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  • Inaugurating President Chamberlain

    01/22/2013 11:12:25 AM PST · by neverdem · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | January 21, 2013 | Roger Kimball
    Obama’s speech: Very long on gaseous generalities; exiguous with details. “Par for the course,” you say. Yes and no. Yes, an inaugural speech is intended to set the tone for an administration rather than spell out in detail a policy program. I appreciated, as must every American of good will, his promise that his oath of office was before “God and country, not party or faction.” I wish I could believe it. Most leftist commentators I’ve checked in on have regarded the speech as they regard Barack Obama, as a consummate example of “pragmatism.” I find it curious that...
  • Obama says decade of war ending (Neville Chamberlain II)

    01/21/2013 9:24:12 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 57 replies
    Associate Press ^ | Jan 21, 12:07 PM EST | none stated
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  • Japan Premier Apologizes at WWII Ceremony

    08/15/2010 7:28:48 PM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 50 replies
    WSJ/AP ^ | 16 August 2010 | WSJ/AP
    Japan Premier Apologizes at WWII Ceremony TOKYOJapan's new liberal prime minister shunned a visit to a shrine that has outraged Asian neighbors for honoring war criminals, breaking from past governments' tradition and instead apologizing Sunday for the suffering World War II caused. Members of the now-opposition Liberal Democratic Party, which ruled Japan nearly continuously since the end of the war, made a point by carrying out their own trip to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II. Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan bowed to offer prayers for the war dead at Budokan...
  • Bush to Declare End to War in Iraq Soon

    04/25/2003 12:38:44 PM PDT · by Pro-Bush · 23 replies · 480+ views
    AP ^ | 4/25/03 | RON FOURNIER
    By RON FOURNIER, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON - President Bush (news - web sites) will soon declare an official end to combat in Iraq (news - web sites), White House officials said Friday, previewing an address that also will outline his plans to rebuild the war-torn nation and sustain the global war on terrorism. AP Photo The speech may come as early as next week when the president visits an aircraft carrier returning to San Diego from Iraq war duty, officials said. There has been little fighting in Iraq for days and work is already under way to...