The State of the Union: a Hollow Speech

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The era of big speeches is over.

Peggy Noonan: The Obama Contradiction – WSJ.com

When you watch a president give a State of the Union Address on television, you’re always watching three people: the president at the podium, and the vice president and House speaker on the rise behind him. As a TV shot it’s awkward. The vice president and the speaker have been instructed by media professionals not […]

Can Obama Triangulate?

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All the spin in the world won’t save the President.

How the Democrats Lost Massachusetts

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Political excess and an unpopular agenda paved the way for Scott’s Brown’s improbable Senate victory.

Comrades’ Way

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President Obama’s policies are bearing the same fruit as those of his socialist counterparts.

Spending Folly – by Vasko Kohlmayer

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The Obama administration’s mind-boggling financial excesses and waste.

Rumble in Iran – by Ryan Mauro

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The Iranian people use a pro-regime holiday to demand democracy.

Obama for World President? – by David Gutmann

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How the president is exploiting his office for more grandiose goals.

Putin to Consider New Presidential Bid – WSJ.com

In an electric four-hour solo performance on live television, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he will think about whether to reclaim the presidency — one of the strongest signals yet that he may run again for Russia’s top office in 2012. Mr. Putin, who also vowed that Russia would step up its efforts against terrorism, […]

Another Failed Presidency: American Thinker

August 31, 2009
Another Failed Presidency
By Geoffrey P. Hunt
Barack Obama is on track to have the most spectacularly failed presidency since Woodrow Wilson.
In the modern era, we’ve seen several failed presidencies–led by Jimmy Carter and LBJ. Failed presidents have one strong common trait– they are repudiated, in the vernacular, spat out. Of course, LBJ wisely took [...]