join us … Continue reading

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Transitions

It’s that time of year when America doesn’t know what to do with itself – Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is yet to come. It’s a cultural pause. Stores are beginning to fill with Christmas stuff, but no one wants … Continue reading

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So This Is How It’s Done

Hey, wait, Fridays are supposed to be slow news days. You know, things wind down, everyone heads home. But this was interesting: President Obama and his allies raced Friday to use their revelation of a secret Iranian nuclear enrichment plant … Continue reading

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The New World and Those Who Pretend There is No Such Thing

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds. ~ Elie Wiesel You probably caught Wiesel at Buchenwald (video) along with Obama, which was odd: Obama became the first U.S. president to visit the Buchenwald concentration camp. … Continue reading

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