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Posted: Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:24 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Here he comes to save the day, Mighty Mouth. 

Donald Trump has deigned to run for president, convinced that the nation's future is in peril unless he takes over.  "If I get elected president, I will bring (the United States) back bigger and better and stronger than ever before," he modestly promised.

Posted: Sun, 06/28/2015 - 22:29 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Michael Oren's anti-Obama screed won't get him invited back to the White House but it could get him into Bibi's cabinet.

By his account all of Obama's mistakes have been intentional and Bibi's lone mistake innocent and that was really Obama's fault.

Where a scholarly analysis is called for, he provides readers with the literary equivalent of a drive-by shooting.

Posted: Mon, 06/22/2015 - 21:08 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

The Confederate flag was the symbol of insurrection and treason and the banner under which a war was fought to preserve slavery. Apparently that's OK with those running for the Republican nomination for president of the United States.

Every Republican presidential wannabe who's been asked about it has refused to join calls for removing the stars and bars from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds.  Can't offend those good ole boys in the Klan, especially if they might be voting in the South Carolina GOP primary, I guess.

Posted: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 11:01 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Three of the Democrats running for president in 2016 started their political lives as Republicans.  That says more about the GOP than it does about the candidates, writes Catherine Rampell in the Washington Post,

Posted: Mon, 06/08/2015 - 20:12 | Posted by: Douglas Bloomfield | Political Insider

Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Zivotofsky v. Kerry had little to do with Jerusalem and everything to do with separation of powers.  

At issue was the President's preeminence in foreign policy, not whether the United States considers Jerusalem Israel's capital but who makes that decision, the Congress or the executive.

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