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Restoration of the Senate’s dignity rides on “Mitch McConnell” ?

George Will,  Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about reelecting the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama’s executive overreach. So Kentucky’s Senate contest is a constitutional moment that will determine whether the separation of powers will be reasserted by a Congress revitalized by restoration of the […] Read More →

DNC Chairwoman Evades Questions About Obama

“Barack Obama was on the ballot in 2012 and 2008,” she says.  Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday refused to associate Democratic Senate candidates with President Barack Obama’s policies. The issue has become a hot potato for Democrats in the closing weeks of the midterm elections as they try to keep Senate seats in […] Read More →

Ebola: Politics, Failure, And Opportunism

Derek Hunter,   The Ebola outbreak has been a disaster in politics, but a boom for capitalism. Weird how that works, but it is how many things work. President Obama’s handling of the Ebola outbreak has been an unmitigated disaster. At first, he dismissed it. Then, he panicked and started canceling campaign and fundraising events to […] Read More →

Dallas Exporting New Ebola Cases Biocontainment Centers

 New Ebola patients in Dallas will be transferred to three top infectious-disease centers in the U.S., a Texas official said yesterday. The new treatment strategy follows national scrutiny of cases at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, a Dallas facility that has handled three Ebola patients and said it made mistakes in its treatment of Thomas Eric […] Read More →

Army Officer Reveals How Barack Obama Has the US Army in a “Death Spiral”

 It’s no secret that Obama has had a very contentious relationship with the military. From ignoring and disregarding his military advisors, to openly disrespecting our men and women in uniform. Now comes word that the Army’s manufacturing capacity is in a “death spiral.” (H/T Western Journalism) Heidi Shyu, who is the Army’s assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics, […] Read More →

Thomas Sowell: Local or National Elections?

 Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill once said, “All politics is local.” That may have been true in Tip O’Neill’s day, but some elections are decisively on national issues — and the Congressional elections this year are overwhelmingly national, just as the elections of 1860 were dominated by one national issue, namely slavery. In 1860, […] Read More →

Bill’s Wife is an Obama, Not a Clinton

 It’s clear now to Democrats that only a Clinton can save them from the progressive extremes of Barack Obama. There is some precedent for this. But the end, Clinton can’t save them.  Bill Clinton made two amazing volte-face turns in his career, from progressive to centrist Democrat, both of which sealed his reputation as a […] Read More →

Obama’s “War on Ebola” or War for Oil?

F. William Engdahl | New Eastern Outlook Sending 3000 Troops to African “Ebola” Areas that Happen to Export Oil to China. The most vague and unsubstantiated basis lies behind President Obama’s new War on Ebola. For a Nobel Peace Prize President, Barack Obama seems destined to go down in history books as the President who […] Read More →