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Evening Howler: In Libya Coverage, AP Invents a Bizarre Synonym for ‘Fails to Comply With’

May 21, 2011 by

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By Tom Blumer It’s been 60 days since America’s “kinetic military action” in Libya commenced. The War Powers Act is relevant in certain circumstances, including (Section 1543) “in any case in which United States Armed Forces are introduced … into the territory, airspace or waters of a foreign nation, while equipped for combat.” This would […]

War for No Particular Reason

April 4, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Thanks to the Obama administration, we have now entered upon a new phase of foreign policy. It is war for no particular reason. Why are we doing anything in Libya? We’re not messing around in any of those other places that involve governments shooting at their own people. Obama famously did not […]

Politico’s Roger Simon: ‘Obama’s The Greatest Orator Of Modern Times’

April 4, 2011 by

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By Noel Sheppard Politico’s Roger Simon said Sunday Barack Obama is the greatest orator of modern times. Chatting with Howard Kurtz on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” Simon also said journalists are just now looking beyond the President’s speaking skills and analyzing what he’s actually saying: HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: So is the press starting to sour on […]

Obama’s Libyan War

March 30, 2011 by

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By Brent Bozell Think of all the militant anti-war types who were thrilled at the removal of the Bush “war machine” in 2008, only to see President Obama’s strained endorsement of military action in Libya. Oh, how the political wave of the hard left has crashed ashore. It seems like only yesterday when they were […]

No Clear Leaders, No Clear Aims – And Obama’s War Will Achieve What?

March 30, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt Daniel Pipes: With most Americans not quite realising it, their government haphazardly went to war on March 19 against Muammar Gaddafi’s Libya. Hostilities were barely acknowledged, covered with euphemism (“kinetic military action, particularly on the front-end”) and without a clear goal. Two Obama administration principals were out of the country: the President […]

Pulitzer Prize Winning Iraq War Critic: ‘All Obama Is Saying Is Give War A Chance’

March 28, 2011 by

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By Noel Sheppard Barack Obama sure is getting support for his Libyan attack from what on the surface would seem a lot of unlikely sources. On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” Pulitzer Prize-winning Iraq war critic Tom Ricks told David Gregory, “All Obama is saying is give war a chance”. DAVID GREGORY: Well, and, Tom Ricks, […]