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Barack Obama, the anti-Martin Luther King

Photo: Obama, the anti-MLK / used under a United States Government Work license By Eric Golub TALLAHASSEE, Fla., January 20, 2014 — On this day to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one sad conclusion is certain: He weeps over what has become of race relations in America, and over what has befallen ...

The danger of precedent: Liberals should worry about Obama

Photo: The Obamas board Air Force 1 / Licensed under United States Government Work By James Picht WASHINGTON, January 20, 2014 — Liberals get defensive when conservatives criticize President Obama. Some criticism they should ignore as normal political sniping; conservatives do it, liberals do it, that’s life. But no matter how they feel about Obama’s policies, ...

Obama’s imperial reign: Who needs Congress?

WASHINGTON, January 19, 2014 — President Obama made clear on Saturday that he is an imperial president: “[I] want to work with Congress this year on proven ways to create jobs, like building infrastructure and fixing our broken immigration system,” he said. “Where Congress isn’t acting, I’ll act on my own to put opportunity within reach ...