Historically, State of the Union speeches leave no trace. Their impact on presidential approval ratings is nil. Their utility, therefore, is in what they reflect about the presidential character and the presidential course. Last night President Obama gave a speech that was at times quite eloquent, and on occasion rhetorically empty. But at all times […]
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, […]
“[I]n the half mile between Westminster cathedral near where we’re sitting and Westminster abbey I counted 160 surveillance cameras.”
Dale Hurd of CBN, the most underrated news source on the planet, speaks with Dr. Eamonn Butler of the Adam Smith Institute and James Delingpole, who recently published Welcome to Obamaland: I’ve Seen Your Future and It [...]
Attorney General Eric Holder has made it abundantly clear he has absolutely no interest in investigating his radical friends at ACORN.
It may not matter much, Glenn Beck suggested on his TV show. That’s because ACORN documents found in a dumpster suggest ACORN is considering changing both its name and its legal structure in order to [...]
West Point, New York CNN — President Obama spoke Tuesday night at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, about the future of the U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan. The following is a transcript of his remarks:Good evening. To the United States Corps of Cadets, to the men and women of our […]