Good surprises are most welcome in these troubling times. To the surprise of many, President Jimmy Carter spoke well of President George W. Bush on Friday during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
James Taranto of The Wall Street Journal commented,
The House of Representatives, restraining them from oppressive measures, that they can make no law which will not have its full operation on themselves and their friends, as well as on the great mass of the society
The House has released an Interim Progress Report of the terrorist attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi and the assassination of Ambassador Stevens. The conclusions included the assertions: Hillary Clinton lied to Congress, there was a cover-up by the Obama Administration, and President Obama and others in his Administration lied to the American People.
It was not coincidental that the first Earth Day was on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Lenin. There are no real coincidences when it comes to Socialism.
The Boston Marathon Bombings have done serious harm to Barack Obama’s political agenda. Even before the bombs went off in Boston, the weak economic recovery and the lack of new jobs were seriously hurting Obama’s political efforts to retake the House and to hold the Senate in 2014.
How should we deal with the Evil that is among us? We are reminded daily of Evil as young thugs kill each other and the innocent on the streets of Chicago, Detroit, and every other city in the United States. Domestic drug violence escalates as the barbarism spills over our open southern border. Evil came more sharply into focus as we watched bombs explode in crowds of people who came together to enjoy life and to cheer on the exceptional
President Obama’s Wednesday temper tantrum in the White House Rose Garden has shocked not only the American people but people worldwide. This incident may be the beginning of a downward slippage of Obama’s popularity, as most people admire courage over uncontrolled anger from a blatant demagogue.
Flanked by family members of those killed in the Sandy Hook Massacre, President Obama berated the Senate, the American people, the National Rifle Association, and all who defied his efforts to further restrict the lawful ownership of guns by honest law-abiding citizens. Obama was particularly unhappy with the Democratic Senators who opposed him.