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Obama’s Bungled Nuclear Deal

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As recently as Sunday it looked as though the Iran nuclear deal was falling apart. We lived through two 24-hour extensions and finally got news that we would, in fact, see a deal.
Today, President Obama and John Kerry told… Continue reading

Western Heavyweights Intervene In Ukrainian Conflict; Looking For Another Diplomatic Solution

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I was relieved to see reports earlier this week that the United States was finally considering arming the Ukrainians as they continue fighting off pro-Russian separatists in the East.
There was the suggestion that we might have been able to… Continue reading

State Of The Union Speech Emphasizes Economic Successes, Misses The Mark On Foreign Policy

President Obama did his best tonight to make Americans forget what happened just a few months ago at the November midterm election.
He sounded like the man at the head of the party that just won control of the House… Continue reading

President Starts New Term Off On The Wrong Foot

Earlier today members of the 114th Congress were sworn in and took their oath of office for the new term.
There has been a lot of talk about the promise for a more bipartisan, conciliatory Congress. This has been coming… Continue reading

House Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

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The latest battle between Republicans and Democrats over the spending bill was anticlimactic in comparison to the past.
For starters, the drama really only lasted a week – a far shorter period of time than we’ve seen legislators go at… Continue reading

War Continues In Eastern Ukraine And Makes It To Western Ukraine

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For weeks now, our country’s focus has been on every issue besides Ukraine.
Ebola, ISIS and the midterm elections have taken over our newspapers and our television sets. And not without due cause – each of these issues certainly deserves… Continue reading

The Fate Of Obamacare Under Republican Leadership

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The dust is settling after the Democrats’ epic rout on Tuesday.
The blame for the Democrats’ shortfall at the ballot box falls squarely on President Obama’s shoulders. And he knows it.
Republicans won at least seven Senate seats and have… Continue reading