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It’s not the message, it’s the fellow in The Oval Office

It's not the message, it's the fellow in The Oval Office http://t.co/vlgoqGo3Fx via @Scantojr — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 21, 2014  

Forget Ebola. We have a crisis of leadership and confidence

Forget Ebola. We have a crisis of leadership and confidence http://t.co/FOoXxioBiZ via @Scantojr — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 20, 2014  

President Obama Looks Overwhelmed

President Obama Looks Overwhelmed http://t.co/yIVqdfXSLx — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 3, 2014  

Walesa saw US leadership and does not see it now

Former President Walesa of Poland spoke for millions around the world. This is what he said: "Speaking to The Associated Press Friday, Walesa said the ‘‘world is disorganized and the superpower is not taking the lead.’’ The former Solidarity leader said that when he meets Obama in Warsaw, he wants to tell him that the […]

“Barbara y su falso mesías”

Barbara Walters admitted the obvious, i.e. too many people got caught up in Obama the Messiah: "Barbara Walters said the difficulties engulfing President Barack Obama are a reflection of the let-down people are feeling from the high expectations they had during his earliest days in office when she and others thought he was going to […]

Changing the debate on the handshake

Via Rare with Rick Robinson and our very own Alberto de la Cruz: Shaking hands with libertad in Cuba In 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama told a crowd in South Florida that his policy towards Cuba would be governed by one word: “Libertad,” Spanish for liberty. “The road to freedom for all Cubans must begin with […]

Why shake hands with the leader of “the island of lies”?

President Obama shook hands with Raul Castro, the leader of a country that denies its citizens human rights. He sent the Churchill bust back but shook hands with Raul Castro? My Canadian friend Brian Lloyd French, author of "Mojito", wrote "The island of lies" a couple of years ago: "Lies are a permanent part of […]

Obama’s top ten foreign policy and national security failures

From the Mitt Romney Press, The Foreign Policy & National Security Failures Of President Obama.  Let's start with number eight: Failure #8: Emboldening The Castros, Chávez & Their Cohorts In Latin America President Obama has diminished respect for the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has put strain on relationships with friendly […]