Obama thinks the law is irrelevant? | WashingtonExaminer.com.
by Mona Charen
If you Google “George W. Bush shredding the constitution,” you will get many millions of hits. The New York Times railed, “Ever since 9/11, we have watched Republican lawmakers help Mr. Bush shred the Constitution in the name of fighting terrorism.”
President Bush attempted to listen in on the international calls of suspected terrorists, he used waterboarding on exactly three terrorists, and he put detainees in Guantanamo. Continue reading →
The American Spectator : The Hero of Star Wars
by Mark Tooley
Last month the 30th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s missile defense idea, the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), often then called “Star Wars,” passed by fairly quietly. He unveiled it in a relatively brief speech to the nation on March 23, 1983. It was loudly denounced then and for years by the Left as a supposed acceleration of the arms race and a “militarization of the heavens.” Continue reading →
The American Spectator : Obsessive-Compulsive Environmentalism
by Rich Trzupek
America’s massive and well-funded environmental industry is always in need of new worlds to conquer, or at least to attack with broom and dustpan. But the irony behind the modern-day environmental movement in America is that the more successful the movement is, the more petty subsequent goals necessarily become. There is no other choice. The big environmental organizations have mouths to feed and rents to pay just like any other business. They’re not going to offer up an attaboy to the nation and close up shop just because America has reached a level of environmental purity that would have been impossible to imagine just 50 years ago. Continue reading →
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One dinner does not a Great Divider unmake | WashingtonExaminer.com
by Mark Tapscott
Tennessee’s Sen. Bob Corker — one of a dozen Republicans invited to break bread with President Obama this week — emerged from the dinner Wednesday evening describing the atmosphere and discussion as “sincere and open.”
That shouldn’t be newsworthy, but these aren’t normal times. Continue reading →