Golfing While the Constitution Burns

by Ben Johnson When Barack Obama and John Boehner played golf this weekend, they played on the same team. How appropriate. Barack Obama has violated the Constitution’s war-making power – reserved by Article I, Section 8, to Congress – from the moment he sent American troops into harm’s way without Congressional approval. He has been violating the War Powers Resolution since at least the … [Read more...]

Obama Is Secretly Talking With The Taliban, Says It’s What Reagan Would Do

With Islamic riots, skyrocketing deficits, and state-skipping Democratic legislators hogging the headlines, this item has not yet gotten the attention it deserves. Steve Coll writes in The New Yorker, “The Obama Administration has entered into direct, secret talks with senior Afghan Taliban leaders, several people briefed about the talks told me last week.” Obama mentioned reaching out to “Taliban … [Read more...]

The Left’s Dunce of Death

Cartoonist Ted Rall struck again early last week, this time publicly stating that Ronald Reagan is currently in Hell “turning crispy brown right about now.” Rall defended his repugnant treatment of the fallen national hero, saying, “Reagan was a public figure and he was an idiot.” Rall then re-affirmed, “If there is a Hell, this guy is in it.” Rall still had enough invective left over to fill his … [Read more...]

The Left Smears an American Hero

With the body barely cold, the Left has begun demonizing the late Pat Tillman. Tillman is the former NFL star who turned down a $3.6 million contract to join the Army Rangers after 9/11. He was killed last month in Afghanistan after Islamist soldiers ambushed his jeep. (It was later revealed that Tillman was killed by "friendly fire." -- TRW.) For most Americans, such noble service would qualify … [Read more...]