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State Dept’s Marie Harf: Hey, the spread of ISIS surprised even ISIS

By Doug Powers  •  September 29, 2014 09:46 PM

Comforting

Obama on 60 Minutes: US responding militarily with few global partners part of ‘how we roll’

By Doug Powers  •  September 29, 2014 07:53 AM

Who ya gonna call?

Obama fires up Air Force One, Marine One, huge motorcade to deliver climate change warning at UN

By Doug Powers  •  September 23, 2014 12:11 PM

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Obama calls press conference to announce lack of strategy against ISIS

By Doug Powers  •  August 28, 2014 06:37 PM

No game plan yet to oppose the “JV team”

Eric Holder’s Justice Dept. to investigate ISIS murder of James Foley

By Doug Powers  •  August 21, 2014 09:46 AM

More trials in Manhattan?

Hillary Clinton to offer Obama a re-set button on the Vineyard by ‘hugging it out’

By Doug Powers  •  August 13, 2014 08:24 AM

**Written by Doug Powers It continued: “Secretary Clinton has at every step of the way touted the significant achievements of his presidency, which she is honored to have been part of as his secretary of state. While they’ve had honest differences on some issues, including aspects of the wicked challenge Syria presents, she has explained […]

David Axelrod says Biden, Kerry, Hagel & Hillary Clinton made ‘tragically bad decision’

By Doug Powers  •  August 12, 2014 10:43 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The MSM is reporting this as David Axelrod taking a swipe at Hillary Clinton, but much of Obama’s inner circle is collateral damage. From USA Today: Things seem to be getting tense between the President Obama and Hillary Clinton camps. Long-time Obama political adviser David Axelrod took to Twitter on Tuesday […]

President ‘I ended the war in Iraq’ now says it ‘wasn’t my decision’ to pull all troops out

By Doug Powers  •  August 10, 2014 10:04 AM

**Written by Doug Powers History is always subject to change. 2012: “The greatest responsibility I have as President is to keep the American people safe. That’s why I ended the war in Iraq.”—President Obama — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 23, 2012 2014: Obama: 'Not My Decision' to Pull Troops Out of Iraq http://t.co/DHeoJ8btcR Follow @NRO […]

Biden’s 2010 prediction about Iraq was as accurate as you might have expected

By Doug Powers  •  June 12, 2014 10:30 AM

Joe-stradamus

What happened to Marine deserter Wassef Ali Hassoun?

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 6, 2014 07:36 AM

What happened to Marine deserter Wassef Ali Hassoun? by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Ten years ago this month, U.S. Marine Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from Camp Fallujah in Iraq. After a five-month military investigation, he was charged with desertion and theft, brought back to Virginia’s Quantico Marine base and then transferred to North […]

Imagine the MSM headlines if Condi Rice were on the Left

By Doug Powers  •  May 3, 2014 11:33 AM

Another waiver from the intolerance police

Maddow: Russia invading Ukraine? That’s totally on Bush

By Doug Powers  •  March 4, 2014 11:01 AM

Oh really?

Obama in Wisconsin: Al Qaeda has been decimated

By Doug Powers  •  November 1, 2012 04:31 PM

Really?

Joe Biden unchained: GOP has ‘bullets aimed at you’

By Doug Powers  •  October 19, 2012 11:06 AM

New Old tone

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2011 03:26 AM

Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas 2011! Isaiah 9:2-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as […]

Zogby International: Most Arab Countries View US Less Favorably Than at End of Bush Administration

By Doug Powers  •  July 13, 2011 04:08 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This is no surprise, because the “elect me and the world will love us” rhetoric from 2008 was an illusion from the start, but some may be surprised to learn that not only is US popularity in most Arab countries plummeting, but it’s actually falling lower than when Bush was president: […]

Iraq vs. Libya: Obama Takes a Swipe at Bush for… What Exactly?

By Doug Powers  •  March 22, 2011 09:04 PM

**Written by Doug Powers President Obama, Nobel Peace Prize winner, launched an attack on another country while in another country, without the congressional approval that George W. Bush had and with only about half as many other countries on board. Obama seemed to feel this constituted enough of a moral high ground from which to […]

New Civility Update: Columbia University Students Heckle Purple Heart Veteran

By Doug Powers  •  February 20, 2011 04:33 PM

Shameful reception

Harry Reid Campaign: Saying ‘War is Lost’ Helped Win the War!

By Doug Powers  •  September 3, 2010 09:49 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Harry Reid is a genius when it comes to military tactics — just ask him. The Las Vegas Review-Journal recently questioned the Harry Reid and Sharron Angle campaigns on various issues. Here’s part of the Reid campaign’s explanation for why the Nevada Senator once said “the war is lost”: On REID’S […]

Barack Obama on Iraq: Then and now; Update: We are all patriots…for the moment

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2010 09:42 AM

Scroll for update… Barack Obama, 2002: What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other armchair, weekend warriors in this administration to shove their own ideological agendas down our […]

Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan Get a Little Surprise at Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport

By Doug Powers  •  August 11, 2010 10:20 PM

Guess who?

Snort of the morning

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 11, 2010 09:28 AM

Vice President Joe Biden credits his boss — the poster child of the post-achievement era — with securing Iraq and calls it “one of the great achievements of this administration.” Not the soldiers, not the architects of the surge that the commander-in-chief opposes, not the Bush administration that listened to surge advocates and changed course. […]

Maj. Chris Galloway, R.I.P.

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 15, 2009 05:55 AM

Major Chris Galloway, 36, was a writer at group blog Flopping Aces. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan. In June, he took his own life. His devastated fellow writers at Flopping Aces have a moving group tribute to their friend. Please read it. A tragic loss. A lasting legacy. Service to this country that won’t […]

Remains of Scott Speicher ID'd

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 2, 2009 08:58 AM

CBS News reports: The Department of Defense has positively identified the remains of a U.S. Navy pilot shot down over Iraq in the opening hours of the 1991 Gulf War. CBS News Pentagon correspondent David Martin reports that remains found in Iraq have been confirmed to be that of Captain Michael “Scott” Speicher, who disappeared […]

More on the fake Marine anti-war poster boy

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 15, 2009 04:48 PM

There’s more on “Rick Duncan/” Rick Strandlof, the fake Marine anti-war activist who managed to dupe Colorado politicians, leftists, and the local media for years. First, “Duncan’s” veterans’ group has disbanded. Next, the Denver Post, which had quoted him extensively, now jumps on public officials who happily pimped “Duncan”/Strandlof: Dems red-faced over veteran imposter Democrats […]

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