Has the White House Been Doctoring Intelligence to Diminish the ISIS Threat?

President Obama is getting hit hard from across the political spectrum for his lackadaisical response to the ISIS threat. A year ago he compared them to a “jayvee team,” just before the attacks on Paris he said they were “contained,” and last weekend he called them “a bunch of killers with good social media.” It’s…
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Obama’s Passive Aggressive Jab at Pope Francis

Republicans have grown inured to President Obama’s passive aggressive behavior. In nearly every speech and every appearance he takes the opportunity to subtly put down his political rivals, never sullying himself with headlong criticism, but gliding effortlessly above the fray with sideswipes, clearly thinking that he’s fulfilling his campaign promise to end “politics as usual.”…
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Obama’s Iran Deal Leaves Multiple Pathways to a Bomb

President Obama wants everyone to know that the deal his administration negotiated with Iran is the closest thing to perfect as America can hope to achieve. But increasingly, Democrats are becoming concerned that the White House may be overselling the deal, creating a standard that they can’t hope to achieve. The most notable example is…
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Schumer’s Opposition to Iran Deal Stirs Up the Democrat Hornet’s Nest

President Obama is more a proselytizer than a president at this point. He’s not going to try and convince you that his policy positions are correct, he’s just going to pressure you to jump on the bandwagon and have faith. Oh, and if you happen to disagree on the merits, then he’s going to attack…
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Why Aren’t Young Adults Voting? Simple. Obama Left Us Jaded

President Obama was supposed to be the president who finally broke through young adults’ cynicism and political apathy. His positive message about eschewing “politics as usual” in favor of an inclusive government that tears down political barriers and seeks consensus on how to move forward, was a breath of fresh air that youth voters hadn’t…
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America Deserved a Better Deal With Iran. To Get One It Needed a Better Negotiator

In December of 2013 President Obama laid out the baseline from which any deal with Iran over the future of their nuclear program would be judged: “[W]e can envision a comprehensive agreement that involves extraordinary constraints and verification mechanisms and intrusive inspections, but that permits Iran to have a peaceful nuclear program. Now, in terms…
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Want to Stop Government Data Hacks? Stop Appointing Political Hacks

Under the Obama Administration the American public has come to accept IT snafus and data breaches as a relatively normal occurrence. For the most part we skim the headline, shrug our shoulders, mutter under our breath how terrible the federal government is at IT projects, and then move on to the big story of the…
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Obama’s Disdain For Congress Comes Back to Bite Him

President Obama was supposed to be the Democrats’ savior, the man who would guide the nation out of a recession and lead the party to a permanent majority. It didn’t take long to figure out that he simply didn’t have it in him. The problems were myriad: He hated retail politics, he got distracted by…
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