A liberal critic of the Obama Administration, writer, Michael Hastings, 33, was killed in an automobile accident early this morning in Los Angeles. Jack Mikinson characterizes the writer and journalists reaction to it (and, presumably,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers with antitrust oversight have urged the Obama administration to carefully review a planned merger of American Airlines and US Airways Group to ensure that it will not lead to higher prices for air travelers.
On the eve of a Senate hearing on airline mergers, two senators are urging the Obama administration to carefully scrutinize the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
With the announcement Tuesday that the U.S. will engage in direct talks with the Taliban in coming days, the Obama administration has moved one step closer to implementing it’s slow-motion version of Vermont Republican Senator George Aiken’s famous 1966 suggestion for ending the war in Vietnam: declare victory and go home. Show More Summary
In two contexts the Obama administration has revealed its complete confusion about high-stakes negotiations and the interrelation of soft and hard power. In Syria, after dragging his feet for two years, trying to fudge over his own “red line” and … Continue reading ?
After a week of mostly ad hoc, often cryptic and generally ineffectual responses to leaked details about its anti-terror surveillance programs, the Obama administration has finally begun articulating a clearer defense of those programs. Show More Summary
U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are set to take place soon, with the Obama administration calling the chats a “milestone” in the effort to find a peaceful settlement to the war in Afghanistan. Still, critics aren’t convinced that finding common ground with the Taliban is even possible, and fear that the talks will go... Show More Summary
Fox News ran a prepackaged segment that took an immigration expert's comments out of context to stoke fears about the Senate immigration bill and the Obama administration's prosecutorial discretion policy. In the segment, which appeared...Show More Summary
(CNN) - In remarks Tuesday touting the Obama administration's progress in addressing gun safety, Vice President Joe Biden vowed to revisit gun control legislation that failed in the U.S. Senate earlier this year, and warned legislators that the political climate shifted after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last December. "The one thing that each […]
I seldom get hot under the collar on the air. But a recent decision by the Obama administration has got my dander up. Last week, the President threw America’s parents and their daughters under a bus. And I’m hopping mad about it—and not just because I have a young daughter of my own. First, a [...]
Apparently the war on terror is over. The Obama administration has set up a meeting with Taliban terrorists in Afghanistan. From...
As the Obama administration’s decision regarding whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline draws nearer, the latest disaster is raising serious concerns about the safety of Canada’s rapidly expanding pipeline network. A massive toxic waste spill from an oil and gas operation in northern Alberta is being called one of the largest recent environmental [...]
PAID CONTENT has the best piece yet explaining what is important evolving journalism that allows the full story to be told on the Obama administration’s use of PRISM, as well as the NSA dragnet spying efforts. Both Glenn Greenwald’s reporting on Edward Snowden’s revelations, as well as Barton Gellman’s reporting, don’t come close to being [...]Show More Summary
For most of the public, the word “drone” calls up the sleek, automated killing machines that the Obama administration routinely deploys against suspected terrorists and that Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filibustered on the floor of the Senate. But those aren’t the … Continue reading ?
Vice President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that the Obama administration has "completed or made significant progress" on 21 of 23 executive actions to try to reduce gun violence developed after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. They include ending...
In Syria, the Obama administration seems to be stumbling back to the future: An old-fashioned proxy war, complete with the usual shadowy CIA arms-running operation, the traditional plan to prop up ostensible “moderates” whose prospects are doubtful and, of course, the customary shaky grasp of what the fighting is really about.
Amid all the heated cross-currents of debate about the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance program, there is a growing distrust of the Obama administration that makes weighing the costs and benefits of the NSA program itself...Show More Summary
Sean Hannity was fired up tonight by the Obama administration spending millions of taxpayer dollars on vacations and unnecessary federal programs, including a State Department program protecting transgendered people that costs $450,000. Show More Summary
Oh Thank God--Finally, War With Syria by Russ Baker on Jun 15, 2013 As we have been reporting over the past 18 months, the Obama Administration has had a very frustrating time inventing reasons to invade Syria or otherwise topple the independent-minded Assad regime. Show More Summary
The Obama administration says the bill "makes unacceptable deep cuts" to federal food aid programs and extends, rather than cuts, crop insurance payments to farmers.