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In Kiev, Biden Tells Russia To Pull Back

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“It is time for Russia to stop talking and start acting—act on the commitments they made. We need to see these kinds of concrete steps,” Vice President Biden said in Kiev today. “Time is short in which to make progress.”… Continue reading

Inside Putin’s Short-term And Long-term Strategy

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Just yesterday, Russian President Putin called John Kerry and said that he is now ready to offer a seemingly meaningful response to the American plan for Ukraine. This naturally raises the question of whether Putin is going to soon capitulate… 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

You Can Keep Your Health Insurance Plan — But What Else Are You Losing?

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Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama said Thursday he will permit continued sale of individual insurance plans that have been canceled because they failed to meet coverage standards under the health care law. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

In this afternoon’s press… Continue reading

Reframing The Health Care Debate Is A Long-Term Political Must

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With the Syria crisis entering a new phase, the focus among Washington policymakers has shifted to the debate over the debt ceiling and efforts by far-right Republicans to try and defund the Affordable Care Act. While it makes for good… Continue reading

NSA Oversteps (Again)

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Let me be clear, Edward Snowden will never be a hero or a patriot in my eyes. I will not argue that he is traitor, though he is certainly a criminal. And no amount of revelations as to how the… Continue reading

No Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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To hear some commentators tell it, President Obama has been plagued by a truly terrible case of bad luck. The mounting scandals – the IRS, the DOJ information grab, Benghazi, and now the NSA – have formed the perfect storm.… Continue reading

From Obama, A Beautiful Inaugural Address Completely Discordant With His Recent Actions

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The New Power Class Who Will Profit From Obama’s Second Term

Joel Kotkin
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Obama II — Will We Be a Better Nation?

John Zogby
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Full Text: President Obama’s Inaugural Address

Jeremy Bogaisky
Forbes… Continue reading