Saturday, July 26, 2014

It’s Saturday July 26, 2104, and This is In the News

Three 'black swans' who have upended political calculations for 2014 and beyond

Remember the presidential race between Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton, the front runners eight years ago, each tough as nails, each combat-tested and raring to go?  It was one for the ages, except it was not: Rudy dropped out before the gates opened, Hillary met a community organizer, and we all know the rest.  But the race that took place was almost as thrilling: a true neck and neck between John McCain and Barack Obama, who entered September in a virtual tie. McCain was leading on Sept. 15 when the fiscal system went bust, taking with it the entire economy: a nail-biter turned into an absolute blowout, and that was that……Everything now is in much worse shape than it was when President Obama took over: bin Laden is dead, but his successors are even more virulent. Mitt Romney was mocked when he mentioned the Cold War, but ask the Ukrainians if it hasn't come back. The fruit of the doctrine of "lead from behind" is an emerging caliphate state in Iraq and Syria…….To Read More…..

Finally says what he has been planning all along. Check it out: OBAMA: President Obama at a fundraiser last night outside Seattle: People are anxious. Now, some of that has to do with some big challenges overseas. I am very….. To Read More….

By Brian Hughes, July 24, 2014

With all the drama in the world, this would seem a good time for No Drama Obama to roll up his sleeves and get everyone to chill. But President Obama doesn't seem to be thinking much about work.  So says a growing contingent in Washington, including Democrats, as Obama appears content to run out the clock on his White House tenure.

Crises are cascading overseas and his domestic agenda is going nowhere, but the president stubbornly refuses to adjust his priorities, sticking to fundraisers, photo-ops and ritual denouncements of CongressWith Gaza in flames, a shot-down passenger jet escalating the crisis in Ukraine and tens of thousands of unaccompanied children streaming across the border, Obama chose to head out West for fundraisers and is scheduled to leave Aug. 9 for a 16-day vacation on tony Martha's Vineyard. The president and his family will stay at a $12 million beachfront estate, complete with a pool, hot tub, basketball and tennis courts -- and plenty of golfing opportunities......To Read More....



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