Obama Disappoints on the Falkland Islands

This week in 1982, Argentine forces were probably preparing their equipment and checking plans ahead of their invasion of the Falkland Islands, to happen a couple of weeks later. Thirty years on, even after heaping cringe-worthy amounts of lavish praise on the Obama Administration during his recent visit, British Prime Minister David Cameron is still […]

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Chart of the Week: Obama Tops Bush With More, Costlier Major Regulations

President Obama famously declared in this year’s State of the Union: “I’ve approved fewer regulations in the first three years of my presidency than my Republican predecessor did in his.” Heritage’s James Gattuso and Diane Katz have run the numbers. And Obama shouldn’t be bragging. Obama’s comparison encompassed all regulations, including federal rules for such things […]

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Obama administration pulls references to Islam from terror training materials, official says

By Kenneth Timmerman Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole confirmed on Wednesday that the Obama administration was pulling back all training materials used for the law enforcement and national security communities, in order to eliminate all references to Islam that some Muslim groups have claimed are offensive. “I recently directed all components of the Department […]

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Tony West

Al-Qaeda Bar Advancing Inside DOJ

By J. Christian Adams President Obama has promoted Tony West to the number three job at the Department of Justice – associate attorney general. The former Civil Division head will oversee a wide array of issues, including enforcement of federal election laws in the 2012 presidential election, but also GITMO detainee policy. Before coming to […]

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Obama Wrong Again: Drilling Advocates Are ‘Founding Members of the Flat Earth Society’

(CNSNews.com) – Besieged by poor approval ratings amid escalating gas prices, President Barack Obama compared supporters of increased drilling and critics of green energy subsidies with those who believed in a flat Earth that wanted to be stuck in the past. Obama, speaking Thursday at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Md., said that is […]

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Harry Reid

Harry Reid Reverses Course on Judges; Political Stunt Backfires

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) decided his political stunt on judicial nominees wasn’t working. He abandoned the plan Wednesday, agreeing to a deal with Republicans to schedule votes for 12 district-court nominees and two circuit-court nominees before May 7. The deal ensures President Obama’s nominees will received an up-or-down vote on the Senate floor. […]

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A Game of Nuclear Chicken

A March 11 editorial The New York Times appears to support the idea that the nuclear arsenal of the United States acts not as a deterrent to the aggressions of other nuclear powers but rather as an invitation to play hardball. The Times cites options being considered by the “Pentagon and national security aides” that […]

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Obama Administration Objects to Voter ID Law

“The Obama administration on Monday blocked a new Texas law requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot because of Obama’s concerns that it could harm some Hispanic voters who lack such identification.” ..This is the second state voter identification law blocked by the Obama administration, earlier objecting to a strict […]

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Photo ID for DOJ, But Not for Texas

To no one’s surprise, the Obama Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division have objected to the voter ID law passed by the Texas legislature. The DOJ under Attorney General Eric Holder claims that it is discriminatory under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act for Texas to require voters to present a government-issued photo ID at […]

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FBI Director “Isn’t Sure” Whether Americans Can Be Assassinated On U.S. Soil?

The Treason Clause of the U.S. Constitution specifically delineates what process should be taken when dealing with American citizens who are accused of becoming enemy combatants against their own country. This clause does NOT allow the federal government to assassinate them under any pretense whatsoever. What it does allow for, is due process, the requirement […]

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