Kneejerk conflation of Obama and Bush could be the most ridiculous talking point to come out of the mouths of liberals in the post-Bush era. Without the benefit of logic or historical context, it's merely a cheap crowd-pleaser used by anyone seeking the accolades of similarly nearsighted sycophants.
Far from reversing the Bush-Cheney executive power grab, President Obama is taking it to new extremes. More than a decade after it started, we still have no clue how much the government is listening in on us or reading our email. And the government's response to this unprecedented secrecy is a war on leaks.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's top campaign strategist, David Axelrod, said Sunday that he doubts presidential candidate Mitt Romney would hav...
The transition from Jim Jones to Thomas Donilon as National Security Advisor is unlikely to change anything of paramount importance. Donilon is not an ideas man at a time when a fresh strategic perspective is essential for breaking from our self destructive behavior in Afghanistan/Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Palestine and in the pervasive 'war on terror' generally. So long as General David Petraeus is allowed to call the shots with his legend on the line, and other senior administration officials are off on their own ego trips, costly miscalculations, as we've seen of late, will recur.