Nixon has won Watergate

Barack Obama’s imperial presidency is just what his controversial predecessor wanted.

Jonathan Turley USA Today 3/26/2013

This month, I spoke at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Watergate scandal with some of its survivors at the National Press Club. While much of the discussion looked back at the historic clash with President Nixon, […]

Remember Obama’s illegal war in Libya?

Rand Paul to John Kerry: If it was wrong to bomb Cambodia without Congress’s approval, why is bombing Libya without approval okay?

Allahpundit HotAir 1/24/2013

_ _ Excellent, and not just the Libya stuff. Stick with it for Paul’s questions about how smart it is to be arming the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt when Morsi […]

Obama in Burma: 'I wish I could...impose my will on Congress'

Ben Shapiro Big Peace 19 Nov 2012

Today, President Obama spoke in Burma – or as he termed it, Myanmar, despite official US practice to call the country Burma – and repeatedly botched the name of the country’s famed Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, instead calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi. Then he […]

Nuon Chea defends actions in Khmer Rouge genocide trial

Top Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea has defended his actions at a UN-backed court in Cambodia, on the second day of his genocide trial.

BBC News 22 November 2011

A prosecutor said he and his two co-defendants had “murdered, tortured and terrorised” their own people.

But Nuon Chea, Pol Pot’s deputy, said he had worked […]

From the Killing Fields to the Tea Party

Michael C. Moynihan 9/3/2010

Lowell, Mass.—Sam Meas isn’t your typical congressional candidate. For one thing, the Cambodian refugee doesn’t know his birthday.

“I tell people I am 38 years old—plus or minus two years.” In 1973, Meas’s father was sent to be “re-educated” by the Khmer Rouge and was never heard from again. During […]

Year Zero

Peter Wilson American Thinker 4/17/2010

The Khmer Rouge declared revolutionary Year Zero thirty-five years ago today, on April 17, 1975, the day Communist guerrillas in black pajamas and truck-tire sandals marched victoriously through the streets of Phnom Penh. An indication of the regime’s brutality came within 24 hours, when the Khmer Rouge ordered the two […]