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VIDEO: Democrats now taking credit for something they opposed.

August 29, 2010

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John Boehner put together this video to remind people what Obama and his fellow Democrats said about the surge that led to the victory at the time George Bush ordered it, and how much (or little) they contributed to the victory that Obama will celebrate:

Obama: Iraq begins and ends with I, I, I

August 29, 2010

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Barack Obama had an opportunity to at least share a little credit for the close of combat operations in Iraq with George W. Bush, who wrote the plan for drawing down American troops in Iraq that Obama has followed to the letter, rather than go for Obama‚Äôs repeatedly promised all-out 16-month retreat plan from 2007. […]

All of Obama’s promises have an expiration date.

August 27, 2010

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Obama’s campaign to make the Democratic brand as toxic as possible before November rolls on. The Obama administration has shelved the planned prosecution of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged coordinator of the Oct. 2000 suicide attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a court filing.The decision at least temporarily scuttles what was supposed […]

Krauthammer: Obama washing his hands of Iraq

August 4, 2010

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Yesterday, Barack Obama all but declared victory in Iraq as he hailed the end of American combat operations in the country, adhering to the timetable established by George W. Bush with Nouri al-Maliki. Charles Krauthammer calls this a mistake and claims that Obama is washing his hands of Iraq at precisely the moment when we […]