Tag Archives: op/ed

Obama Backs Off Opposition To Corker-Menendez Bill, But Still Remains In Control

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Consensus in Washington? You don’t say.
On Tuesday, President Obama announced that he would agree to sign the Corker-Menendez bill after it received unanimous favor in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
To date, this has to be the largest assertion… Continue reading

Rand Paul’s Bid For President And the GOP Field

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Election stories knocked Iran from the headlines on Tuesday as Rand Paul formally announced his candidacy for president.
Paul is certainly a candidate to watch in the current crop of GOP prospects. The libertarian-leaning junior senator from Kentucky is not… Continue reading

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

Progress In Ukraine While Russia Continues Incursion

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Last week in Davos, thought leaders and interested parties gathered to discuss a total overhaul of Ukrainian society, with particular focus on increasing transparency, stamping out bureaucracy and corruption as well as promoting efficiency and Western practices.
For a country… 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