The Impossible Contingencies of Barack Obama

If he can win the war on terror and turn the economy around he’ll be a winner in my book. DaTechGuy on Barack Obama January 20th 2009 Seldom, if ever, in the history of the world has a prince been more enthusiastically acclaimed on his -accession or had an easier task offered him of gratifying … Continue reading The Impossible Contingencies of Barack Obama

Joe Biden on Bergdahl: I know nothing I see nothing…

You don't need a formal announcement that you're running for president when you have this: Not even the vice president supported the trade of the Taliban 5 for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. According to a new report, Vice President Joe Biden remained "neutral on the prisoner swap." "While Vice President Joe Biden was neutral on the … Continue reading Joe Biden on Bergdahl: I know nothing I see nothing…

How I would have done the Bergdahl Trade

One of he few credible arguments for the re-election of Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in 2012 came 20 years earlier from a magazine article I had read at the time.  It was an interview with a  centurion journalist who had been covering the White House  back in the days of Coolidge.  He was asked … Continue reading How I would have done the Bergdahl Trade

Bergdahl: Hillary & Democrats know how to count

Greg Sargent of The Plum line is in disbelief Wow. Hillary allies leaking her supposed "skepticism" of Bergdahl swap. Hope she's asked about this: http://t.co/VB2nNfNPOJ — Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) June 4, 2014 He's referring to this piece at the daily beast Three former administration officials who were involved in the process told The Daily Beast … Continue reading Bergdahl: Hillary & Democrats know how to count

Mission Accomplished for Barack Obama

Why would Obama and Biden do such a thing? Because to launch a military operation against an al-Qaida affiliate on the anniversary of 9/11 would have exposed the hollowness of their boast through convention week and the days thereafter – that Osama was dead, and al-Qaida was finished. And so Ty Woods, Glen Doherty, Sean … Continue reading Mission Accomplished for Barack Obama

The Obama Administration Policy on Traitors vs Fighters

Today via Glenn we see Jake Tapper continue to be a member of the  journalist community rather than the "journo-list" community: The sense of pride expressed by officials of the Obama administration at the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is not shared by many of those who served with him -- veterans and soldiers … Continue reading The Obama Administration Policy on Traitors vs Fighters