Results tagged with 'Barack Obama'
Published April 4, 2014
I, for one, have always hesitated to link stock market performances to U.S. presidents. After all, global forces and factors such as energy costs that presidents cannot always control often play key roles in the fates of the markets.
Published Dec. 11, 2013
People are outraged that Barack Obama shook Raoul Castro's hand. People are outraged that he posed for a selfie with two other world leaders. People are outraged that Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner objects to lowering the flag for Nelson Mandela. People are outraged that Mandela memorial service organizers used a fake sign language interpreter, waving his hands in meaningless gibberish. OK, that last one deserves a little outrage, especially if you're deaf and somehow don't have closed captioning on your TV. But as for the rest, take it down a notch, America.
Published July 22, 2013
On Saturday, longtime White House journalist Helen Thomas passed away. Working for UPI and then Hearst, she covered 10 different presidents.
Published March 26, 2013
For many political observers, writing a well-received book is one way for a relative unknown on the national stage to gain a certain amount of gravitas.
Published Feb. 12, 2013
For morning and noon anchor Jessica Tighe, her new job at WDJT-TV CBS 58 brings her back to familiar territory.
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Thursday July 4th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL It’s the 4th of July, but I don’t feel much like celebrating. The United States of America is on a horrific downward spiral, and I have serious doubts as to if we’ll ever pull out of it. A once great nation is seeing e...
Friday October 9th, 2009 - Kenosha, WI
Another day with an empty mailbox and I’m glad I don’t own a gun because today’s the day I might have used it. This is a cruel test of my patience and I’m about to flunk it badly if I don’t get my check soon. I...
Rich Lowry and the hundreds of others who becry Obama's breach of the unstated rules of Presidential conduct fail to realize that these very rules, originally initiated for outdated purposes, have to be challenged and broken in order to bring about progressive change, inside and outside of Americ...
Recently, my governor came up with a great line. In a op-ed article, he pointed out, “If the stimulus bill were a country, it would be the 15th-largest country in the world.” This made an effective headline. It caught my eye and give me the topic for today's blog. Mark Sanford, S...
"Sweet Freedom's Song" Revolutionary Drill Unit from the Inaugural Parade (Educational fair use) Before the inauguration at noon, the number of people joining the assembly built and their mood sprang from the shared sights and sounds. The crowd reveled in the se...
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