My WND Weekly Exclusive – So Obama Isn’t the Smartest Being Ever?

You probably heard former Defense Secretary Robert Gates say last Tuesday that “President Obama thinks he is smarter than his advisers and that he surrounds himself with people who will not question his views.”

As Bruce Willis said in the first “Die Hard” movie: “Welcome to the party, pal!” It’s nice to see others recognizing and admitting what we’ve known for almost a decade.

Yet the left, from day 1, has been propping Obama up as the smartest being alive, possessing talents mere mortals don’t possess. read more

Secretary Gates Is Doing His “Duty” (pun intended)

by: the Common Constitutionalist 

The political universe is all a twitter over the former secretary of defense, Robert Gates’s new book, “Duty”.


Bret Baier of Fox news described the book as a, “scathing criticism of president Obama”, questioning “the president’s leadership and commitment to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars…”


Evidently there are several revelations in the Gates book. One, he recounts as a private meeting between he, Hillary Clinton and Obama, where “Hillary told the president that her opposition to the 2007 surge in Iraq was purely political…” He continued saying, “the president conceded vaguely that his opposition to the Iraq surge had been political”.


Gates wrote, “To hear the two of them making the admissions, and in front of me, was a surprising as it was dismaying.”


Charles Krauthammer then explained that Obama doesn’t believe in the war, yet sends 30,000 more troops into battle and then immediately announces withdrawal plans. He hates Hamid Karzai, didn’t believe in General Petraeus and thinks the war isn’t his. Krauthammer then asks, “How could a commander-in-chief, in good conscience, do that?” read more