Obama (page 6)

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    The rest of the story on terrorism in the age of Obama

    T. Becket Adams explains in the Washington Examiner why President Obama’s farewell address didn’t tell the entire story about terrorism in the United States over the past eight years. President Obama isn’t wrong when he says no terrorist group has pulled off a foreign-directed…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2017
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    Obama not exiting gracefully

    Salena Zito documents for Washington Examiner readers voters’ reactions to President Obama’s unwillingness to exit the political scene with grace and humility. CHARLEROI, Pa. — Kevin Lee believes the main point of last year’s election was a wholesale rejection of President Obama’s policies.
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2017
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    Obama claims credit when none is due

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights the latest case in which President Obama claims credit for a positive development he opposed. President Barack Obama is making a major public relations blitz to highlight his legacy, including tying falling reliance on foreign oil to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2017
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    Obama’s strained relationship with the truth

    Scott Johnson of the Power Line blog assesses President Obama’s popular practice of prevarication. By just about everyone’s reckoning, the so-called signature achievements of the Obama years are the enactment of Obamacare and the Iran nuclear deal. They have a lot in common. Both…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2017
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    The regulatory state

    Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner highlights President Obama’s efforts to expand the nation’s regulatory burdens. President Obama’s lame duck administration poured on thousands more new regulations in 2016 at a rate of 18 for every new law passed, according to a Friday…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2017
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    The buck stops … somewhere else

    J. Marsolo of the American Thinker website highlights one curious aspect of the Washington Post‘s recent coverage of a Pentagon scandal. The Washington Post reported that the Pentagon buried a report about $125 billion in waste without once mentioning that Obama is president and that Obama…
    Mitch Kokai, December 8, 2016
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    Keeping an eye on Obama as he makes his way toward the door

    Washington Examiner editors are watching closely for President Obama to engage in unaccountable rulemaking before he exits the White House. As current polls and election exit polls showed, President Obama is almost as popular now as he has been in seven years. Even so,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 30, 2016
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    Hawaii and Obama’s latest end run around Congress

    The duck might be lame, but he still wields executive power without regard to the checks and balances of the American constitutional system. Ilya Shapiro details one example of President Obama’s executive overreach at National Review Online. Like Rasputin, the push for a separate,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2016