Tag Archive: President Obama

Obama’s Lofty Rhetoric Has Turned Boring

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I didn’t listen to Barack Obama’s speech at his party’s national convention. I couldn’t.  I was too busy surfing through 500 channels of crap on cable TV, stopping every now and then to watch absolutely anything that would keep me away from his speech.  I just couldn’t bring myself to listen to his “lofty rhetoric”…

Going After the Stupid Vote

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According to a recent poll by the Gallup organization, more than six in 10 Americans (63 percent) think the United States benefits from having a class of rich people. There may be something in this for President Obama to consider since his campaign for re-election is be based on dividing Americans based on how much…

Answering David Letterman’s Question: What ‘More’ We Want From Obama

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When I was a kid, my brother and I used to beg our parents to let us stay up on weeknights to catch the first twenty minutes or so of David Letterman’s show on NBC. It aired pretty late in the evening, so if we got to see the opening monologue and whatever humorous bit…

Bill O’Reilly’s Wrong – Mocking Double-Standards Isn’t ‘Justifying Bad Behavior’

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I watch The O’Reilly Factor on a pretty regular basis. Like many people, I enjoy its entertaining and often insightful presentation of news analysis. While I don’t always agree with the opinions of host, Bill O’Reilly, I think he’s honest and generally has a pretty good observational take on most news items. That’s why I…

Obama’s Outing on Gay Marriage Was Not an Act of Bravery

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On Wednesday in an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts, President Obama made a stunning announcement. He said he now supports same-sex marriage. If you listened carefully, you might have been able to hear a collective gasp spread across our nation over the unexpected declaration by a man who just four years ago campaigned for…