Monthly Archives: July 2008

Obama the Unknown | Letter to Washington Post

  Thanks for your article.   In my various writings and discussions on Barack Obama, I’ll refer to him as the "wafer man"–turn him sideways and there’s nothing there to see.  His oratory and mannerisms are attractive and exciting, right down to … Continue reading

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Letter on Energy from Senator John Ensign

Dear Mr. Jack: Thank you for taking the time to contact me about rising gas prices. I value the opinions of every Nevadan and am always grateful to those who take the time to inform me of their views. As … Continue reading

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Obama Gets Economic Advice | Letter to Bloomberg

  It will be interesting to learn to what degree Rubin, Volcker, and Buffett truly influence the ultra liberal Obama.   Obama has already shown his intentions to weaken the military in order to spend more on domestic programs, leaving us … Continue reading

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The Peril that is Pakistan | Letter to LA Times

  Your article on the feeble efforts of the Pakistani government to root out the al Qaeda, Taliban and foreign insurgents in the tribal areas of Pakistan is both revealing and disturbing   The fact that the current state of United … Continue reading

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Obama Tries to Link His Middle East/Europe Trip to Rebuilding U.S.Economy | Letter to LA Times

  Senator Obama in trying to make his trip to the Middle East and Europe relevant to the rebuilding of the United States economy, has in effect announced the unrealistic assumption that  the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan , … Continue reading

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Are McCain and Bush Foreign Policy Really Different | Letter to NY Times

  Your article’s title "Bush and McCain Seem to Diverge on Foreign Policy" is telling.  Use of the word "Seem" means that you do not know for sure whether their foreign policies in fact diverge at all. Focusing first on Iraq, … Continue reading

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Arrogance and Ego Stalk Obama–Letter to NY Times

  Your ‘New Analysis" on Barack Obama’s highly questionable journey to Europe is laced with ambiguity. While you contend that Europeans are elated with Obama’s willing and more flexible style regarding long held United States positions on various foreign policy issues, you … Continue reading

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European Obamarama Will Backfire at Home–Letter to NY Times

  Arrogant and self centered, Barack Obama attempts to gain popularity in Europe. While the crowds in Germany cheered him, the more pragmatic politicians and governments of Europe really understand that core United States values and goals in the world … Continue reading

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Fed Chairman Bernanke–Letter to Bloomberg

  I may have been a little tough in my recent letter to the Washington Post on the performance of Fed Chairman Bernake.  At that time I had submitted to following comment on Bernanke’s performance:   "The last thing that … Continue reading

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Obama’s Misconception in Middle East Wars–Letter to the Washington Post

Your editorial regarding Barack Obama’s position on Iraq is a good piece of writing.Personally I believe that the Senator’s perception of the Iraq war is fundamentally flawed.  He so so bent by his initial belief that this was a wrong … Continue reading

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