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His Own Standard: Why We on the Left Must Hold Obama Accountable


Since September, the Obama administration has been under fire from a Republican weapon that seems to reload with aggravating perpetuity. Weathering attacks on the specific responses to the tragedy of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and UN Ambassador Susan … Continue reading

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Talking Points


The following are– in my opinion– the most important points and quotations from President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on the Gulf Spill: “Already, this oil spill is the worst environmental disaster America has ever faced…we have to recognize that despite … Continue reading

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Fessing Up


Earlier today, my grandpa was telling me about an incident that his company had once encountered with another company, with whom his company had genial relations. It was clear that one of the companies had made a pretty significant error … Continue reading

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What it Looks Like vs. What it Is


Barack Obama doesn’t have the extraordinary political instincts that his predecessors–presidents like Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan– had. At least, he hasn’t honed them yet. He is, dare I say, too focused on solving problems and not focused enough on … Continue reading

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The Second Coming of Glenn Beck


Ladies and gentlemen, the next junior senator from the great state of Kentucky: Rand Paul. A May 19th Rasmussen poll had the Tea Party candidate twenty five points ahead of his Democratic challenger. Here’s why that’s disconcerting: His Civil Rights Position: … Continue reading

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Curb the Addiction


In a previous post, I touched on the notion that President Obama should be engaging in “more talk…less action.” Let me briefly expand on that idea. America is addicted to foreign oil. We’re excessively dependent on companies overseas. If the BP … Continue reading

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Whenever You’re Ready


Monday, May 3, 2010. 13 days since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. Dear President Obama, Now would be a good time to fully withdraw your support of offshore drilling and use this incident as a major argument for curbing … Continue reading

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