12/30/2010 Diplomacy: If there’s any doubt that U.S. kissing up to Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez has been a disaster, note the mutual expulsion of envoys Wednesday. Some diplomacy. This is the product of appeasement, not strength. It was quite a bright dawn two years ago when President Obama and his Secretary of
Socialism: After 12 years in power and $960 billion in oil earnings, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez is down to stealing private swimming pools to bring the good life to Venezuela’s “poor.” It’s a new milestone on his road to ruin. Acting like Robert Mugabe on cocaine, Venezuela’s dictator went on a
MONICA SHOWALTER 10/23/2013 Eighth In A SeriesPart 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6 Part 7 ‘The success of a revolution,” V.I. Lenin declared at the first all-Russian conference of working women in 1918, “depends on how much women take part in it.” And based on his writings, there was little
6/17/2014 Politics: As aliens pour over the border by the thousands, President Obama honors illegals at the White House — as good a sign as any that, for him, encouraging illegal immigration is all about securing Democrat votes. Despite Vice President Joe Biden’s taking time from his World Cup schedule for
8/01/2013 Government: In a bid to make Americans do “what’s good for them,” Obama administration social engineers have come up with a “Nudge” program to manipulate public choices. This won’t end well. According to a report by Fox News, the federal government is hiring a “behavioral insights team” to study ways
3/03/2015 Diplomacy: As Paris Hilton whooped it up with Havana’s princelings to applaud U.S.-Cuba ties, Colombia detained a Chinese ship full of illegal weapons bound for Cuba in what may be a new violation of U.N. sanctions. Castro is playing us for fools. Even though tourism remains illegal for Americans in
2/16/2016 Corruption: Zimbabwe tyrant Robert Mugabe is asking the United Nations for $1.5 billion a year to feed his people, who he says are hungry due to global warming. The looting begins. About a year ago, we said that the global warming scare is not about stewardship of the environment.
7/17/2014 Geopolitics: Vladimir Putin blew through Latin America last week, handing out goodies to anti-U.S. regimes. But he insists he doesn’t want to reopen an old spy base in Cuba, which we find disingenuous. The scope of the Russian president’s visit took the U.S. by surprise. Instead of just attending