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With Takeover Of Natural Gas Station, Russia Ratchets Up Tension With Ukraine

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Since the protests in Kiev turned bloody weeks ago, there has been one question on my mind: when will Russia invade Ukraine?
And now we know the answer: yesterday.
On the eve of the secession referendum in Crimea, Putin used… Continue reading

New Crimean Parliament Votes In Favor Of Leaving Ukraine While U.S. Imposes Sanctions

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It seemed that the situation in embattled Ukraine couldn’t get any more complicated, but it has.
Today, Crimea’s new pro-Russian regional government voted in favor of leaving the country for Russia and will put it to a regional vote in… Continue reading

Prepare For A Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

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It has become clear that Russian President Putin took President Obama’s words at his press conference yesterday for exactly what they were: rhetoric.
This morning, Putin requested – and received – authorization from the Russian Senate to use military force… Continue reading

In State Of The Union, Obama Fails To Rise To The Challenge Of The Moment

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President Barack Obama delivers the State of Union address before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

President Obama took the stage tonight for his annual State of the Union address on shaky… Continue reading

Please, Mr. President, for the good of the country, let’s delay ObamaCare

Today, President Obama and the Democrats are faced with the opportunity to take a timeout – a timeout from ObamaCare.
I believe that they should delay ObamaCare for six months to a year. America’s health care system isn’t something that… Continue reading

A Win For The Republican Establishment In Alabama’s 1st Congressional District

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While it didn’t get much attention and was overshadowed by the two races for governor in New Jersey and Virginia and the battle for the New York City mayoralty, it could well be that the most significant election yesterday was… Continue reading

Feinstein Pulls The Rug Out From Under The NSA

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“It is my understanding that President Obama was not aware Chancellor Merkel’s communications were being collected since 2002. That is a big problem. The White House has informed me that collection on our allies will not continue, which I support.… Continue reading

What Democrats need to ask Secretary Sebelius about ObamaCare

The path forward for the Democrats
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is scheduled to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday.
In her prepared testimony, which has already been released to the media, she acknowledges the… Continue reading