Author Archives: Jim Yardley

About Jim Yardley

Retired after 30 years as a financial controller for a variety of manufacturing firms, a two-tour Vietnam veteran, and independent voter.

Obama’s Claim of Kindness

Barack Obama claims that the deportations of “some” illegal immigrants might be avoided if they have children who are viewed as American citizens because their parents crossed the border before they were born.  Obama has implied that his amnesty orders … Continue reading

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And Just Why are Illegal Aliens not Criminal?

Published by American Thinker on 11/21/14 Listening to members of the Obama administration trying to explain President Obama’s plan for amnesty for illegal aliens offers evidence that they still think like very young children, particularly when they are trying to avoid … Continue reading

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Yep, I’m still alive!

Some people have asked if I’ve just stopped writing.  Yep, I actually have stopped writing. But try to understand that I will be writing again  — I just don’t know when that will be. Although I haven’t written anything new … Continue reading

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September 27th edition of Silvio Canto’s Radio show – Speaking of the Exit of Eric Holder

This week Silvio wanted to spend the majority of his show speaking about Eric Holder, the chaos that he created, the purpose of his exit, and if it would be possible for him to be appointed to the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Will Obama Try to Put Holder on the Supreme Court?

There has been a lot of buzz around the blogosphere regarding the recent announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder will resign his position “as soon as a replacement can be found.” Rush Limbaugh opined that Holder may have resigned now … Continue reading

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What’s Obama’s problem with the Pentagon — and vice-versa?

Silvio Canto called earlier today (well, Friday to be accurate) and asked me to join him in speaking about the rift between Obama and the Pentagon.  Here is the link to our conversation about that:–a-rift-over-boots-on-the-ground-with-jim-yardley

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The Hidden Danger in Obama’s ISIS Plan

The current tension between the White House and the Pentagon is likely made worse by the President’s tendency to plan, and act, on the basis of how he believes the world and reality should react to whatever it is that … Continue reading

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Obama’s “Hopey-Changey” War

Barack Obama gave a prime time speech in the middle of the last week that was supposed to justify his taking military action in Iraq and Syria against the self-styled Islamic State. After listening to his speech, I was still … Continue reading

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Another episode of the Jim and Silvio Saturday morning coffee break

Following our President’s interesting speech about starting a war (that isn’t REALLY a war) with ISIS (or ISIL or the Islamic State or a designation to be determined later) Silvio Canto and I discuss the problems that will face the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Coffee with Silvio Canto, Jr.

Apparently I’ve become a Saturday morning regular on Silvio Canto’s radio program.  Today we are discussing the President’s infamous “We don’t have a strategy” statement from his press conference and the implications inherent in that gaffe.  (“gaffe” has been defined … Continue reading

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