Results tagged with 'Barack Obama'
Published Jan. 20, 2017
Last week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation. A few days ago, I watched his last press conference. The era of #44 is officially over. The inauguration of Donald J. Trump is in effect. Everything is different now.
Published Jan. 17, 2017
Cognitive dissonance is what happens when you have conflicting information streams mingling in your brain. It's also a part of the reason why people with ACA coverage are excited for the repeal of Obamacare and other conflicting political opinions.
Published Jan. 11, 2017
Sports may be the birthplace of the phrase "swallowing their whistles," but it's far from the only place where it happens. After an eight year hiatus, critics of presidential politics are beginning to make their triumphant return to the arena.
Published Nov. 30, 2016
Welcome to America 2.0, the pre-civil rights redux. The World According to Trump. The worst upset in modern presidential history? Actually, quite the opposite. This election was the simplest of clichés.
Published Oct. 10, 2016
When it comes to conspiracy theorists, I'm not going to try to change your mind with so-called "facts" but rather with reasons why your beliefs actually make Hillary Clinton the better choice - or at least a plausible choice - for your vote.
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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breach of the unstated rules of Presidential conduct fail to realize that these very rules, originally initiated for outdated purposes, have to be challenged and broken in order to bring about progressive change, inside and outside of Americ...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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