Obama Cuts Pro-Democracy Funds for Iran

By: Kenneth R. Timmerman The Obama administration has cut funding for pro-democracy and human rights programs in Iran, reversing years of efforts during the Bush administration to help develop a civil society, congressional sources told Newsmax this week. The move is apparently intended to please Iran’s rulers after they criticized President Obama and the State […]

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Democrats Employ Race-Baiting for Political Gain

By: Ronald Kessler Pitching Chicago for the 2016 Summer Olympics, President Obama promised that visitors from around the world would “come away with a sense of the incredible diversity of the American people.” Obama referred to his own election as a moment when people gathered in Chicago to see the results and celebrate that “our […]

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Nobel Prize for Obama Backfires

By: Ronald Kessler If the Norwegian Nobel Committee thought it was bolstering President Barack Obama’s prestige in the world by awarding him the 2009 Peace Prize, it was wrong. From the liberal Huffington Post and Daily Kos to the Washington Post and the Times of London, opinion makers have denounced the decision as a joke, […]

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Author Schweizer: Liberals Risking Global Economy

By: Chris Wessling Author Peter Schweizer says as a young lawyer in Chicago, Barack Obama played an important role in shifting the balance of power away from free-market forces – actions that continue to reverberate today. “A lot of people are familiar with Barack Obama as a community activist, but people don’t realize that he […]

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Barack Obama’s Top 10 unfulfilled pledges

by Toby Harnden in Washington PolitiFact, a political accountability project run by Florida’s St Petersburg Times, has formulated an “Obamameter” gauge that registers seven broken promises, a dozen stalled initiatives and 117 pet projects still “in the works”. Here is the top 10 list of most glaring examples of Mr Obama falling short in key […]

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That Nobel Peace Prize: Bashes Bush, Handcuffs Obama

By Daniel Pipes National Review Online October 9, 2009 “He won what?” is the first universal reaction. And second, at least on the Right: “Why did they do that?” Even the Nobel committee’s citation does not pretend Barack Obama has actually achieved anything. Rather, it was given to him “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen […]

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