US Considers Helping Ukrainian Forces

From the story:  The Obama administration reportedly is reconsidering whether to provide defensive weapons and equipment to Ukrainian forces after Russian-backed separatist rebels dealt them a series of reversals in recent weeks (Fox News).  More on the fighting (Reuters).  And then there’s this:  The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has accused the...

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Obama Administration Vents More Anger at Israel

Over Netanyahu’s willingness to speak to congress (Weekly Standard).  But the Muslim Brotherhood is receiving love from the administration (Jihad Watch).  Victor Davis Hanson warns “When the United States arbitrarily lifted tough sanctions against Iran and became a de facto partner with the Iranian theocracy in fighting the Islamic State,...

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White House Refuses to Call Taliban Terrorists

Video (Townhall).  More (Gateway Pundit).  This shocked even ABC News, which began their lead story “They act like terrorists, they regularly kill civilians like terrorists...” (ABC News).  From Hugh Hewitt:  Networks of bad guys everywhere, and a president who can’t even name the enemy.  Tick, tick, tick (Hugh Hewitt).  Peggy Noonan...

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Pentagon Bureaucracy Grows as Military is Cut

From the story:  “It makes no sense,” Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, told the Washington Examiner. In the initial response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, “we grew the force and we grew the civilian support.” So it would make sense that as active duty forces...

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Obama Aide on Netanyahu Visit: “There Will be a Price”

From Michael Goodwin:  Israel has the most to lose from an Iranian nuke, and ­Netanyahu can be expected to articulate a forceful argument against Obama’s disastrous course. That’s why House Speaker John Boehner invited him, and it’s why the president is so bent out of shape and refuses to meet with...

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House Passes Pro-Life Bill

From the story:  …the House voted by a near party-line 242-179 to permanently bar federal funds for any abortion coverage. The measure would also block tax credits for many people and businesses buying abortion coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law (Fox News).  Not quite the bill many hoped for...

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Obama Rejects Meeting with Netanyahu

From the story:  The official White House explanation was that Netanyahu’s visit fell too close to the Israeli election and the Obama administration wanted to avoid the appearance of taking sides (AP).  Meanwhile, Netanyahu’s planned speech to congress takes on greater meaning as intelligence indicates Iran may have ICBM’s capable of...

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Boehner Invites Netanyahu to Speak Before Congress

From the story:  Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month. He didn’t consult with the White House before extending the invitation, and administration officials are not happy. National Journal

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