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Reports that the Obama administration has already rejected treating the younger Tsarnaev as an enemy combatant show how its ideological commitments have forced it to rush to a judgment that may damage our national security.
‘You know, I actually believe my own bull****.” That’s what President Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven’t heard it.
Even before his most ambitious gun-control proposals were falling by the wayside, President Obama was turning for help to the United Nations.
On Tuesday night, President Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union address, and declared his positions and proposals on a variety of issues from entitlement and immigration reform to minimum wage hikes and gun control. AEI scholars watched the State of the Union and weighed in on key issues.
President Obama is touting his foreign policy experience on the campaign trail, but startling new statistics suggest that national security has not necessarily been the personal priority the president makes it out to be.
Obama has a long-standing habit of seeing failure to support his agenda as a failure of character. Meanwhile, it’s Obama and his allies in Congress who’ve been at the forefront of the effort to make America less competitive.
Peter Schweizer has gotten lots of press on the charges in his just published book, Throw Them All Out: How Politicians and the Friends Get Rich Off Insider Stock Tips, Land Deals, and Crony Capitalism That Would Send the Rest of Us to Prison, that members of Congress made major moves in the stock market in response to information they received from top Treasury and Federal Reserve officials.
Join us for a discussion of the history and future of federal and state alcohol regulation and competition, followed by a reception with beer, wine, and spirits.
Join education scholars and practitioners for a discussion about the latest NCLB research and its implications for future education policy.
What shared commitments do we have as citizens and neighbors to care for one another? How can a proper ordering of America’s political economy enable the most people to have the best life? At this event, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), a longtime champion of human rights causes, and AEI President Arthur Brooks will join Wallis in addressing these and other questions.