If you're a president under fire, it's convenient to fire someone who's about to leave anyway. The president on Wednesday threw acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller under the hot dog wagon, or whatever convenient cliche was waiting at the curb.
Liberals call patriotic Americans partisan, political Obama-haters who are trying to tear our government apart over Benghazi. Yet four Americans, pleading for help to no avail, were savagely slain on American soil in Libya by Islamist terrorists — and they not only got abandoned, the responsible parties in the White House and State Department totally lied and tried to cover up what actually happened there on Sept. 11, 2012.
President Obama is the most vindictive, thin-skinned president we have ever had. Does anyone want to take a bet that then-CIA chief David H. Petraeus' sex-scandal downfall is punishment for him not falling in line completely with the much-revised Benghazi talking points of the White House? Around Sept. 20, Mr. Petraeus disputed the revised version of the talking points. On Nov. 7, the story of his affair came out.
President Obama is facing a perfect storm of scandals, cover-ups and criminality that threatens to sweep him from power. This week marks the 40th anniversary of the first Watergate hearings.
A top Democrat on Thursday said that as long as the unfolding Internal Revenue Service scandal doesn't implicate President Obama, there's no reason for the administration to panic.
When I filibustered over domestic drone use, critics said that I was being ridiculous. They said that no American had been killed by a drone on American soil and that no one was likely to be anytime soon. President Obama responded that he hadn't killed anyone yet and didn't intend to — but he might.
Russia is engaged in a major buildup of both nuclear and conventional missile defense systems at the same time Moscow is seeking legal limits on U.S. missile defenses, according to U.S. officials.
With journalists now justifiably fearful that the federal government could examine their telephone logs and dig up other information, support is growing in Congress for a measure to help reporters keep their sources confidential.
President Obama's election was a hopeful moment for civil rights advocates who thought he would usher in a golden era of government openness and respect for civil liberties, but some of the president's most enthusiastic supporters have expressed the harshest condemnation this week as revelations of multiple controversies involving intrusive government overreach have exploded onto the national stage.