Did Kirsten Powers – a Clinton Administration Political Appointee – Support Sending Elian Gonzalez Back to Cuba?

We rarely watch political news talk shows in the evening. Even in the Washington, DC Metro Area amigos, you need to cut it off at some reasonable time every day. Yesterday was an exception. I caught a segment on the Bill O’Reilly show on immigration and the children situation at the U.S.-Mexico border. A former …

Following Pelosi Model, Facts and Law An Inconvenience for Kerry and Berman on Honduras Matter

The Law Library of Congress – a non-partisan entity of the Library of Congress – has come under attack by high-ranking Congressional Democrats for a recent legal opinion on the situation in Honduras. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman (D-Calif.) are trying to politically …

Guest Post: Constitutional Danger in Nicaragua, Ortega Up to His Old Tricks

This morning in Managua, Nicaragua there are reports that the U.S. Embassy was vandalized by supporters of the leftist Sandinistas party.  Borrowing a page from the Castro-Chavez playbook for re-making Latin America in the Bolivarian image – just take a look at what they are doing over in Honduras – the Sandinista government is accusing …

Honduran Government to Brazil: Fish or Cut (the Zelaya) Bait

Kudos to the constitutional government of Honduras.  According to various news reports, the Brazilian government has been advised that it has ten days to decide what it intends to do with the ousted Honduran president that has sought shelter in the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa or face expulsion of the Brazilian Ambassador from the country. …

Honduran Democracy and Rule of Law

A message that the folks at the National Security Council should consider closely before making any further mistakes in the ongoing Honduras matter:

New Imperialism in Honduras, Obama Style

A little over six months in the Obama Administration and his advisers have positioned the President as the quintessential “Ugly American” in Latin America.  Recent moves to punish Honduran democracy will hurt U.S. economic and strategic interests in Honduras and Central America.  It will also serve to further fuel a rabid anti-American populism whose sole …

Hondurans Seek Independence from Cuba-Venezuelan Meddling, Obama Officials Should Listen

In a masterful political move, the new Honduran government withdrew from the OAS this weekend and its leaders told the OAS Secretary General that they thought he was in Honduras to deliver the impeached President for arrest.  Obama officials are reportedly seething and looking for a way out of this political crisis that they, in essence, …