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Border Battles

 

In front of the Keystone Pipeline, a Canadian tells an American that Barack Obama will make peace in the Middle East before ever signing off on the pipelineThe president compared Israel and the Palestinians to the U.S. and Canada during his Middle East trip. Whatever, it’s all the same.

Sequester Break

 

130313calligrapher_white_houseThe White House only has one president, one press secretary, and one dog minder – at a hundred and two grand a year. You’d think they could could make do with one calligrapher. But no, they have three.

Here’s a Mark Steyn piece on what a bargain the British Royal family is compared to our White House royalty.

The Sequester Survivor

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What happens if you hold the sequester and nobody comes? Here’s a Washington Post story with a cool wolf picture.

State of the Union

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“There is something entirely appropriate about holding the State of the Union address on the same day as Mardi Gras.

One is a display of wretched excess, when giddy and rowdy participants give in to reckless and irresponsible behavior.

The other is a street festival in New Orleans.”

Dana Milbank, Washington Post

Overruled

 

130211-_benghazi_syriaSenate testimony last week, from outgoing Defense Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs chairman General Dempsey,  revealed that neither Obama or Hillary answered the 3 a.m. alarm on the night Ambassador Stevens was murdered in Benghazi. Panetta and Dempsey briefed the president on the situation that night at 5 p.m. Obama left the matter up to them and wasn’t heard from again until he flew to Vegas the next day and blamed the attack on a video maker.

Also it was learned that the president overruled advice from the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of State, CIA Director, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to arm fighters in Syria.