With word coming from The White House that President Barack Obama is open to meeting with Iran’s new President, Hassan Rouhani, the President’s recent Syria debacle, the Edward Snowden-Russian asylum fiasco, among other foreign policy blunders, now is the perfect time to jump into the way-back machine and revisit a post on ThinkFY from May 2012:
President Barack Obama is set to deliver his State of the Union Address tomorrow. In it, he’ll push for new stimulus spending, pay raises for federal employees (public sector unions) and a host of other programs including immigration reform and methods to address “climate change.” Also on the President’s agenda is a move to further reduce America’s nuclear arsenal.
This is a dangerous continuation of Obama’s irresponsible, perhaps reckless, agenda regarding our nuclear deterrence. Consider the events of the last four years and ask yourself whether or not the President is jeopardizing our national security.
As the Presidential election kicks into high-gear, foreign policy has been brought to the fore with the one year anniversary of the killing of terror mastermind and al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden. With some tit-for-tat going back and forth between President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney over whether Romney would have ordered “the raid to capture Osama bin Laden last year,” I began to think about President Obama’s record as Commander-in-Chief. The more I thought and the more I dug into his record, the more I couldn’t help but think about Ronald Reagan and a few choice words he had to say:
From the “you just can’t make this stuff up” file, The Weekly Standard reported yesterday that North Korea has been appointed Chair of the United Nations Conference on Disarmament.
According to The Associated Press, North Korea, A.K.A. the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), has announced it has expanded its nuclear weapons capability.
“North Korea Claimed Tuesday That It Has Successfully Weaponized More Plutonium For Atomic Bombs. . .” (Jae-Soon Chang, “NKorea Claims To Expand Arsenal Of Atomic Bombs,” The Associated Press, 11/3/09)