Author: Leslie Deinhammer

Obama’s Manhattan Project: Breaching privacy and profiting from it

Coming off the cusp of the abysmal failure that was the launch of the Obamacare website, Obama’s senior data analytics team have emerged from the auspices of the secretive analytics department of...

Dianne Reidy, House Stenographer, Latest Victim of DC-related Mental Illness?

After years of covering the news beat in DC, the press corps has now become experts at (wait for it…) diagnosing mental illness. Wednesday night during the Congressional vote that ended the...

Miriam Carey: DC car chase driver, ‘delusional’ (so says ex-boyfriend)

It’s been over a week since Capitol police pursued a rogue dental hygienist in a high-speed chase through the streets of DC.  The profile that the public was given was one of a delusional,...

Citizen Journalists, the New Rebels (and America Loves an Underdog)

Relentless in their obsession to crush the voices that challenge their birthright to authority or at least hold authority accountable, the advocates of change and tolerance are once again pushing...

Hyphenated America, Acc.to Identity-less Utopian Theorists

For the third week in a row, 30% of likely US voters say the country is heading in the right direction.  (If the inverse is true, 70% believe the country is headed in the wrong direction.)...

Operation Mongoose, Obama-style

Because the President’s dealings in the Middle East are utterly incomprehensible and erratic, one could surmise that his guiding principles amount to patchwork foreign policy–a patchwork of...

Unholy Alliance: Big Green and Eco-Islam

Hope materializes into a more tangible concept when disparate ideologies unite for the greater good.  Such is the case when environmental activists unite with moderate Islam in their fight to...

Ego’s Red Line Jeopardizes Operation Caliphate

What transpired between the hours of John Kerry’s address to the American people and Saturday’s Rose Garden presser that made President Obama reverse course in Syria? For two years President...

Al Jazeera America: You Can’t Put Lipstick On A Pig

August 21st Al Jazeera broke the story of 1,300 civilians killed in the opposition stronghold region of Ghouta, Syria.  Casualties, primarily those of women and children, were the result of an...

Using Moral Relativism to Guide Presidential Policy

Moral relativism and “strong condemnations” from the White House does not comprise effective foreign policy.  We are witnessing the latest installment of death, destruction and displacement of...

Welcome Back to Political Office, Japan’s Abe

After a landslide victory December 2012, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe {pronounced ah BAY} gets a second chance to restore Japan’s economic eminence among industrialized nations to post-war...

CNN Airing of Exclusive Truth About Benghazi (Pardon the skepticism…)

As CNN gets set to air its exclusive The truth about Benghazi: An Erin Burnett Outfront Special Investigation Tuesday night (August 6), one questions the premise that CNN has been outfront about...

Want to Influence Enviro-Policy w/Contrived Spontaneity? There’s an App For That.

A meeting of The Climate Reality Project convened in Chicago this past Wednesday.  This was the Project’s 23rd climate activist training session.  1,500 participants were challenged “to...

How Quick We Are To Devour Our Political Dissenters

Hearing the apolitical and unconventional classes generalize how both Parties are essentially the same is confounding to those who chronicle Party politics.  Many say they govern the same; their...

Meanwhile Back in Iraq: Abu Ghraib Prison Escape

Late Sunday night Sunni insurgents raided the infamous Abu Ghraib prison.  500 convicted, high-level al Qaeda militants, most of whom were sentenced to execution, fled.  Al Qaeda without a doubt...

Where’s That Post-Racial, Post-Nation-State, Global Society We Were Promised?

How do we as a nation transcend into becoming citizens of the world in a global society when our leadership conjures up sentiments of historical injustice and stirs up the melting pot by playing...

Mr. President, Which Side Are You On–Egypt’s Secular Military Leadership or the Muslim Brotherhood?

President Obama finds himself in yet another foreign policy conundrum.  Last week while Americans were preparing for the 4th of July weekend and President Obama was on yet another vacation in...

Calling General Petraeus

The public hardly blinks an eye when powerful men and politicians are embroiled in extramarital affairs.  Extramarital affairs of public officials barely register on the scandal-o-meter.  In fact...