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Ukraine Gets A Bailout — Still Needs More Support

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Far from the scandals of Hillary Clinton’s Emailgate and the hoopla surrounding Senate Republicans’ “Iran letter,” the crisis in Ukraine continues to boil. Yet even the most ardent news junkies could be forgiven for being under informed on the subject—… Continue reading

The American Dream isn’t dead but we have work to do

May 20, 2009: The Statue of Liberty against the deep blue sky in New York Harbor. On Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 the statue will host the 125th anniversary of its dedication with a Naturalization Ceremony, the presentation of a gift… Continue reading

Lacking Leadership On Ukraine — And Everywhere Else

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As of late, there have been a series of scathing criticisms of current US foreign policy, especially concerning our inaction in Ukraine.
The Economist asked, “What would America fight for?” Unsurprisingly, the answer was far from clear. As the editorial… Continue reading

John Kerry Admits Defeat On Syria, But What’s Next? The Case For Coercive Diplomacy

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The notion that we’re failing in Syria is just about the only thing both parties can agree on these days.
In a recent interview for her MSNBC show, Andrea Mitchell went after a US State Department official on our flawed… Continue reading

What Christie, McAuliffe victories mean for America

Tuesday’s election results underscore the degree to which American politics has been stood on its head.
As columnist Ramesh Ponnuru argues in the New York Post, it is logical to expect that in more conservative Virginia Lt. Governor Ken Cuccinelli… 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

Government Shutdown Courtesy Of The Republicans

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It wasn’t supposed to go this way. The Republicans’ latest maneuver appears to be a complete failure – we are headed for a government shutdown, and fast.
It appears that the Republicans, and certainly Senator Ted Cruz, have become the… Continue reading

Republicans dealing Obama the winning hand in government shutdown fight

It seems that President Obama has more allies on the Hill than we thought. But they’re not who you’d expect.
The Republicans and Ted Cruz have become President Obama’s greatest ally. Their latest gambit appears to have failed and there… Continue reading