The List: Political Retaliation in the Age of Obama

Obama wasn’t in office very long before his hyper-partisan administration was using brute political force to punish his political foes. It began almost immediately with the firing of Americorps Inspector General Gerald Walpin who ran afoul of Obama when his investigation identified misuse of AmeriCorps funds by a prominent Obama supporter. As the Obama administration winds to … Continue reading

It’s That Time Of Year Again…President Selfie Is Celebrating Another Big Birthday!

Via Keith Koffler, White House Dossier: Annual Obama Birthday Bacchanal Begins: The bear is loose and ready to party, you guys. The annual extended Obama birthday bash began this morning with a mass landing on the golf course at Joint Base Andrews, where twelve golfers are participating in a Saturday morning outing. Actually I imagine … Continue reading

Friday Free-For All: “Lawless”

Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post: Can Obama write his own laws? The point is whether a president, charged with faithfully executing the laws that Congress enacts, may create, ignore, suspend and/or amend the law at will. Presidents are arguably permitted to refuse to enforce laws they consider unconstitutional (the basis for so many of George W. … Continue reading

Bristol Palin Pregnant

I guess we’re all supposed to be scandalized by this: Bristol Palin, one of Alaska Gov. Palin’s five children with her husband, Todd, is about five months pregnant and is going to keep the child and marry the father, the Palins said in a statement released by the campaign of Republican presidential candidate John McCain. … Continue reading