Obama

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    About Obama’s Iran deal

    David French of National Review Online helps bolster the Trump administration’s case for dumping the deal on nuclear weapon development in Iran. French explains how the deal’s supporters deceived the American people. The “scandal-free” Obama administration sure liked to lie a lot. [Wednesday] morning, America awoke to yet…
    Mitch Kokai, June 8, 2018
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    Obama’s reaction to the 2016 election explored

    Matthew Continetti offers National Review Online readers an interesting take on President Obama’s response to the 2016 presidential election results. For example — and here is the line that confuses me — “he sent a message to Mr. [Ben] Rhodes saying, ‘There are more stars in the sky…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2018
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    Worse than Watergate?

    Washington Times columnist Charles Hurt thinks so. And he’s not talking about anything related to President Trump. At the end of all the scandal and drama, all of the breathlessly reported lies and false accusations, at the end of all the money wasted on some zany kabuki swamp…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2018
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    Obama trashes precedent for former presidents

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller documents the 44th president’s repeated breaks with a longstanding precedent. Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have bashed his successor, President Donald Trump, a dozen times since leaving the White House on Jan. 20, 2017. In criticizing his…
    Mitch Kokai, May 10, 2018
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    Russian weapons aren’t as ‘new’ as we’ve been led to believe

    Richard Fernandez writes at PJMedia.com that the announcement of “new” Russian weapons should come as no surprise. Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a new series of strategic weapons including a missile able to strike the US via the South Pole, an autonomous underwater vehicle tipped with a hundred megaton…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2018
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    Trump or Obama: Who’s tougher on Russia?

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner addresses the question. Recently President Trump tweeted, “I have been much tougher on Russia than Obama, just look at the facts. Total Fake News!” The tweet was greeted with incredulity in some press circles. CNN called it “simply false.” “The facts suggest…
    Mitch Kokai, February 28, 2018
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    Obama’s Russian policy legacy

    Liz Peek writes at FoxNews.com about one disturbing element of President Obama’s legacy. In a recent tweet, President Trump asked: “Why didn’t Obama do something about the (Russian) meddling?” It’s a good question, especially since, as President Trump pointed out, “all of the Russian meddling took place during…
    Mitch Kokai, February 26, 2018
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    Profs pan plans for Obama presidential center

    Rachel Frommer of the Washington Free Beacon highlights some left-of-center pushback to plans for the 44th president’s permanent promotional center. The planned construction of the Obama Presidential Center near the University of Chicago has been criticized as “socially regressive” by over 150 faculty members. In an open letter…
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2018