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September 11, 2013 |
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In his Tuesday afternoon visit with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill, President Barack Obamasaid that his evening television address would not cause a 20-point rise in support in the polls for an attack on Syria. The president told GOP senators that whi...
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September 04, 2013 |
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Resolute leadership, clear goals and as much unity in Washington as possible are required when America contemplates military action. Someone should let the White House know. Two years ago President Obama said that "the time has come" for Syrian President...
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August 28, 2013 |
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Harvard (and later Columbia) sociologist Robert K. Merton wrote in 1936 about the "unanticipated consequences of purposive social action." Pity that Barack Obama, an alumnus of both universities, either never read or took to heart Merton's warnings. It wo...
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August 21, 2013 |
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In remarks at the White House last month, President Obama claimed that if Republicans "had some better ideas" on health care, he was "happy to hear them. But I haven't heard any so far." The Democratic National Committee expanded the president's charge, ...
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August 14, 2013 |
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Earlier this year, President Barack Obama told donors at a California fundraiser that "It would be a whole lot easier to govern if I had Nancy Pelosi as speaker." A month later at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser in Chicago, the pr...
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August 07, 2013 |
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This is a story of heroism and endurance you need to know about. On Friday at 11 a.m., surrounded by comrades, family and friends, Lt. Jason Redman will retire from the U.S. Navy after a distinguished career of nearly 21 years, in a ceremony at the SEAL ...
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July 31, 2013 |
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Sometimes politicians, like magicians, use distraction. Take President Obama's latest pivot to the economy, which began with last week's speech in Illinois and concluded on Tuesday at an Amazon facility in Tennessee. The pivot isn't about the economy. It'...
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July 25, 2013 |
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President Obama would love nothing more than Republicans’ providing him a bully pulpit and big stick with which he can beat them daily through the 2014 midterm elections.  That’s what the Republicans would give Mr. Obama if they shut down the government b...

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