Like Toyota, Obama’s Accelerator Pedal Is Stuck

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The level of red ink just seems inexorably to rise.

Charles Krauthammer: The Electorate vs. Obama’s Agenda – RealClearPolitics

WASHINGTON — “I am not an ideologue,” protested President Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions. Compare his 2010 State of the Union to his first address to Congress a year earlier. The consistency is remarkable. In 2009, […]

Delegitimizing “Exclusivist” Israel

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Old Testament scholar Walter Brueggemann turns on Israel.

Spitting on Howard Zinn’s Grave?

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Here’s what I really said about the lifelong Stalinist and propagandist.

Paul D. Ryan: A GOP Road Map for America’s Future – WSJ.com

In tonight’s State of the Union address, President Obama will declare a new found commitment to “fiscal responsibility” to cover the huge spending and debt he and congressional Democrats have run up in his first year in office. But next Monday, when he submits his actual budget, I fear it will rely on gimmickry, commissions, […]

Praying for Socialized Medicine

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As Obamacare implodes, the religious Left has a meltdown.

Obama: No Gitmo transfers to Yemen ‘at this time’ – POLITICO.com

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States will halt all transfers of Guantanamo prisoners to Yemen for now, but insisted he is not wavering in his commitment to shut down the prison for terror suspects. “Given the unsettled situation, I’ve spoken to the attorney general and we’ve agreed that we will not be […]

Guantanamo prison may have to stay open until 2011 – AP

President Barack Obama’s commitment to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by next month may be delayed until 2011 because it will take months for the government to buy an Illinois prison and upgrade it to hold suspected terrorists. via Guantanamo prison may have to stay open until 2011 – Yahoo! News.

A Cracking of the Heart – by David Horowitz

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“David Horowitz’s book is filled with the passion born of love and commitment to family.”

Peter Beinart: The Opposite of Rousing – The Daily Beast

The goals were narrow, and delivered without regard to America’s moral obligation to Afghanistan. Peter Beinart on Obama’s missed opportunity.The best that can be said about President Obama’s West Point speech is that it was civil. Obama did not accuse opponents of the Afghan surge of appeasement; he did not imply that he has a […]