Donald Trump just tripped up on the air over foreign policy. Again and again.

THE WASHINGTON POST Donald Trump, leading in the polls and riding a wave of momentum in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, just hit a speed bump named Hugh Hewitt. The conservative radio host peppered Trump with a host of foreign policy questions in a Thursday interview that produced some uncomfortable moments for the… More Donald Trump just tripped up on the air over foreign policy. Again and again.

Three Reasons Joe Biden Should Definitely Run for President

POLICY.MIC The trial balloon went up on Sunday morning, when New York Times columnist and noted Clinton family antagonist Maureen Dowd reported that Vice President Joe Biden is “talking to friends, family and donors about jumping in” the 2016 presidential race. Three days later, that balloon is looking more like a hydrogen-powered blimp. To start,… More Three Reasons Joe Biden Should Definitely Run for President

Mitt Romney Warns Obama Not To Get Too Uppity (VIDEO)

The so-called “Party of inclusion” or tolerance or [fill in the blank]” is apparently exasperated with America’s first African American president side-stepping them and taking other measures to pass urgent legislation.  They’ve tried everything within their power to derail both elections.  They’ve tried to block any meaningful legislation the POTUS tries to send to Congress… More Mitt Romney Warns Obama Not To Get Too Uppity (VIDEO)

7 reasons the Democratic coalition is more united than ever

Vox Last weekend, Ross Douthat penned a provocative column arguing that Democrats should be thankful for the super-star power of Hillary Clinton because without her the party could be in severe trouble. Much of the subsequent debate has involved speculation about likely possible outcomes of the 2016 general election, about which I think the best one can… More 7 reasons the Democratic coalition is more united than ever

West Wing Week 03/14/14 or “What’s Up, Captain America?”

The White House This week, the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Chile to attend the inauguration of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, while President Obama worked on improving access to college for students, raising the minimum wage, and negotiating a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine. He also got out the word about… More West Wing Week 03/14/14 or “What’s Up, Captain America?”

West Wing Week 3-15-2013: “We Don’t Have a Moment to Waste”

The White House International Courage Awards: Last Friday, the First Lady joined Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department for the International Women of Courage Awards—where nine different women were honored. The event was a celebration of the strength and sacrifice of individuals who have worked tirelessly for the advancement of women’s rights for all.… More West Wing Week 3-15-2013: “We Don’t Have a Moment to Waste”

Crash Course on Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy Successes

Today I researched  President Obama’s foreign policy achievements in the last four years, in order to  prepare for  watching the debate tonight.  The entire debate will be on Foreign Policy.   This relevant article appeared in the Huffington Post on 07/06/2012.   Here’s what I found… The Huffington Post  […] By any reasonable standard, Obama’s… More Crash Course on Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy Successes

West Wing Week 12/2/11 or “Bo Meets Bo”

The White House This week, as the President urged Republicans to join a Democratic effort to prevent a thousand dollar tax increase on the typical American family, the White House got spruced up for the holidays. The President also hosted the EU Summit, the Dutch Prime Minister, and announced a new commitment to fighting AIDS in… More West Wing Week 12/2/11 or “Bo Meets Bo”

Herman Cain Speaks Of ‘The So-Called Palestinian People’

Showcasing GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain’s utter ignorance is something I enjoy doing and will continue to do until this really strange man descends from his first place position in the GOP lineup… TPM2012 Herman Cain’s lack of foreign policy knowledge has had him in hot water before. Since he hit frontrunner status he’s been dinged for mocking “Uzbeki-beki-beki-stan” and suggesting… More Herman Cain Speaks Of ‘The So-Called Palestinian People’

How Obama made the 3 am phone call ad obsolete

Many of us remember the 2008  Hillary Clinton campaign video about the 3 a.m. call, implying that Hillary had the necessary foreign policy experience to handle a 3 a.m. foreign policy emergency and her Democratic primary opponent, Barack Obama didn’t. Well, one would argue that since May 1st, 2011, President Barack Obama has put that… More How Obama made the 3 am phone call ad obsolete