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Barack Obama Is Having a Very Bad Week, and Even WaPo Noticed

Related articles [caption id=“” align=“alignright” width=“180”] Barack Obama (Photo credit: jamesomalley)[/caption] The smartest man in the world can’t make a gaffe, surely. When Barack Obama says something ridiculous, mean-spirited, wrongheaded, or just plain dumb, he means it. So we know Obama considers the murders of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others mere “bumps in the road” to his re-election. Read more →

Which Barack Obama is Right?

Related articles A genius is someone who can hold contrary concepts simultaneously in mind. What, then, do we call a person who simultaneously argues two contrary concepts? How ‘bout “demagogue?” A few weeks ago, Barack Obama told America’s business owners that they are not responsible for their success. “Someone else built that. Read more →

Can You Trust Barack Obama for 4 More Years?

Barack Obama came to office promising to heal the planet (I didn’t know it was sick), lower the waters, and end war as we knew it “whilst waking on water squirting wine out his ass,” to borrow William S. Burroughs’s anti-Christian blasphemy in Naked Lunch. (Funny. I don’t recall reading about Christians blowing up embassies over that book’s publication.) Four years later, The One might want to let the waters rise. Read more →

7 Warning Signs That Obama’s Imploding

Related articles Hurricane Isaac smiled on the Republicans in Tampa and delivered more misery to New Orleans and its surroundings. That was just one of the ominous signs that 2012 is shaping up to be a forgettable year for Democrats, especially for Barack Obama. Here’s seven more warning signs that Obama’s 6-year campaign is about to implode: Read more →

Just How Bad Would a Second Obama Term Be?

Related articles If you believe that 92 percent of people need to have most aspect of their lives managed by experts, then a second Obama term will make you happy. If, however, you believe in self-governance, that people are endowed by God and nature with the capacity and unalienable right to manage their own affairs, then a second Obama term will be a massive human rights violation. Read more →