Why Obama So Dislikes Netanyahu

There is no question about whether President Obama — along with Secretary of State John Kerry and the editorial pages of many newspapers — has a particular dislike of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But there is another question: Why? And the answer is due to an important rule of life that too few people…

Best of Times or Worst of Times?

Last week, John Kerry seemed to be auditioning for the role of Dr. Pangloss. Despite jihadi violence across the Middle East and ISIS terror in Iraq and Syria, Kerry told Congress, we live in “a period of less daily threat to Americans and to people in the world than normally — less deaths, less violent…

The Most Busted Man in America

Only a couple of months have gone by in this sparkling new 2015, and hopefully this breaking-in period has gone well for you. If things have been less than peachy, even pretty awful, there is a silver lining: at least you aren’t Brian Williams. (If it so happens you are Brian Williams, you should stop…

Christian Lambs to the Slaughter

The United Nations has just issued a new report documenting "widespread human rights violations" by ISIS. Even the UN's human rights boss, who has seen his share of atrocities, admitted to being "deeply shocked." Let's not mince words about these "violations." The ISIS savages are guilty of rape, slavery, child abuse, beheading, crucifixion, and more….

Hanging Rudy Out to Dry

Back in 1987, this writer was invited by friends to advise them on a press conference they had called to oppose President Reagan’s signing of an INF treaty to remove all nuclear missiles from Europe. My advice: Deplore the treaty; do not attack the president. The next day, Howard Phillips declared that Ronald Reagan had…

The President and ‘Violent Extremism’

Regarding Islamic violence — the greatest world evil since Nazism and Communism — the president of the United States, his administration, and the left generally live in a make-believe world, a world of denial. In their world, Islam is today, and has always been, a religion of peace; Muslims are threatened by Islamophobia; Christians are…

You Cannot Defeat An Enemy You Do Not Admit Exists

Speaking at the White House conference on “Countering Violent Extremism,” President Obama tried to explain his refusal to make any connections between Islam and terrorism. “Leading up to this summit there’s been a fair amount of debate in the press and among pundits about the words we use to describe and frame this challenge, so…

Obama Goes Bananas

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Remember that scene in “Bananas,” the early  Woody Allen movie, where the dictator of a banana republic, played by Carlos Montalban, goes nuts? Addressing a crowd of his followers, he decrees that henceforth everyone must wear their underwear on their heads, and that he is changing the national language to Norwegian. Well, this past week President Obama had…