Despite what Dick Cheney would tell you, Obama has played his bad hand reasonably well. Yes, he overreached with his line in the sand in Syria, but he did resist getting involved in Syria’s civil war. He didn’t go into Iraq until it was clear that Nouri al-Maliki was actually ready to give up power.

August 13, 2014

In Libya, we became part of the coalition air force for the rebels. You remember: Leading from behind, they called it. Qaddafi fell. The rebels won. More Arab Spring. Until the country fell into chaos and, eventually, Benghazi happened

DURST: The Slacker Congress


In essence, they’re taking a vacation from nothing. Which is a lot like waking up to take a nap. Topping breakfast off with a sleeping pill. Floating off to a loafing, lay- about layoff. Playing hide and seek with the mirror. And losing.


Imagine our government issuing a law requiring women to surgically remove their external genitalia. As “The Islamic State,” aka “ISIS,” is reportedly spreading its radical Islam from Iraq to Lebanon, Americans need to understand this organization. Now calling themselves “The Islamic State” (previously known as “The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” and “The Islamic […]