Via Rubio: ‘We Are the Savior of the World’ @ Dad29.
Walker returns from his junket to Israel on Thursday – – maybe a bit jet-lagged, such are the burdens facing Mideast experts-in-training – – but it looks like he’ll have just enough time to finally grab one of his patented ham sandwiches, show staffers some travel snapshots, try out his new anti-terror talking points on…
The latest from Scott Walker's Israel trip. He met today with Natan Sharansky. http://t.co/ZMlQjmqc1t pic.twitter.com/igvoHnuC2z via @mbrooksrjc — Journal Sentinel (@journalsentinel) May 11, 2015
Via Robert Reich: Trans-Pacific Partnership just more “trickle down” economics at work @ Blogging Blue.
Via Saudi Arabia Succession Shakeup @ CAFFEINATED POLITICS.
The U.S. presidential election might be 20 months away, but it will be hard for anyone to top Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for the “Dumbest Statement About Foreign Policy” in the 2016 campaign. Via State of the Union Buster @ Foreign Policy.
Ron Johnson says he regrets anti-Obama letter was addressed to Iranian leaders http://t.co/F7JrVAvfDI pic.twitter.com/qm3kriuvv2 — Wis. State Journal (@WiStateJournal) March 14, 2015
Via Scott Walker gets a crash course in foreign policy @ WaPo.
Still, several conservatives who have met with him said Walker has the right temperament and, with time, can gain more knowledge, comparing his foreign-policy outlook to that of former president George W. Bush. Abrams said Bush viewed diplomacy “as a form of politics. I saw that same phenomenon in Walker. Things like never make a…
"Would you commit U.S. ground forces to combat ISIS in any way, shape, or form?" Wallace asked. "I believe we should not take any option off the table. I don’t want to run into war," Walker responded. "That doesn’t quite answer my question," Wallace retorted. "You’re president today — you talk about leadership — would…
“If Scott Walker thinks that it’s appropriate to compare working people speaking up for their rights to brutal terrorists, then he is even less qualified to be president than I thought,” said Mo Elleithee, communications director for the Democratic National Committee. “Maybe he should go back to punting.” Via Scott Walker tells CPAC that facing…
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world. Via Walker: Protesters Prepared Him to Confront Global Terrorism @ ABC News.
Via Scott Walker on ISIS: If I can take on 100,000 protestors, I can do the same across the world – YouTube.
Via Who’s Paying for Walker’s Most Recent Photo Op? @ Uppity Wisconsin.
Via VIDEO: Scott Walker’s absolutely painful non-answer on ISIS @ Blogging Blue.
Via Scott Walker Presidential Bid Self-Destructs On ABC’s ‘This Week’ from Rick Ungar @ Forbes.
“I don’t think that is an immediate plan,” and added, “I wouldn’t rule anything out. I think when you have the lives of Americans at stake and our freedom loving allies anywhere in the world, we have to be prepared to do things that don’t allow those measures, those attacks, those abuses to come to…
Via John Kerry, James Taylor in Paris @ FREEDOM EDEN. David Burge on Twitter Shot / chaser
Via Obama Snubs Paris Rally @ FREEDOM EDEN.
Via What Does Patrick Buchanan Think As We Start 2015? @ CAFFEINATED POLITICS.
Yeah… well… Woodstock Nation didn’t really work out as a nation. Was that even the point? Isn’t it more of a state of mind? The actual physical conditions of human health, safety, and welfare can be atrocious, but if you really believe… Via “The Islamic State is failing at being a state.” @ Althouse.
Via “We cannot be told we can’t see something by Kim Jong-un, of all fucking people…. we have allowed North Korea to dictate content, and that is just insane” @ Althouse.
Via “The airstrikes from the coalition have been very helpful, and now the ISIS fighters are confused and don’t know where to go.” @ Althouse.
“One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar — the infidels — and taking their women as concubines is a firmly established aspect of the Shariah, or Islamic law,” the group says in an online magazine published Sunday. Via Justifying Kidnapping and Enslaving Women @ Boots & Sabers.
Clearly there needs to be some adjustments, and as much as I do not desire to see another land war that involves Americans, as I have stated many times over the past weeks, it is also important to have policies based on what is required—what is needed for a military win over ISIS. Given that…
Via Jimmy Carter is criticizing Obama @ Althouse.
Via “I think maybe we need not to condemn Naomi Wolf but…” @ Althouse.
Pick up an M-4 and go over there yourself. Take McCain and Graham with you. Via Boehner Goes All War-Daddy @ Dad29.
European powers thought it best to craft this area into a country for mostly British interests, and clearly not for those who had to abide within the boundaries. With the absence of a powerful enforcer who used brutal tactics–such as Saddam Hussein–the nation is not able to govern itself or meet the needs of the…
Via Aye @ Eschaton.