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President Trump

Obama Admin Wiretapped Trump *UPDATE 2*

Now you know. You can stop doubting. You have more than hope. The Obama administration spied on Donald Trump and his campaign and transition teams. There is no longer any doubt. The questions that remain are: Who ordered and authorized the illegal wiretaps? Who illegally received and disseminated the intelligence? What did Obama know? It’s …

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When Democrats Loved ’em Some Ruskies

In 2012, Barack Obama got caught telling Russian Prime Minister Medvedev that he’d have more “flexibility” after the election. Later in 2012, during a debate, Obama accused GOP candidate Mitt Romney of stoking Cold War fears against our new friends in Moscow.  Obama said, “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back …

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The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

In 1966, Hollywood liberals made a very funny movie. The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! The movie mocked Cold Warriors and ridiculed hyper-paranoia about the dangers posed by Russia. Some of those same Hollywood liberals are now running around screaming “The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!” Funny.

Foreign Relations

The New Russian Empire

The last two years of Barack Obama’s presidency will see the rise of a new Russian empire. This new empire will resemble the Soviet Union in shape, the Czars in style. We looked at this subject over the summer (here and here). To summarize those blogs: The US-led coup of Ukraine convinced Putin to reassert …

Politics

How To Be President When Russia Goes Berserk Starring Ronald Reagan

Since the scrawny punk from Chicago still hasn’t figured it out, this President 101 lesson delivered without further comment: Previously on Hennessy’s View: We Interrupt This World War For a Democratic Fundraiser

Foreign Relations

We Interrupt This World War For a Democratic Fundraiser

Russian troops or Russian proxies murdered 293 people, today, including 23 Americans by many reports. Israel was forced to invade Gaza to destroy tunnels Hamas uses to invade Israel and murder children. The world teeters on the brink of all-out war. But the President refused to cancel partisan fundraising efforts tonight. Via The Blaze: At …

Foreign Relations

Now, the White House Says Russia Preparing to Invade Ukraine

This morning, a White House aide told reporters that Obama’s sanctions are visibly “weakening” Putin and Russia. Hours later, the White House recognizes that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could come any moment. Speaking from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, Mike Rogers, the chair of the House of Representatives intelligence committee, said US intelligence officials were convinced …

Foreign Relations

What Will Putin Do?

Putin

Ask yourself this: why did the stock markets rally today after Obama announced sanctions against Russians? I’ll get back to that, but first some background. I’ve often said that Putin plays chess while Obama fumbles with checkers. I picture our president, chin resting on fist, brows squeezed in childlike concentration, as he carefully chooses between jumping Putin’s …

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This Book Predicted Russia’s Ukraine Adventure. Poland’s Next.

Russia's Ukraine Adventure

Did you ever read a book and think, “I need to tell people about this?” Then you didn’t tell people about it. I mean, you didn’t blog about it. You didn’t “officially” proclaim the book “required reading.” Then something happened that you knew could happen because of the book, but you don’t get credit for …