Illinois’ Phil Hare is the latest Democratic candidate to embellish his military service record.
When Barack Obama was originally pushing his ginormous stimulus bill, like many conservatives, I pointed out that it wasn’t going to work.
Among other things, I noted history has shown that stimulus bills of this sort don’t get the economy moving, I pointed out that there wasn’t even that much Keynesian stimulus in the bill — and [...]
After its defeat in Vietnam, the United States withdrew its military forces from the entire Indo-Chinese peninsula, something Chomsky along with the rest of the left had fiercely denied it would ever do. The result was that Cambodia was over-run by the Khmer Rouge—in other words, by the Communist forces that the Vietnamese Communists along [...]
The main reason the CIA no longer recruits agents from top-ranked schools is because it can’t. “The men and women who teach today’s college students view the CIA with suspicion, if not disdain,” as Beinart put it. The formulation is, in fact, too mild. The left hates the CIA and regards it as an enemy [...]
There is some good news and some bad news for the Republican Party’s hopes to win the Senate. The good news: The New York Times’ report on Connecticut Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal’s lies about serving in Vietnam has had a dramatic effect on the race. The latest Rasmussen poll has Linda McMahon, the GOP frontrunner, [...]
Kudos to The New York Times for exposing the truth-challenged Attorney General Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, a Democrat running to become Connecticut’s next U.S. Senator. Mr. Blumenthal has been saying that he had served in Vietnam when, in fact, he never did. Instead, he received five military deferments and ended up enlisting in the Marine [...]
As the institutional manifestation of George Soros, the Shadow Party operates in two distinct spheres, the financial and the political. The financial nerve center of Soros’s empire is an investment firm called Soros Fund Management LLC, located at 888 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. Political intrigues are facilitated mainly through the Open Society Institute (OSI), whose [...]