San Bernardino

In analysis, news by Bruce Kaskubar0 Comments

“A Muslim and his dingbat wife attack a celebration of Christians with weapons like AR rifles, handguns, homemade bombs, and some amount of body armor, masks, and beaucoup clips of ammo. They slaughter over one dozen innocent people and wound another seventeen. Then they engage the police in a shootout firing another seventy rounds and throwing homemade grenades at the cops. Their home yields multiple homemade explosive devices, thousands of rounds of heavy-duty rifle ammo, and unspecified booby traps devised to ward off the police who might come to search the place. This guy has contacts with a number of other terrorist sympathizers by way of internet, a visit to Saudi Arabla, and what may be emerging financial connections with sympathizers abroad. He also shows up in contact …

Obama Urges Quick Action on ‘Inversions’

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Today’s Wall Street Journal has a story about President Barack Obama not liking what’s going on with so-called corporate inversions. “President Barack Obama threw himself into the politically charged effort to block U.S. firms from reincorporating overseas for tax reasons, calling the relocations ‘wrong’ and urging Congress to stop them through quick-fix legislation.” Once upon a time places like East Germany and the Soviet Union severely restricted the mobility of their citizens. Now, the President of the United States wants to do the same to our corporate citizens. Remember, “Change”? Remember, “We can”? We can make the United States a place corporations want to be. Then we don’t need laws that forbid from leaving.  

Mona Charen on Bush, Putin, Obama

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“Obama began relations with Russia with a ‘reset.’ The premise of this new start was that relations between our nations had deteriorated due to the policies of former President George W. Bush. … Bush may have clung too long to the hope of moderating the criminal in the Kremlin, but Obama had even less excuse. He had the benefit of Bush’s experience. He had witnessed Putin’s invasion of Georgia in 2008, his unflagging support for Iran and Syria, his use of oil and gas to intimidate Ukraine and other nations, his obliteration of democracy in Russia, his muzzling of the press, and his systematic murder of domestic critics. Funny that Obama would have thought that responsibility for the decay in relations should be laid at the feet of …