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How Obama Can Bypass Congress to Create New Student Loan Forgiveness Program

October 26, 2011

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Bypassing Congress, the President, assisted by provisions in current Health Care Law (March, 2010) and precedent dating back to 1974 in the area of budget exercised executive privileges and powers to create a program of Forgiveness for student College loans. Provisions of the Program may be found here.   President to Ease Student Loan Burden for […]

Obama and West Don’t Have a Clue about What is Going on in Middle East – EX-CIA Officer

May 30, 2011

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Vacation interrupted to post this interesting column that appeared in this Sunday’s Telegraph in the UK: “Obama and West Don’t Have a Clue About What is Going On in the Middle East”- Ex-CIA  Officer David Cameron and Barack Obama ”don’t have a clue” about dealing with the war on terror, a former senior member of […]

Barack and the Battle for the Budget. A Cautionary Tale for Republicans

April 9, 2011

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Once again, the worm has turned and Barack Obama has emerged from a key debate with some portion of the successful outcome.  Like a deus ex machina, he reentered the fray at the eleventh hour and pushed the process over the line – he had done this successfully in December causing a flurry of legislation […]

US Declares Arming Rebels Means Training; We Already Have Troops On the Ground to Do This

March 30, 2011

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Holding President Obama back from rushing ahead to arm the rebels in Libya is the idea that for the more complicated weapons, training is needed.  We agonize over having boots on the ground.  Well On My Watch has already posted an article about the fact that there are already US boots on the ground: Islamabad—The […]

The United States: Country on Automatic Pilot?

March 23, 2011

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We thought we had a president who stood by his words – words that fell easily and smoothly from his lips as he gave us beautiful prose yet singularly uninspiring.  Now the man who begins most speeches with “Let me be clear…”  has yet to face the American People with his policy concerning  a not […]

Obama “Preps” for Islamic Middle East Du Jour; Europe Wants “Deep Democracy”

March 5, 2011

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The Washington Post headline yesterday was Obama administration prepares for possibility of new post-revolt Islamist regimes Oh my god, the word is out.  They certainly didn’t hear this from the CIA because the they just found out from al Jazeera.  Does this mean a change in table ware and cuisine?  When the Obamas become associated […]

RACE TO THE FINISH 2012 BEGINS MONDAY. FIRST OUT OF THE GATE – OBAMA? REPUBLICANS?

January 2, 2011

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In the absence of drawing post positions for the race to 2012, it will be the start of the race itself that will help determine how the entries will run. The Republicans  have been trumpeting their resolve to take down much of the framework of the Health Care legislation crafted by the Democrats and passed […]

Obama Back In “Local” Politics – His Actions Akin to Insisting Air Force One Land on a Pacific Atoll

December 29, 2010

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Obama just doesn’t get  it.  When it comes to local politics or issues with which he does not have  time to become embroiled or to follow through, he has no sense of propriety or proportion in the execution of the priorities of his office.  For the third time in his presidency, he has dragged  his […]

DC Dems Like Crocs in a Swamp

November 15, 2010

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  Perhaps a donkey is no longer appropriate for the Democrats.  Perhaps a crocodile would  be preferable considering their penchant for working below the surface to discover ways of locking Republicans into untenable positions on key issues and creating the impression that they are the party of “no.” Obama vowed not to negotiate with Republicans […]

Truth and Fiction in Afghanistan

October 7, 2010

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Danny Schechter wrote When News Lies (2006) about media complicity and the war in Iraq. His film WMD (Weapons of Mass Deception) covered that coverage.  He has an article at Al Jazeera (English) “When the Taliban calls, pick up” …  Is the limited coverage of the Afghan war in the US a symptom of life […]

“We Will Not Be Silenced” Docoumentary Investigates Obama Tactics to Steal 2008 Primary Election

September 19, 2010

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A documentary of the alleged election fraud practiced by the Obama camp during the 2008 primaries is now available on YouTube in its entirety but broken into parts.  What happened cannot be mentioned enough times.  Here is a FOX interview with the maker of that documentary.  Big thanks to DarcsFalcon for bringing this to my […]

How Secure Is Current Saudi Government? – With US High Tech Arms Deal, It’s Critical to Know

September 18, 2010

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One has only to look at a map of the Arabian Peninsula to see that the Saudi Kingdom is geographically in a tenuous situation.  Saudi Security forces having kicked al Qaeda out of the country in May 2003, the exiles joined al Qaeda in Yemen and in 2008 formally combined into an organization they call […]

Imam Rauf as Agent for Muslim Dominance – The Larry King Interview 9/9

September 9, 2010

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Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has represented the US in the Middle East on issues dealing with relations with Muslims for two Administrations.  He is also the founder of the Cordoba Initiative, the Muslim group that will build a mosque and cultural center near ground zero. Interviewed on Larry King last night, he foresees a setup […]

Drug Cartels Force Illegals into Prostitution, Criminal Activity in US;

August 26, 2010

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If the US and Mexico don’t work more effectively in both countries to stem the tide of organized crime, there will be as many dead on this side of the border as in Mexico.  Just this week, 72 dead South and Central Americans were discovered on a ranch 90 miles from our border. [Wall Street […]

SamHenry on the Second American Revolution – or Have I Missed It?

August 4, 2010

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When Jack Cafferty asked his audience today if  there will be a second American Revolution a certain number might have said yes; others no and still others might have quietly gone to the bank to take out all their savings, filled the car tank with gas, raided the grocery store and got home to clean […]