CNN: West Point Gave Obama ‘Icy’ Reception

The Washington Free Beacon 5/28/2014

CNN’s international correspondent Jim Clancy called the West Point response to President Obama’s meandering foreign policy address “pretty icy” Wednesday.

Clancy said it was “not really a great speech to give at the U.S. Military Academy,” and the address has drawn bipartisan criticism.

“It was a philosophical speech,” he said. […]

'Obama Close to Authorizing Military Training of Syrian Rebels'

Nick Gillespie 5/27/2014

Remind me: Where have we seen this sort of tip-toe routine before? Was it here?

Reader Ken Constantino emailed this tip our Hit & Run box with the succinct phrase “Shit” in the text field.

Via the Wall Street Journalcomes this news:

In a commencement address at the United States Military […]

General Blames 'Night Stalker' for Military Purge

Says mysterious adviser’s influence on Obama now negatively affecting U.S. armed forces



F. Michael Maloof WorldNetDaily 11/5/2013

WASHINGTON – Who, or what, is behind the “purge” of top-level U.S. military officers during the Obama administration, with estimates of the number of senior officers fired during the last five years edging toward 200?


John Brennan and the Bin Laden Files

Thomas Joscelyn The Weekly Standard Vol. 18, No. 25 3/11/2013

During a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center on April 30, 2012, John Brennan, President Obama’s nominee to head the CIA, discussed “The Ethics and Efficacy of the U.S. President’s Counterterrorism Strategy.” Brennan explained that President Obama has “pledged to share as much information with […]

West Point center cites dangers of ‘far right’ in U.S.

“If [the Defense Department] is looking for places to cut spending, this junk study is ground zero.”

Rowan Scarborough The Washington Times 1/17/2013

A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about “far right” groups such as the “anti-federalist” movement, which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.”

The report […]

First same-sex marriage being celebrated Saturday at West Point’s Cadet Chapel 12/1/2012

The first same-sex marriage at West Point’s Cadet Chapel will be celebrated Saturday – when a military veteran and her partner exchange vows roughly one year after President Obama ended the military policy banning openly gay people from serving in the military.

The ceremony will take place in the Military Academy’s Cadet Chapel […]