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Politics | Politics

GOP Cut Backroom Deal with Obama Administration During 2016 Election

'There was recognition that we had a Democratic president who was quite popular but also divisive for a portion of the population. For them, just having him say the election was legitimate was not going to be enough.'

Politics | Trump

Obama Had Secret Plan In Case Trump Didn't Accept 2016 Election Results, Report Says | Daily Wire

Former President Barack Obama had a secret plan in place for what his administration would do if then-candidate Donald Trump lost the 2016 election to Hillary Clinton and refused to accept the results.

Politics | PC Culture

Obama’s Social Experiments Are Wreaking Havoc on America Today

Barack Obama's policies changed American culture, and that's why Brett Kavanaugh faces a sexual assault witch hunt. Obama also pushed transgender issues and the current hysteria about the "Handmaid's Tale."

Politics | Politics

Obama Snaps 'Pay Attention!' After People Apparently Won't Get off Phones

During his speech, Obama said voters needed to ensure that the White House would face opposition in the years to come.

Politics | Interesting Links

US takes a stand against anti-Semitism that Obama didn’t

Colleges that tolerate such illegal conduct and the activities of anti-Jewish hate groups — as some have under the guise of facilitating a debate about Israel — need to be held accountable.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

Obama: He Was Honest, Eventually

Last week, Barack Obama finally did what Democratic activists had been desperately hoping he would do—he reproached his successor ahead of the midterm election. It was a long, discursive oration, as Obama’s orations usually are, and it contained lots

Politics | Politics

Marco Rubio Uses Obama's Own Words Against Him After Former President Calls for 'Decency'

When Obama invoked 'decent' or 'decency,' however, he spoke exclusively of Democrats.

News | The News

Obama Returns, Gives A Speech Reminding Americans Of Why Trump Is President | Daily Wire

On Friday, former President Barack Obama gave a speech at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The central conceit of the speech was that President Donald Trump had broken American politics.

News | The News

Obama Calls Benghazi A Wild Conspiracy Theory. Benghazi Hero Levels Him. | Daily Wire

Former President Barack Obama claimed on Friday that the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi — which resulted in the deaths of four Americans — was a "wild conspiracy theory."

Politics | Politics

Flashback: Obama prosecuted staff leakers, gave lie-detector tests, ‘paranoid’

Should President Trump need a model to use to track down leakers inside his administration like the “anonymous” insider who challenged his authority in a New York Times op-ed, he need go no further back than the Obama administration that prosecuted le

Business & Finance | Economics

Economic Boom: Media Rewrite History To Credit Obama Instead Of Trump

The stronger the economy gets under President Trump, the more desperate his critics are to hand credit for the economic boom to Obama. Even if that entails changing the past.

Politics | Politics

Trump unravels more of Obama's legacy, with proposed freeze on mileage rules | Fox News

The Trump administration on Thursday moved to freeze fuel economy standards in what officials described as an effort to give drivers access to “safer” and “more affordable” vehicles, in the latest swipe at former President Barack Obama's legacy.

Business & Finance | Economics

Top Obama Economist: GDP Even Stronger Than It Looks | Breitbart

The data underlying the 4.1% second quarter GDP growth suggest the economy may be even stronger than it looks. | Big Government

Politics | Malfeasance

BREAKING: Obama Knowingly Funded Designated Al-Qaeda Affiliate

A new report released on Wednesday revealed that the Obama administration knowingly provided an Islamic terrorist-financing organization with hundreds of thousands of dollars despite the fact that the group had been designated as a terrorist-financing org

Politics | Politics

George Soros calls Obama 'greatest disappointment,' says he doesn't 'particularly want to be a Democrat' | Fox News

New York billionaire and philanthropist George Soros said Barack Obama was his “greatest disappointment,” during a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times published on Tuesday, while also appearing to try to distance himself from partisan polit

Business & Finance | Economics

Powell backs more rate hikes as economy growing 'considerably stronger'

The U.S. economy is running at a fast enough pace to justify continued interest rate increases, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday.

Politics | Politics

Trump on Russia indictment: Why didn’t Obama do something? | TheHill

President Trump on Saturday reacted to the indictment of 12 Russian military officers “for conspiring to interfere with the 2016 presidential election” by blaming former President Obama and the “deep state.”

Politics | Malfeasance

Obama Way Overestimated Emissions From Oil Drilling Before He Slapped On Regulations, Study Says - The Daily Caller

'To justify its 11th-hour venting and flaring rule'

Politics | Politics

Obama Paid Iran Much More Than Trump Wants for the Wall - The Rush Limbaugh Show

Rush Limbaugh, America's Anchorman and Doctor of Democracy, is known as the pioneer of AM radio. Limbaugh revolutionized the media and political landscape with his unprecedented combination o f serious discussion of political, cultural and social i

Politics | Illegal Immigration

NBC News: Child Separations Started In October 2016

In a new report on the Trump administration's "pilot program" for its "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in the separation of thousands of children from their families who entered the country illegally, NBC News notes that the separations bega

Politics | Politics

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not in the way he wants. Thirty-three percent of respondents in a new Quinnipiac Univesity poll named Obama the worst president since

Politics | Politics

Obama stand-down on Russia probe looks completely partisan: Varney | Fox Business

Why, oh why, did Obama's national security adviser shut down the Russia meddling investigation?

Politics | Media Bias

AP Buries Immigrant Abuse During Obama Admin

The Associated Press published a story on Thursday about alleged abuse of child immigrants that buried the fact that the abuse began during the Obama administration.

Politics | Politics

Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in th

Politics | Immigration

Pope Francis: America’s Immigration Problem Goes Back to ‘Obama Years’

Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that human dignity is not a question of citizenship, while also stating that America’s immigration problem dates back to well before the Trump Administration.

News | The News

Photos show migrant children in cages under both Trump and Obama - Business Insider

The Trump administration has been enforcing a "zero-tolerance" illegal immigration policy, and photos have surfaced of children being detained away from their parents in cage-like facilities. Similar photos from Obama-era detention facilities h

Politics | Illegal Immigration

4 Horrifying Immigration Stories That Happened Under Obama That You Need To Know About

The recent media-generated hysteria surrounding border separations has led many Americans to believe that immigration horror stories only started under President Donald Trump, when, in reality, many of the terrifying stories were largely ignored during fo

Politics | Politics

Years of backlash: Obama policy on illegal immigrants' children was also slammed by critics | Fox News

On a near-daily basis, the Trump administration is being denounced by critics as being inhumane and un-American for a “zero tolerance policy” towards illegal border crossers that calls for most to be detained and criminally prosecuted while their chil

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Why Weren’t Liberals Furious About These Photos Of Illegal Immigrant Detentions Under Obama?

Photos of the facilities from 2014

Politics | Illegal Immigration

MSNBC Panel Admits Obama Also Separated Immigrant Families

On Friday's MTP Daily, during a discussion of the issue of the Trump administration separating immigrant children from parents who are being prosecuted for crossing the border illegally, panel members admitted that President Barack Obama's admin

Politics | The Iran Deal

Iranian Deal Disaster from Start | National Review

The Iran deal was born in deceit, sold through deception, and kept alive by willful blindness. The more we were told it could not be nullified, the more malodorous it became. Nothing since its death has proven it wise.

Politics | Politics

James Clapper Concedes Obama’s Iran Deal Gave Away ‘Too Much for What We’d Gotten’ | Breitbart

NEW YORK -- James Clapper, director of National Intelligence under the Obama administration, issued rare criticism of aspects of the Obama-brokered international nuclear deal with Iran. - clapper | Breitbart Jerusalem

Politics | POLITICS

It’s Time for an Iran-Deal Reckoning | National Review

The Obama administration’s ‘norms’ and ‘values’ included deception and weakness.

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Leftists Tweet Out Pictures Of Suffering Illegal Immigrant Children To Target Trump. There's Only One Problem.

Over the weekend, the media narrative that the Trump administration is cruelly separating illegal immigrant parents from their children while in detention finally went viral.

Politics | Politics

Reed Hastings and the Obamas are making bank with Netflix deal

Reed Hastings, the founder, chairman and CEO of Netflix, had quite a run last week. The darling of streaming saw his company pass Disney and Comcast in market cap as his stock hit an all-time high …

Politics | Politics

Judicial Watch Sues State, Treasury Departments for Records on $400 Million Cash Payment to Iran - Judicial Watch

Payment was Delivered near Same Time Five American Hostages Were Released  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the State and Treasury Departments for records on the Obama a

Politics | Malfeasance

Father of Parkland Victim Goes Off on School After It's Revealed Shooter Assigned to Obama-Era Program

"The Broward County School Board has failed in its responsibility as an oversight body."

Politics | The Iran Deal

Ben Shapiro: Obama Administration’s Lies and More Lies Anout the Iran Deal — Jewish Journal

So, the Iranians lied. So did the Obama administration. On April 30, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that in a stunning intelligence cou

Politics | Politics

Emails show Obama White House statements on Clinton probe worried FBI's Strzok | Fox News

James Comey isn’t the only one who took issue with Obama White House statements downplaying the Hillary Clinton email probe in 2016. A new email obtained by Fox News shows that even anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok was concerned about their comments at

Politics | Politics

Lost amid all the 'noise' over Scott Pruitt is the very real damage Obama's EPA did to rural communities | Fox News

My work takes me to small, energy-rich towns around the country - the places where America gets its power, where multiple generations of energy workers live and worship and raise their families.

Science & Technology | Science

'Junk science'? Studies behind Obama regulations under fire | Fox News

Scientific studies used by the Obama administration to help justify tough environmental regulations are coming under intensifying scrutiny, with critics questioning their merit as the Trump EPA reverses or delays some of those rules.

Politics | Media Bias

Flashback: Obama Congratulated Putin on His 2012 Election | National Review

Lost in all the controversy over President Trump’s congratulatory call to Putin is the fact that Obama made a nearly identical call six years ago.

Politics | Politics

What’s genius for Obama is scandal when it comes to Trump | TheHill

The scandal involving Cambridge Analytica's abuse of Facebook data underscores the point.

Politics | Politics

Former Obama officials form anti-Trump national security think tank | Fox News

A group of about 50 former Obama administration officials recently formed a think tank called National Security Action to attack the Trump administration's national security policies.

Politics | Politics

Obama’s campaign was actually hacked – and he did nothing about it

“What isn't widely known is that during the general election hackers managed to penetrate our computer systems.” – Obama in 2009

Politics | PC Culture

Obama’s Portrait Artist Has Habit Of Painting Black People BEHEADING White People | Daily Wire

The artist who painted former President Barack Obama’s presidential portrait, unveiled on Monday at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, has a disturbing pattern of painting violent beheadings of white people.

Politics | Politics

FBI lovers' latest text messages: Obama 'wants to know everything'

Newly revealed text messages between FBI paramours Peter Strzok and Lisa Page include an exchange about preparing talking points for then-FBI Director James Comey to give to President Obama, who wanted “to know everything we’re doing.

Politics | Malfeasance

Kerry to Abbas confidante: 'Stay strong and do not give in to Trump' - Arab-Israeli Conflict - Jerusalem Post

The former US Secretary of State also surprised his interlocutor by saying he was seriously considering running for president in 2020.

Politics | Malfeasance

Congress to Investigate Obama Scheme to Nix Investigation into Hezbollah Terrorists

Lawmakers are launching an investigation into Obama-era efforts to thwart a longstanding U.S. investigation into the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah.

News | News

Lapid: If Obama blocked Hezbollah probe over Iran deal, he should give back Nobel

“Obama must return his Nobel Peace Prize,” if the Politico story about Hezbollah is correct, Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid said.

Politics | Politics

The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook

POLITICO Investigation: An ambitious U.S. task force targeting Hezbollah's billion-dollar criminal enterprise ran headlong into the White House's desire for a nuclear deal with Iran

Politics | Politics

Trump Disavows Nuclear Deal and Denounces Iranian Leadership

Mr. Trump said he would ask Congress to establish “trigger points,” which could prompt the United States to reimpose sanctions on Iran if it crosses thresholds set by Congress.

Politics | Politics

‘He threw a fit’: Trump’s anger over Iran deal forced aides to scramble for a compromise

Trump ‘felt jammed’ by an earlier recommendation to sign off on a pact he loathes as an ‘embarrassment.’

News | News

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion that its books are balanced.

Politics | Politics

Obama has no shame

Obama can bask in self-delusion and embrace the collective amnesia of his pious followers, but the rest of us can only hope that today's leaders do a better job than he did.

Politics | The Iran Deal

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway - POLITICO

By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces.

Politics | Trump Politics

Why Trump's Tweet Could Be Trouble For Obama

Scandal: President Trump's tweet-storm over the weekend has once again stirred a very big pot, essentially charging that former President Obama oversaw a

Politics | Politics

Why Were the 7,000 Antisemitic Incidents Under Obama Largely Ignored? | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

In the last two months, almost 100 Jewish community centers and day schools have been targeted with antisemitic threats. The...

Sports | Sailing/Windsurfing/Kiteboarding

Surf's up! Obama and Richard Branson face off in a kiteboaridng challenge.

For eight years former President Obama was barred from water sports by the Secret Service, but on his first post-White House vacation he let fly — on a kiteboard.

News | The News

‘Clock Boy’ Lawsuit Against Conservative Pundits Dismissed, Father Forced to Pay Attorney’s Fees

The father of "clock boy" Ahmed Mohammed saw his lawsuit against conservative pundit Ben Shapiro and others dismissed Thursday and was ordered by the court to

Politics | Politics

The Trump administration has frozen Obama’s quiet attempt to send $221 million to Palestine

The State Department is reviewing a last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send $221 million dollars to the Palestinians.

Politics | Politics

The rest of the story: What Obama won’t tell you about his legacy - MarketWatch

President Obama is about to give a speech about his legacy, but Caroline Baum has the rest of the story — the parts of the legacy that Obama won’t talk about.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Barbara Kay: It should have been obvious all along that Obama really favoured Arabs over Israel

Given Obama’s education, mentors and ideology, we should not really be shocked by his long-calculated decision to have the U.S. abstain from voting on UN Security Council Resolution 2334, ensuring its passage.

Politics | Politics

Whatever happened to that smooth presidential transition Obama vowed?

Petty political ploys are standard operating procedure back in the Chicago wards that spawned President Barack Obama's career. Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has declined to retaliate against the U.S. sanctions over the Russian hacking during the

Politics | Op-Ed

Israel Is Not the Occupier | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

This past summer, the section of the Republican Party’s platform on Israel included a key statement made in anticipation of...

Politics | Op-Ed

Obama’s Late Hit on Israel

Obama’s last-minute betrayal of Israel on the United Nations Security Council resolution is shameful and poorly thought out,

News | News

A Letter to President Obama from an Israeli Soldier

Many have tried to destroy us, and they have ALL failed. This time will be no different.

News | News

10 Lies Secretary of State Kerry Told During His Big Middle East Peace Speech

On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry gave a speech on his proposed plan for peace between Israelis and Arabs. His plan: blame the Jews, pretend that Palestinian terrorism and incitement isn’t representative of the actual Palestinian government, a

Politics | Politics

Obama pulls a bait-and-switch on anti-Israel Security Council vote

The Obama administration is attempting to justify its abstention from blocking a UN Security Council resolution against Israel by focusing on "new" settlement building.

News | News

Official: ‘Rather ironclad’ intel shows Obama behind UN vote

Citing Arab and Western sources, Netanyahu spokesperson says anti-settlement resolution ‘a deliberate push by the United States’

Politics | Politics

Democrats scorch Obama over UN vote condemning Israeli settlements

Congressional Democrats issued scathing statements aimed at the Obama administration over...

Politics | Politics

Obama enrages Israel on way out the door

sraeli officials are furious with President Obama for allowing the U.N. to pass a resolution Friday demanding the Jewish state “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem.”

Politics | Politics

U.S. Abstains as U.N. Security Council Votes to Condemn Israeli Settlements

The administration’s decision not to veto the measure broke a longstanding American policy of serving as Israel’s sturdiest diplomatic shield at the United Nations.

Politics | Politics

Flashback: That Time Obama Mocked Trump For Not Having a 'Magic Wand' to Keep Carrier Jobs in US

Flashback: That Time Obama Mocked Trump For Not Having a 'Magic Wand' to Keep Carrier Jobs in US - Leah Barkoukis: In the wake of Carrier announcing they were moving jobs .12/02/2016 16:22:09PM EST.

News | The News

The friendship of George W. Bush and Michelle Obama - CNNPolitics.com

Saturday's dedication of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture brought together the president who signed into law the funding for the museum and the president who was in office during its completion.

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Trump: ‘Obama Got Tremendous Numbers of People Out of the Country.’

From the Tuesday Morning Jolt: Trump: ‘Obama Got Tremendous Numbers of People Out of the Country.’ Meet Donald Trump’s new immigration stance, which is to… praise how tough President Obama has been on deportations. Huh? What? “We’re going to o

Politics | Politics

US says $400M to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven months ago was contingent on the release of a group of American prisoners.

Politics | POLITICS

Obama said Israel supports the Iran deal — here’s their response

What could President Obama have been thinking when he claimed that Israel’s “military and security community” now supports his disastrous nuclear deal with Iran? “The country that was most opposed …

Politics | The Iran Deal

Iran Nuclear Deal: Obama Administration's New Secret Side Deal | National Review

We have new evidence that Obama deceived Congress and the American people in his effort to ram through the unpopular Iran nuclear deal.

Politics | Politics

3 Pinocchios: Obama’s strange claim that it is easier for teens to buy a Glock than get a book

The president exaggerates a point about teens' access to handguns compared to their access to books.

Politics | PC Culture

To Kill A Glockingbird: Obama talks Glocks so Conservatives mock with #GlockABook – twitchy.com

Obama used the #DallasMemorial to push his gun control agenda, saying it is super easy to get a Glock. Conservative Twitter responded in kind.

Politics | Malfeasance

Is Barack Obama Responsible For The Dallas Anti-Cop Terror Attack? | Daily Wire

On Thursday, President Obama reacted to the cell-phone-captured footage of the police killings of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile by suggesting that such killings were “not isolated incidents.” Instead, he said, “They are symptomati

News | News

Obama Invites 18.7 Million Immigrants to Avoid Oath of Allegiance, Pledge to Defend America - Breitbart

Obama Invites 18.7 Million Immigrants to Avoid Oath of Allegiance, Pledge to Defend America

Politics | Other Politics

Obama declares June 2016 African-American Music Appreciation Month

President Obama has declared June 2016 African-American Music Appreciation Month.

Politics | Malfeasance

President Obama Gives One Of The Most Repulsive Speeches In American History In Hiroshima

The White House assured us last week that President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima would not be an apology photo-op.

They lied.

Politics | Politics

Obama Says Americans Having Guns is Worse Than Islamic Terrorism

n an interview with Britain’s BBC, President Obama said that Americans having guns and observing their Second Amendment rights is far worse than Muslim terrorism.

Politics | Other Politics

President Obama Weighs His Economic Legacy - The New York Times

Eight years after the financial crisis, unemployment is at 5 percent, deficits are down and G.D.P. is growing. Why do so many voters feel left behind? The president has a theory.

Politics | Obamacare Fallout

NPR and Harvard Say: Obamacare Is a Complete Failure

National Public Radio collaborated with Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to survey Americans’ recent experience with health care. As to…

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Obama Jokes about SCOTUS Pick: 'Yeah, He's a White Guy - Sorry!' | MRCTV

During a question and answer session at University of Chicago Law School, President Obama joked he is “sorry” his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, is white.

News | News

Obama’s Ideological Holiday in Havana

The split-screen told the story: on one side, the images of the terror bombing in Brussels; on the other, the Obama fantasy world in which romancing Cuba -- without an ounce of democracy or human rights yielded in return -- is considered a seminal achieve

Politics | Malfeasance

Obama Official: Freed Gitmo Terrorists Killed Americans

Terrorists have been freed despite having high risk ratings. They have been freed over the resistance of Obama's own defense secretaries, one of whom was fired for refusing to speed up the release of terrorists. They have been freed despite the disturbing rate of recidivism. They will go on being freed even though they have killed Americans.

News | NEWS

Obama criticized for doing tango 2 days after bombings in Brussels

Those already furious the president attended a baseball game in Cuba following Tuesday's deadly attacks were unmoved by his dance moves.

Politics | Malfeasance

(VIDEO) With Brussels Under Attack, Obama Does "the Wave" With Raul Castro | RedState

Obama goes to a baseball game with Raul Castro

Politics | Malfeasance

What terror attack? Smiling Obama attends Cuban baseball game | Daily Mail Online

Attendees, including the U.S. president, went through several rounds of the wave. More than a hundred pigeons were released from behind the warning track, as well.

Politics | Other Politics

Meet Obama's New Apointee to the SCOTUS

Merrick Garland, a judge with 18 years' experience, was not the first choice of liberals. But President Obama hopes his ability to win over conservatives will extend to the Supreme Court.

Politics | Other Politics

Obama dismayed by vulgarity, violence of campaign

President Barack Obama said Tuesday he was dismayed by "vulgar and divisive rhetoric" directed at women and minorities as well as the violence that has occurred in the 2016 presidential campaign, a swipe at Republican front-runner Donald Trump that also served as a challenge to other political leaders to speak out and set a better example.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Why Netanyahu Stood Up Obama

Obama’s final campaign against the Jewish State is underway.

News | News

Report: Obama to use UN to divide Jerusalem

In waning days of his presidency, Obama reportedly looking to UN Security Council to force Israel to divide Jerusalem.

Politics | Politics

Clinton, Libya and Israel - Israel News

The administration has warned various government ministers that any construction of housing for Jews in Jerusalem will be viewed with hostility by the administration.

News | In The News

Obamas to remain in D.C. after presidency so daughter can finish high school

President Obama cast some light on his post presidency plans Thursday.

Humor | Because we all need a laugh

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Announced as SXSW Keynotes

SXSW is honored to announce President Barack Obama will appear as part of a Keynote Conversation at SXSW Interactive on Friday, March 11 and First Lady Michelle Obama will be the opening Keynote at SXSW Music on Wednesday, March 16. This marks the first t

Politics | Politics

McConnell: Senate Won't Vote On Obama's Supreme Court Nominee

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate Majority Leader, has definitively confirmed that the G...

Politics | Politics

President will not attend requiem for Scalia

The president and first lady will pay their respects on Friday while Scalia lays in repose at the high court. The president's spokesman was unable to say what Obama will do on Saturday instead.

Politics | Politics

Obama for Supreme Court? Clinton is open to the idea

The Democratic presidential front-runner told a voter that appointing Obama to the high court would be a

Politics | From CNN

Donald Trump: State of the Union punching bag - CNNPolitics.com

Barack Obama and Nikki Haley went after the politics of Trump, as the unusual politics of 2016 hit the State of the Union

Politics | POLITICS

Obama delivers the most boring speech of his presidency

Look, if Barack Obama didn’t consider Barack Obama’s presidency a success, who would? Of course his last State of the Union was filled with happy talk about the current condition of the United Stat...

Politics | The circus we run our country with

Iran detains 10 US sailors after vessels stopped in the Gulf - BBC News

Iran has detained several US sailors after their vessels were stopped in the Gulf, a US official told the BBC.

Politics | POLITICS

Obama is the Worst President Since World War II, Poll Finds

Falling behind his predecessor George W. Bush. ore Americans consider Barack Obama to be the worst President since World War II than they do any other president, according to a new poll.

Politics | POLITICS

U.S. Spy Net on Israel Snares Congress - WSJ

The National Security Agency’s targeting of Israeli leaders also swept up the content of private conversations with U.S. lawmakers.

Politics | Other Politics

Why America Is Moving Left

Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.

In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African American man reportedly selling loose cigarettes illegally, was choked to death by a New York City policeman.The liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.

Politics | Politics

The NY Times removed a pathetic Obama remark from a story

Who needs a White House press secretary when The New York Times will cover for the president, no questions asked? That’s what the Times did Thursday, deleting from a story one of the most atrocious...

Politics | Politics

Administration nixed probe into Southern California jihadists

The San Bernardino jihadists may have benefited from the administration’s closure of an investigation I initiated.

Politics | Malfeasance

Obama Quietly Adds Arafat Apologist Robert Malley to ISIS Policy Team

Malley has advocated against Israel and for peace talks with tyrants.

News | News

San Bernardino shooter's dad: He was 'obsessed' with Israel | The Times of Israel

In interview with Italian paper, father Syed Farook says his son 'supported the creation of the Islamic State'

Politics | Op-Ed

President Obama's latest pathetic speech on terror

President Obama tried yet again Sunday night to convince the nation he’s serious about fighting terror, and, as usual, proved the opposite. Days after the San Bernardino attack, he finally called i...

News | The News

The Attorney General of the United States Is Disgracing Herself

Attorney general Loretta Lynch's greatest fear after the San Bernardino shooting is not terrorism, but Islamophobia.

Politics | PC Culture

No Christians: All 132 Syrian Refugees Admitted to U.S. Since Paris Attacks Are Sunni Muslims

Since the Paris terror attacks on November 13, the State Department has admitted 132 Syrian refugees into the United States, and all 132 are Sunni Muslims.

Politics | Politics

You Guys, I’m Starting to Miss Dubya

Bad as Bush 43 was at times, he sure looks good in comparison to Trump and company.

Politics | Op-Ed

No, George Bush Is Not to Blame for the Paris Attacks | National Review Online

Is there a statute of limitations for blaming George W. Bush for the world’s ills? This weekend, in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, the Huffington Post ran yet another piece repeating leftist conventional wisdom that Bush created ISIS with his disastrous Iraq invasion, that Obama’s missteps were minor by comparison, and oh, by the way, those who supported the Iraq invasion should just shut up.

Politics | Politics

Sharyl Attkisson: Obama Will Not Read Intelligence on U.S.-Recognized Terrorist Groups

Several times in the past, we've heard President Barack Obama, and occasionally his press secretary, tell America that the nation's commander-in-chief learned about certain events the same way many of the rest of us did: by seeing them on TV or

Politics | Op-Ed

Krauthammer: Obama’s phony war

The president is more interested in fighting Republicans than the Islamic State.

News | News

Why The Syrian Refugees Are Not The Jews of 1939

Pundits are invoking the plight of Jewish refugees fleeing Adolf Hitler’s Germany in an effort to soften American hearts toward an expected flood of Syrian refugees.

News | The News

At Least 15 US ‘Citizen Terrorists’ Are Also Legal Immigrants

Dozens of the U.S. citizens arrested in recent years on terror-related charges are immigrants admitted to the United States legally who later obtained citizenship. More than 70 U.S. residents have

News | The News

Chris Matthews Briefly Breaks With Left, Highlights Two Numbers on Syrian Refugee Crisis That ‘Don’t Make Sense’ |

MSNBC's Chris Matthews ended his show Tuesday night with two numbers — the number of Syrians the U.S. has recruited to help fight against the Islamic State and the number of total Syrian refugees. "Let me finish tonight with two numbers that don't

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

White House Launches #RefugeesWelcome Hashtag - Breitbart

The Obama administration launched a hashtag last night to promote the concept of welcoming Syrian refugees into the United States after a growing number of governors proposed halting the program after the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Politics | Politics

Feinstein breaks with Obama: 'ISIL is not contained'

In a blow to President Barack Obama's strategy with ISIL Sen. Dianne Feinstein broke with him, saying that ISIL is not contained.

Politics | Op-Ed

Top 5 Reasons Why Obama’s ‘ISIS’ Press Conference Cemented His Legacy as a Coward.

sharp line being drawn today between Hollande saying this changes everything and Obama saying no it doesn't — Philip Gourevitch (@PGourevitch) November 16, 2015

Politics | POLITICS

Obama Insists ISIS Is Contained

President Obama is doubling down on his Friday morning statement that “we have contained” ISIS in the wake of the group's deadly attacks in Paris.

Politics | Politics

Obama’s Economy In 9 Charts

Unemployment hit 5 percent in October and the economy added 270,000 jobs in an unexpectedly strong showing that is good news for the White House. But wages are stagnant, more than 95 million Americ

Politics | Other Politics

Obama ridicules Trump's plan for a 'deportation force' - POLITICO

“The notion that we’re gonna deport 11, 12 million people from this country — first of all, I have no idea where Mr. Trump thinks the money’s gonna come from,” Obama said.

Politics | Politics

Obama’s Comments on Clinton Emails Collide With F.B.I. Inquiry - NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Federal agents were still cataloging the classified information from Hillary Rodham Clinton’s personal email server last week when President Obama went on television and played down the matter.

Politics | POLITICS

Team Obama winks at incitement against Israelis

Does Team Obama want more Palestinian attacks on Israelis? Secretary of State John Kerry sure gives that impression. Wednesday saw more bloodletting: An Arab stabbed a 70-year-old woman as she boar...

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'Lost their minds': State Dept. spox suggests Israelis are 'guilty of acts of terrorism' [video] - twitchy.com

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Obama Admin Accuses Israel of ‘Terrorism’ As More Jews Murdered

As Palestinians assailants continue to murder Jews across Israel, the Obama administration on Wednesday accused the Jewish state of committing acts of “terrorism,” drawing outrage from many observ

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Obama Admin Refuses to Condemn Palestinians for Wave of Terrorism

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Obama on Columbus Day: 'We Recognize the Suffering Inflicted Upon Native Americans' | Truth Revolt

In case you missed it: in a White House proclamation issued last Friday commemorating Columbus Day, President Obama said that while the federal holiday recognizes the ambition and perseverance of Christopher Columbus, it also highlights the "devas

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Obama Administration Bans All Pork Products From Prison Menus

(CNSNews.com) - The federal Bureau of Prisons, a subdivision of President Barack Obama's Justice Department, has banished all pork products from the menus in all federal prisons, according to a report in the Washington Post.

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Former U.S. Diplomat Says Amb. Powers Instructed To Skip Netanyahu’s UN Speech | The Daily Caller

Richard Grenell, a former U.S. diplomat and Fox News contributor, says a State Department Source told him U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power was told to skip the

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Russian air strikes in Syria: John McCain 'confirms US-trained rebels hit during bombing campaign' - live updates

Vladimir Putin has denied reports that Russian air strikes have killed civilians. Speaking at a meeting with human rights activists in the Kremlin, he reportedly described the claims as "information attacks."

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Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria - CNNPolitics.com

Russian says its airstrike in Syria on Wednesday targeted ISIS; U.S. official says it had "no strategic purpose" in combating ISIS.

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Support for Iran Nuclear Agreement Falls

Survey Report As Congress prepares to vote on the Iran nuclear agreement, public support for the deal has declined. Currently, just 21% approve of the

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Obama Admin Takes Assassinated President’s Name Off Alaskan Mountain Peak

Say goodbye to Mt. McKinley, North America’s tallest mountain peak, and hello to Mt. Denali, instead. Upon his visit to the state, President Barack Obama decided to rename the Alaskan mountain peak

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Democratic Blues - Jeff Greenfield - POLITICO Magazine

Barack Obama will leave his party in its worst shape since the Great Depression—even if Hillary wins. As historians begin to assess Barack Obama’s record as president, there’s at least one legacy he’ll leave that will indeed be historic—but not in the way he would have hoped.