WashPo’s Dionne Indicts Alito For Shaking His Head As Obama Lies During SOTU Address


I have a bone to pick with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post.  Dionne recently published an opinion column in the Washington Post, criticizing Supreme Court Justice Sam Alito’s reaction to President Obama’s State Of The Union rebuke.  Alito shaking his head back and forth and mouthing the words “not true” showed, according to Dionne, [...]

State of the Union: “Woe to the People Whose Leader Has No Teacher”


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 […]

State of the Union Address: Lost Opportunity to Support Iranian People


President Obama understandably focused the vast majority of the State of the Union on domestic issues. As a national security specialist, though, I listened and waited to hear about the threats facing us as they are what I am best educated in. To my disappointment, President Obama again referred to the [...]

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Anger all around for Democratic leaders – POLITICO.com


President Barack Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will be all smiles as the president arrives at the Capitol for his State of the Union speech Wednesday night, but the happy faces can’t hide relationships that are fraying and fraught. The anger is most palpable in the House, where Pelosi […]

Dems lack workable plan and retreat on health care – AP


WASHINGTON – Democrats retreated Tuesday from a quick push to pass President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, lacking a workable strategy to salvage the sweeping legislation that has consumed Congress for more than a year.”There is no rush,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said after a meeting of Senate Democrats. His comments came as […]

Supreme Court Overturns Limits on Election Spending – WSJ.com


Freedom has had its best week in many years. On Tuesday, Massachusetts put a Senate check on a reckless Congress, and yesterday the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision supporting free political speech by overturning some of Congress’s more intrusive limits on election spending. In a season of marauding government, the Constitution rides to the […]

Praying for Socialized Medicine


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As Obamacare implodes, the religious Left has a meltdown.

Victory for the First Amendment


An update on yesterday’s post regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on campaign finance reform:
UPDATE:  Victory for the First Amendment!
The Supreme Court has today removed the spending limitations on corporations who wish to spend on federal campaigns, so long as it is done independently of candidate organizations’ control.
“The censorship we now confront is vast in [...]

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Daniel Pipes: Why I Stand with Geert Wilders – National Review Online


Who is the most important European alive today? I nominate the Dutch politician Geert Wilders. I do so because he is best placed to deal with the Islamic challenge facing the continent. He has the potential to emerge as a world-historical figure. That Islamic challenge consists of two components: on the one hand, an indigenous […]

Scott Brown Beats Martha Coakley – WSJ.com


‘It is to me a new and consolatory proof that wherever the people are well-informed they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.” —Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, January 8, 1789. Two hundred […]