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Michelle Obama Riverdances Through Dublin to the Tune of $7,921,638

When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. Show More Summary

Tiptoeing Toward More Sanctions

Josh Rogin explains why the administration is taking so long to announce new sanctions on Russia in response to its provocations in Ukraine: There is still some internal disagreement inside the Obama administration over whether to proceed...Show More Summary

GOP Congressional Candidate Shoots Down Drone in New Ad

In Montana congressional candidate Matt Rosendale's newest ad, which you can you can watch above, Rosendale aims a sighted rifle at a "government drone" and blows it away, before sending a message to the Obama administration: "Spying...Show More Summary

How Obama's Clumsy Judicial Imperialism is Making Things Worse in Ukraine

Why is the Obama administration trying to extradite and imprison the one man in the world with the skills and influence to bring peace, stability and prosperity to fractured Ukraine? This week I flew to Vienna, Austria, to find out in...Show More Summary

Obama Admin Population Control Program Seeks to Reduce Black, Hispanic Births

A new Obama administration program is facing criticism because of its population control-based focus on reducing black and Hispanic births. The CDC says the “purpose of this program is to demonstrate the effectiveness of innovative, multicomponent, community wide initiatives in reducing rates of teen pregnancy and births in communities with the highest rates, with a […]

Kathleen Sebelius Might Be Running For Senator in Kansas

When Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius resigned last week, it was seen as an inevitable attempt by the Obama Administration to blame someone for their embarrassingly "botched" roll-out of the Affordable Care Act's But Sebelius isn't done yet: she could be considering a run for Senate in Kansas. Read more...

An inside look at POTUS's evolution circa 2011–2012

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Having been in and around conversations with people who had varying degrees of separation from the administration, the year or so leading up to President Obama's public stating of support for marriage equality remains one of the most fascinating times...

We wish we were making this up: Federal Government has no idea how it is managing environmental reviews

A new report by the Obama Administration admits a stunning lack of oversight of our nation’s bedrock environmental law, theRead the Rest...

The case for US troops in Ukraine

Chief Tango sends us a link from the Washington Post written by James Jeffrey, a former ambassador for the Clinton and Obama Administrations who thinks that NATO ad the UN haven’t been fierce enough in the face of aggression in the Ukraine, so he figures that we need to put boots on the ground; The […]

Equality in Discipline

George Leef, director of research for the North Carolina-based John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, authored a Forbes op-ed article titled “Obama Administration Takes Groupthink To Absurd Lengths.” The subtitle is “School Discipline Rates Must Be ‘Proportionate.’” ( Show More Summary

BREAKING: Tea Party Patriots Sues Obama IRS and Treasury for 501(c)4 Documents

The Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest Tea Party organization, sued the IRS and US Treasury for documents on Lois Lerner and the Obama Administration’s secret planning to impose restrictions on citizens’ free speech. Via the Tea Party Patriots website: … Continue reading ?

Oil Industry Cherry-Picks Drilling Data to Mislead Public on Federal Lease Programs

The oil industry and its well-compensated apologists in Congress like to complain that the Obama administration is stalling oil production on public lands. The problem with that argument: it’s demonstrably false. While plenty of environmental...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Tries to Walk the Immigration Reform/Enforcement Line, But Deportation Statistics Are Not Misleading

In its first five years, the Obama administration's attempt to reconcile its support for immigration reform legislation with harsh enforcement policies has been strained, but not incoherent or without integrity. It has opted to target...Show More Summary

Of Course: Obama's White House Pressured IPCC to Rewrite Report on Costs of Climate Change Mitigation Efforts, Demanding They Take Into Account Alleged "Co-Benefits" of Such Mitigation

That the Science is Politicized is actually settled. U.S. President Barack Obama?s administration is concerned that a crucial United Nations report on climate science may be too harsh in assessing the cost of fighting global warming. Such a finding may...

Torture and the Destruction of a Human Being by the United States

Somedays we have fun in this space, commenting on world events with a joke, some satire, a little snark. Today will not be one of those days. The Bush and Obama administrations have gone to extraordinary lengths to hide America's archipelago of secret prisons and systems of torture. Show More Summary

FRUITS OF THE #DROPDROPBOX CAMPAIGN: UC Irvine Should Immediately Rescind Its Invitation to 2014 Co…

FRUITS OF THE #DROPDROPBOX CAMPAIGN: UC Irvine Should Immediately Rescind Its Invitation to 2014 Commencement Speaker (and War Criminal) Barack Obama. “Unmanned drone strikes have increased rapidly under the Obama administration, killing at least 2,400 people over the last five years. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism estimates that as many as 951 civilians, including 200 [...]

Democratic Senator Attacks Obama Administration In New Ad

The imperiled Louisiana senator aims to be the change and establishment candidate all in one

Remember the Obamacare ‘bailout?’ The administration has a plan to avoid that.

For the first time, the Obama administration has offered a plan for funding the health-care law’s now-somewhat controversial “risk corridors” program, which is meant to shield insurers from major losses if early Obamacare enrollees are less healthy than anticipated. The Obamacare “risk corridors” provision sounds like the kind of wonky health-care issue that wouldn’t grab […]

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