Tag: Obama

Bad Time to Catch a Cold

Is it about health or politics, or both? Do you remember the statement: “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan,” a line Obama used  to sell the bill and kept using this year to promote his healthcare law. According to UCLA Center for Health Policy Research approximately 14 million Americans, roughly 4.9%

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What You Want to Know About the Shutdown

So the federal government has again shutdown. The last time this happened was during President Clinton’s administration in the mid-1990’s. Well what does this exactly mean? I’ll tell you. The federal government is shutdown but that only means that those deemed as non-essential employees are being furloughed. All of the laws, speed limits, and the

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The Lessons of Yesterday are the Promises of Tomorrow

In his address Wednesday at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Obama made it clear that the push for equality is not over. Within five decades, we have come a great distance, not only for African-Americans, but for all types of people – Asians, Hispanics, LGBT, and Americans with disabilities. He ended his

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Respecting the Presidency

Politics in this country have essentially become a trash heap of finger pointing and constant bickering. Red states and blue states, democrats and republicans, Tea Partiers and socialists – these are just some of the monikers thrown around today. Whether you advocate for the so-called “gay agenda” or fervently fight against the “War of Christmas,”

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On Russia and the Nazis

Tuesday night President Barack Obama sat down with The Tonight Show host, Jay Leno. Among the several things they discussed, one regarded foreign relations. Leno leads his questioning with this: “Well, something that shocked me about Russia — and I’m surprised this is not a huge story — suddenly, homosexuality is against the law. I

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