Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Case Against Barack Obama, Part I — 29 October 2012

It will surprise few readers of this column that I believe Barack Obama should be turfed out of the White House next Tuesday.  But I think it would be useful to detail what I think are the principle charges against … Continue reading

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Tie Goes to the Runner — 23 October 2012

Observers on both the right and the left were surprised at the Mitt Romney that showed up at the debate in Florida last night.  Whereas President Obama came primed for a fight, and missed few opportunities to take a swing … Continue reading

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Bungle in Benghazi — 15 October 2012

The Obama administration’s growing calamity stemming from the Benghazi debacle threatens to become a major factor in the election. And well it should, because I count no fewer than four major scandals arising from the event, none of which bode … Continue reading

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The Man Who Would Not Be President — 8 October 2012

As I think about last week’s debate, the thing that most sticks with me was Barack Obama’s body language.  Whereas Romney turned to the President and spoke directly to him, Obama didn’t return fire: he spoke to the moderator, Jim … Continue reading

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The Potemkin Foreign Policy — 1 October 2012

In 1787, Grigory Potemkin, Russian minister and commander of the Crimean conquest, supposedly raised phony villages along the banks of the Dnieper River.  The idea was to fool his Empress, Catherine the Great, into thinking that her new Crimean lands … Continue reading

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