North: Benghazi cover-up
Clip and save this column. Herein are some important events, names, places – facts your children and grandchildren will need to know about these perilous times.
North: Being presidential
Instead of invoking the favor of God, our Head of State sought to fix blame for his failures.
North: Aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings
“… One who knows neither the enemy nor himself will invariably be defeated.”
North: Marathon manhunt
Evil is real. Jihadis — homegrown and otherwise — are here, and they are intent on killing and maiming as many of us as possible. That’s not our fault.
North: Then and now
A decade ago, all I had to do was be in the right place at the right time, get good footage during a gunfight, prepare a report, interview some eyewitness participants, hook up our tiny satellite transceiver, dial up Fox News in New York and file our story.
North: Korean craziness
American leadership and the absence of the Soviet ambassador resulted in swift passage of Security Council Resolution 84. The measure — perhaps the last time in history that the U.N. acted with dispatch — authorized the use of force against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
North: No better friend, no worse enemy
The close, an admonition paraphrasing Roman General Lucius Sulla: “Demonstrate to the world there is ‘No better friend, no worse enemy’ than a U.S. Marine” is now an axiom in the Marine Corps.
North: Families of Iraq dead ask, ‘Was it worth it?’
The failure to find these weapons after the liberation of Baghdad points to our defunct human intelligence capability — not U.S. military inadequacy.
North: Reassuring words
The filibuster failed, and the Senate confirmed Brennan the following day. But the issues of constitutional protections for American citizens and the limits of executive power aren’t going away.
North: Sequestration, stupidity
In short, just about everything we count on the federal government to do for us is coming to a screeching halt.