“Osama bin Laden has gone to the great bordello in the sky that awaits every good jihadi,” writes Robert Spencer, director of Jihad Watch and author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades),” in “Osama Gets His Virgins,” published in Human Events: Read More
Essam al-Erian, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s governing body, told AlJazzera that US soldiers should be withdrawn from Afghanistan and Iraq after the killing of Osama bin Laden. Read More
It’s a boom time for anti-Obama conspiracy theorists. The birth certificate issue is back in the headlines. A new book questions whether Bill Ayers authored Obama’s memoir. Read More
whitehouse: Obama's long form birth certificate released so that America can move on to real issues that matter to our future
tourex: Woulda been kinda fun if Obama had revealed his birth cert on Oprah. Maybe put one beneath everyone's chair. Read More
In April, the president decided to give nonlethal aid to rebels seeking to overthrow a regime. No, not Libya. Not Obama. Not April 2011.
It was April 1988, the president was Ronald Reagan, and the rebels were Nicaraguan Contras. On April 1 of that year, Congress passed a bill approving $48 million in nonlethal aid and President Reagan immediately signed it into law.
The Reagan administration wanted to give lethal aid. Read More
President Obama warned students that Congress will reduce the deficit at their expense unless they "get in the game" and rally for Obama's fiscal policies.
"They're going to want to reduce the deficit on your backs and if you are not heard that's exactly what's going to happen," Obama told hundreds of students gathered in a gymnasium at the Annandale campus of North Virginia Community College. Read More
The Pentagon's inspector general report on the circumstances surrounding comments made by former Afghanistan top Commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s staff in the June 2010 Rolling Stone article "Runaway General" found there was insufficient evidence that members of his staff violated Defense Department standards and that “not all of the events at issue occurred as reported in the article.” Read More
The White House is fighting a rating agency's assessment that the United States will not be able to reach a bipartisan agreement on raising the debt ceiling and reducing long-term deficit.
"The debt ceiling will be raised," White House Spokesman Jay Carney said Monday. "We will do that. That will happen." Read More
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates will present President Barack Obama with a number of options for a new defense budget that will slash more programs leaving the U.S. more vulnerable to enemies, analysts say.
According to “This week in Defense News” Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen and Gates will seek additional ways to cut costs beyond the $400 billion in reductions made over the past two years. Read More
A speech in which President Obama repeatedly took swipes at a Republican budget plan had nothing to do with politics, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney asserted Thursday. “This is not a campaign speech; this is a policy speech," Carney said, even though Democratic operatives were using the speech to make campaign calls as early as Wednesday evening. Read More