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Semi-retired president has skipped more than half of his daily security briefings this year

by Allahpundit,  Via Breitbart, a little garnish for the Obama failure sandwich you’ve been dining on this morning. In O’s defense, surely some of these briefings were missed not because of inattention but because he had more pressing matters to attend to. Like Democratic fundraisers. Maybe it’s time to change the joke from “semi-retired” to […] Read More →

Pelosi Says Boehner Should Start War Debate in Congress

 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Speaker John Boehner to initiate a debate in Congress over granting President Barack Obama a new authorization to use military force to defeat Islamic militants. “Everybody in the country’s talking about it except for us,” Pelosi, a California Democrat, said during a breakfast with Bloomberg News reporters and […] Read More →

Big Sis? Napolitano -To Become Next Attorney General?

 Napolitano was the original choice for the job at the start of Obama’s first term. It’s oddly fitting that Attorney General Eric Holder – a stubbornly independent career prosecutor ridiculed by Barack Obama’s advisers for having lousy political instincts— would nail his dismount. But Holder, who began his stormy five-plus-year tenure at the Justice Department […] Read More →

Obama’s Words on Islamic Militants Come Back to Haunt Him

 For criticism of President Barack Obama’s offensive against Islamic State, look no farther than the president’s own words. In January, he dismissed the Islamic militants as “a jayvee team,” amateurs who posed little threat. In August, he derided the Syrian rebels who now will be key allies as “former doctors, farmers, pharmacists” with less capacity […] Read More →

Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

 Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is in a behind-the-scenes struggle with the White House, congressional Democrats and Washington insiders who have lost confidence in her as both a unifying leader and reliable party spokesperson at a time when they need her most. Long-simmering doubts about her have reached a peak after two recent […] Read More →