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America’s Dubious Threat Assessments

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on September 27th, 2014 11:08 pm by HL

America’s Dubious Threat Assessments
Heather Wilhelm, RealClearPolitics
Sometimes, when people get rich, they get a little out of touch. It’s not their fault, really. Once the lower levels of your hierarchy of needs—food, water, shelter, employment, friendship, a $600 phone that you stare at to avoid making eye contact with your friends and family—are completely sated, the mind is free to wander, as psychologist Abraham Maslow once suggested, into the realms of self-actualization. Unfortunately, for some people, that wandering quickly dodges higher thought and swerves directly into the Land of Lost Marbles. We saw this over the weekend with the…

There Once Was a Debate
Mike Littwin, RealClearPolitics
If you’re wondering about Coffman-Romanoff III, let’s just say the debate won’t be confused with Rocky III, or even Coffman-Romanoff II. The matchup was — there’s no other way to put it — a mismatch, which, strangely, seemed to be fine with Mike Coffman, who apparently figured he had nothing to gain by engaging the quicker Andrew Romanoff. The funny thing is, he’s probably right. Romanoff won big, which in practical terms means, well, nothing. It’s an old political saw that you can’t win debates, you can only lose them. And there were no gaffes in the CD6 showdown. Coffman stumbled a few…

Obama’s “Cancer” Fight; Christie’s Achilles’ Heel? JFK’s U.N. Exhortation
Carl M. Cannon, RealClearPolitics
Good morning, it’s Thursday, September 25, 2014, a year in which the international news seems to veer between tragedy and farce. Under the latter heading was this week’s news that Venezuela is in line for a seat on the U.N. Security Council. “To New York, I will take the voice of Venezuela,” proclaimed that nation’s president, Nicolás Maduro. “The voice of Chávez!” Maduro is certainly a fitting successor to Hugo Chávez. Last year he expelled three U.S. Embassy staffers from Venezuela for no known reason other than his tacky taunt: “Yankees, go…

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