Poland's Walesa says the US no longer world leader

Associated Press via Yahoo! News 5/23/2014

Poland’s former president and Nobel Peace laureate, Lech Walesa, said Friday he plans to urge President Barack Obama to take a more active world leadership role when he visits Poland in June.

Speaking to The Associated Press, Walesa said “the world is disorganized and the superpower is not taking […]

Walesa: We Need Global Leaders Like John Paul II As Light To The World So The Left Doesn’t Prevail

Nickarama Weasel Zippers 4/26/2014

If you weren’t of age during the 80s to understand the profound effect that John Paul II had on the world, this piece might give you a small taste of it. Walesa reminds us that change is not just about military might or political power, but about the power of the […]

Krauthammer: Romney’s excellent trip

Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post 8/2/2012

At the outset of his recent foreign trip, Mitt Romney committed a gaffe. In answer to a question about the Olympics, he expressed skepticism about London’s preparations. The response confounded and exasperated Romney supporters because it was such an unforced error. The question invited a simple paean to Olympic […]

Romney’s Warsaw Speech

William Kristol The Weekly Standard 7/31/2012

Mitt Romney’s stop in Jerusalem will probably remain the highlight of his foreign trip, but his eloquent and powerful speech today in Warsaw deserves more notice than it will probably get. In his remarks, Romney suggests a theme for his trip as a whole and a rationale for visiting […]

New anti-Romney meme: complimenting Israel’s prosperity is racist

John Nolte Breitbart.com Big Journalism 30 Jul 2012

First we saw it with Romney’s comments about the Olympics, now we’re seeing it with Romney’s comments comparing the state of Israel’s economy with that of the Palestinian-controlled territories: Speaking the truth is now politically incorrect and undiplomatic.

Romney’s quote via the Associated Press:

As you come […]

Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa is ‘too political’ for the administration

President Obama Shuns Lech Walesa Rory Cooper National Review Online 6/1/2012

Lech Walesa was once a trade-union activist. He was often arrested for speaking his mind against Communist oppression behind the Iron Curtain in Poland and for defying the Soviet Union. He was an electrician who, with no higher education, led one of the […]