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J. P. Freire
J.P. Freire is a writer in Washington and a former editor at the Washington Examiner and The American Spectator. You can follow him on Twitter @jpfreire.
by | Mar 31, 2014

Millennials are a competitive lot, but we also don’t want to kill ourselves getting ahead. So it should be no surprise that we have perfected the art of bragging. They say that flattery will get you nowhere, but if you’re…

by | Oct 29, 2012

I had made some notes over the last week about ways in which the president could have successfully hit home his message. Here’s what I came up with: 1.) He should have sung more Al Green. 2.) Performed a sweet…

by | Oct 26, 2012

When Rep. Jim Moran’s, D-Va., son and field director Pat was caught on video discussing the ways a campaign volunteer might commit voter fraud, the coverage focused on his relationship to his father. It makes some sense, given that he is working…

by | Oct 23, 2012

Reporting the release of the new Obama agenda two weeks out from the election, CNN’s Jessica Yellin came out visibly annoyed: “There’s not anything significantly new in here, it’s just all compiled in a nice booklet now.” Here’s the video: …

by | Oct 17, 2012

One of the weirder exchanges tonight? The discussion over whether Obama called the attack on the Benghazi consulate an “act of terror.” Candy Crowley jumped in to defend Obama (oddly) and fact-check Romney, to say that Obama did, in fact,…

by | Oct 12, 2012

The expectations were set incredibly low for Joe Biden. As Ryan would put it to him during the debate, “Sometimes words don’t come out of your mouth the right way,” eliciting laughter from the gallery. As a man who wouldn’t be…

by | Oct 12, 2012

Just watch:  Biden didn’t do himself any favors.

by | Oct 1, 2012

It’s the 39th president’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate Boy Wonder than to play a game! The following quotes are from either Barack Obama or Jimmy Carter. Guess which one said it! Get one right, add a point….

by | Sep 28, 2012

President Obama accused Mitt Romney of shooting first and asking questions later when responding to violence unfolding in the Middle East. But a quick review of the timeline, and the White House’s “evolving” explanation for the attacks on the Benghazi consulate are beginning…

by | Aug 29, 2012

TAMPA – In what might be the strangest “news” to come out of Tampa, FL, the venue for the Republican National Convention, not a single police officer has objected to having his photo taken. While police officers in other areas…

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