Category Archives: Columns

Netanyahu’s Capitol Offense

Benjamin Netanyahu is the antithesis of Barack Obama. Decisive. Forceful. Unapologetic. Vociferously patriotic. A warrior, literally and figuratively. Simply put, the man called Bibi is the most Alpha of males. When the Israeli Prime Minister came to address Congress this week, our president petulantly said he would not watch the speech, and later gave it…

Benjamin Netanyahu the antithesis of Barack Obama

Benjamin Netanyahu is the antithesis of Barack Obama. Decisive. Forceful. Unapologetic. Vociferously patriotic. A warrior, literally and figuratively. Simply put, the man called Bibi is the most Alpha of males. When the Israeli Prime Minister came to address Congress this week, our president petulantly said he would not watch the speech, and later gave it…

Who Needs Enemies With Friends Like These?

When I read last week that there were over 20 House and Senate Democrats that planned to boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress this morning, I was furious.  Today, I read that the numbers had increased to 50.  Those members of Congress are paid to do a job by “we, the 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…

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…