Obama (page 9)

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    A less-than-enthusiastic assessment of Obama’s budget plan

    Not content to rest on his seven-year record of discouraging work and savings, President Obama’s final budget plan offers more of the same, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Ali Meyer explains in a Washington Free Beacon article. President Obama’s proposed 2017 budget would…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2016
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    Obama’s Hiroshima speech and the $300K bill

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon tells us just how much we’ll have to pay for President Obama’s ill-conceived trip to Hiroshima. Taxpayers were billed more than $300,000 for costs associated with President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, Japan, to deliver a speech…
    Mitch Kokai, June 8, 2016
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    About that cyber threat ’emergency’

    Remember that “national emergency” surrounding cyber security threats? No? Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon remembers. The White House has been unable to detect a single cyber security threat more than six months after issuing a “national emergency” to deal with what the…
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2016
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    Leef ponders Obama’s uneasy relationship with the rule of law

    George Leef’s latest Forbes column contends that the Obama administration’s disrespect for the rule of law has hit a new low. The lawlessness of the Obama administration has been astounding. Entire books have been written about President Obama’s notion that he should be and…
    Mitch Kokai, May 31, 2016
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    Man-bites-dog alert: National Review Online praises Obama

    Arthur Herman writes at National Review Online about one of the rare instances in which President Obama’s defense policy deserves kudos. It’s not often that President Obama does something right, least of all in the defense realm. But his presidency is going to be…
    Mitch Kokai, May 27, 2016
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    National Review editor decries federal government’s ‘bathroom pusch’

    Rich Lowry of National Review places the Obama administration’s new edict on transgendered bathroom use in perspective. The authors of The Federalist Papers neglected to explain the fearsome powers that inhere in the “Dear Colleague” letter under our system of government. It…
    Mitch Kokai, May 18, 2016
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    Obama, the transgendered, and progressive dictatorship

    Mario Loyola of National Review Online places President Obama’s latest controversial executive order in context. George Orwell would be impressed. On Friday, the Obama administration issued a proclamation with all the force of law, requiring all public-education institutions in the land to allow boys…
    Mitch Kokai, May 17, 2016
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    NC researchers: No decline in obesity despite federal policy

    Three North Carolina-based researchers have found “no evidence of a decline in obesity prevalence in any age group, despite substantial clinical and policy efforts targeting the issue.” Asheley Cockrell Skinner, Eliana Perrin, and Joseph Skelton’s study, “Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in US Children, 1999-2014,” has recently been published…
    Terry Stoops, May 2, 2016