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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 -- Virginia Earthquake Rocks Washington

Virginia Earthquake Rocks Washington

No matter which side you were on in Virginia's Seventh Congressional District primary, last night's defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the number two House Republican, by conservative challenger David Brat was simply stunning. Newt Gingrich called it a "scale eight earthquake."

Cantor's aides were privately telling reporters a few days ago that he would easily win 60%...

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 -- Al Qaeda On The Rise, Islamists Or Congress, Bergdahl Polls, Obama's Open Borders Policy

Al Qaeda On The Rise

In 2008 Barack Obama won the White House promising hope and change. A big part of his victory was due to his pledge to improve America's standing in the world. Obama promised to wind down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and he won reelection boasting that Al Qaeda had been decimated and was on the run.

Tell that to the people of Mosul, Iraq. The...

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Monday, June 9, 2014 -- Obama Frees War Criminals, What Happened To Honor, What Is GOP Thinking?

Obama Frees War Criminals

The outrages that come from this president are so frequent they tend to desensitize us. I pray that does not happen with Obama's release of the "Taliban Dream Team" from Guantanamo Bay.

In a moment of unusual candor, Obama conceded that they could "absolutely" go back to the battlefield and threaten the lives of Americans. But Obama assured us that their...

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Friday, June 6, 2014

D-Day At 70

Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of France that marks the beginning of the end of World War II. 

The World War II generation is passing, and with it our collective memory of the sacrifices they made to defeat Hitler, Mussolini, Hirohito and the forces of tyranny. The Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France was a massive undertaking involving 160,000 troops, 13,000 aircraft and 5,000 ships. 

It is difficult to imagine the...

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Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Left Deserts Obama On Bergdahl Deal

One of the striking aspects of the continuing controversy over the prisoner swap involving Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is that, unlike the Benghazi scandal, the IRS disgrace and a host of other controversies in which there has been almost no liberal dissent from the Obama Administration, the deal has produced a surprising range of opinion on the left. Indeed, many prominent liberals are criticizing President Obama’s unilateral move to...

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 -- A Good Night, Bergdahl Backlash, Knife In The Back

A Good Night

Yesterday was 2014's "Super Tuesday" with primaries in eight states from New Jersey to California. It was a good night for Reagan conservatives and all of you who support CWF!

·  In New Jersey, CWF stood with Jeff Bell, a long-time friend. Bell served in the Reagan Administration, worked for Jack Kemp and on my presidential campaign. While New Jersey is not considered a swing state,...

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 -- The Bergdahl Backlash

The Bergdahl Backlash

If Obama was hoping for a bounce from Saturday's surprise Rose Garden announcement about the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, he didn't get it. Instead, he is facing a growing backlash -- from the troops, from members of Congress and even from the media.

Once again, the...

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Monday, June 2, 2014 -- What's The Deal?

What's The Deal?

Saturday evening Barack Obama announced that the United States had secured the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held as a prisoner by the Taliban for five years. In exchange for Bergdahl's freedom, Obama agreed to release five "high-risk" Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The release of an American POW is almost always cause for celebration. But Bergdahl's release set off waves of shock and...

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Shinseki Resigns. Now What?

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki submitted his resignation this morning. After meeting with Shinseki at the White House, President Obama told reporters, "With considerable regret, I accepted. We don't have time for distractions. We need to fix the problem."

While I agree that Shinseki needed to go, the Obama White House is counting on Democrats and the media to fall in line now and go back to ignoring a problem it has known about for at least...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

VA Scandal Explodes

There was an unusual late-night hearing on Capitol Hill last night as top officials from the Veterans Administration appeared before the House Veterans Affairs Committee. The hearing began at 7:30 p.m., just hours after the release of a damning inspector general's report, and concluded just before midnight.

In addition to its findings of lost patients and outrageously long wait times, the report stated that 42 VA medical facilities are under...

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