Ill. prison to get Gitmo detainees – AP

WASHINGTON – Taking an important step on the thorny path to closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the White House plans to announce Tuesday that the government will acquire an underutilized state prison in rural Illinois to be the new home for a limited number of terrorist suspects held at Guantanamo. via […]

Duck-and-Run Obama – by Floyd and Mary Beth Brown

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The Obama White House has become like a bad reality TV show.

Peter Suderman: How the CBO became the biggest impediment to ObamaCare, Reason Magazine

It was January 2009, and Democrats were triumphant. Their party had won major victories in both the House and the Senate, and Barack Obama, arguably the most economically left-wing president in decades, had just won the White House on a promise to finally achieve what had eluded liberals for so long: universal health care. As […]

The Black Caucus War Against Obama – by Dick Morris

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The height of hubris: the left-wing of the Democratic party thinks it can afford to fight itself.

Kay S. Hymowitz: What Cornel West and Larry Summers actually agree about, City Journal

Is there anyone in public life more reviled than economic eminence and White House chief economic advisor Larry Summers? Liberals, moderates, women, academics, and now, with his hand in the financial crisis, Middle America: he’s managed to offend them all. But if there is any good still lingering anywhere in the vicinity of Summers, the […]

Andrew Stern

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For the entire Andrew Stern profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Andrew Stern profile: Former New Leftist Andrew Stern is the current President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the second largest labor union in North America. The economic model championed by Stern and SEIU includes universal health care, increased taxation, an expansion of social […]

All the President’s Climategate Deniers – by Michelle Malkin

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With pursed lips and closed eyes and ears, the White House is clinging to the old eco-mantra.

Fred Barnes: What Obama Needs to Say at West Point, The Weekly Standard

You can’t fight a successful war unless the commander-in-chief is fully committed to it. So President Obama’s chief task in his speech Tuesday night on Afghanistan is to make it absolutely clear that he is. This won’t be easy. Obama comes from the antiwar wing of the Democratic party that opposes the use of force […]

Obama, General McChrystal and the Afghan War – WSJ.com

REVIEW & OUTLOOK OCTOBER 7, 2009 Obama and the General The White House finds a four-star scapegoat for its Afghan jitters. Democrats have found someone worth fighting in Afghanistan