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Eric Holder: Still A Nation of Cowards

Last week at the University of Virginia, Attorney General Eric Holder had what The Daily Caller labeled a “friendly interview” and was asked if he would take back his 2009 remark that Americans are a “nation of cowards” on racial issues. “I would not take that back,” he replied.

In 2009 he spoke to his agency employees at an event celebrating Black History Month and said, “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial, we have always been and we – I believe continue to be, in many ways, essentially a nation of cowards. Certain subjects are off-limits and that to explore them risks at best embarrassment, and at worst, the questioning of one’s character.”

In the interview last week he outlined his agenda for using his legal clout to equalize outcome for blacks.

The Daily Caller – During his tenure, Holder has greatly expanded the range of race-related lawsuits […] → Keep reading

Obama Throws Israel Under the Bus

It comes as no surprise that the Obama administration’s negotiations with Iran are throwing Israel under the bus and could end up forcing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make a unilateral decision about how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program. Iranian lawmaker and cleric Muhammad Nabavian says negotiations with the United States are “90 percent complete” and the nuclear deal is reportedly set to be enacted on January 20. However, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has been using their lobbying power in the U.S. Senate in an attempt to derail the deal.

Washington Times – The Senate measure, sponsored by Sens. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat; Charles E. Schumer, New York Democrat; and Mark Kirk, Illinois Republican, would impose potent new sanctions if the final agreement accords Iran the right of peaceful enrichment. That probably would destroy Mr. Obama’s ability to reach an agreement. Iranian President Hasan Rouhani already is under pressure from his country’s hard-liners to […] → Keep reading

Worshipping Mandela

Earlier this year I predicted that upon the death of Nelson Mandela there would be those who respond as if Jesus himself had just died. I am now calling that prediction fulfilled. President Obama, former Presidents Clinton and Bush (43) are all in South Africa today for the Mandela memorial service. The outpouring of praise for Mandela has come from all corners of the globe and it will probably not be long before statues are erected and landmarks are named in his honor. Glowing remarks about Mandela have come from sources that have even surprised and shocked me, including the Baptist Press, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention. With so many jumping on the Mandela bandwagon perhaps it is prudent to take another look at the life being honored.

Nelson Mandela formed the terrorist group Umkhonto we Sizwe in 1961 when he and others decided that violence was the best way to combat the racist policies of the […] → Keep reading

Obamacare To Be Repealed? Wrong.

Steven Hayward, political science professor at the University of Colorado, has written a piece for Forbes in which he predicts that Obamacare will be repealed well in advance of the 2014 elections. Hayward says the talk about the website failure is a distraction from the real issue of people and businesses losing their health plans or having to pay a lot more for them. Who he is predicting to lead the charge on repeal is surprising.

Senate Democrats endangered for re-election will lead the charge for repeal perhaps as soon as January, after they get an earful over the Christmas break. They’ll call it “reform,” and clothe it in calls for delaying the individual mandate and allowing people and businesses to keep their existing health insurance policies. But it is probably too late to go back in many cases. With the political damage guaranteed to continue, the momentum toward repeal will be unstoppable. Democrats will not want to face […] → Keep reading

If You Like Your Plan, Too Bad!

“First of all, if you’ve got health insurance, you like your doctors, you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your plan. Nobody is talking about taking that away from you.”

That was Barack Obama at a campaign rally on July 16, 2009, repeating the same thing he’d said many other times at many other events.


But, in spite of the fact that hundreds of thousands of people all over the country are now receiving letters telling them their plans are being cancelled, the Democrats are maintaining the position that the lie told countless times is still the truth. How stupid do they think we are?

Joseph Goebbels, oops, I mean Jay Carney has tried to spin it by saying that it was the insurance companies who were cancelling the plans, not the government. How stupid do they think we are?

Henry J. Aaron, an economist and health care ‘expert’ at the Brookings Institution, is […] → Keep reading

If You Like Your Plan, Too Bad

How many times since Obamacare was first proposed several years ago have we been told by Obama himself that if we like our plan, if we like our doctor that we can keep both? Going all the way back to July 16, 2009, Obama said, “Let me be exactly clear about what health care reform means to you. First of all, if you’ve got health insurance, you like your doctors, you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your plan. Nobody is talking about taking that away from you.”

Is anyone the least bit surprised now that Obamacare has passed and we’re finding out what’s in it that people are starting to get notices their health plans are being cancelled because of the Affordable Care Act? People all over the country are finding out their insurers will require them to select a new plan at a much higher rate than they currently pay. So much for […] → Keep reading

Environmental Protection Agency Takes Aim at 800,000 Coal Jobs

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new proposals to cap greenhouse emissions from new power plants. And coal-fired power plants will fail to meet the limits without some very expensive technology that captures and stores emissions. No coal-fired plan in the world has yet to use the technology. There are two plants under construction that include the new technology, one in Canada and one in Mississippi but the costs are outrageous. The price for the Mississippi plant is $4.7 billion and it already has over $1 billion in cost overruns. And who do you think will be paying for this? has all the details on this story.

Coal industry officials told Watchdog that the new regulations could kill coal and most of the 800,000 jobs it supports. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Americans have a “moral obligation to the next generation” and that the proposal is a “necessary step to address a public health challenge.” In a speech at […] → Keep reading

Putin On Syria Deal: Israel Should Give Up Nukes

Just a few days after Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart reached an agreement calling on the Assad regime to turn over its chemical weapons to the international community, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be already undermining that agreement. Putin said yesterday that he can’t guarantee Syria will give up all their chemical weapons as part of a U.S.-Russian deal and suggested that Israel could help the situation improve by giving up its nuclear weapons. “Syria came into possession of chemical weapons as an alternative to Israel’s nuclear weapons,” Putin said at a gathering of political analysts. “The technological superiority of Israel in the region is so obvious that it doesn’t require nuclear weapons, which makes it a target and creates a special problem for it.”

This seems to me to be an attempt by Putin to pressure Obama into cooling the U.S. policy toward Israel’s nuclear program. Since Israel first acquired a nuclear reactor about […] → Keep reading

The World War III Project

This is a great video that mocks the blind Obama supporters, standing by the man they elected no matter what he wants to do.


Kerry’s ‘Blunder’ Saves Obama

Secretary of State John Kerry’s gaffe in London has allowed Obama to escape the Syria debacle while saving as much face as possible. Yesterday morning, Kerry responded to a question at a London press conference by saying Assad might be able to avoid a U.S. military strike if he turned over all chemical weapons within a week. He then said he didn’t expect that to happen. But, by the end of the day his alleged gaffe was embraced by Obama, Russia, Assad and British Prime Minister David Cameron. What a lucky break for Kerry! He makes a supposedly off the cuff remark, then all of a sudden all the major players are embracing the plan!

I’m not buying it. This just doesn’t pass the smell test. At the same time this is happening Harry Reid was delaying the vote in the Senate to authorize Obama to use military force in Syria. He said the delay was to give senators more […] → Keep reading