Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: March 7, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Dear Mitt: Consider me a neighbor leaning over the picket fence. You have a picket fence, don't you? An ivy-covered wall? Fine, I'll get a ladder.
 
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By: L. Brent Bozell | Posted: March 2, 2012 3:55 AM
HBO has perhaps made Bill Maher America's nastiest talk-show host. He's also America's most prominent, militant atheist. Now he's made himself the most prominent million-dollar donor to Barack Obama's super-PAC, Priorities USA. He broke out a big check onstage in San Jose to advertise his magnanimous support.
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: February 28, 2012 3:55 AM
The only good news for the Republicans coming out of the seemingly endless presidential candidate "debates" is that some Republican leaders are now belatedly thinking about how they can avoid a repetition of this debacle in future elections.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: February 25, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Let me be blunt: If Republicans nominate Rick Santorum, they will lose.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: May 25, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Asked three weeks ago if he would like to run for president, Mitch Daniels replied, "What sane person would like to?"

 
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By: George Will | Posted: June 25, 2011 3:55 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- In the 1850s, on the steps of the Waco courthouse, Wallace Jefferson's great-great-great-grandfather was sold.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 12, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Stolen Valor Act of 2005, a compound of political pandering and moral exhibitionism, was whooped through the Senate, aka the "world's greatest deliberative body," by unanimous consent; the House, joining the stampede, passed it by a voice vote. So Xavier Alvarez now hopes the Supreme Court will save him from punishment for lying.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 8, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans supposedly revere the Constitution, but in its birthplace, Pennsylvania, they are contemplating a subversion of the Framers' institutional architecture.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 16, 2011 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Born during what is mistakenly called the debt-ceiling "debacle" last summer, the supercommittee may die without sending Congress a 10-year $1.2 trillion (at least) deficit-reduction plan. This is not properly labeled a failure.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 12, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The tea party's splendid successes, which have altered the nation's political vocabulary and agenda, have inspired a countermovement -- Occupy Wall Street.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 25, 2011 3:55 AM

"People who live in a Golden Age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks."

-- Randall Jarrell,

"A Sad Heart at the Supermarket"

 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 24, 2011 3:55 AM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Richard Mourdock, a Republican and Indiana's treasurer, wants to wrest his party's U.S. Senate nomination from a six-term incumbent who has been a national figure since becoming mayor of this city in 1968 at age 35, who has averaged 69 percent of the vote in five re-elections, and who ran unopposed by a Democrat in 2006.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: October 29, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential dynamic -- various candidates rise and recede; Mitt Romney remains at about 25 percent support -- is peculiar because conservatives correctly believe it is important to defeat Barack Obama but unimportant that Romney be president. This is not cognitive dissonance.

 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 5, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential candidates, their sinews stiffened and their blood summoned up, may rightly dread Wednesday's version of what are inexplicably called debates.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: June 29, 2010 4:05 AM
President Obama is being hailed for toughness in his firing of Gen. McChrystal and brilliance in his replacing him as Afghan field commander with Gen. David Petraeus, who managed the George W. Bush "surge" in Iraq that saved this nation from an ignominious defeat.

Herewith, a dissent.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: August 18, 2010 4:05 AM

Have we ever had a president so disconnected from the heart of America?

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: May 11, 2010 12:27 AM
Faisal Shahzad sought to massacre scores of fellow Americans in Times Square with a bomb made of M-88 firecrackers, non-explosive fertilizer, gasoline and alarm clocks.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to blow up a U.S. airliner over Detroit with a firebomb concealed in his underpants. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan shot dead 13 fellow soldiers at Fort Hood and wounded 29.
 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: November 3, 2010 (All day)

Though Obama "may lose control of Congress," says columnist David Broder, he "can still storm back to win a second term in 2012."

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: November 26, 2010 4:05 AM

Before Republican senators vote down the strategic arms reduction treaty negotiated by the Obama administration, they should think long and hard about the consequences.

 
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