Tag Archives: President Obama

Snowden and NSA Ironies — 25 June 2013

The case of Edward Snowden is interesting to me more for what it says about the Obama Administration than for the actual circumstances of it. Let’s dispense with the facts of the case first.  Snowden was a contractor with a … Continue reading

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Snapshot Commentaries — 18 February 2013

Much has gone on in the last week, and there is much to comment upon.  Rather than do an in-depth discussion of any one  item, I’ll try to give something more than a soundbite to several topics.   To start, … Continue reading

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What Difference, At This Point, Does It Make? — 11 February 2013

Back in 2008, during the Democratic presidential primary contest, Hillary Clinton famously posed this question – “when the call comes at 3:00 am, who do you want answering it?” – the implication being that the inexperienced Barack Obama would not … Continue reading

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Guns, Death, and Culture –4 February 2013

It was inevitable that the reaction to the Newtown massacre would ultimately come down to guns.  Never mind that we have tried an assault weapons ban and it didn’t notably reduce gun-related deaths.  Never mind that Chicago, with one of … Continue reading

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When We Choose Security Over Freedom — 19 November 2012

In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all – security, comfort, and freedom. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to … Continue reading

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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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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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