Exercising his authority under Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution, President Barack Obama commuted the court-martial sentence of convicted felon Bradley Manning. Although... Read More The post Obama’s Commutation of Manning Sentence Sends a Horrible Message to Service Personnel appeared first on The Daily Signal.
“Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won.” These were the infamous words President Barack Obama used to scold congressional Republicans... Read More The post Elections Have Consequences for Housing Policy appeared first on The Daily Signal.
President Barack Obama says he appreciated George W. Bush’s silence during his eight years in office. Now, as the current president prepares for life outside... Read More The post Obama Isn’t Planning to Be as Silent as Bush in Post-Presidency appeared first on The Daily Signal.
This morning, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza covered the latest revelation involving John Lewis, the Georgia Democrat and civil-rights leader, who has publicly announced plans to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. The revelation? Lewis had told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd that he had attended every inauguration since 1986 (the year h […]
I’m not surprised, but I’m still deeply disappointed: WASHINGTON — President Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the administration, and made WikiLeaks, the reci […]
As Rich notes below, the Congressional Budget Office just released a report estimating that if Republicans pass a carbon copy of their January 2016 bill to partially repeal Obamacare, 18 million fewer people would have health insurance in 2018, and 32 million fewer in 2026. Premiums would go up by 20-25 percent in 2018, and double by 2026. Today at our Forbe […]
You didn’t need to be a fortune teller to predict Donald Trump’s reaction to recent polls. “The same people who did the phony election polls, ...The post Trump’s Friends Do Him No Favors appeared first on Commentary Magazine.
Seventy nations attended a conference in Paris this past weekend in an effort to revive interest in a two-state solution. The fact that Israel, the Palestinian ...The post Who’s the Fool on the Middle East? appeared first on Commentary Magazine.
NATO is in big trouble—and not just because of incoming President Donald Trump’s habit of calling it “obsolete.” Also deeply problematic is Turkey’s future as ...The post NATO’s Weak Link appeared first on Commentary Magazine.