Putin’s exclusion from G-7 is a meaningless snub

Call it PR. Call it a slap on the wrist. Call it a deal that’s not that big and nobody is saying that it really means anything. Russian President Vladimir Putin is not invited to next week’s G-7 meeting in Germany and no repercussions will take place as a result. Continue reading Putin’s exclusion from G-7 is a meaningless snub

Is Obama’s legacy really falling apart?

Supporters for President Barack Obama have stayed true to his vision for over six years now, but the perception from the general population has been mixed. This is normal for any president, especially a two-term president, but what makes this particular “collapse” of a legacy important is that it’s a democratic president and the naysayers seem to be journalists. Continue reading Is Obama’s legacy really falling apart?

TPP Fast Track passes Senate

The first hurdle has been cleared by the Obama administration as the Senate voted today to advance a measure to give the President fast-track capabilities on the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. This comes after harsh criticism and fighting almost stalled it from his own party. Continue reading TPP Fast Track passes Senate

‘I don’t think we’re losing’ to Islamic State, according to President Obama

Despite recent major victories by the Islamic State, President Obama today reiterated that he believes we are not losing the fight against ISIS. He calls the losses “tactical victories” for the Islamic State and said that Ramadi was in danger for a long time. Continue reading ‘I don’t think we’re losing’ to Islamic State, according to President Obama

No Clinton emails until 2016

In what appears to be a logistics move rather than a politically-motivated one, the State Department is setting January 15, 2016 as the deadline to release all of Hillary Clinton’s emails while she was Secretary of State. The timing could raise issues with her campaign as the deadline is three days before the first presidential primary in Iowa. Continue reading No Clinton emails until 2016

Matt Drudge isn’t the second most influential. He’s THE MOST influential person in America.

A short but insightful post by Brent Budowsky on The Hill asked the question of whether or not Matt Drudge, owner of the Drudge Report, is the second most influential man in America. It’s a great question, but the answer they came up with is incorrect.

Matt Drudge is THE most influential person in America when you look at the true power of influence. Continue reading Matt Drudge isn’t the second most influential. He’s THE MOST influential person in America.