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A Lot of Hot Air

I really struggled with this week’s blog.  Not because I couldn’t think of anything to write about.  To the contrary.  There were too many things to write about.

President Obama claiming that things are going great now with Obamacare.  Ha!  The House Judiciary Committee (I’m a member) holding a hearing yesterday entitled “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws” (which he’s not.)  If you’re interested in this topic, you might want to go back to my August 21st blog entitled “President Obama Took an Oath. 

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A Really Bad Deal

Charles Krauthammer two days ago referred to the Obama/Kerry proposed deal with Iran as “the worst deal since Munich.”  Munich, of course, is a reference to the failed attempt to appease Adolf Hitler by allowing him to annex Czechoslovakia without a fight, and thus obtain “peace for our time” according to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin. 

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So Where Are We Now on Obamacare?

The Obama Administration and the Democrats in Congress are in deep trouble – and they know it.  Obamacare is crashing down around their heads.  Their fingerprints are all over it.  They’re trying to sell a turkey of a plan (sorry, Thanksgiving is next week) that the American people don’t want, at a price they can’t afford. 

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The French Come to the Rescue!

I’m half French (my father’s side; my mom’s Irish.)  And I have to admit, maybe “acknowledge” is a better word, that our relationship with the French has been, let me be diplomatic here, shall we say – challenging.

After September 11th, 2001, there was the perception by many Americans that France didn’t really have our backs, despite our fathers’ and grandfathers’ and great-grandfathers’ generations coming to their rescue in World War I, and World War II. 

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