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U.S. troops are gunned down by a shooter who screams "Allahu akbar!" before opening fire. Official statements are rushed out: The perpetrator was a lone wolf; his motive was unclear; there are no links to terrorism. Sound familiar? It should, because when Islam is the cause of American tragedy, President Obama hides his head in the sand.
Barack Obama is coming under increasing fire for being a passive, reactive president, who all too often is on the sidelines instead of in the arena of the great policy battles of our time.
The White House offered its ante in the great spending-cuts debate, saying Thursday it's willing to cut at least another $6 billion in spending this year — which stacks up against House Republicans' $57 billion in cuts.
Former U.S. military officers are warning against any direct military action in Libya and other unsettled Arab nations, as the Pentagon works furiously on a list of options to give the president.
Unable to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, Republicans are trying to oust the official quarterbacking the overhaul of the nation's medical system.
Jane Russell, who died this week at 89, was one of the last grown-ups in Hollywood, from a time when celebrating love of country was not a felony and a conservative Republican was not an endangered California species.
In "Financial terrorism suspected in crash" (Page 1, Tuesday), Bill Gertz writes that terrorists and/or hostile nations may have caused the 2008 economic crash. The U.S. economy consists of millions of interactions among U.S. citizens and others, and those create $14.2 trillion in goods and services each year. As such, they cannot simply be blown up, disrupted for long or otherwise be destroyed.
Unable to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, Republicans are trying to oust the official who is quarterbacking the overhaul of the nation's medical system.
Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, 86, said Wednesday he won't seek re-election next year, the fifth member of the Senate Democratic Caucus to decide not to face the voters in 2012.