Obama gets a kick from lame ducks (with apologies to Cole Porter)

My North Star commentary today:

Obama gets a kick from lame ducks (with apologies to Cole Porter)

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 Democrats, Economy, environment, ethics, terrorism No Comments

A Response to Offensive Pro-Palestinian Propaganda

This morning, I received an email forwarded by a friend of mine which made my blood boil.  › Continue reading

The Barney Fife School of National Security

So John Murtha wants to invite the Gitmo prisoners to a “minimum security” prison in his district?

He says “They’re no more dangerous in my district than in Guantanamo,” and that there is “no reason not to put ‘em in prisons in the United States and handle them the way they would handle any other prisoners.” 

Sure, Jack.  Let’s just put ‘em in the county jail in the cell next to Otis the Drunk and have Barney Fife guard them.

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I Can’t Gitmo Satisfaction

Bad first step for the O-ministration — calling for the immediate suspension of military tribunals at Gitmo.

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Buchanan on Gaza: Over/Under

There’s a gambling term called over/under — I don’t really understand it, but it has to do with guessing (which is all anyone can do) and betting on the final score of a game.

But Pat Buchanan, with his comments on MSNBC the other day (what it is about that network) that Israel was engaging in a “blitzkrieg” on its “concentration camp” in Gaza has brought new meaning to the term.  (Thanks to Allahpundit at Hot Air for bringing it to our attention.) › Continue reading

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Friday, January 9th, 2009 foreign policy, terrorism 88 Comments

Obama’s Thank-You Note to W on Iraq

In case you were too caught up in the spectacle of the moguls of the Incredible Shrinking Three automakers rolling into town in hybrids … or the atheist display next to the Nativity at the Capitol in Washington state … or even the never-ending Natalee Holloway case (thanks, Greta) … a congressionally mandated commission this week delivered a seriously sober report, accompanied with a loud wakeup call to the Prezelect.

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Didn’t the U.S. military see Saving Private Ryan?  Don’t they remember how the intepreter Upham argues for the life of a German captive, whom Captain Miller (the Tom Hanks character) ultimately releases … only to see the guy come back and ultimately deliver the round that fells Miller as well?

It was all I could think of when I read that Salim Ahmed Hamdan … onetime driver for none other than Osama bin Laden … would be sent back home to Yemen to serve out his sentence.

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Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 national security, terrorism 86 Comments