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Russia Moving Fast Before Arms Control With U.S.

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The New York Times says that President Obama’s nuclear arms reduction agreement, to be signed within a few days, will significantly alter U.S. defense policy to “substantially narrow the conditions under which nuclear weapons could be used, even in self-defense.”   Read more »

at Apr 8, 2010 10:12 AM
       

Announcement Of Legislation To Pave The Way For Freedom And Democracy In Iran

Today, Sam Brownback, R-Kansas and I announced the introduction of legislation to support efforts by Iranian opposition groups to remove the abusive and destabilizing government regime in Tehran, which is headed by Supreme Leader Ali Hoseyni Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The bill would establish a program of direct assistance for the Iranian people and would help pave the way for a freely elected, open and democratic government in Iran.   Read more »

at Feb 11, 2010 2:07 PM
       

Iran Police Gun Down Protesters, Protesters Fight Back

Finally a few words "condemning the Iranian government's crackdown on protesters" from the White House.   Read more »

at Dec 28, 2009 10:58 AM
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Barack's and Michelle's Anger Shocks, Devastates White House Party Attendees

White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs on Barack and Michelle Obama: "He was angry. Michelle was angry." Alleged party crasher Tareq Salahi: We're "shocked, devastated" and "greatly saddened."

Is it dignified or even appropriate for the president and first lady (or, celebutantes-in-chief) to get "angry" at an American couple who attended a White House party?   Read more »

at Dec 1, 2009 11:07 AM
       

If I Told You, Would You Have Believed?

An American Thinker article by Brian Sussman analyzes a question premised on the radio, "If I had told you that within the first 200 days of Barack Obama's presidency...?" from which a list of political atrocities begins.   Read more »

at Oct 10, 2009 1:56 PM
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Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize?!

It was announced today that Obama has received the Nobel Peace Prize. On accepting the award, he said that he is now commander in chief of a country that is responsible for ending the war. But what about his own country's safety?

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at Oct 9, 2009 11:47 AM
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Sarkozy's Contempt for Obama

Jack Kelly's article in Real Clear Politics provides more insight, in addition to Andy Adam's recent Texas GOP Vote post "Viva la France?, of Obama's naiveté and incompetence on national security and foreign affairs. In his article, Kelly writes

The contempt with which the president of France regards the president of the United States was displayed in public last week.

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at Oct 5, 2009 11:10 AM
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Viva la France?

I have a french-manufactured double barreled shotgun I use for bird hunting. It's a beautiful shotgun, but I take some ribbing for it when people learn it is French-made. I usually offer my pat answer, "Yeah, made in France, never fired, and dropped only once."

Because if you can't bash the French, who can you bash?  

Based on recent events, I may need to rethink that view.

This WSJ opinion piece offers some insight into French President Nicolas Sarkozy's rebuke of Obama's performance at the UN last week:   Read more »

at Sep 29, 2009 8:04 PM
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Gee whiz, I guess we just forgot about that SECOND NUCLEAR ENRICHMENT FACILITY!

The world felt like a more dangerous place Friday morning after Iran revealed that it actually has a second nuclear enrichment facility.

I think it is important to say "felt like" because the reality of the danger has not changed. Iran had that second facility Thursday, and US intelligence, apparently, knew about it.   Read more »

at Sep 28, 2009 10:34 AM
       

Appeasing Iran . . .

Remember the Iran-Contra affair?  This was the big "scandal" of the Reagan Administration and the Administration's low point.

In essence, the individuals involved traded arms to Iran for hostages (in this case, living hostages). In addition, funds from the arms sales were diverted to fund "contras" fighting Marxist governments in Central America.     Read more »

at Jul 15, 2009 9:32 AM
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