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I’m sure this will go very well. Very well. One of President Barack Obama’s 2012 themes will likely revolve around what his aides call “the contrast” — a portrayal of Obama as a responsible, moderate adult harassed by infantile Republicans who favor the wealthy. Because, goodness knows, Barack Obama has been the model of even-tempered [...]

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I agree with Stephen Green’s assessment of Sunday night’s Abbottabad raid in every detail. His second point, especially, sums up my delighted surprise. The second surprise? That President Obama sent in SEAL Team Six instead of jets, a UAV, or a cruise missile. Obama usually prefers his wars a little more antiseptic, but he made [...]

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Jimmie on May 2nd, 2011

The President finally made the announcement at about 11:30 PM, 90 minutes after the White House announced it would do so, and it is official. We have killed the murderous monster Osama bin Laden. According to the President’s statement (video link), we received intelligence last August about bin Laden’s location and worked the intelligence until [...]

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At about 10 PM Eastern, I caught the breaking news on Twitter that the White House had called a 10:30 PM Press conference that would involve major national security news. Speculation (and more than a few jokes) ran rampant for a half hour. I caught tweets that intelligence personnel had been recalled and the military [...]

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Here come the President’s budget plan and — surprise! — its chief weapon will be an overused scary metaphor. President Obama this week will lay out a new approach to reducing the nation’s soaring debt, proposing reductions in spending on entitlements such as Medicare and Medicaid and renewing his call for tax increases on the [...]

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Presented without comment. President Barack Obama stepped out personally to address the impasse on budget negotiations and reject a Republican proposal for another temporary resolution unless it is to give Congress a few more days to pass a permanent deal. “We are now at a point where there is no excuse to extend this further,” [...]

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Jimmie on April 4th, 2011

If I was a suspicious man, I’d think that Bill and Hillary Clinton have spent the past three months diligently working a campaign to destroy Barack Obama’s presidency. Consider the following three events: In December, Bill Clinton essentially ‘jacked an impromptu press conference from the President in full view of the entire country, then dismissed [...]

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Jimmie on April 1st, 2011

I know I have put the boots to the National Republican Senatorial Committee more than a few times in the past, but they deserve much praise for this minute-long piece of delicious snark. I’d like to see a few more of these aimed at a few Democratic Senators. Debbie Stabenow, Claire McCaskill, Sherrod Brown, Ben [...]

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