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May 20, 2009 |
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Barack Obama inherited a set of national-security policies that he rejected during the campaign but now embraces as president. This is a stunning and welcome about-face....
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May 20, 2009 |
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The kerfluffle over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's CIA briefing on enhanced interrogation matters a lot. ...
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May 13, 2009 |
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Someone important appears not to be telling the truth about her knowledge of the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation techniques (EITs). That someone is Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The political persecution of Bush administration officials she has b...
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May 10, 2009 |
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Here's a good article by NYT's Joshua Brustein,"White House Forecasts No Job Growth Until 2010." The prediction that we won't have any job growth until next year doesn't bode well for the pledge the stimulus would create/save 3.675 million jobs. Here are ...
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May 06, 2009 |
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Few events mobilize as many interest groups and set Washington atwitter as much as a Supreme Court vacancy. In the Bush White House, I served on a five-person committee charged with recommending nominees for Supreme Court vacancies. We had the opportunity...
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April 30, 2009 |
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In announcing the Chrysler bankruptcy, President Obama launched a broadside attack on creditors who declined to buckle under White House pressure to cut a bad deal. The assault on hedge funds, derided by the Bully in Chief as a small band of "speculators"...
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April 29, 2009 |
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While officials in the Obama White House dismissed yesterday's "100 Days" anniversary as a "Hallmark Holiday," they understood it was what sociologist Daniel J. Boorstin called a "pseudo-event." By that, Boorstin meant an occasion that is not spontaneous ...
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April 24, 2009 |
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Critics of the CIA program are desperate to convince Americans that no valuable information came from the interrogations of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) and other senior terrorists.  They know that if our citizens learn the details of how enhanced interro...

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