Obama (page 3)

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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
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    Trump diverges with Obama over national security

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller explains how President Trump’s new national security strategy contrasts with his predecessor’s plans. Trump’s new national security strategy places an emphasis on stopping Islamist terrorism and calls it out by name. Obama’s 2015 national security strategy referred to Islam just twice: once…
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2017
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    Shocker! Obama EPA likely violated federal law

    Chris White of the Daily Caller details the latest evidence of malfeasance within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under former President Obama. Former President Barack Obama’s EPA used a social media platform to secretly promote the agency’s policies in violation of federal law, according to a conservative watchdog…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2017