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Obama Commutes Bradley (Chelsea) Manning & Oscar Lopez-Rivera

 

President Spite is not finished–not by a long shot.  Today, the president, signaling to all future traitors that they’ll get away with their evil ways, commuted the sentence of Bradley Manning. As a reminder, this is what Mr. Manning did: President Obama shortened the sentence of Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army soldier who admitted […]

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Black Listed: Never Trump Virtue Signalers Are Upset Trump Isn’t Calling

 

So motivated by principle and fear, national security Never Trumpers signed onto a statement that included this: Most fundamentally, Mr. Trump lacks the character, values, and experience to be President. He weakens U.S. moral authority as the leader of the free world. He appears to lack basic knowledge about and belief in the U.S. Constitution, U.S. […]

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Obama: Screw You Suffering Cubans

 

There is no last insult from President Obama. There are just continual insults. If he’s not congratulating himself, he’s changing U.S. policy to harm constituencies  that didn’t vote for him. Today, that meant Cuban people trying to escape their terrorized lot on Cuba and escaping to American soil. As of today, if a Cuban doctor […]

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What is Rubio Up To?

 

Watching the Rex Tillerson confirmation hearings before the Senate yesterday, one thing was clear: Marco Rubio don’t much like Tillerson’s kind. As Senator Rubio listed the atrocities being perpetrated by bad actors around the world, he’d give Mr. Tillerson a steely look and ask leading questions: Is Mr. Putin is a war criminal? Do you […]

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Damning Lies: Unreliable Sources Souring the Melting Pot

 

Where to start? Right before Obama’s epic, long-winded exit tour de self last night, CNN and Buzzfeed broke the news that they had access to intel. Multiple sources confirmed the intel. Russians. Talking. Connections. All very hush-hush and unspecific. According to this scoop, Donald Trump paid hookers to pee on a bed in a hotel […]

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A Note About Aleppo

 

Over the last two days, Aleppo has fallen to Assad and Putin. Christmas trees are being lit there. Syria is in shambles. What has been striking to me is the absence of reporting. After eight years, I know this: The absence of reporting on a subject invariably means that reporting on it would be bad […]

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Samantha Power’s Stupid Power

 

Who is in charge here? #Aleppo is joining Rwanda and Srebrenica as defining historical events that embody evil. #Assad, #Russia, #Iran know no shame. — Samantha Power (@AmbassadorPower) December 13, 2016 For eight years, the Obama administration has passively acted as though someone else is the bottom line, when it comes to the disasters occurring […]

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Today’s Controversies: Trump’s Taiwan Call, Crony Capitalism, Immigration Capitulation

 

Hoo boy, today has been chock full of angst for Donald Trump supporters and haters alike. First, there’s the Carrier decision that Sarah Palin calls “crony capitalism.” Megan McArdle also is upset and likens it to the GM bailout. Next, another Trump cheerleader is vexed that The Donald might be negotiating with the House regarding […]

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Trump’s Energy, Climate Plans Will Put America First Again

 

Donald Trump’s election as the next president of the United States has left liberal environmental activists and international climate bureaucrats reeling. Just one of the many examples of the widespread depression expressed by environmentalists appeared in a recent issue of the Washington Post in which Steven Mufson and Brady Dennis lamented, “Trump comes into office with a […]

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Can We Still Win in the World?

 

Throughout the campaign season, we watched as the two candidates frequently sparred over oft times trivial issues. Meanwhile, substantive American interests abroad continued deteriorating at an alarming rate. Some of the most significant foreign policy issues — those with direct ramifications for American national security — have been completely ignored by our presidential nominees. American […]

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