The U.S. Constitution’s designation of the country’s president as the armed forces’ commander-in-chief was an obviously well intentioned move to be sure that the country would be and always remain under civilian authority.
Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama has the distinction of being the first sitting (and boy does he know how to sit) president to call this decision gravely into question.
Forget that Obama’s background as an affirmative-action academic, community organizer, and…Continue
Added by Gordon Osmond on October 31, 2015 at 7:15am — No Comments
As prescient as they were, I doubt that any of Ayn Rand, George Orwell, or the makers of Back to the Future would have imagined that in late 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation would be doing its thing in connection with a routine exercise in classroom discipline occurring this week in South Carolina.
Fully infused with the notion that obedience to authority is optional, especially if one is a member of a historically oppressed minority, a sassy South Carolina student…Continue
Hillary Carries the 10/22 Benghazi Hearing
Hillary’s jubilant crowing over her performance before the Special Congressional Committee on Benghazi on October 22, 2015 was justifiable, and Donald Trump’s political performance to date has certainly called into question the ancient premise that the public doesn’t much take to bragging.
Clinton’s performance before the Committee was a classic case of victory of form over substance. As to the latter, there is no…Continue
It seems that the prospect of perpetuating the twin disasters of the Obama presidency and the Clinton residency as Secretary of State (that would all but be assured by the election of Hillary Clinton as president in 2016) is sufficiently alarming as to galvanize opposing political forces not only by Republicans, but, more recently, also by Democrats. Democrats have some experience with this exercise, having flexed defensive muscle by dumping Hillary in 2008.
The opposition comes from…Continue