Anatomy of a Straw Man: Liberal Doublespeak on Afghanistan


Turn on any cable news channel discussion of Afghanistan right now and you will hear three words from the liberal spokesman, whether it’s a politician, Democratic party strategist or consultant, or pundit.
“Afghanistan isn’t Iraq.”
Well, yeah…  But these words aren’t just a statement of the geographically obvious.  This is the retort when the discussion turns to [...]

Is The French President A Racist For Mocking Obama’s Naivety?


Kudos to French President Nicolas Sarkozy for trying to ground the Obama-led United Nations Security Council disarmament session last Thursday in some foundation of reality.   I expect Jimmy Carter and his like-minded leftists to play the race card any day now against Sarkozy for daring to criticize our President, much less for daring to mock the naive approach of [...]

Netanyahu to UN: “Have You No Shame?”


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu minced no words yesterday when he told the UN General Assembly that it must stop accommodating “the forces of terror.” And he properly scolded those who had remained in the room to hear the Holocaust-denying Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s “anti-Semitic rants” the day before.   To make his point and demonstrate what a lying fool [...]

Retreat in Afghanistan


President Obama told the UN General Assembly this morning that “we will permit no safe-haven for al Qaeda to launch attacks from Afghanistan or any other nation.” 
Nice words.  Yet his actions — or, more precisely, his inaction — are beginning to undercut his rhetoric.   President Obama appears to be retreating from Afghanistan. As Bill O’Reilly [...]

Obama Wavers on Afghanistan


There is no more solemn duty as President than the decision to deploy our armed forces into harm’s way. I do it today mindful that the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan demands urgent attention and swift action. The Taliban is resurgent in Afghanistan, and al Qaeda supports the insurgency and threatens America from its safe-haven [...]

Obama Attacks U.S.


The U.S. President began his speech to an audience that included Ahmadinejad, Qadhafi and Hugo Chavez by explaining, somewhat apologetically, that it is his responsibility to defend the interests of his nation.
But since Barack Obama never opens his mouth without  speaking out of both sides of it, you have to wait for the punch line [...]