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Cheney and Obama — Weak and Weaker

In his speech on national security on Thursday, President Obama said this: I know some have argued that brutal methods like water-boarding were necessary to keep us safe. I could not disagree more. As Commander-in-Chief, I see the intelligence, I bear responsibility for keeping this country safe, and I reject the assertion that these are …

Happy Washington’s Birthday

George Washington to Patrick Henry October 9, 1795: “I can most religiously aver that I have no wish that is incompatible with the dignity, happiness, and true interest of the people of this country. My ardent desire is, and my aim has been (as far as depended upon the Executive Department) to comply strictly with …