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Showing posts with label Barack Hussein Obama. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Barack Hussein Obama. Show all posts

Friday, November 20, 2015

Pat Buchanan: The End of Obamaworld

By Patrick J. Buchanan

In denouncing Republicans as “scared of widows and orphans,” and castigating those who prefer Christian refugees to Muslims coming to America, Barack Obama has come off as petulant and unpresidential.

Clearly, he is upset. And with good reason.

He grossly, transparently underestimated the ability of ISIS, the “JV” team, to strike outside the caliphate into the heart of the West, and has egg all over his face. More critically, the liberal world order he has been preaching and predicting is receding before our eyes.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

I Agree with Obama

Barack Obama to Prince Charles: Americans like you more than me

The president told the prince that the Royal Family was more popular in America than US politicians during a meeting in the Oval Office 

The Prince of Wales was forced to offer some consoling words to President Barack Obama last night after the US president observed that the American public prefers British royals to their own politicians.

“I think it’s fair to say that the American people are quite fond of the royal family,” said Mr Obama as the pair posed for the cameras in the Oval Office, before adding: “They like them much better than they like their own politicians.” 

“I don’t believe that,” the Prince shot back, reassuringly, before telling Mr Obama how much he had enjoyed returning to Mount Vernon, the plantation home of America’s first president, George Washington, which he first visited in 1970.

Read more at The Telegraph >>

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Obama, Lincoln & Niebuhr

There are numerous defenders of President Obama’s prayer breakfast appeal for Christians to not “get on our high horse” about criticizing Islamic violence and to recall the Crusades, Inquisition and American racial segregation. These defenders seem not to understand that most critics of the speech are not disputing wickedness by Christians but are concerned about the context, timing, and implications of such comments, especially in the present conflict with ISIS.

Some defenders have likened Obama’s speech to appeals by Abraham Lincoln and theologian Reinhold Niebuhr for national modesty, especially in time of war, without fully considering their different context, timing and tone.

Read more at First Things >>

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Pat Buchanan: Rev. Wright’s Star Pupil

By Patrick J. Buchanan
“A steady patriot of the world alone,
“The friend of every country — but his own.”
George Canning’s couplet about the Englishmen who professed love for all the world except their own native land comes to mind on reading Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast.

After listing the horrors of ISIS, al-Qaida and Boko Haram, the president decided his recital of crimes committed in the name of Islam would be unbalanced, if he did not backhand those smug Christians sitting right in front of him.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Pat Buchanan: Obama Throws Fidel a Rope

By Patrick J. Buchanan

The celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro’s Cuba.

In JFK’s metaphor, Obama traded a horse for a rabbit.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Federal Court: Obama's 'Executive Action on Immigration Is Unconstitutional' - A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued a "memorandum opinion" on Tuesday stating that President Barack Obama's unilateral action on immigration--which would allow some illegal aliens to stay in the United States and work--is unconstitutional.

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Friday, November 7, 2014

The Mid-Term Election: Is Obama Still Relevant?

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City College
By Paul G. Kengor

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at Fox News.

“Today I had a chance to speak with John Boehner and congratulated Mitch McConnell on becoming the next Senate majority leader,” said Barack Obama in the opening of his White House press conference following the Democrats’ Tuesday massacre. “And I told them both that I look forward to finishing up this Congress’s business and then working together for the next two years to advance America’s business.” The president is looking forward to “working together to deliver for the American people.”

Obama struck an optimistic, cooperative tone. Of course, he better. If he wants to have any relevance going forward, what choice does he have but to play nice with Republicans, or at least talk nice?

This begs the trillion-dollar question: Is Obama still relevant? Given the truly historic proportion of this Republican victory, is Barack Obama about to become the lamest of lame-ducks?

Monday, October 27, 2014

A President Who Doesn’t Seek Advice?

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City College
By Paul G. Kengor

The Government Accountability Institute reports that President Obama continues to skip the majority of his Presidential Daily Briefings. This is a stunning fact, first reported two years ago and now updated and reconfirmed. Worse, it was also just reported that Obama likewise doesn’t consult his White House predecessor. Altogether, this paints a very troubling picture.

To recap: In September 2012, the Government Accountability Institute released a study which revealed that our president failed to attend a single Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) in the week leading up to the anniversary of 9/11, despite major eruptions in the Arab world, and despite the obvious fact that we were approaching another 9/11 anniversary (i.e., the highest level of security alert). And yet, President Obama didn’t attend a single briefing that week. In fact, Obama attended only 43.8 percent of his Daily Briefs in the first 1,225 days of his administration. For the year 2012, he attended a little over a third.