In memory of the American who defeated Soviet Communism.
President Barack Obama’s top advisers are quietly laying the groundwork for the 2012 reelection campaign, which is likely to be run out of Chicago and managed by White House deputy chief of staff Jim Messina, according to Democrats familiar with the discussions. For now, the planning consists entirely of private conversations, with Obama aides at […]
“Intelligence,” Daniel Patrick Moynihan once observed, “is not to be confused with intelligence.” To read two recent analyses of U.S. intelligence failures is to be reminded of the truth of that statement, albeit in very different ways.Exhibit A is last week’s unclassified White House memo on the attempted bombing of Flight 253 over the skies […]
Larry Summers, the top White House economic adviser appeared Sunday on ABC’s ”This Week” and informed the nation that,
“Everybody agrees the recession is over.”
Injecting a cautionary note, he intoned, it will take “substantial time” before the economy recovers entirely. But Summers says that,
“…what we can take satisfaction from is we’ve walked back from the brink.”
Whew! Obama [...]