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 […]

Genius! Smartest President evah insults major European ally…again

“Don’t know much about history…”

29 May 2012

And you thought awarding the cherished Medal of Freedom to a well-known socialist was the indignity of the day. It might be, but this runs a close second:

“The president referred to ‘Polish death camps’ while awarding a posthumous Medal of Freedom to Polish professor Jan Karski, […]

Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Democratic Socialists of America Chair

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Lachlan Markay The Foundary Heritage.org 5/29/2012

President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday to Dolores Huerta, an 82-year-old labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union.

Huerta is also an honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists […]

Mary Robinson’s Medal of Freedom

Anti-Americanism and anti-Israel activism win Obama’s approbation. By JOHN BOLTON AUGUST 10, 2009

Barack Obama’s decision to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mary Robinson has generated unexpected but emotionally charged opposition. Appointed by then-U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan as high commissioner for human rights in 1997-2002, Ms. Robinson had a controversial but ineffective […]