Insists Administration Isn't Anticipating 'No' Vote
Officially, the Obama Administration is entirely confident of its ability to sell Congress on the Syrian War, with Secretary of State John Kerry pushing the case again while downplaying the importance of what Congress thinks.
Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead.
When pundits debate military options for any of the many U.S. foreign interventions, most of them buy into some version of the "America-as-World-Policeman" approach to foreign policy.
The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, did far more than just set out the intelligence against Syria. But he did do that.
“If President [Bashar al-Assad] were to absorb the strikes and use chemical weapons again, this would be a significant blow to the United States’ credibility and it would be compelled to escalate the assault on Syria to achieve the original objective
While President Obama continues to maintain that only he decides what constitutes a war and requires consultation (let alone a declaration) from Congress, there remains a modicum of democratic process in England.
The Obama administration announced new steps on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations.
Students in a rural Kentucky county — and their parents — are the latest to join a growing national chorus of scorn for the healthy school lunches touted by first lady Michelle Obama. “They say it tastes like vomit,” said Harlan County Public Schools
Western powers have told the Syrian opposition to expect a strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces within days, according to sources who attended a meeting between envoys and the Syrian National Coalition in Istanbul.
It's not an exaggeration to say that Colombia might be on the verge of Revolution.
The Obama administration seems absolutely determined to help radical Islamic jihadists that have beheaded Christians, that have massacred entire Christian villages, and that have pledged loyalty to al-Qaeda topple the Assad regime and take over Syria
US-Russian relations are rapidly going from bad to worse to hopeless.
Months after the initial leaks by Edward Snowden new information continues to pour out describing the national surveillance apparatus maintained by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Assad Forces Find Chemical Agents In Rebel Tunnels, But West Won't Report It
As President Obama contemplates what affirmative action the United States government should take regarding the civil war in Syria and bloody violence in Egypt, he haughtily proclaimed to CNN New Day anchor, Chris Cuomo, that the U.S. remains "one ind
Obama just signed the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act. It was cheered as a victory for students in higher ed because it keeps federal student loans at low interest rates through 2015. The victory is Pyrrhic.
Who has Crossed the "Red Line"? Barack Obama and John Kerry are Supporting a Terrorist Organization on the State Department List
President Barack Obama is acknowledging he must “do a better job” of giving Americans confidence in the programs the National Security Agency has deployed to guard against terrorism.
A year ago President Barack Obama gave a speech saying that if the Assad regime used chemical weapons, that would cross a red line and change his calculations. Has that red line now been crossed? The simple answer is that we don't yet know.
Has President Obama at last figured it out? If only.
Does President Obama know what his own government is doing or is he actively lying? According to the Wall Street Journal the NSA scans 75% of all American internet traffic, often snatching emails and other communication information from Americans wit
A true cynic would question the timing of Middle East-wide U.S. embassy closings and a barrage of drone attacks in Yemen when the Obama administration is defending its intrusive spying on Americans after exposure by an intelligence agency contractor.
In an outrageous and unacceptable attack on press freedom, Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner, David Miranda, was detained for almost nine hours at Heathrow airport in London earlier today under section 7 of the UK’s pernicious Terrorism A
By now, of course, you know that I'm writing about this subject because a hard-working rodeo clown, Tuffy Gessling, wore a rubber mask of Barack Obama, or whatever his name is, while performing at a rodeo in Missouri.
If this doesn't wake you up, I don't know what will.
1) Carried out military interventionism in Libya without Congressional approval
States are receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in "discretionary spending," to fund universal preschool, Barack Obama’s new pet project.
“Clearly, any family may be visited by federally paid agents for almost any reason.” According to an Obamacare provision millions of Americans will be targeted.
Representative democracies and autocratic dictatorships respond to profound internal crises in very distinctive ways: the former attempts to reason with citizens, explaining the causes, consequences and alternatives; dictatorships attempt to terrori